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by sand26391
Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 195
Views: 18028

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

Man I couldnt wait to see your face/reaction when UA and AA announced to launch flights to BLR and not to HYD!
Was itching to tell you since Jan 2020, but wanted to wait for an official word... phew...! Good old payback :)

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by sand26391
Fri Sep 11, 2020 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA plans EWR-JNB/OGG, IAD-ACC/LOS, ORD-DEL/KOA, SFO-BLR
Replies: 453
Views: 50965

Re: Updated: UA plans EWR-JNB/OGG, IAD-ACC/LOS, ORD-DEL/KOA, SFO-BLR

^^ Oops! My bad, forgot to say the numbers are Bi-directional in nature! :‑)

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by sand26391
Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA plans EWR-JNB/OGG, IAD-ACC/LOS, ORD-DEL/KOA, SFO-BLR
Replies: 453
Views: 50965

Re: Updated: UA plans EWR-JNB/OGG, IAD-ACC/LOS, ORD-DEL/KOA, SFO-BLR

United's application for EWR-JNB: https://beta.regulations.gov/document/DOT-OST-2020-0182-0001 Proposes a launch date near or on March 27, 2021. Schedule: Depart EWR 8:45 pm Arrive JNB 5:45 pm the next day Depart JNB at 8:00 pm Arrive EWR 5:45 am the next day Does UA apply like this for all the new...

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by sand26391
Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When WILL JAL's NRT-BLR start?
Replies: 8
Views: 1714

Re: When WILL JAL's NRT-BLR start?

Yes COVID is the main reason, even LH's 5x weekly MUC-BLR is also postponed to SUMMER 2021

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by sand26391
Wed Sep 09, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 195
Views: 18028

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

So finally, 2 American Carriers operating to BLR.. what a dream come true. Huge news for South India passengers traveling to and from US West Coast. Goodluck UA and AA

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by sand26391
Wed Sep 09, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA plans EWR-JNB/OGG, IAD-ACC/LOS, ORD-DEL/KOA, SFO-BLR
Replies: 453
Views: 50965

Re: United New Route Announcement 9/9/2020

SFO-BLR! Finally!!!! A dream come true!

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by sand26391
Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA plans EWR-JNB/OGG, IAD-ACC/LOS, ORD-DEL/KOA, SFO-BLR
Replies: 453
Views: 50965

Re: United New Route Announcement 9/9/2020

Seems to be 7 routes. I'm thinking: SFO-BKK ORD-BOG EWR-SCL EWR-OGG EWR-Croatia EWR-BLR ORD-LIM EWR-BLR? Curious on your thought process. BLR would not surprise me. Good way to take on AA when SEA-BLR commences next year. Wouldn't SFO be a better fit for BLR or would EWR work just fine? I've been h...

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by sand26391
Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA plans EWR-JNB/OGG, IAD-ACC/LOS, ORD-DEL/KOA, SFO-BLR
Replies: 453
Views: 50965

Re: United New Route Announcement 9/9/2020

I see Lotus Temple in that image, which is located in Delhi. But if I'm not wrong United fly to DEL already (?). So could we see a new Indian route? EWR-BLR/MAA/HYD or something? There's a pin on DEL on an India map (left edge of board) so possibly another DEL route. Though can't really rule anythi...

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by sand26391
Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA plans EWR-JNB/OGG, IAD-ACC/LOS, ORD-DEL/KOA, SFO-BLR
Replies: 453
Views: 50965

Re: United New Route Announcement 9/9/2020

I see Lotus Temple in that image, which is located in Delhi. But if I'm not wrong United fly to DEL already (?). So could we see a new Indian route? EWR-BLR/MAA/HYD or something?

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by sand26391
Mon Sep 07, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 195
Views: 18028

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

No, LH has never operated the A333 to BLR before.
KLM data I shall will post later, as they just operate 2 weekly flights; but more or less the same like LH. LHR doing well numbers show.

