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Air India to fly all women crew on March 8!

The flag carrier of India will be flying an all women crew this March 8 to celebrate Women’s day on a flight to San Francisco. This will include 4 pilots (2 each in 2 shifts for the unintended) and the whole cabin crew during the 15 hours Delhi-San Francisco. To top it and make it even more interesting, the flight dispatcher and flight engineer…
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It is raining discounts in the Air

Spice Jet kicked it off, and everyone else followed the suit. Creating a stir with a 50% discount on base fares and fuel surcharges for tickets bought 30 days in advance, Spice Jet let the cat amongst the pigeons of air, which let to a cascading effect. Within hours, IndiGo and Go Air introduced similar fare discounts, so did Air India later in the…
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Sudden buzz in Aviation Industry

I was planning for a week-long trip this November, and my plans started falling apart after I saw the airline ticket prices going up rapidly. The day (23rd Sept) I checked the fares, return tickets for two adults from BOM (Mumbai) to IXB (Bagdogara) via DEL (Delhi) travelling in November on  Air India (1 stop with the lowest layover time) costed…
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Air India gains a bit of its lost market share

Air India is improving its performance, thanks to a tighter control on its bad practices, which is a good news. Although it has the 4th largest Market Share in India out of 6 Airlines is never a biggie, the best part is that it has started making profits in certain sectors. Profit or not, I strongly believe that Air India should be able to compete…
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Air India again in bad news! This time it is companion tickets

Its barely been somedays since I posted last about Air India. But here I am again tempted to write about it. Air India's companion free scheme was intended as a program to promote its flights to those common people or 'aam aadmi' who could not afford to take his family on a flight. Under this scheme, a person booking a ticket with the airline can…
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