Lower fare limits to be applicable to premium economy class seats: Aviation Ministry

New Delhi, Oct 11 (PTI) Lower fare limits decided by the government for economy class seats of domestic flights on May 21 would now also be applicable to premium economy class seats, the Ministry of Civil Aviation has said.

However, the upper fare limits set by the government for economy class seats would not be applicable on the premium economy class seats, according to a ministry order dated October 5 which was accessed by PTI.

The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) had on May 21 placed upper and lower limits on domestic airfares through seven bands, classified on the basis of flight duration, till August 24. Later, it was extended till November 24.

Among the Indian domestic carriers, only Vistara has premium economy class seats in its flights.

Domestic passenger services resumed in India on May 25 after nearly two months of suspension owing to the coronavirus pandemic situation.


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For business class seats, an airy, spacious future is being designed

There’s an airy, spacious, futuristic seat coming to business class, with all-new scientifically engineered structures and materials borrowed from Formula 1 cars.

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It’s a completely new high-tech monocoque called Airtek from JPA Design, the people who redefined business class for the modern age a decade ago, and it’s going to change the way business class cabins look and feel.

What this new monocoque revolution means when you travel is more space, lighter seats leading to a smaller carbon footprint and more reliable seats with fewer moving parts to break.

“A monocoque is a term and approach inspired by the automotive racing industry. It’s really a unification of structure and other components that are around it — rather than having an independent metal structure, independent composite furniture, independent seat, independent frame, all these all these different parts — by unifying them into a single highly efficient composite body

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Here’s who is running for school board seats in Central Florida

A number of Central Florida counties have school board seats up for grabs and voters can decide who will fill the role when they cast their ballots in the general elections.

School boards decide on how to spend district funds, what will be served in school cafeterias, and in light of the coronavirus pandemic, have a huge say in the health and safety guidelines implemented at local schools.

See who is running for a school board seat by county below and learn a little more about the candidates.

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School Board District 4 Seat

In August, Lake County voters narrowed down the choice for the District 4 seat to two candidates. Mollie B. Cunningham and Betsy Farner made the cut during the primaries, leaving Lake County voters to decide who will assume the role. Voters

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Qatar Airways In $20M Legal Fight Over Business Class Seats

Law360, London (October 1, 2020, 3:45 PM BST) — A manufacturer of business-class aircraft seats says it is owed at least $20 million by Qatar Airways after the company canceled orders during the difficult market conditions caused by the spread of coronavirus in Europe.

Optimares S.p.A. claims to have been left out of pocket because the Qatari state-owned carrier refused to honor four contracts under which the Italian seat-maker would kit out a fleet of Boeing jets, according to a claim form filed at the High Court on Monday.

According to the court document, Qatar Airways Group Q.C.S.C signed up for Optimares to design, manufacture and supply seats for 90…

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