Normally, In this space, we avoid speculating much. There have been countless rumors about Jet Airways finding an outside investor who would provide it some money. There have been names like Tata's, Delta and Etihad been dropped. As I have written about Jet Airways end coming here and here. Jet has been closing destinations very quickly...
As you might already know that I have been die-hard fan of Jet Airways and it's frequent flyer program JetPrivilege for years till last year when it started showing the signs of end. I can slowly see desperation with Jet Airways using JetPrivilege to get some greens. They have been offering quite many offers...
Mumbai Airport eliminates boarding pass stamping for domestic airlines, at least for February 2019. After centuries of old traditional way of using the airport, Suddenly, Indian aviation is developing faster than last 20 years combined in last 5 years. We have tons of new airports opening up (Mostly in...
From Feb, 4, 2019, Emirates long known generous baggage policy is changing slightly. However, they are providing airfare options to increase your baggage limits. Emirates sells Economy class tickets in four fare families: Special, Saver, Flex and Flex Plus. From February 4, 2019, Special and Saver tickets will see their baggage allowance go...
For a while, I haven't seen Zoom Airplanes on New Delhi tarmac. I started to wonder what has happened to the airline. Not surprisingly, the operation started to nosedive.  UDAN Fails To Take-Off Bigger airlines such as Indigo, Jet, Spicejet and Air India have secured some good routes, and they are even making some money via UDAN scheme. But there are 4...
One of the key issues hurting Indian Aviation at times where Fuel Prices is the critical factor that can kill aviation business completely in India.  During such times, ATR-72 are proving to be cancer on the balance sheet. The Airlines in the name of having more routes but less capacity decided to employ ATR-72. This is very smart move as to...
There were only a few remaining things that separated Jet Airways from Indigo. One of them was their frequent flyer program which is also nosediving quickly. I have started burning my miles quickly.  I have taken partner airline redemptions before Jet Airways devalues their award chart which is going to be the next move. As to reduce the cost of...
This is a super hack as Shangri-La has tied up with Singapore Airlines' Kris Flyer program for infinite journeys. You can connect your KrisFlyer and Shangri-La here.  We already know about Status match between Vistara and Singapore airlines.There is tie up between Shangri-La and Taj hotels too.  Basically you get atleast 5 way status match with this: Shangri-la Taj group of...
Emirates has launched a new promotion that is open to all Skywards members that are eligible to earn double elite qualifying tier miles. Remember Flex fare is the most expensive fares of the class. Hence you have to shell out more money for the same flight. However, if you want to achieve a tier with Emirates that results being...
Since 2013, when the Government decided to allow Airlines to unbundle the services to allow Airlines to create an ancillary stream of revenue and while decreasing the cost of flights to make flying accessible for more people. However, thanks to that, Airlines have been making more money from ancillary revenues than actually selling flight seats. The government is reviewing a move...
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