There might be billions of tricks to get upgraded to Business and First class Airlines. However, they all require more than praying and good behavior. Hold Frequent Flyer Status with an airline Anytime the airline has oversold their seats (especially possible between major cities - Mumbai-Delhi, New York - Boston, London-Paris are few examples where it occurs frequently. There might...
There were 10 Airports with 10 residents Airlines that were originally affected by Electronic ban. As the term got popular in trending media - it was written with hashtag #ElectronicBan.  Last week TSA authority came up with a solution that allowed removal of the electronic ban.  Yesterday Etihad was the first of 10 airlines that got relief from the ban. On July...
Media has not reported this in any news but I saw the slow trend coming in quietly and creating an effect.  Jet Airways has started cutting down lounge access from multiple cities. One of the key selling points for any loyalty program is lounge access to it's prominent members. They offer free lounge access to their top end clients. Jet...
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...
Remember,  the cringy cold sandwich or that stupidest wrap that made me choke even thinking about it. For a passenger taking 100 flights and getting same food on every flight.   EWWW!!! We started debating that at least we get options on Indigo. When would dear VISTARA start flying all over? We never counted that meal on the flight. Take...
Singapore Airlines is running a great new promotion along with Vistara over the coming days. When you buy Singapore Airlines tickets directly with the airline, you will get two free tickets on Vistara along on Vistara along. Essentially, you need to be a member of the Singapore‚Äôs KrisFlyer program, and book your tickets for travel from India to wherever on Singapore...
From today, you would be asked to provide your government ID when you book your air tickets like good old IRCTC days.  The government hasn't even finalized all the rules like GST or demonetization but does that even matter? The No-Fly rules, which will see the final implementation by the Ministry of Civil Aviation from Friday, will no longer allow booking of...
Jet Airways recently launched campaigns where it provides boatloads of miles to people who participate in their sweepstakes /raffle. This time they launched 1 lakh mile bonanza for the people on an invitation basis.  I did receive the invitation and so did pretty much everyone I know.  If you too eligible, book an award ticket using your JPMiles till November 8, 2018, for...
As I wrote a couple of days ago that USA is planning to remove the #electronicbans officially.  Well, the good news is that the process has already started with Abu Dhabi being cleared off the Electronic ban. Abu Dhabi has pre-clearance facility that has one of the best security in the world.  The electronics ban was introduced over the concern of...
Air Asia is providing base fare of Rs 99 for domestic flights The travel period under the offer will be between May next year and January 2019 AirAsia India is a 51:49 joint venture between Tata Sons and AirAsia. The tickets under the sale offer will remain open for bookings from 2130 hours today to November 19, through the...