FREQUENT FLIERS

  • How airlines are shaping up for high-fliers March 14, 2013

    High-fliers are picky. Bone china in business class travel is so last decade. And large carriers are working very hard to woo the first and business class traveller into ever newer, even more exclusive experiences. Millions of dollars are being spent in the effort to lure the big spenders away...
  • Loophole lets govt officials, spouses to fly high October 7, 2009

    New Delhi: Ministers are travelling economy class, MPs are taking pay cuts, and politicians in general want to seem austere. But not bureaucrats. CNNIBN has accessed a government circular which shows that bureaucrats are using the air miles they earned as frequent fliers on international and domestic travel for their spouses. ...
  • Air India's star finally rises with upcoming alliance December 13, 2007

    New Delhi: Air India fliers will soon be able to fly regional routes in other cities. The airline has been invited to the Star Alliance, a group of 19 airlines, 900 destinations and 160 countries. Those who will benefit the most would be frequent fliers as their points can be redeemed...