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April-May 2005 Boom Time For Indian Aviation  
User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31568 posts, RR: 57
Posted (9 years 2 months 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 3445 times:

It looks like April-May 2005 is going to be the boom time for Indian Aviation.Thanks to KingFisher,Royal,Air India Express.
Followed by Air One,Indus Air.
Air Deccan Increasing fleet.
AI & IA Fleet upgrade.
9W,S2 International.
WOW! Talk about options.
 Big thumbs up
regds
MEL


Think of the brighter side!
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User currently offlineVictorTango From India, joined Jan 2005, 500 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (9 years 2 months 4 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 3351 times:

Also the Virgin, BMI, Tiger, Air Asia planning flights into India.
BA, MH, TG and others wanting to increase their frequency.

Coool! Indian Aviation is rocking  Big thumbs up

Rgds, Olly


User currently offlineFCKC From France, joined Nov 2004, 2348 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (9 years 2 months 4 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 3326 times:

Hope all mentionned above will be realised.

User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31568 posts, RR: 57
Reply 3, posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 3245 times:

Don't hope,Pray that the Govnt policies stay consistant.
regds
MEL



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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31568 posts, RR: 57
Reply 4, posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 3179 times:

Just got a call from a Buddy AME whose attending the Airbus training on the A320 at Mumbai.According to him,KF will be bringing the first 14 A320s every 2nd Month for the 1st 14 Aircraft.And will start off on the Bom-Del sector with one A320 initially.
Mumbai & Delhi are the main bases initially.
According to the talk V.Malliya had with the staff of KF,He said that he could even consider the A380 if the load determines it.  Smile
All in all,looks like the 1st A320 will be in April & start out on schedule with PTv's.
regds
MEL



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User currently offlineVictorTango From India, joined Jan 2005, 500 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 3159 times:

Now that's some credible info!!!

Mel, I thought the training was scheduled in Toulouse.

Rgds, Olly


User currently offlineVictorTango From India, joined Jan 2005, 500 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 3101 times:

BTW guys Bangalore based Air One will start its ops in May with one 50-seater ERJ....plan to fly 5 ERJs by year end.

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1000928.cms

Rgds, Olly


User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31568 posts, RR: 57
Reply 7, posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 3092 times:

Mel, I thought the training was scheduled in Toulouse.

Yes Training is in Toulouse for the Flight Crew.
The Engineering Training is conducted at "Golden Swan Country Club" in Mumbai by Airbus Industries.
regds
MEL



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User currently offlineVictorTango From India, joined Jan 2005, 500 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 3082 times:

"Golden Swan Country Club"

Wow! that's a nice place to get trained.

Rgds, Olly


User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31568 posts, RR: 57
Reply 9, posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 3038 times:

Wow! that's a nice place to get trained.
Believe me when the training is on theres no time to even peek at the pool  Smile
regds
MEL



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User currently offlineFCKC From France, joined Nov 2004, 2348 posts, RR: 4
Reply 10, posted (9 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 3028 times:

Heard (do not remember where) , Air India Express will beginn in March27th.
Their first plane will be

VT-AXA 737-86Q C/N 30296 leased from Boullioun Aviation

Another one will be

VT-AXC 737-8BK C/N 33024 , this time leased from CIT Leasing.

So obviously they will not start with their own planes.


User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31568 posts, RR: 57
Reply 11, posted (9 years 2 months 2 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2977 times:

Watched PP on a programme called Powermeet giving an Interview on Sahara One last night.
Was Interesting.
regds
MEL



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User currently offlineMrniji From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (9 years 2 months 2 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 2969 times:

So obviously they will not start with their own planes.

This was quite known already.. the fleet acquisition for AIX has to pass the same steps as the AI and IC ones.. so it coudl take sometime (but should be finalized - OK, lets say, - sometime this year


User currently offlineVictorTango From India, joined Jan 2005, 500 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (9 years 2 months 2 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 2945 times:

VT-AXA 737-86Q C/N 30296 leased from Boullioun Aviation

Another one will be

VT-AXC 737-8BK C/N 33024 , this time leased from CIT Leasing.


Details seem right...

