On Oct 12, 2018, Jet Airways went digital. As I spoke about Upgrade Vouchers becoming E-Vouchers. Well, there is more addition to it. Earlier, when we would ask upgrade via miles at airport check-in counter. Jet Airways used to ask us to sign a form for miles upgrade.  Now, new iteration is that you will receive OTP (One Time Password) when...
Vistara is a joint venture between Tata and Singapore Airlines. However, till now that was just in the name. There were no signs of Singapore Airlines when you flew with Vistara. Only you could see that Vistara was a partner with Silk Air (A low-cost division of Singapore Airlines again) and Singapore Airlines. However, you couldn't use your points...
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...
It almost feels like an everyday new deal is taking place that has compounded effect for people who are flying. Even though code-share details are very complex and have a lot of attributes to it. Jet Airways has added 1 new partner whereas expanded codeshare agreement with another.  First Partner is Virgin Atlantic (owned by the famous Sir Richard Branson)....
Flight Route - Abu Dhabi to Bangalore (AUH) to (BLR) Depart: 10:00PM Arrive: 3:40AM (+1 day) Duration: 4hr10min Aircraft: Airbus A320 Seat: 4F (Business Class) At the forward door, I was greeted by the cabin manager and pointed towards my seat, 4F. Etihad’s business class cabin on the A320 consists of a total of 16 seats, spread across four rows in a 2-2 configuration. Etihad A320 business class...
For passengers whose connecting flight is over 8 and up to 24 hours, the interline desk will facilitate hotel accommodation provided that such passengers have transit /entry visa and there is no immediate connecting flight to continue the journey. For those nationals/ citizens who are eligible for transit visa on arrival, interline desk will facilitate such transit visa. The airline provides...
Last year Jet Airways decided to allow Indians to enjoy lovely wide body aircraft on domestic network. Any avgeek in their salt would want to jump the opportunity without flashing passport. Sometimes they are available for really cheap prices.  I went ahead and tried 2 of the products. You can read the review of Airbus A332 here and A333 here....
If you transact online—be it to book tickets or to pay bills—chances are that you have paid an extra amount as convenience fee. This charge is levied by the channel that allows you to pay for a product or service using its platform or payment mode. WHEN DOES IT APPLY? Usually, the convenience fee is applicable on small-ticket purchases and services....
For Airbnb customers with an appetite for frequent-flyer points, it’s been more famine than feast. Notwithstanding the obvious linkage between on-the-road accommodations and other travel services, Airbnb, which boasts 2.5 million residential properties in 191 countries, is a partner in just three airline programs. Airbnb is on massive expansion globally and is trying to connect with most obvious partners to...
Technically, most of the airlines have 3 to 5 years Miles credit limit unless you keep making 1 to 3 transaction with them per year that prevents miles from expiring. Some Airlines, that is irrelevant to a point that your miles would expire irrespective of your transaction unless you hold a status with them. For theoretical purpose, You want an airline...
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