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by JOYA380B747
Fri Jul 19, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 399
Views: 27441

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: 399
Views: 27441

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: 399
Views: 27441

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: 45994

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: 45994

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: 45994

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: 45994

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: 45994

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: 45994

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: Shutdown
Replies: 1758
Views: 180078

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: 346
Views: 30691

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: 7483

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: Shutdown
Replies: 1758
Views: 180078

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: 346
Views: 30691

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: 346
Views: 30691

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: 346
Views: 30691

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: 346
Views: 30691

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: 34663

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: Shutdown
Replies: 1758
Views: 180078

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: 34663

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: 34663

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: Shutdown
Replies: 1758
Views: 180078

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: 34663

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: Shutdown
Replies: 1758
Views: 180078

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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by JOYA380B747
Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1758
Views: 180078

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

Why are we focusing most on the South Delhi and S. Mumbai 'elites'?
Is it because DEL/BOM got the majority 9W flights?x
What about the South 'Other' elites that lose an FSC out of their 'puny & insignificant towns' some of whom probably flew more often per month than S.DEL/BOM elites?

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by JOYA380B747
Mon Apr 08, 2019 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 386144

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

What happens to the 777s post eventual grounding? Do they get the get the literal axe or do they get sold off to someone?

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by JOYA380B747
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 386144

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

https://www.facebook.com/AirVistara/pos ... 50?__xts__
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9w748capt wrote:
Curious which routes Vistara is adding from BOM. Any new destinations?


https://www.facebook.com/AirVistara/pos ... 50?__xts__

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by JOYA380B747
Sun Mar 24, 2019 6:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 381
Views: 29441

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

Will any of you members feel the loss of Jet Airways (should the airline shut down, which is very likely)? Have you enjoyed its service at any point? Or do you feel ‘Good riddance to 9W’ deep within your soul? Back during 1993-1995, the days of the Damanias and ICs of India, 9W had brought a fresh ...

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by JOYA380B747
Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 381
Views: 29441

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

The current SFO-DEL routing due Pak airspace closure is doing some seriously long flight times, with both their flights doing an average of 17:30 hrs of non-stop.

According to FR24, the AI184 77L did it in 18:30 hrs on 18th March!

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by JOYA380B747
Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 386144

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

unrave wrote:
I am not able to find that setting! I'm using Chrome on Mac


Look for "Send a "Do Not Track" request with your browsing traffic" and turn it off in Chrome settings. Cheers.

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by JOYA380B747
Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 386144

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

Here's a better idea - convert them to Amazon vouchers. Way more liquid than unpredictable currency like miles. Many Thanks! Allow cross-site tracking (in your browser settings), that should fix it. Good luck! That actually worked thanks! Booked 5 star hotels, amazon vouchers and bought a lot of s*...

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by JOYA380B747
Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 386144

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

Just asking, why don't 9W sell some LHR and other prime slots to make money?

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by JOYA380B747
Wed Mar 20, 2019 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 386144

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

Looks like Jet Privilege website is trying to block me from logging in since my first voucher redeem transaction. Whatever browser and device I am using, I am being stuck at login page with the error "Third party cookie is disabled. Please enable cookies in browser settings." Have done eve...

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by JOYA380B747
Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 386144

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

With such unpredictable cancellations, why would anyone book on 9W? Can anyone please explain? Simple, to encash all the miles for award flights. That's what I have been doing past few weeks. Three J class and one Y award flight, and I still have plenty miles to consume. At the rate this airline is...

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by JOYA380B747
Sun Mar 10, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716746

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

MCAS or no MCAS, the aircraft pretty much went into a nose dive in the seconds leading the crash, based on the crater images of crash site. At this point the lack of data from the last couple of minutes because of no FR24 coverage in that area makes any statements mere speculations. With that in min...

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by JOYA380B747
Thu Mar 07, 2019 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 386144

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

On my yesterday's flight with 9W IXB-BOM in J (in a quest to use up as much JP miles as possible), I have actually noticed a rather 'serious' look amongst the cabin crew. The service in premiere was good, but nobody seemed to have a smile on their face at any point of the flight. Maybe my observatio...

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by JOYA380B747
Thu Feb 28, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 574
Views: 36002

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2019

Off Topic: Is it too early OR pointless to jump the gun (more like jump the artillery) and think of the dreaded possibility of reciprocal airspace restrictions between India and its neighbour given the current scenario. Who'd lose more in such a "situation"? I was dreading this airspace c...

