Lufthansa to resume PrivatAir service to Pune in February

For the last few weeks’ internet forums were abuzz with Lufthansa’s Pune operations with Airbus A319. When I reached out to Lufthansa, the team was kind to share complete details about the operations. Lufthansa and PrivatAir abruptly suspended cooperation for commercial reasons in Summer 2018. While bookings closed for further flights, passengers were re-accommodated on … Continue reading Lufthansa to resume PrivatAir service to Pune in February

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Jet Airways goes live with “Flight Only” fares

Jet Airways today opened reservations for its “Flight only” ticket fares. The date coincides with moving to digital redemption. The airline was supposed to go live with this change starting 25th September but was delayed to 15th October 2018 with bookings opening today. Not many sectors have the Flight only tickets open for sale as … Continue reading Jet Airways goes live with “Flight Only” fares

Jet Airways to start flight from Pune to Singapore, launches third Delhi – Singapore flight

Indian full service carrier Jet Airways has opened sale of flights to Singapore from Pune. The flights will operate daily and would be effective 1st December 2018. The flight timings are as below 9W22 PNQ0510 – 1315SIN 9W21 SIN2100 – 0005+1 PNQ The airline will also operate a third frequency between Delhi and Singapore 9W16 … Continue reading Jet Airways to start flight from Pune to Singapore, launches third Delhi – Singapore flight

Air India opens reservations for Bengaluru – London

National carrier Air India has announced connecting Bengaluru to London. The airline decided to terminate the London Heathrow – Newark leg of its Ahmedabad – London – Newark flight and the aircraft would now operate Ahmedabad – London – Bengaluru – London – Ahmedabad with 4x weekly between Ahmedabad and London and 3x weekly between … Continue reading Air India opens reservations for Bengaluru – London

IndiGo takes the battle home to AirAsia – launches Kuala Lumpur

After battling AirAsia in India, low cost carrier and Indian domestic market leader IndiGo is taking the battle to AirAsia’s home – Kuala  Lumpur. The airline announced launch of flights from Delhi and Bengaluru effective 15th November 2018. The flights would operate as below 6E 1821 DEL 0255 – 1040 KUL x2 6E 1814 KUL … Continue reading IndiGo takes the battle home to AirAsia – launches Kuala Lumpur

Indian routes in top 100 busiest routes in the world record lowest average fare

Last week,  Routes Online  announced the top 100 busiest routes in the world in 2017. The methodology involved using OAG Schedules to find top 500 routes by overall seat capacity and then ranked in passenger traffic with help of Sabre Market Intelligence. The 449 kilometer route between Cebu and Seoul Gimpo in South Korea tops the … Continue reading Indian routes in top 100 busiest routes in the world record lowest average fare

Spicejet relaunches a revamped SpiceClub loyalty program

Indian low cost carrier Spicejet has relaunched its loyalty program SpiceClub. The revision replaces its prepaid loyalty program launched in 2016 and now makes it free for registration. SpiceClub offers upgrades, complimentary meals, discounts and exclusive deals. The airline website claims that the new structure is live effective 17th August but the airline has not … Continue reading Spicejet relaunches a revamped SpiceClub loyalty program

Preview: Vistara World – Vistara’s In-flight entertainment service

End of July, Indian full service carrier Vistara – the TATA – SIA Joint Venture had announced launch of “Vistara World” which would have more than 70 hours of video and audio content streamed onto personal devices and laptop in-flight. The airline is an adding to the long list of airlines worldwide which are opting … Continue reading Preview: Vistara World – Vistara’s In-flight entertainment service