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by unnayan
Sat Dec 05, 2020 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2020
Replies: 134
Views: 18237

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2020

So, it is December 04th 2020 - did Spicejet eventually started the flights to LHR? I am a bit confused, as their A330neo is according to flightradar in Maputo... :confused: A little bit too much off course I guess. :scratchchin: The flight launch was delayed last week.... https://www.google.com/amp...

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by unnayan
Wed Oct 14, 2020 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2020
Replies: 134
Views: 18237

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q4 2020

AirAsia India are expected to take 5 new 320neos this year. I don't think they are going to liquidate. They may be sold or bought out by Tata. But there would be no reason to get 5 new aircraft if you're just going to fold even if the aircraft eventually go the parent company. But these 5 neos are ...

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by unnayan
Sat Sep 05, 2020 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 201
Views: 20991

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

BLR recorded 307 ATMs a day on 04/09, highest since 25/05/2020. Wrt Intl Traffic at BLR..... here a sample..... a) QR Cargo numbers (P2C flights only) b) LH Pax loads and cargo c) AF Pax loads and Cargo QATAR Airways P2C recorded 55 ATMs at BLR in AUG 2020. A mix of B77W and A359 was deployed to BL...

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by unnayan
Fri Aug 28, 2020 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 201
Views: 20991

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/uk15
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Inaugural Vistara DEL-LHR service has landed in London... Hoping this to be a permanent change

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/uk15

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by unnayan
Tue Aug 25, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 201
Views: 20991

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

Today an A321neo of La Compagnie (a French boutique airline) operated non-stop Mumbai-Perth. An impressive feat indeed, knowing the range and opportunities this aircraft type could open up for such service. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/f-hbuz The flight was going to Australia to pick...

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by unnayan
Sat Aug 15, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 201
Views: 20991

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

Those AI pilots who were let go, were the ones who had already tendered their resignation. Some as far as back in July last year (per article). It's just that Covid messed their future plans and they decided to withdraw their resignation which silly AI accepted first but later reverted that decisio...

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by unnayan
Sat Aug 08, 2020 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Express IX1344 landing accident at Kozhikode
Replies: 205
Views: 46965

Re: Air India Express IX1344 landing accident at Kozhikode

CCJ handles Saudia A330 on a regular basis, so the runway is more than capable of handling a loaded B737

It seems like it skid off the runway midway due to slippery conditions rather than reaching the end of it and overshoot

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by unnayan
Fri Aug 07, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Express IX1344 landing accident at Kozhikode
Replies: 205
Views: 46965

Re: Air India Express IX1344 landing accident at Kozhikode

The pilot was a 15 year AIX veteran, ex Indian Air force pilot...so pilot inexperience can't be the case

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by unnayan
Thu Jul 23, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 201
Views: 20991

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2020

Huge !!! SpiceJet to Operate India-US flights https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/spicejet-designated-as-indian-scheduled-airline-for-us-routes-5585551.html/amp Im curious to know what Aircraft they are planing to operate these flights ? And when r they gonna get their Wide bodies for such o...

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by unnayan
Sun Jun 28, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 78
Views: 8394

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category: ... s_of_India


Very interesting observation...
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dtw2hyd wrote:
If AAI(airline) fails, BLR would keep the record of being base for most defunct AOCs in India. Kingfisher, Deccan 360,Simplify Deccan, Kingfisher Red?? and Air Pegasus

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category: ... s_of_India


Very interesting observation...

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by unnayan
Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 78
Views: 8394

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020

Can anyone here clarify if IndiGo A321Neos are LR or just normal 321Neos and wether all 321Neos are LR or LR is a different version of 321Neos cause when I see indiGo 321Neos on FR24 it says 321NX so whats this NX ? is this new type of 321neo No these are not LR. Below should help for NX designatio...

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by unnayan
Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT now goes after India for impairing U.S airline rights
Replies: 61
Views: 8732

Re: DOT now goes after India for impairing U.S airline rights

I think the Civil Aviation ministry is caught with their hands in the cookie jar here...

This is anti competitive and rightly called out by other countries

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by unnayan
Tue Jun 23, 2020 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 78
Views: 8394

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020

https://indianexpress.com/article/coron ... s-6471900/
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US limits repatriation flight from AI. Yo be honest I was wondering with the amount of flights now in Vande Bharat.. this seemed anti competitive

https://indianexpress.com/article/coron ... s-6471900/

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by unnayan
Wed Jun 17, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 78
Views: 8394

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020

maint123 wrote:
I am making a new topic for the AirAsia issue as its a international airlines and its a safety issue. Pl contribute their.

Somehow I can't view that thread anymore.. is it deleted?

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by unnayan
Wed Jun 10, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 78
Views: 8394

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020

On Flightradar24, AI is flying from a lot of non regular airports (on AI network).. right now there is a flight from Amsterdam, Brussels etc.. plus the Vande bharat is scheduled from a lot of other such airports.. How nice would it be for AI to be flying regularly there (offcourse they have to be ma...

