SpiceJet will look for options if 737 Max issue isn’t resolved: CFO Kiran Koteshwar Airline to wait for another 8 months before taking a call on new purchases, says CFO The 737 Max planes are unlikely to be ready to carry passengers again until 2020 source : https://www.livemint.com/companies/peo...Jump to post
It is quite normal. SIA have departures from LHR scheduled at 0925 and 1125 both currently on A380s. SIA also has two evening departures - one 773ERand another A380. Including BA and QF that gives 5 A380s and 2 773ER a day between LHR and SIN. 5 A380's a day between LHR-SIN. Does any other route se...Jump to post
Not back to square one and there is no restrictions on airspace.People are spreading false news that airspace restrictions are back.Kindly refrain from those news. Delhi-YYZ would be good success in the same way as DEL-SFO is being minting money . Folks bashed AI earlier also when it intended to st...Jump to post
No airspace restrictions now, perhaps AI was hoping it will be lifted soon when they announced this flight and now that came true. Now it seems it "maybe" back again. Back to square one, aren't we? Not back to square one and there is no restrictions on airspace.People are spreading false ...Jump to post
Fact remains, in the best of times, Air India's longhaul loses money. Now it's almost $700million extra. Is it prudent to start another route which will lose more money in such a circumstance? No airspace restrictions now, perhaps AI was hoping it will be lifted soon when they announced this flight...Jump to post
I can see all the "inspired by nature" stuff transferred from A380 to A350 as the flagship has been passed down :stirthepot: Is this concept even feasible? A380 inspired by nature. Shaped like a Hippopotamus with wings and a tail? There is one documentary which used to be shown on Discove...Jump to post
Ashkenazi Jews make up the majority of the population of Isreal... No they don't. They're not even the majority of the Jewish population, let alone overall. "The majority of the world’s Jewish population are Ashkenazim, tracing their ancestry to Europe" https://cija.ca/resource/israel-the...Jump to post
Ashkenazi Jews make up the majority of the population of Isreal and trace their origin to Europe. Almost all of West Asia/Middle East don't even recognize Isrealsome barely tolerate). Its only in the last 2-3 decades Asian countries like India and China have warmed up to them. They were part of Asia...Jump to post
I can see all the "inspired by nature" stuff transferred from A380 to A350 as the flagship has been passed down
Is this concept even feasible?
It's a glorified slave ship, carrying millions of low-level migrants to and fro Saudi Arabia from places like Kochi, Hyderabad etc. Why? The route needs high capacity almost all year around and the shorter length means even a fuel guzzler like B747 doesn't pinch much. Besides, they are paid off and ...Jump to post
http://i1.wp.com/www.bangaloreaviation.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/VT-ALH_Maharashtra_Cannibalised_Air_India_Boeing_777-200LR_1.jpg Well, it was owned by Air India! VT-ALH sat like this for 4 years at BOM, while being cannibalized for spare parts to support the rest of the AI B77L fleet.Jump to post
What about his staff and security detail? Is he carrying a business delegation too? And everyone is going to stay at the Ambassador's residence? What about security implication. Also flying commercial will take longer, what about the cost due to loss of working hours of the Prime Minister and all t...Jump to post
What about his staff and security detail? Is he carrying a business delegation too? And everyone is going to stay at the Ambassador's residence? What about security implication. Also flying commercial will take longer, what about the cost due to loss of working hours of the Prime Minister and all th...Jump to post
Why wouldn’t Indigo fare well on the Mumbai to Singapore route? Aren’t SpiceJet, Air India, Vistara and Go(?) already operating or will be operating on the route? What gives one of these Indian airlines and advantage over the other in operating this route? BOM-SIN was among IndiGo's first ever inte...Jump to post
Maybe the US & others will pressure PAK to open its airspace. PAK is using its airspace to get concessions from India. It is really dangerous to do that. It opens the door for India to do similar petty things. Net net the military incident is long over. So airspace should open Actions have cons...Jump to post
Well, this is common in Indonesia during rains as well, and guess which aircraft type is mostly the culprit?Jump to post
Yes, the weather is quite bad for the last 2 days and will continue for the rest of the week. But SpiceJet has been subject to many allegations about disregarding safety and overworking their Pilots, perhaps this is just the effect of that.Jump to post
IXE has been impacted a lot by CNN. The same catchment area now has 2 airports to be served, with CNN being larger and more modern too. The area is full of gulf NRIs, which is why IXE was a very attractive airport before CNN came into existence. Kannur(CNN) is closer to Calicut(CCJ) than Mangalore....Jump to post
Back in the air and on the way, it was a hoax.