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by JOYA380B747
Fri Feb 22, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 574
Views: 36002

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2019

Another possibility for UK is making DEL at great stopover for Europe-Australasia which frankly I don't understand why no Indian carrier has been able to do so far. Because it is an extremely competitive market: SQ, MH, TG, CX, EK, EY, QR, QF, BA all fly this. And the quality + reputation of Indian...

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by JOYA380B747
Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 574
Views: 36002

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2019

With SQ owning a part of UK, I highly think its unlikely for them to let UK towards OW. SQ's partial stake in UK has nothing much to do with UK's day to day operations. It has been mentioned in previous threads too that SQ has not and will not be meddling in the key decisions pertaining to UK's exp...

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by JOYA380B747
Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 574
Views: 36002

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2019

binayak wrote:
Even in India EU they will have a hard time as LHR is slot constrained so is AMS to some extent . They can partner with LH group at FRA , MUC, ZRH


With codeshares by BA and now JL, I think they are gearing themselves more towards oneworld.

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by JOYA380B747
Sun Feb 17, 2019 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 574
Views: 36002

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2019

Off Topic: Is it too early OR pointless to jump the gun (more like jump the artillery) and think of the dreaded possibility of reciprocal airspace restrictions between India and its neighbour given the current scenario. Who'd lose more in such a "situation"?

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by JOYA380B747
Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 574
Views: 36002

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2019

PNQ can sustain multiple widebody ops from 9W, AI, LH, ME3 and SQ to say the least, to the point that it can actually eat away a huge chunk of BOM traffic. The comment was reasonable until this. No, developing PNQ will have no effect on traffic at BOM Yes thats true, a bucket under a running tap is...

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by JOYA380B747
Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 574
Views: 36002

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2019

I do hope there is work on enhancing runaway but that depends on negotiations between Pune Airport and IAF Apron space is not the issue with PNQ, it is the runway length that is too short to accommodate widebody operations. Only Purandhar airport can solve the problem And why is this an issue for t...

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by JOYA380B747
Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 574
Views: 36002

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2019

Apparently it seems that AI pushed JFK-BOM back to an evening departure. The plane would be at JFK all day then. I am curious as to why they did this. Is it a slot issue at BOM, or a tactic to attract more business travellers at JFK (who could now have a full work day)? For many people (esp familie...

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by JOYA380B747
Sun Feb 03, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 574
Views: 36002

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2019

A new Private jet terminal is in the works at DEL, and is scheduled to start before this year's election month. As per this article, it is situated next to taxiway Tango north of Rwy 29 which means it is coming up somewhere close to the Centaur hotel. Has anybody got more details on this? https://ww...

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by JOYA380B747
Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Airports - Construction and Expansion Thread - 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 2147

Re: Indian Airports - Construction and Expansion Thread - 2019

The wwwas team must be ecstatic to say the least :D

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by JOYA380B747
Tue Jan 29, 2019 4:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 497
Views: 39398

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - 2019

I'm starting to think it was a flghtradar glitch, never mind :banghead:

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by JOYA380B747
Tue Jan 29, 2019 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 497
Views: 39398

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - 2019

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4823/31971601287_f3799ed23a_z.jpg Screenshot 2019-01-29 at 9.15.08 AM by Niladri Haldar , on Flickr What am I seeing here? These bunch of 9W flights with distinct flight numbers arriving exactly at the same time from CDG? My wife's morning departure got pushed back by...

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by JOYA380B747
Fri Jan 25, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 497
Views: 39398

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - 2019

What BOM really needs is clearing of the slums to create a parallel runway. That's something the Govt will realise probably in 2025 or later after few years of 'spiritless' Navi Mumbai airport operations, when they will be faced with the bottom line that people of Mumbai will only settle for a BOM ...

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by JOYA380B747
Fri Jan 25, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 497
Views: 39398

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - 2019

Top 10 busiest airports in India in 2018 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DxuxcKpVsAA2cch.jpg:large Source: AAI Keeping YoY growth of some other sub 70m pax airports (based on 2017-18 YoY growth data) in mind, I am expecting DEL to overtake IST, FRA, and DFW this year for sure, and come within a hair's ...

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