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by sand26391
Mon Sep 07, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2002
Views: 249743

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Ordering need coming in from BLR, India. Since excerpts from the article... American Airlines appoints Air Logistics Group as cargo GSA in India "...... Tim Isik, director cargo sales – Europe, Middle East and Africa, said, “India is an important market for American’s cargo operations. As we pr...

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by sand26391
Sat Sep 05, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 195
Views: 18028

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

@unnayan Thanks! ^^As long as there is a healthy competition.. its good for both BLR. MAA and HYD.

INDIGO MRO UPDATE AT BLR

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by sand26391
Fri Sep 04, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 195
Views: 18028

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

I forgot to add the following points:- 1) To boost cargo movement, BLR has strengthened connectivity to catchment areas with the introduction of a dedicated road feeder service under the brand name "LOGI Connect by BLR". This service connects the South Indian cities of Tirupur, Coimbatore,...

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by sand26391
Fri Sep 04, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 195
Views: 18028

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

Good to be back :) Good to have you back. I saw the tweets about the new cargo complex at BLR with a large allocation to DHL, also saw that DHL/Aerologic seem to have much more ops at BLR than say MAA. Was hoping you know if there was a specific reason for this given that MAA is the hub of Blue Dar...

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by sand26391
Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 195
Views: 18028

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 BLR...

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by sand26391
Sun Jun 28, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 78
Views: 8154

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020

https://travelobiz.com/airasia-may-eventually-exit-india-jv-report/ There is a report that Air Asia India may exit India. The report says at present they are not looking to add any planes. I think they will try to sell their share if they are not successful in getting approval to start internationa...

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by sand26391
Sun Jun 28, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 78
Views: 8154

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020

Do ppl still care abt these useless observations? oh wait, its dtw2hyd guy... yeah makes absolute sense now.

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by sand26391
Wed Jun 03, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 78
Views: 8154

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020

^^ These cities if you notice, SHOWS only the SERVED destinations from BLR. The Top 10 Unserved routes of BLR include 5 US cities, 2 AUS cities and 2 Asian cities and 1 Canadian city. HKT surge (150,000+ O&D pax) is due to the 13x weekly flights by 6E and G8, the sector one of the most successf...

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by sand26391
Tue Jun 02, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 78
Views: 8154

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020

^^ These cities if you notice, SHOWS only the SERVED destinations from BLR. The Top 10 Unserved routes of BLR include 5 US cities, 2 AUS cities and 2 Asian cities and 1 Canadian city. HKT surge (150,000+ O&D pax) is due to the 13x weekly flights by 6E and G8, the sector one of the most successfu...

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by sand26391
Tue Jun 02, 2020 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 78
Views: 8154

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020

^^ Most of BLR pax fly to China via HKG with KA as there is NO non stop or direct flight connecting BLR with China. The following analysis will give some insight into the PVG BLR market.. https://www.anna.aero/2020/05/26/bangalore-shanghai-key-unserved-rdcs-apex-shows-low-breakeven-for-indigo-china-...

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by sand26391
Tue Jun 02, 2020 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 78
Views: 8154

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020

TOP UN-SERVED DESTINATIONS ex BLR look like this... (Not in any particular order):-

SFO, JFK, LAX, YYZ, NRT, ORD, SYD, MEL, DFW, PVG.

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by sand26391
Tue Jun 02, 2020 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 78
Views: 8154

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020

Yes the BLR-SFO pax numbers are ~128,000 O&D. From what I know and hear is that AA made some kind of deal with BIAL and few other partners. From what I know, BIAL top staff met AA,DL,UA & AC in Late Jan 2020 in the US & Canada & all of them gave a positive response & AA jumped th...

