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by ameya
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 297
Views: 20400

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

On Time i̶s̶ was a wonderful thing. IndiGo’s famed punctuality mantra has gone for a toss since last July As the feud between the promoters of IndiGo became public, the airline’s CEO wrote to the employees to continue focusing on on-time, courteous and hassle-free experience. Since inception, the a...

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by ameya
Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 297
Views: 20400

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Despite its international ambitions, IndiGo is still an Indian airline. Here’s why IndiGo, India’s largest airline by fleet and domestic market share, has made no secret of its international ambitions. From expressing interest in the widebody operations of Air India to launching flights to Istanbul...

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by ameya
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45855

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

[urlhttps://www.cnbctv18.com/aviation/that-was-fast-mumbai-airport-returns-to-peak-capacity-after-void-created-by-jet-airways-demise-3726041.htm]That was fast! Mumbai airport returns to peak capacity after void created by Jet Airways’ demise[/url] Much has been talked about the capacity in Indian av...

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by ameya
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45855

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

How SpiceJet became the biggest beneficiary of the slots vacated by Jet Airways In a recent annual general meeting, airline group International Air Transport Association (IATA) unanimously passed a resolution urging governments to adhere to global slot allocation guidelines and it has come at a tim...

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by ameya
Tue Jun 04, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45855

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

An uphill task: IndiGo’s international foray is not as easy as it looks Last week, IndiGo, India’s largest carrier by domestic market share and fleet, announced its results. The airline reported its highest ever international capacity deployment in its history. With a growth of 60 percent in intern...

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by ameya
Thu May 30, 2019 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 346
Views: 30650

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

Indian aviation could be heading into another cycle of overcapacity and that is bad news for airlines Charts and full article on the link From hyper growth to negative growth, the last eight months have been a rollercoaster for Indian aviation. Capacity induction, led by IndiGo, had fuelled a 20 pe...

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by ameya
Tue May 07, 2019 5:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 346
Views: 30650

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

Airline capacity crisis in the sky: Does it affect your international holiday plan? There has been a lot of talk about the capacity crisis and subsequent increase in fares in the Indian skies. Airlines are trying very hard to get over the crisis by inducting new aircraft – either by speeding up the...

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by ameya
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 346
Views: 30650

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

This could be the best summer yet for Vistara Vistara, the Tata group – Singapore Airlines joint venture was infused with equity of Rs 900 crore by the shareholders recently. This came amid speculation that the Tatas, which also own a majority stake in AirAsia India, would bid for Jet Airways. The ...

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by ameya
Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1754
Views: 178101

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

Can Jet Airways fly again? Indian aviation history suggests it won’t As a B737-800 (VT-SJI) landed in Mumbai from Amritsar, ahead of schedule in the intervening night of April 17 and 18, it marked the last time a Jet Airways aircraft would touch down for some time. The aircraft ironically was opera...

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by ameya
Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 385964

Re: Jet Airways Latest Developments Discussion Thread

Kingfisher vs Jet Airlines: Aviation authorities use different rulebooks to deal with each airline’s crisis In 2012, one major airline collapsed. Two years later, another was on the brink. As Jet Airways – the country’s oldest private airline that has been operating for 25 years — is in free fall (...

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by ameya
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 455
Views: 34616

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019

https://www.cnbctv18.com/aviation/the-days-of-cheap-airfare-are-over-for-now-heres-why-2795841.htm There is a general agreement among travellers that airfares have shot up. A close look reveals that pricing strategy by airlines is adjusting itself to the global benchmarks of revenue management. In ...

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by ameya
Mon Mar 25, 2019 6:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 385964

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

How Jet Airways landed in a soup Profits are as thin as a boarding pass. Skyrocketing — forgive the pun — losses are common. This has been pretty much the story since the aviation sector was liberalised in India. The history of Indian aviation is littered with airlines that have gone bust. NEPC, Da...

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by ameya
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Embraer E190-E2 Shark livery from Mumbai to Delhi
Replies: 0
Views: 2948

Embraer E190-E2 Shark livery from Mumbai to Delhi

Exploring the E190-E2 shark livery from Mumbai to Delhi Additional Pictures on the link above I have been a fan of the Regional Jets since the time I first studied them for the Indian market in 2011. Since then I have tracked this market, not just in India but the entire APAC region and sometimes k...

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by ameya
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 574
Views: 35985

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2019

Route Dispersal Guidelines in Indian aviation, explained As Jet Airways withdrew from multiple stations across the country, the attention quickly shifted to a flight between Guwahati and Dehradun which the airline had announced. Many times, nonstop flights between two cities are a result of traffic...

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by ameya
Mon Sep 04, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BOM-KUL - Business Class on Malaysia Airlines Retro Boeing 737
Replies: 7
Views: 8389

Re: BOM-KUL - Business Class on Malaysia Airlines Retro Boeing 737

Thoroughly enjoyed reading the TR !

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by ameya
Wed Jan 11, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GoAir firms contract for 72 A320neo aircraft
Replies: 6
Views: 1116

GoAir firms contract for 72 A320neo aircraft

Airbus has just announced that Go Air has firmed up contract for 72 A320neo aircraft which it had signed up as an MoU

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by ameya
Thu Jan 05, 2017 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways starts services on Bengaluru – Colombo route
Replies: 1
Views: 390

Jet Airways starts services on Bengaluru – Colombo route

In the wee hours today, 9W (Jet Airways) started BLR-CMB services. Only Indian airline on the route. The route was operational with Kingfisher which used the services to connect to BLR-LHR flights

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