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Turkish Airlines introduces new amenities for business-class passengers

Turkish Airlines has implemented two new projects enabling business class passengers to choose their meals before the flight via “Meal selection before flight” service. With this service, applicable to the several intercontinental destinations departing from Istanbul, business-class passengers can view the meal details and visuals of the main dishes and make their choices on the web page or mobile application. They can make their choices within the period starting from 1 week before their flight date until the last 48 hours. Turkish Airlines passengers who fly from Istanbul to Atlanta, Bangkok, Beijing, Bogotá, Boston, Cape Town, Chicago, Guangzhou, Hanoi, Havana, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Houston, Jakarta, Johannesburg, Kuala Lumpur, Los Angeles, Manila,  Miami, Montreal, New York, Phuket, Port Louis, San Francisco, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Taipei, Tokyo, Toronto, Washington DC, Caracas, Panama City, Madagascar, Durban, Maputo, and Buenos Aires can take advantage of this service. Besides, the airlines’ ‘Dine on demand service’ will be available in all intercontinental night flights departing from and landing on Istanbul.

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Qatar Airways offers special fares to 20 ‘Easy Visa’ destinations

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Qatar Airways is offering Indian nationals special fares to 20 ‘Easy Visa’ destinations on both Economy and Business Class. The visa-friendly destinations offer Indian nationals a seamless and convenient process of securing their visas, either by applying online (e-visa), upon arrival or, in certain cases a visa-free arrival. Valid from 4th October to 25th December 2017, Qatar Airways’ ‘Easy Visa’ promotion will offer discounts of up to 40 per cent on Economy Class and 30 per cent on Business Class, as well as special companion fares on select destinations, offering flexibility for two passengers travelling together in business class to receive further discounts. Qatar Airways Senior Manager for Indian Subcontinent, Naveen Chawla, said, “The offer compliments our expansion strategy at Qatar Airways, which aims to provide travellers with a varied choice of destinations and to deliver an award-winning service on-board one of the youngest aircraft fleets with state-of-the-art-features.” This promotion follows a recent announcement last month by Qatar’s Ministry of Interior (MoI), Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) and Qatar Airways, allowing visa-free entry into Qatar for citizens of 80 countries, including India. Indian nationals wishing to visit Qatar will not require prior visa arrangements and can obtain a visa-waiver upon arrival. The waiver will be valid for 30 days from the date of issuance and entitle its holders to spend up to 30 days in Qatar during either a single trip, or on multiple trips. This waiver may be extended for a further 30 days. The 20 promoted destinations include Amman, Baku, Beirut, Belgrade, Bucharest, Doha, Kyiv, Maldives, Maputo, Nairobi, Prague, Sarajevo, Seychelles, Sofia, Skopje, Tblisi, Warsaw, Yerevan, Zagreb and Zanzibar. Passengers can now choose to …

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