• Tuesday, May 17, 2022

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India’s cash-crunched Jet Airways To Stop Free Meals For Domestic Economy Passengers

Meanwhile, the top private airline cancelled at-least 14 flights on Sunday (2) after some of its pilots and other staff members protesting against unpaid salaries, called in sick, local media reported (Photo by Nagesh Ohal/India Today Group/Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

India’s cash-strapped Jet Airways Ltd, will stop supplying free food to most domestic economy class air passengers from next year onwards to cut its expenditure and raise its revenue. According to a statement from Jet Airways, the passengers have an option to buy their meals on board instead of free meals, the company said in a statement on Monday (3). “(The move) reflects the fast-evolving nature of Indian aviation, where an increasing number of guests want the freedom and flexibility to make their own travel choices,” the airline added in a statement. The airline has five categories of economy fares…

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