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Virgin Atlantic and IndiGo announce new codeshare agreement

Virgin Atlantic and IndiGo are delighted to announce a new codeshare between the UK and India, offering seamless connections and increased opportunities for frequent flyers to earn more points than ever before.

Customers purchasing a Virgin Atlantic ticket will be able to connect  from 7 additional cities in India on the airline’s flights from London Heathrow to Delhi and Mumbai due to the codeshare partnership. Later this year, the deal will be expanded to include links onto Virgin Atlantic’s huge US network run out of London Heathrow as well as a total of 16 locations across India.

Virgin Atlantic will be able to offer seats to travellers connecting onto IndiGo flights owing to the deal. Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Goa, Delhi, and Mumbai are among the early codeshare destinations in India. Kochi, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Pune, Coimbatore, Nagpur, Vadodara, Indore, and Visakhapatnam will also be included in the list of additional destinations.

Because to the new codeshare arrangement, Flying Club members of Virgin Atlantic will be able to earn Tier Points and Virgin Points on every codeshare with IndiGo, allowing them to reach their incentives more quickly.


Subject to government permission, the codeshare flights will be available for booking this week for travel after September 27.

Chief Executive Officer and Full-Time Director of IndiGo, Mr. Ronojoy Dutta, stated: “We are happy to announce our codeshare with Virgin Atlantic to provide passengers improved connections. This would not only make it easier to travel from London to as many as 16 locations in India, but it will also improve accessibility, which will expand the country’s chances for foreign trade. We are excited to expand our on-time, reasonably priced, courteous, and hassle-free travel experience to Virgin Atlantic customers on board our lean, clean flying platform.



Korean Air Rolls Out Next-Generation Business Class: ‘Prestige Suites 2.0’

Korean Air Rolls Out Next-Generation Business Class: ‘Prestige Suites 2.0’

Korean Air has introduced its latest business class offering, the Prestige Suites 2.0, set to make its debut aboard the airline’s new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner fleet.

This new product marks a significant upgrade from the previous Collins Apex forward-facing staggered seats, known as Prestige Suites. The Prestige Suites 2.0 is designed in a staggered 1-2-1 configuration, ensuring each passenger direct aisle access and ample privacy.

The seats offer 46 inches of pitch, 21 inches of width, and can be transformed into a flat bed measuring between 78.2 and 79.2 inches. A standout feature of these seats is the inclusion of privacy doors that stand 52 inches high, offering a more secluded experience even when positioned closer to the aisle.

Tech-savvy travelers will appreciate the suite’s cutting-edge features, which include a 23.8-inch ultra-high-definition entertainment monitor, 60W USB-C charging, AC power outlets, and wireless charging capabilities.


Moreover, Korean Air’s Boeing 787-10s will be the first in the fleet to offer Wi-Fi, enhancing connectivity for passengers. The new business class seats come with a range of amenities aimed at maximizing comfort and convenience. These include a storage cubby, a handheld remote, USB-C charging ports, and universal outlets.

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The wireless charging pad is a notable highlight, reflecting the suite’s advanced technological integration. The layout of the Prestige Suites 2.0 comprises 10 rows of seats in a 1-2-1 arrangement, specifically rows 7-16 in the business class cabin. The cabin is flanked by lavatories and galleys at both the front and the rear, ensuring easy access for all passengers.

A striking departure from Korean Air’s traditional design, the new seats feature a bold brown color palette. This is a significant change from the airline’s iconic Morning Calm blue and bright white interiors.

The new design incorporates semi-matte deep brown side consoles with metallic tops, brushed coppery-almond cabinet doors, and textured tan interior shrouds, giving the cabin a modern and sophisticated look.


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