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The unique tail art of Air India Express

Air India Express Boeing 737-800 VT-AXN lands at Mumbai CSI airport.

Air India has always had some of the best looking planes in the world. Its exotic livery was in sync with the airline’s theme “your palace in the skies”. As the national carrier of India, Air India also promoted the rich cultural, national and geographical heritage of the country. From the earliest times, Air India had a practice of naming …

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Air India losses can feed 400 million Indians for a year

I read the following press report and just shook my head. Forget a pinch of salt, there isn’t enough salt on god’s green earth to make this statement fly. The government would infuse additional equity into ailing Air India provided it saves at least Rs 2,000 crore ($417 million) this financial year by implementing cost-cutting measures, Civil Aviation Minister Praful …

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Lufthansa opens new lounge at Munich; offers end to end Mumbai Munich premium service

Even during the current economic slowdown and it’s resultant impact on premium air travel, Lufthansa is continuing it’s ongoing investment in lounges. It recently opened the Lufthansa Senator Lounge at Munich. With the Munich lounge, Lufthansa now offers a complete end to end premium experience for passengers on its recently launched all business class Mumbai Munich service. The new lounge …

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Bloopers of Air New Zealand’s nude safety demonstration video “Bare Essentials”

787-9 normal black and white livery

Considering the importance of safety, Air New Zealand wanted to make sure people were paying attention to their safety announcements and developed this very ingenious safety video with crew wearing nothing but body paint. Air New Zealand’s nude safety demonstration video “Bare Essentials” took the internet by storm. [bsu_youtube_advanced url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-Mq9HAE62Y” width=”640″ height=”360″ controls=”alt” autohide=”yes” showinfo=”no” rel=”no” modestbranding=”yes” theme=”light” wmode=”transparent” class=”javascript:void(0);”] …

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Arik to use Kingfisher A340-500 interiors and seating

According to Business Traveller magazine, Nigerian carrier Arik Air will launch its flights from London to Lagos on December 15, using the Airbus A340-500 aircraft with their plush interiors and seating designed for Kingfisher Airlines. Arik recently took delivery of its first of three A340-500 aircraft, planes originally destined for Kingfisher Airlines before it was forced to shelve the order. …

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Jet Airways wins Business Traveller’s ‘Best First-Class service in the world’ award

Congratulations to Jet Airways, which has been voted as the ‘Airline with Best First-Class Service in the World’, by readers of the prestigious Business Traveler magazine, at the 20th Annual ‘Best in Business Travel’ Awards. The airline received the award at a gala ceremony at the Sofitel, Los Angeles on December 11, 2008. With the introduction of its award-winning First …

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