Aseem From India, joined Feb 2005, 2045 posts, RR: 10 Posted (8 years 8 months 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 3878 times:
A-I CMD V Thulsidas told ET that load factors from Kerala for its budget carrier were in the region of 95-97%, and the trends suggested that lower fares will continue to drive traffic up. Hence, the airline will consider revisiting its fleet expansion numbers again. A-I will get four more Boeings on lease in Q1 of ’06, which will increase the AI Express fleet strength to seven planes. The Economic Times
Couple of questions?
Where are the pilots?
The report says " The airline is currently flying three leased planes and has proposed purchase of 18 Boeing 737-800s. The pre-PIB clearance has been given and A-I is awaiting go- vernment nod to place the order. ", now where does this order stand compared to the one by the parent company?