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by JOYA380B747
Thu Mar 19, 2020 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37256

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

anshabhi wrote:
In some good news, Feb saw an 8% pax growth rate


Feb 2019 saw the aftermath of the 9W collapse. 8% growth rate when compared to that means nothing much.

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by JOYA380B747
Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37256

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

After a profound research and analysis of the Indian Airports Here is My List of IAAMOAF ( INDIAN AIRPORTS AT MERCY OF AIR FORCE ) these airports,out of which some,are the Most famous ones in the country also have huge traffic but still have been denied the Democratic birth right of Free flow of Ai...

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by JOYA380B747
Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37256

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

• First A321neo to be delivered in April, will operate DEL-Moscow • A321neo will feature Collins Aerospace Diamond seats in business class and Collons Meridian variants in economy and premium economy Dunno about you all but currently I am more intrigued about the new A321neos of UK. Pictured below ...

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by JOYA380B747
Mon Mar 09, 2020 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37256

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/avoid-personal-cars-for-going-to-airport-authorities/articleshow/74532303.cms PNQ now is an airport (coincidentally one of India's busiest) that does NOT have vehicle parking facility currently, and will not for a year at least. So much so that AAI is no...

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by JOYA380B747
Wed Mar 04, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37256

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

Would have been nice if you had shared some details of the kind of the deals you got from BOM - DEL or BOM - MAA vis-a-vis PNQ to those destinations. That would have provided a clearer picture as well as the arrival and departure times both at BOM as well as in PNQ . From what I know and can recall...

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by JOYA380B747
Wed Mar 04, 2020 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37256

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

PNQ can sustain multiple international flights on its own without being any competition at all to slot constrained BOM until Navi Mumbai comes online. PNQ is a slot constrained as well. International carriers need to get a slot of airport’s choice as opposed to the airlines own choice, which means ...

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by JOYA380B747
Sun Mar 01, 2020 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37256

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

hohd wrote:
At NAG, QR has no competition, but with PNQ, BOM itself is competition.


PNQ can sustain multiple international flights on its own without being any competition at all to slot constrained BOM until Navi Mumbai comes online.

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by JOYA380B747
Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020
Replies: 475
Views: 29541

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020

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VT-JEM seems to be online on flightradar currently. Any idea why? Is this a routine thing to turn it on periodically?

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by JOYA380B747
Tue Feb 25, 2020 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020
Replies: 475
Views: 29541

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020

The top 3 cleanest airports in India are Kolkata, Chennai, and Jaipur, respectively. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/74261832.cms? As always TOI taking dibs on publishing such stupid news. CCU, MAA are a joke w.r.t cleanliness. Seats that havent been cleaned since weeks, toilets smel...

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by JOYA380B747
Sun Feb 23, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1192
Views: 134149

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

If given the choice to a OW premium FF on a West Coast-BLR route -
would he/she choose
AS - AA to BLR via SEA. OR
AA/BA- BA to BLR via LHR ??

Assuming similar fares and connecting times.

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by JOYA380B747
Fri Feb 14, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020
Replies: 475
Views: 29541

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020

edealinfo wrote:
Doesn’t delta, rather than American, have a hub at Seattle. Why Did they allow AA to go one up on them from that station?


Maybe Amazon and Microsoft, but Delta is not going to get Boeing contracts on their A350 for sure :lol:

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by JOYA380B747
Wed Feb 12, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020
Replies: 475
Views: 29541

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020

atal17 wrote:
They have a US partner already in United - why would they go to Delta?


Which itself has a great presence at LHR, better in most ways than DL in routes comparison. UK should be well off at LHR if it could operate out of T2 and codeshare with the key UA flights.

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by JOYA380B747
Mon Feb 03, 2020 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020
Replies: 475
Views: 29541

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020

Were these evac flight aircraft reconfigured into all economy? Before asking these questions I hope you realise how absurd it sounds to spend several millions of dollars in reconfiguring aircraft seating arrangement, that too for one or two evac flights. The absurdity is next level especially with ...

