Now Open: Aloft Chandigarh Zirakpur

Starwood’s trendy Aloft brand has opened its fourth location in India since its debut in 2010. The new, 175-room Aloft Chandigarh Zirakpur is located just outside the city center a short drive away from Chandigarh Airport and major corporate addresses.   The guestrooms feature high ceilings and oversized windows to create a bright, airy environment. At … Continue reading

Silkair Launches Bangalore Flights

Silkair, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, has launched its new daily service between Singapore and Bangalore. The inaugural flight, MI 428, was operated by one of the airline’s Airbus A320 jets and departed Changi International Airport yesterday evening with passengers who were presented with special souvenirs to mark the occasion.   Flight MI 428 will take … Continue reading

Kingfisher Airlines To Join Oneworld

India’s Kingfisher Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding to become a full member of the Oneworld airline alliance. Subject to regulatory approval, the airline is expected to complete the procedures to become a part of Oneworld by 2011.   The addition of Kingfisher will link the airline’s extensive domestic network in India to Oneworld’s global network of … Continue reading

New All-Economy Service From Jet Airways

India’s Jet Airways has introduced a new all-economy service, Jet Airways Konnect, on selected domestic routes. The new service is designed to meet the needs of the low fare segment and complements Jet Airways’ existing product offering.   Passengers will enjoy competitive fares, ground and onboard service by Jet Airways staff, but with refreshments purchased separately. … Continue reading