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by unnayan
Fri May 22, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2020
Replies: 86
Views: 6981

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2020

Maavomm wrote:
First A359 into MAA!! And probably first B78X into MAA as well! (9V-SCJ, SQ8028)


Nope not the 1st

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by unnayan
Thu May 21, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2020
Replies: 86
Views: 6981

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2020

https://m.republicworld.com/india-news/ ... iddle.html
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Indigo is allocated 97 out of 180 repatriation flights

https://m.republicworld.com/india-news/ ... iddle.html

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by unnayan
Tue May 19, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2020
Replies: 86
Views: 6981

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2020

Also, there are thousands of people registered from Gulf to repatriate... why make them wait by 2-3 AI flights daily only... distribute some rights to private players so that they can earn some revenue as well as stranded passengers can get relief.. its not like AI can manage it all alone in a reaso...

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by unnayan
Sun May 17, 2020 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2020
Replies: 86
Views: 6981

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2020

Still no allocation to private players in Phase 2 of Vande Bharat mission. Only AI and IX are allotted flights and thereby some earnings from these flights... I wonder how long will the private players be quiet...

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by unnayan
Sun May 10, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2020
Replies: 86
Views: 6981

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2020

https://www.google.com/amp/s/m.timesofi ... 655012.cms
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5 AI pilots test positive..they were flying cargo missions to China

https://www.google.com/amp/s/m.timesofi ... 655012.cms

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by unnayan
Mon May 04, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4716
Views: 735935

Re: United exercises options for 7 787-10s

I wonder if the funding is coming from CARES act whilst they are planning to fire employees... That will be a shame if true....

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by unnayan
Mon May 04, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2020
Replies: 86
Views: 6981

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2020

India is going to operate relief flights for stranded Indians abroad. https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/coronavirus-lockdown-indians-stranded-abroad-amid-pandemic-to-be-brought-home-from-may-7-says-centre-2223151?pfrom=home-bigstory This could set another record, although this time by SpiceJet, not A...

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by unnayan
Wed Apr 22, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 135
Views: 10548

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2020

https://www.flightradar24.com/VTI6505/24647fca
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Any idea what Vistara 787 was doing in CCU? Just saw this on FR24

https://www.flightradar24.com/VTI6505/24647fca

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by unnayan
Tue Apr 14, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 135
Views: 10548

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2020

readytotaxi wrote:
https://www.flightradar24.com/AIC162/245b5610

LHR-DEL Repat?


I think more of a return flight after flying English citizens home

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by unnayan
Mon Apr 13, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 135
Views: 10548

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2020

https://pragativadi.com/indigo-employee ... n-chennai/
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One 6E employee succumbs to COVID-19 in Chennai...

https://pragativadi.com/indigo-employee ... n-chennai/

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by unnayan
Thu Apr 09, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 135
Views: 10548

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2020

All sorts of interesting traffic on flightradar24 at the moment.... repatriation flights

A Swiss A333 is doing BOM-DEL whereas an SQ A359 is doing DEL-BOM

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by unnayan
Thu Apr 09, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 135
Views: 10548

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2020

A Wamos Air A332 is on its way from Bali to Madrin with total flight time of about 15 Hours which leads me to believe a 332 can very easily be used by an airline between Toronto and Delhi...Aah but then All of it is only possible when the Chinese Virus is gone. AC was already flying a B789 on the r...

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by unnayan
Sun Apr 05, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 135
Views: 10548

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2020

I spotted UA 789 today over my base heading to SFO prolly evacuation flight of American citizens also a while ago spotted an AI 773 VT - ALJ Star alliance livery at 39K FT heading to PVG the reasons of ths flight are not known does anyone here know why this AI is heading to PVG is it some sort of E...

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by unnayan
Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 38283

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

https://m.republicworld.com/business-ne ... untry.html
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6E offers its resources to government for critical cargo transportation...
https://m.republicworld.com/business-ne ... untry.html

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by unnayan
Wed Mar 18, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 38283

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

It appears there are 250+ Indians with COVID-19 in Iran. When can we expect Vistara to pick them up? Or they have to settle for AI or Mahan. I say gov should shut AI today itself and Then reoperate when everything is fine..Our brave Indians in Iran with Positive Chinese Wuhan Virus till then must s...

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by unnayan
Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 38283

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

I wonder if the Government can carve Air India into a good AI and bad AI. The good AI can have all the lucrative and financially routes. They could be allowed to operate and finally sold while the bad could be allowed to let go permanently If AI can improve asset utilization and monetization to the...

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by unnayan
Tue Mar 17, 2020 5:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 38283

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

COVID19 is a great excuse for the government to shut down AI pending its sale. There is no point in endlessly pumping taxpayer money into the carrier while it awaits a buyer. Once the airline has been sold, the buyer can resume operations. Scale down yes . Shut down no... domestic prices are high d...

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by unnayan
Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 38283

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

Moving an air force station may not be as straight forward as it seems. There are associated infrastructures too such as schools, living quarters, permiter security, hangars etc...