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by JOYA380B747
Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India 788 DEL-IAD nonstop?
Replies: 66
Views: 10722

Re: Air India 788 DEL-IAD nonstop?

VT-NAC one of their newest dreamliners is doing today’s DEL-IAD run so i presume they were initially just testing the older heavyweight dreamliners to see if all of their 788s can do this route or not.

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by JOYA380B747
Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - January 2020
Replies: 246
Views: 17529

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - January 2020

They are extensively codesharing with AI to multiple Indian destinations, SE Asia and even Australia. A unique take on the kangaroo route. If this is true then AI can capitalize on this demand even more as it always should have done from the start. If LOT can codeshare AI to SYD/MEL effectively, ot...

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by JOYA380B747
Fri Dec 20, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - December 2019
Replies: 211
Views: 17852

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - December 2019

I’m actually shocked that Kathmandu has more demand to Sydney than BOM. That makes no sense to me. Makes perfect sense. There is a huge (like really huge) Newari community in Australia, who are ethnically the indigenous inhabitants of Kathmandu valley. That and the immense popularity amongst Austra...

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by JOYA380B747
Thu Nov 21, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - November 2019
Replies: 366
Views: 25122

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - November 2019

edealinfo wrote:
The above link clarifies that ANA is “moving” its Delhi flight from Narita to Haneda airport in Tokyo as opposed to operating the flight to both airports


Something that should have happened long long time ago.

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by JOYA380B747
Thu Nov 14, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - November 2019
Replies: 366
Views: 25122

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - November 2019

Video of new terminal of Bengaluru airport. I would guesstimate that 80% are foreigners in this video animation. Is this targeted to impress Indians or foreigners? I guess thats a rhetorical statement because It is well known that the ad is for Indians. It is an omnipresent thing in India to see ad...

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by JOYA380B747
Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - November 2019
Replies: 366
Views: 25122

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - November 2019

4 in a month is sudden presence. The other airlines flying in/out of India won't be able to adapt if suddenly a bunch of routes are announced. I wonder what the first routes will be. Lightsaber I believe they are bringing in multiple aircrafts for a possible USA non-stop, alongside another route to...

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by JOYA380B747
Tue Oct 01, 2019 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - September 2019
Replies: 380
Views: 35705

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - September 2019

It probably will be a LGW-GOI flight to cater and probably comes in the heels of the recent downfall of Thomas Cook, although that was from MAN. Their winter service to GOI won't operate and as a result has left a large void in seasonal UK traffic to Goa.

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by JOYA380B747
Sat Sep 14, 2019 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - September 2019
Replies: 380
Views: 35705

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - September 2019

edealinfo wrote:
What's Lucknow's connection with Saudi?


To put it simply, Lucknow's sizeable Islamic population that supports year round religious tourism, over and above the usual Hajj season.

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by JOYA380B747
Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow-JFK is the world's only billion-dollar airline route.
Replies: 51
Views: 12124

Re: Heathrow-JFK is the world's only billion-dollar airline route.

Why is LAX-JFK not the highest earning route within US?

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by JOYA380B747
Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 369
Views: 44586

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

9w748capt wrote:

Interesting that UK is tied up with UA. You'd think UA-AI would be the natural pairing.


UA has systematically avoided interlining with AI forever. Before Jet's demise they used to interline with them, but never had anything with AI. Never really knew the real reason to this.

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by JOYA380B747
Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 369
Views: 44586

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

While this is great news, wouldn’t 4x weekly 787-900 have been a better choice than 3X weekly 787-1000? Just note, they are 787-9 and 787-10 respectively, and not -900 and -1000. Just like the 74H is a 747-8 and not -800 Cheers :thumbsup: How is the progress on DEL’s 4th runway? When is that expect...

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by JOYA380B747
Sun Aug 04, 2019 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 369
Views: 44586

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

I believe we might be looking at a re-closure of Pak airspace for flights to/from India in light of the recent surgical strike(s) and tensions in Kashmir. If that happens we all know what will happen, and none of it is nice for civil aviation.

