Review: Air India (787-8) Business Class From New Delhi to Hong Kong

TO THE POINT: Air India’s business-class product is a solid option for traveling between New Delhi and Hong Kong. The pros: a personal on-the-ground helper at check-in and lie-flat seats that allow for a good night’s sleep. The cons: terrible pajamas and outdated seats that had seen better days. On a recent trip to India, I had to find a…

Air India Breaks the Record for World’s Longest Flight

Last December, Air India started flying a new route between Delhi (DEL) and San Francisco (SFO) — a route that the carrier will be flying six times a week starting in November. From the launch of this new flight, Air India has been operating this flight on a transatlantic routing. But, on October 16, the airline decided…

Passengers (and Crew) Restricted From Taking Photos on Indian Planes

Usually, taking pictures on planes isn’t an issue. If you want to document the cabin, your seat, in-flight meals and the entertainment options for your personal record, or, perhaps for a flight review, photography isn’t an issue in most cases. However, the Indian Director General of Civil Aviation just released an Air Safety Circular titled “Cockpit Visit…

Exciting New Routes for August 2016 and Beyond

Airlines around the world launch and announce dozens of new flight routes and service changes every month. Today, I’ll share just a few of the latest flights that will take to the skies this month or in the near future. Keep in mind that exact flight details (e.g., flight schedules, aircraft and more) may change based on…

Surprising United Routes, The Inside Scoop on Flight Attendants, Getting Airline Compensation and More

Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you may have missed from the week before, including several that already appeared on The Points Guy, and some more that we haven’t covered yet. If you’re an avid TPG reader, scroll down for the new stuff. Here’s the top miles, points and travel news you may have missed this week:…

Exciting New Airline Routes for May 2016 and Beyond

Each month, airlines around the world launch and announce dozens of new flight routes and service changes — and today, TPG Senior Editor Kaeli Conforti shares just a few of the latest flights that will take to the skies this month or in the near future. Keep in mind that exact flight details (e.g., flight schedules, aircraft and more) may change…

Exciting New Airline Routes for December 2015 and Beyond

Each month, airlines around the world launch and announce dozens of new flight routes and service changes — and today, TPG Assistant Editor Matt Zuzolo shares just a few of the latest flights that will take to the skies this month or in the near future. Keep in mind that exact flight details (e.g., flight schedules, aircraft and more) could…

Onward Flight Deals from Moscow

Earlier this week, TPG announced a low-fare deal for just $399 round-trip from Houston to Moscow Domodedovo Airport. While that’s a great fare in and of itself, some folks might not be interested in Moscow as their final destination. (If you are, though, check out this post on How To Get A Russian Visa.) However,…

3X Bonus Avianca LifeMiles, Free Wifi in NY Airports & More

Here’s a recap of the top points and miles news from this week: Reminder: AAdvange Members Earn 100,000 Bonus Miles For Asia Flights: American Airlines AAdvantage members can earn up to 100,000 bonus miles for taking a maximum of four eligible roundtrip flights on any of AA’s new non-stop routes between the US and Asia. Register prior to travel using promotion code ASIA2, purchase a…

Bonus Aeroplan Miles, Marriott Free Night, Ink Cards & More

Update: The offers mentioned below for the Chase Ink credit cards has expired. View the current offers here –  Ink Cash Here’s a recap of the top points and miles news from this week: Reminder — Increased bonuses for Ink cards end June 1: The current offers of 60,000 points for the Chase Ink Bold and Ink Plus cards…