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by unnayan
Mon Mar 16, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 38283

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

Why are these step motherly treatment to these airports anyways ? This reminds of my a neighbouring town to my base KNU whose Partial military air base is used as a civil airport and same for IXD and AGR ..Oh and GOP as well..Damn I guess in my state only LKO and VNS are two fully Functional Civil ...

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by unnayan
Wed Mar 11, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 38283

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

If you think PNQ is sad, just hop over to CCJ. Not a single taxiway nor is there a regular DEL flight. Didnt 6E recently start DEL-CCJ? Yes, it starts this month-19th March. With this, they are also re-timing the BOM-CCJ flight from SS'20, and would no longer be the DEL-BOM-CCJ-DXB rotation basical...

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by unnayan
Sun Mar 08, 2020 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 38283

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

Two potential buyers of Air India fork out 1 crore to access its data room Heck, I think all competitors (I mean all airlines operating in India) should have shelled out the 1 crore to get this market intelligence even if they have zero interest in actually buying Air India. 1 crore would be cheap ...

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by unnayan
Sat Mar 07, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 38283

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

I hear that Air India has recently started upgrading their 787's GEnx engines to 70000 lbs max-thrust-rating from current 67000, by incorporating necessary hardware and software changes. Probably already completed in 2-3 aircraft out of 27. Not sure if the last-delivered 3-4 aircraft (VT-ANY, ANZ, ...

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by unnayan
Sat Mar 07, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 38283

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

Hey fellaz...did anyone else see the new leaked pic of the UK A321 parked at the toulouse manufacturin hub..it seems its abouta be delivered soon.Lookin all sparkly shiny in them vistara paint and seems like the same version of 321Ns that 6E has cause I didnt see no Second Exit before the wing. Oh ...

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by unnayan
Sat Mar 07, 2020 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 38283

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

dtw2hyd wrote:
To add, neither Vistara has that kind of cash, nor Indian Banks are liquid rich. Average Indian tax payer supports one airline, Air India, TCS employees support two airlines Vistara and Air India. Shiny 789s will be a huge burden on them.

Well said...we missed you on the forum

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by unnayan
Tue Feb 25, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020
Replies: 475
Views: 30331

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020

Virgin Atlantic announces thrice weekly Delhi-Manchester aboard A332, from WS'20 Air France announces thrice weekly Chennai- Paris (CDG) aboard 789, from June 14 '20. https://m.timesofindia.com/business/india-business/new-flights-air-france-chennai-paris-this-summer-virgin-atlantic-delhi-manchester...

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by unnayan
Tue Feb 25, 2020 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020
Replies: 475
Views: 30331

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020

As always, your recommendation makes no sense. Why would Turkey accept that recommendation ? You need both sides to agree before it becomes an agreement. That’s why I had instead suggested that the seats by tied to the equivalent of 3 wide bodies, which means one new frequency for Turkish, and 4 mo...

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by unnayan
Tue Feb 25, 2020 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020
Replies: 475
Views: 30331

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020

the only change in bilateral recommended is change the bilaterals to number of seats not number of frequencies (restricted to DEL and BOM), so that some Indian carrier can benefit. As always, your recommendation makes no sense. Why would Turkey accept that recommendation ? You need both sides to ag...

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by unnayan
Tue Feb 25, 2020 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020
Replies: 475
Views: 30331

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020

You seem to be constantly harping that India is not giving TK more seats and expand the bilaterals. First why should India do that, . If Turkish wanted to turn the tables on India, it could just substitute the 2 daily 777 flights (one each to BOM and DEL), with 2 wet leased 380 aircraft available d...

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by unnayan
Tue Feb 25, 2020 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020
Replies: 475
Views: 30331

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020

You seem to be constantly harping that India is not giving TK more seats and expand the bilaterals. First why should India do that, . If Turkish wanted to turn the tables on India, it could just substitute the 2 daily 777 flights (one each to BOM and DEL), with 2 wet leased 380 aircraft available d...

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by unnayan
Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020
Replies: 475
Views: 30331

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020

IndiGo in talks with Jetstar, Qantas for codeshare partnership With Qantas, it is likely to be one-way but with Jetstar, it is likely to be a two-way codeshare agreement like that of Turkish Airlines (what do they mean by one-way , and one way in which direction? And, why is it only one-way -- syst...

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by unnayan
Sun Feb 23, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020
Replies: 475
Views: 30331

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020

IndiGo in talks with Jetstar, Qantas for codeshare partnership With Qantas, it is likely to be one-way but with Jetstar, it is likely to be a two-way codeshare agreement like that of Turkish Airlines (what do they mean by one-way , and one way in which direction? And, why is it only one-way -- syst...

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by unnayan
Thu Feb 20, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020
Replies: 475
Views: 30331

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020

Some people here, in their inherent hate for dear leader and zero experience in state policies or aviation rules have turned this post in to a political forum....

Sometimes Ignorance is bliss.. one can remain in their bubble

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