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by JOYA380B747
Sun Aug 04, 2019 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Mumbai Hub
Replies: 23
Views: 3351

Re: Air India Mumbai Hub

If that's the case, then Moving AI from BOM to DEL was the best politically motivated decision this (or any other) govt could have ever taken in aviation. If 'politics' can tie down the hands of any state government from clearing out illegal settlements for the purpose of expanding the airport of th...

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by JOYA380B747
Fri Jul 19, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 478
Views: 40361

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Go may start Bhutan https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/transportation/airlines-/-aviation/goair-may-start-flights-to-bhutan-from-new-delhi/articleshow/70273090.cms How are they planning to do it on the A320ceo or neo? They won't be able to lift enough fuel for return non-stop to DEL and/...

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by JOYA380B747
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 478
Views: 40361

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

The only thing India has changed is revert to peacetime alert status. The forward bases in the north are still active. Living near two forward bases in the East, I can indirectly say that most of the Sqdrns from here have all been relocated to the North.

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by JOYA380B747
Thu Jul 04, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 478
Views: 40361

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Couldn't BA start a flight to CCU. It is the only major city in India to which it doesn't have a connection. Ahmadabad would likely be a better fit but does Ahmadabad airport support wide body operation?The gujjus should have a lot of money so filling the premium cabin shouldn't be as much a proble...

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by JOYA380B747
Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 50620

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

How Calcutta won a Dubai flight but lost a London one The new route sounds suspiciously like a consolation prize Love the headline and the byline https://www.telegraphindia.com/states/west-bengal/how-calcutta-won-a-dubai-flight-but-lost-a-london-one/cid/1693185 TBH CCU never had any non stop to LHR...

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by JOYA380B747
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 50620

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

I have sort of trusted them in the past but now I dont give a Flying Rahul Gandhi to what their so called ratings say...like its literally a joke. Skytrax is the largest corrupt company within the global aviation world. There is nothing within its rating system that takes place without money. The e...

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by JOYA380B747
Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 50620

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

https://twitter.com/airvistara/status/1 ... 4899410945
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unnayan wrote:
Why did they leave the blue under belly?


All 737s will get the full white belly eventually, as indicated in today's tweet.

https://twitter.com/airvistara/status/1 ... 4899410945

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by JOYA380B747
Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 50620

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

FligtReporter wrote:
Its VT-TGC or TGF ? I saw their poat on twitter where they said they will get all their 738s painted in full Vistara livery ( including Belly)


VT-TGC

Check the regd no written next to the front gear

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by JOYA380B747
Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 50620

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Clicked this today morning at DEL. Pretty neat paintjob I would say. The blue shade in the lower half of the fuselage remains.

ImageVistara 737 by Niladri Haldar, on Flickr

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by JOYA380B747
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 50620

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

With the exit of 9W, being left with less and less choices of J travel in domestic, I was forced to take an AI flight on the DEL-MAA sector yesterday, when the sandstorm had struck DEL. You really get to see how mismanaged everything is at AI. It is not one area, but on every single step! 1. I had p...

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by JOYA380B747
Sat Jun 01, 2019 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1854
Views: 214067

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

You know that the traditional escape route is a bus trip to Nepal and to Antigua There is passport control while crossing Nepal border by road. There is no mandatory passport control/customs check FOR INDIANS or NEPALIS at any entry/exit point between India and Nepal. It is only for citizens of oth...

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by JOYA380B747
Thu May 30, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 347
Views: 33360

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

https://www.instagram.com/p/ByE4Yg0hZkS ... 42zqt6a1uu
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UK is inducting an all-Y A32N from Wow air (TF-NEO), already painted in UK colors. Wonder which route(s) will this be used.

https://www.instagram.com/p/ByE4Yg0hZkS ... 42zqt6a1uu

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by JOYA380B747
Wed May 22, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM launches BLR in W19
Replies: 52
Views: 8127

Re: KLM launches BLR in W19

Fargo wrote:
could the frequency be upped if successful or do they not want to take Pax off AF?


