Last week was interesting. Centre for Aviation (CAPA) released a report on Indian aviation. In this report, they claimed Indigo - already the largest domestic carrier in India - was the largest international carrier too. Air India - the national carrier - was incensed by this. … [Read more...] about Air India, Indigo or Emirates – Who Leads International Traffic Out of India?
It seems that Tim Clark - President of Emirates - has been around forever. Therefore, when he speaks to the media, it is almost always newsworthy. At a briefing in London, Tim Clark gave several interesting tidbits about the future of Emirates and the two airports at Dubai - DXB … [Read more...] about Tim Clark on Emirates’ Expansion and Dubai Airports
Globally, there are twice as many transactions on Visa cards compared to Mastercard. However, things appear to be a bit more even in Middle East, especially UAE. In fact, some of my favorite credit cards in UAE are Mastercard including Citi Prestige, ADCB Traveller and Emirates … [Read more...] about Nine Great Mastercard Benefits in UAE and Middle East
In a very strange incident, a frequent flyer was arrested at Delhi Airport. He was travelling with forged identification. He had almost a dozen cases of theft registered against him. The Incident The incident happened on Vistara (a JV of Singapore Airlines and Tata group) … [Read more...] about Frequent Flyer Arrested for Impersonation and Theft
My kids have one thing in common in their short (but impressive) flying history. My children have had their first international flight via Emirates. In both cases, we had other options and Emirates was not the cheapest one. However, we chose to fly Emirates and I have never … [Read more...] about Why Emirates is My Choice When Travelling with Kids