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by sand26391
Mon Jun 01, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 78
Views: 8154

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020

EL AL ISRAEL B789 'JERUSALEM OF GOLD\ LIVERY AT BLR, Repatriation flight
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ASIANA AIRLINES B772 at BLR, repatriation flight to Seoul, South Korea
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by sand26391
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 78
Views: 8154

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020

TOP 10 O&D CITIES OF BLR for the Year Ending FEB 2019

1) DXB
2) SIN
3) BKK
4) LHR
5) HKT
6) KUL
7) JED
8) SFO
9) MLE
10) HKG


Source= Airport IS

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by sand26391
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 78
Views: 8154

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020

TOP 10 O&D COUNTRIES OF BLR for FEB 2020 with Pax Growth YoY 1) USA (-1%) 2) UAE (+22%) 3) THAILAND (-7%) 4) UK (10%) 5) SAUDI ARABIA (+22%) 6) SINGAPORE (-43%) 7) SRI LANKA (-7%) 8) GERMANY (-7%) 9) MALAYSIA (-9%) 10) AUSTRALIA (-12%) TOP 10 Destination Cities of BLR for Feb 2020 with Pax Grow...

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by sand26391
Sun Apr 19, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 135
Views: 10295

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2020

IMO, more Indians can benefit from code-share arrangements via DEL/BOM/BLR into Tier-II and Tier III cities, than if the government flung open the doors of its two dozen "international airports" in the HOPE that foreign carriers fly in. No way! Almost 12-18 months back I spoke to an LH pe...

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by sand26391
Sun Apr 12, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Abu Dhabi Midfield Terminal Opening?
Replies: 24
Views: 4231

Re: Abu Dhabi Midfield Terminal Opening?

Any pictures of the interiors??

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by sand26391
Fri Apr 03, 2020 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 135
Views: 10295

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2020

A friend from AA told me that IF the demand improves and the COVID19 issue is done with, there is a likely chance of AA starting the flight in SS. As long as they DO NOT cancel the flight, thats good. By WS'21 even T2 will be ready along with either OW or SA lounge(s). So I guess its a win win...

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by sand26391
Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 135
Views: 10295

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2020

American Airlines DELAYS Bangalore-Seattle flight to 2021. No month of launch given,most likely a summer 2021 launch possble

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by sand26391
Thu Apr 02, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 135
Views: 10295

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2020

UAE special flights to Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram for stranded expats In total 14 services have been scheduled to different cities of the world. Apart from Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram, flights will be operated to Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru in India. The special services will be...

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by sand26391
Thu Apr 02, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 135
Views: 10295

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2020

UAE special flights to Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram for stranded expats In total 14 services have been scheduled to different cities of the world. Apart from Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram, flights will be operated to Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru in India. The special services will be...

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by sand26391
Tue Mar 31, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 135
Views: 10295

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2020

BOM as of 28/03/20, SAT image is not clear due to a little cloud formation and possible dust in the air(Smog).

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by sand26391
Tue Mar 31, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 135
Views: 10295

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2020

LKO. hardly any visible changes noticed on 29/03/2020. But here it is anyways.....
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by sand26391
Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37539

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

CPS001 awaiting MAA airport SAT image, unfortunately the image I have has a few clouds covering the airport on 29 & 28th March. Will update once I get a clear image, thanks. VTORD I wonder why they are not operating to CCU. @TrinidadeG Navi Mumbai airport site as of 23/03/2020 https://i.postimg....

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by sand26391
Mon Mar 30, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37539

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

BLR Airport satellite image as of 29/03/2020 at 0545 UTC . (Sorry I did try to get a more HD pic from the source but I have limited access) https://i.postimg.cc/ht7F7g5G/Screenshot-300.png DELHI IGIA as of 30/03/2020 at 0545HRS UTC https://i.postimg.cc/257TJXtY/Screenshot-302.png For MUMBAI, Im sti...

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by sand26391
Mon Mar 30, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 202
Views: 23344

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2020

^^There is an error in the article above, DXB-BLR is 24x weekly and not 28x weekly as mentioned.

