Karan69 From India, joined Oct 2004, 2883 posts, RR: 18
Reply 1, posted
Mon Apr 30 2007 14:54:20 UTC (7 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 2315 times:
Possibly VJMs private aircraft is hometown is somewhere near the Bay Area.
Last year he made a trip between BOM- SFO 38 times, so not surprising to hear his callsigned changed to match his empire and airline name
Norcal773 From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 1446 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted
Mon Apr 30 2007 15:26:41 UTC (7 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 2279 times:
Quoting Karan69 ( Reply 1): Possibly VJMs private aircraft is hometown is somewhere near the Bay Area.
Just curious, what's his private aircraft? BOM- SFO is quite long so he'd have to be using something with the legs for it if doing it non-stop.
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Nimish From India, joined Feb 2005, 3212 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted
Mon Apr 30 2007 15:38:31 UTC (7 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 2259 times:
More details on Wiki at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijay_Mallya
He's the owner of United breweries http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Breweries_Group (The worlds second largest brewer which makes Kingfisher beer besides 100s of other brands), and hence also the chairman of Kingfisher airlines (part of the UB group) (www.flykingfisher.com).
He (through the UB Group) owns a number of private aircraft and maintains homes in several cities across the world and uses his corporate jets to fly between them.
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Legacyins From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 2050 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted
Mon Apr 30 2007 18:52:48 UTC (7 years 2 months 3 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 2125 times:
HAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31667 posts, RR: 56
Reply 5, posted
Tue May 1 2007 12:58:07 UTC (7 years 2 months 3 weeks 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 1939 times:
Its probably his ACJ.
It was in Mumbai last week too.
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DEVILFISH From Philippines, joined Jan 2006, 4775 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted
Tue May 1 2007 17:36:40 UTC (7 years 2 months 3 weeks 3 days ago) and read 1815 times:
Quoting Norcal773 ( Reply 2):
Just curious, what's his private aircraft?
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