I am not sure what has gotten into Air India as they are one of the only Airlines that are moving towards consumer-friendly policies and not against it. It's a big deal for Air India whose program Flying Return felt bogus program for last 2 years. I went on record to point that please shut down Air India (white elephant...
The Boeing 777 was taxiing at IGI airport to operate one of the world's longest nonstop flights when the rodent was spotted. As per safety protocol, it had to be brought back to the terminal and fumigated. Then with a new crew, the almost-full flight (AI 173) finally took off around noon on Sunday instead of the scheduled time...
Etihad buys 8 Airlines On May 2, Alitalia, Italy’s chronically unprofitable national carrier, requested “Special Administration.” That’s the Italian/European equivalent of Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United States. Within the span of 2 months, Air Berlin also filed for the same. The whole episode started because Mr. James Hogan (as CEO Of Etihad) in 2011 decided to speed up the growth...
Just the day after Air India crew complained about Paranormal activity at their hotel. There came another incident that Air India's subsidiary airlines Alliance was attacked by the bees. Home India news Bees attack Pune bound flight at Hyderabad airport, watch video   Bees attack Pune bound flight at Hyderabad airport, watch video A Hyderabad-Pune flight of Alliance Air airlines, a subsidiary of Air...
Some things can only happen with Air India. One of the headline news today is that Air India crew has been put up in a hotel that is influenced by Paranormal activity and has caused major unrest among the crew who travel on that route. The same hotel has been used since Nov 16.  As per the news piece by...
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...
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’s KrisFlyer program, and book your tickets for travel from India to wherever on Singapore...
  An Italian newspaper recently reported that Etihad was in talks with Lufthansa over the possibility of buying a stake in them. It was even suggested that the two airlines may enter a full-blown merger, which might not be the case. The relationship between Etihad and Lufthansa is a new one, and is due to their mutual connection to airberlin —...
Yesterday what started as Royal Jordanian tweet that caught the Internet on fire. It looked that it was Royal Jordanian was banning people from using electronics on their flight. However, it quickly escalated that it wasn't just one airline trying to differentiate customers but a directive by US Homeland Security.  Slowly, the news started escalating as Homeland Security put out information...
Horrible standards of Customer Service that I have personally seen on Air India. I am just adding few anecdotes. I would only fly Air India if I had no other choice like going to Bhavnagar or Allahabad which are serviced only by Air India ATRs. They are using Tax Payer's money to survive.  Personally seen instances at Air India Seat...
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