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SpiceJet discounts family group fares 25%

Following neighbour and competitor IndiGo, Gurgaon-based SpiceJet has also launched a family group fare offering a discount of 25% on the base fare for groups of four to nine passengers. The “Friends and Family special” offer is available only on domestic flights. An example Delhi – Mumbai sector for travel on May 10th to compare fares before and after friends …

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Video: New airlines to land in India: Good for flyers?

Air India Airbus A321 VT-PPO. Seen here handing in the early morning light at Bangalore Airport.

I had the pleasure of joining industry stalwarts Amber Dubey, Ayaz Memon, Govindraj Ethiraj, and Jitender Bhargava on Boom News’ Google+ India Hangout discussing the impending entry of new airlines AirAsia India and Tata-SIA and their potential impact on the Indian airline industry. Govindraj Ethiraj is a journalist of repute and the moderator. Amber Dubey is the head, aerospace and …

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Lufthansa upgrades Mumbai to 747-8i, expect A380 service to Delhi this winter

Lufthansa Boeing 747-8i D-ABYA at New Delhi Indira Gandhi airport at night.

German flag carrier Lufthansa has announced effective July 15, it will upgrade the existing Boeing 747-400 on the daily Mumbai Frankfurt service, and fly the new Boeing 747-8i. Mumbai will be the third city in India, following New Delhi and Bangalore to receive the newest variant of the legendary Jumbo-jet also called the “queen of the skies.” Lufthansa’s new business …

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