India's SpiceJet is ending meal and beverage services aboard its flights, informing cabin crews that food items will not be stocked and to apologize to passengers. Regulators took away 186 flight slots from SpiceJet after a mass cancellation of flights.
India-based Jet Airways is phasing out its low-cost brands Jet Konnect and JetLite to focus on full-service flights. "We hope that our move to a full-service brand, across all flights demonstrates our commitment to continually enhance the service and hospitality we offer our guests," said CEO Cramer Ball.
From sandwiches to meals prepared by celebrity chefs, airline food has undergone a variety of transformations over the years. This article chronicles changes from the early days of flight through recent years. These days, many travelers take advantage of full-service restaurants available in airport terminals before they board their flights.
FlightView is enabling fliers at Tampa International Airport in Florida to keep an eye on how far their plane is from the gate with Flight-In-Sight. The program shows on a map where the arriving plane is.