Look here...
http://home.hccnet.nl/p.w.riool/bs16.html
http://home.hccnet.nl/p.w.riool/bs17.html

Should start in April atleast.

Rgds, Olly


User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31568 posts, RR: 57
Reply 14, posted (9 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 2883 times:


MyAviation.net photo:

Photo © George


Fantastic pics by George in "My A.net".Check them out.
Anyone knowing more on the IA Do-228.
regds
MEL

[Edited 2005-02-04 10:04:18]


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User currently offlineVictorTango From India, joined Jan 2005, 500 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (9 years 2 months 1 week 6 days ago) and read 2830 times:

George....great pics

http://myaviation.net/search/search.php?view=&photographer=George

I never ever knew that IC operated a Dornier in their fleet. No pics on A.net.

Olly


User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31568 posts, RR: 57
Reply 16, posted (9 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 2752 times:

I keep checking back on My Aviation.net for Pics of Indian Airports a lot.
 Smile

Olly on your trip home,click some good pics.

Any news on Royal Airways plans.

regds
MEL



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User currently offlineVictorTango From India, joined Jan 2005, 500 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (9 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2746 times:

I keep checking back on My Aviation.net for Pics of Indian Airports a lot

Yeah I need to do that too.

Olly on your trip home,click some good pics.

I sure will try. I don't have a cam here. Thinking of buying one. Inspired by George..Karan  Big grin. Planning to get some pics at DXB/BOM and probably pen my first trip report on A.net. If only my boss would grant my leave  Sad fingers still crossed.

Olly


User currently offlineKaran69 From India, joined Oct 2004, 2868 posts, RR: 18
Reply 18, posted (9 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 2738 times:

Watched PP on a programme called Powermeet giving an Interview on Sahara One last night

i saw that too---he was only stressing about the delays/lack of infrastructure and bad timings i.e most europe/usa flights arrive and depart after midnight.
The rest was on his family life----pretty damm boring


User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31568 posts, RR: 57
Reply 19, posted (9 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 2716 times:

Any one with News on Royal or Go.
regds
MEL



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User currently offlineVictorTango From India, joined Jan 2005, 500 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (9 years 2 months 1 week 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 2699 times:

Any one with News on Royal or Go.

Royal Airways has launched it's LCC under the brandname "SpiceJet". No info on the type of aircraft though. As said earlier it could be the 737's.

http://in.rediff.com/money/2005/feb/07royal.htm

Olly


User currently offlineAirish From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2004, 259 posts, RR: 1
Reply 21, posted (9 years 2 months 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 2684 times:

No info on the type of aircraft though

This article says it will be the 737 800

http://www.manoramaonline.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=manorama/MmArticle/CommonFullStory&c=MmArticle&channel=News&cid=1107775237516&colid=1002258272843&count=10&p=1002366458822&WebLogicSession=QgeXJCOPgbzkMbUwjwoNGlC8m7fi4PXGLSKQmi2xjOn2jS1FNtI1|-2



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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31568 posts, RR: 57
Reply 22, posted (9 years 2 months 1 week 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 2640 times:

http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/1946444/
I always thought it would be called Royal Airways.
 Smile
regds
MEL



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User currently offlineAseem From India, joined Feb 2005, 2045 posts, RR: 10
Reply 23, posted (9 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 2604 times:

Singapore Airlines slashes fares, S-E Asian skies to become hotter
NEW DELHI: Even before takeoff to destinations in South East Asia and London, the going will become hotter for private carriers Jet and Sahara.

In a pre-emptive move, which may trigger another round of fare cut in the South East Asian route, Singapore Airlines on Wednesday announced a 14-day limited period scheme whereby one can travel to Singapore and Kuala Lumpur for as low as Rs 13,100, or fly to Bangkok for Rs 16,500 and Hong Kong for Rs 17,500, exclusive of taxes.

To avail of the offer, travellers need to book their tickets online anytime between February 10 and 24, and can travel up to April 30. Malaysian Airlines, Thai Airways and Cathay Pacific are also expected to come out with similar offers, industry sources said.


http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1016663.cms

the boom might go bust because of preemptive action by these established players....anyway enjoying the scene.

rgds
Aseem



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