Give it a few months of ops, it will surely be upped by one or two more days/wk.

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by JOYA380B747
Wed May 15, 2019 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1854
Views: 214067

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

It's not what everyone wants, only desi small town residents here on a.net. Since for them, they ANYWAYS have to take a one-stop or more to connect globally be it through Dubai, Doha, Singapore, Mumbai or Delhi. But for mega city pax it definitely does matter, especially for those who value time an...

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by JOYA380B747
Tue May 07, 2019 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 347
Views: 33360

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

The richest city North of Delhi- Chandigarh has only 5 flights a day currently thanks to a variety of factors 1. IXC/Chandigarh has between 25-30 flights a day with a sprawling new terminal!! Man, are you so far down South in 'Kings Landing' that you have no idea of 'The North'?!!! (Pun intended) C...

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by JOYA380B747
Mon May 06, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 347
Views: 33360

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

Only mountains and militancy lie north of delhi. No business Wow mate, talk about such a shallow statement from (assuming) a fellow Indian!!! North of Delhi includes areas some which have for decades, been the 'Bread basket' and the most agriculturally fertile regions of India, in Punjab. Not to me...

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by JOYA380B747
Thu May 02, 2019 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 347
Views: 33360

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

Top 20 airports by total passenger traffic https://networkthoughtsblog.files.wordpress.com/2019/05/top-20-total.png Source: https://networkthoughts.com/2019/05/01/2018-19-top-airports-in-india/ BLR 3 HYD 6. 6>3 therefore HYD is bigger airport than BLR. Many thanks for this share. Was waiting for so...

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by JOYA380B747
Wed May 01, 2019 5:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 347
Views: 33360

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

Oh thank you Aviation God, may this piece of news finally bring to rest the extremely protracted series of mostly pointless arguments on the DL to serve BOM thread. Seriously!

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by JOYA380B747
Mon Apr 29, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 455
Views: 37588

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019

adi00654 wrote:
There is no Moscow-Goa direct flight .Only seasonal flights.



A direct flight can be both seasonal or round the year. Not exactly rocket science.

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by JOYA380B747
Mon Apr 29, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1854
Views: 214067

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

With the 737s, Vistara needs to first reopen/increase freq on some key ex BOM- & DEL- other city sectors that now have zero FSC ops with 9W exit. They already have 12x daily BOM-DEL service (not saying they shouldn't increase that as well).

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by JOYA380B747
Thu Apr 25, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 455
Views: 37588

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019

So there it is. Sadly this means the nonstop won't happen. There is no way the airline will get 100% of this traffic. Plus it won't even fill a plane. The bigger issue is that BLR is not a connecting hub. It could and should be. But, as many of the people from South India on this forum have said, S...

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by JOYA380B747
Thu Apr 25, 2019 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 455
Views: 37588

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019

Between 2-16 October 19 SQ will increase CCU to daily, no SilkAir services operating during this period - Most certainly to cater to the 2019 Durga Puja holiday rush. - Funny enough, that one extra widebody flight by SQ will increase passenger WB ops at CCU by 16-20% for that duration. Such is the ...

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by JOYA380B747
Mon Apr 22, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1854
Views: 214067

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

Well AI is not unfamiliar with the A330 type. However their seemingly stupid WB addition move has to do with something that GOI is making it do. It has to be. The airline officials can't be this dumb!

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by JOYA380B747
Mon Apr 22, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 455
Views: 37588

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019

How is SG going to sell the business class seats, assuming they aren't removing them from the 9W NBs? Something like GO business?

Also what happened to the premium heavy (28J) 739s that Jet had? I believe they belonged to 9W itself right?

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by JOYA380B747
Sun Apr 21, 2019 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1854
Views: 214067

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

Some discussions and 'questions' in the last two pages have gone not only beyond the scope of this thread but level of absurdity as well. Just saying.

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