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by sand26391
Mon Mar 30, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37539

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

EMIRATES WLL OPERATE PASSENGER FREIGHTER OPS (Belly cargo).TO 7 INDIAN CITIES wef 31/03/20, using Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. https://i.postimg.cc/zD6KYrc0/Emirates-to-fly-daily-cargo-only-passenger-flights-to-7-Indian-cities-from-March-31-2-jpeg.jpg LINK: https://www.skycargo.com/services-alerts/

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by sand26391
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37539

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

I think it's very likely that its been an error from the website. I don't see EK increasing freq to BLR, also I don't see any change in freq to any other Indian city.

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by sand26391
Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37539

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

Emirates NS20 operations as of 0930GMT 27MAR20 Dubai – Ahmedabad eff 01JUL20 1 daily 777-200LR Dubai – Bangalore eff 01MAY20 28 weekly 777-200LR/-300ER Dubai – Chennai eff 01MAY20 21 weekly 777-300ER Dubai – Delhi eff 01MAY20 4 daily 777-300ER Dubai – Hyderabad eff 01MAY20 3 daily 777-300ER Dubai –...

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by sand26391
Mon Mar 23, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37539

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

AVG PAX LOADS OF EU CARRIERS AT BLR FOR MARCH 2020 (Till 22/03)

AIR FRANCE
CDG-BLR= 38.5%
BLR-CDG= 62%

KLM
AMS-BLR= 56.2%
BLR-AMS= 80.3%

LUFTHANSA (Data not avbl for all days)
FRA-BLR= 54%
BLR-FRA= 72%

BRITISH AIRWAYS
LHR-BLR= 43%
BLR-LHR= 68%

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by sand26391
Thu Mar 19, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37539

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

^^ Yes noticed that today, I noticed that today I5 still have not cancelled as many flights as the likes of 6E, G8... any idea why? Also nothing very significant... but today RWY 09R/27L was being used for arrivals for the very first time in BLR, since DEC 2019! The first aircraft touchdown on the ...

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by sand26391
Thu Mar 19, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37539

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

^^ Yes noticed that today, I noticed that today I5 still have not cancelled as many flights as the likes of 6E, G8... any idea why? Also nothing very significant... but today RWY 09R/27L was being used for arrivals for the very first time in BLR, since DEC 2019! The first aircraft touchdown on the n...

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by sand26391
Sun Mar 15, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37539

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

Some interesting numbers below:- TOTAL SEATS OFFERED AT DEL,BOM,BLR,MAA and HYD for 2015 through 2019 along with the % change vs 2015. 1) DELHI 2015- 58,029,810 2016- 68,525,853 2017- 76,222,634 2018- 81,312,652 2019- 81,848,603 % change vs 2015= 41 2) MUMBAI 2015- 52,149,225 2016- 55,649,981 2017- ...

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by sand26391
Wed Mar 11, 2020 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37539

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

Sure but precisely my point. Why cap EK flights? Publish a negative list of airports and open the rest up. We all know STV is 30% of BOM traffic so that just leaves the other 70%! :lol: Only the Class F/J are BOM origin! Rest come from likes of STV, PNQ, BDQ etc! Says who? Abt stats to prove this? ...

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by sand26391
Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37539

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

Bengaluru's Japan dream of getting a direct flight soon may be stalled due to covid19. JAL is to commence this new flight this month end. Chennai on the other hand already fulfilled that dream, when ANA started service last Oct on NRT-MAA. https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/others/cor...

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by sand26391
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37539

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

Bengaluru's Japan dream of getting a direct flight soon may be stalled due to covid19. JAL is to commence this new flight this month end. Chennai on the other hand already fulfilled that dream, when ANA started service last Oct on NRT-MAA. https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/others/cor...

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by sand26391
Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37539

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

https://www.bengaluruairport.com/
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BLR Airport website gets a new and refresh look
https://www.bengaluruairport.com/

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by sand26391
Mon Mar 02, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37539

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

American Airlines opens booking for BLR-SEA flight wef 25OCT.

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by sand26391
Sun Mar 01, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37539

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

https://twitter.com/JTGenter/status/1234149224830373899
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Seems like SEA-BLR flight is bookable through AAdvantage miles.....
https://twitter.com/JTGenter/status/1234149224830373899

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