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No-Frills Indian Carrier SpiceJet to Start Flights to London

(Bloomberg) — SpiceJet Ltd., India’s second-biggest airline, will start regular flights to London from Delhi and Mumbai, a move it has long been pursuing.



a large air plane flying in the sky: A Boeing Co. 737 aircraft operated by SpiceJet Ltd. approaches to land at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, India.


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A Boeing Co. 737 aircraft operated by SpiceJet Ltd. approaches to land at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, India.

The no-frills airline will fly Airbus SE A330-900 neo aircraft on the routes, Chairman Ajay Singh said in an online briefing with reporters Monday. The flights will start from Dec. 4 and there will be two a week from Delhi and one from Mumbai, according to a company statement. The aircraft will have 353 seats in economy class and 18 in business.

SpiceJet said in August it was awarded slots at London’s Heathrow airport, one of the most lucrative destinations for airlines, under an air bubble agreement between India and the U.K. It had initially secured the slots from Sept. 1 to Oct.

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Keystone Names New Executive Director to Build New Carrier Business Development Strategies

The insurance industry keeps changing. The world keeps changing. Continued success requires innovative ideas, smart use of technology, and collaborative relationships. In that vein, Keystone Insurers Group (Keystone) names Lonnie Burks, CPCU, CIA, ARM, as our Executive Director of Strategic Network Development to identify and build new opportunities with our core carriers as we continue expansion across the nation.

Keystone, one of the top agency partnerships in the United States, is built on a community of some of the best independent insurance agencies. Lonnie will help us identify market opportunities and engage our core carriers to design strategies that optimize results.

Lonnie is not new to carrier relationships, most recently serving as the vice president of business insurance with Liberty Mutual (Liberty). In this role, he led the development of commercial and personal lines strategies with Liberty’s largest networks and ensured effective utilization. He helped establish best practices and negotiated

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Central Asian Carrier Sheds Jets, But Not Maintenance Staff

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Kazakhstan’s flag carrier Air Astana recently resumed flights to Turkey and Germany, but the COVID-19 pandemic has been tough on the central Asian airline that had flown its 32 aircraft on 64 domestic…

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