source : https://www.euronews.com/2019/06/27/bom ... e-official
acavpics wrote:Why did EY do away with these? I thought it would come in handy since they have been cutting capacity recently. The 77L would have been a substitute for routes where a 77W was a bit too much.
Like it or not, it will be a gamechanger, perhaps not in the best way for LH. Smaller airlines and budget carriers have ordered it. They will start more point to point travel across the pond and maybe even into MiddleEast/South Asia, its going to impact the feed to mega-hubs like FRA and MUC amongst...Jump to post
Fact remains, in the best of times, Air India's longhaul loses money. Now it's almost $700million extra. Is it prudent to start another route which will lose more money in such a circumstance?Jump to post
Cos they lost extra Rs 300 crore is the first couple of months of the Pakistani Airspace ban, now with Iran joining the list, the losses will be higher. I guess losing almost a billion$/year shouldn't call for negativity, lets add more routes to increase these losses further. source : https://econom...Jump to post
Should they just wait for all the airspace bans to be lifted first? They are hemmoraging money for Delhi to EU/NA flights....but I guess they don't care as long as big daddy is paying.Jump to post
SEU wrote:Remember the new Flybe takeover, could be apart of it, a bigger feed to a bigger Long haul operation?
I hope Virgin get more slots, 43% is a little much, but at least enough to have 25% of LHR slots at least.
To be fair, it is not being served by UA right now due to political unrest, though not in India. Of course, it isn't high on this list anwyay even if we were to include it Air India still flies this route! Agreed, right now with a tech stop I believe in Vienna. Either way, even if AI stopped today,...Jump to post
dmstorm22 wrote:Gr8Circle wrote:airlineguy1234 wrote:BOM-EWR
What made you post that? You didn't understand the topic?
To be fair, it is not being served by UA right now due to political unrest, though not in India.
Of course, it isn't high on this list anwyay even if we were to include it
I know its off topic. But everyone in the entertainment industry to fair as snow in India, Its doesn't matter what the ethnicity. Even the ones we called dusky like let's say Rekha, its quite fair in real life. We have an issue, we either address it or just say there are one or two dark-skinned peop...Jump to post
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Navi Mumbai airport runway starting to be visible a month back.
This will go down as a classic Anet thread! Here is my take 1) IAG has gotten an amazing deal, Boeing needed this PR win, they got it. Will the LOI ever firm? depends on MAX's entry back into service. IAG will take it if Boeing can get people to trust MAX again. The ball is in Boeing's court. 2) Whi...Jump to post
Don't countries get paid for the flights flying over them? Pakistan is in a financial crisis, any money would help....but oh well one has to be ready for an Indian attack which is never coming... If I was in power, I would go with installing better radars which can differentiate a Su-30 and B787 wi...Jump to post
I think A321XLR and the potential B797 are making life difficult for the larger widebodies and traditional hub airlines. Especially EK will feel the heat soon. Multiple smaller airlines in Europe and middle east will go down this road. Indigo is talking about a new mega order (I am assuming A321XLR)...Jump to post
I still hope there is a B797, cos we really need a new clean sheet for shorter (well relative) flights with all the bells and whistle which B787 and A350 brought for longhaul travel. I guess MAX saga really screwed the timeline. Now XLR makes the business case even more difficult. B797and XLR in the...Jump to post
Skytrax has been questionable for years, and then again, this post being made by someone who joined 3 days back, with Turkish logo, right after Turkish was downgraded by Skytrax......internet is becoming a very murky place with companies using their agents to further their agendas.Jump to post
Interesting factoid but for relevance, how many of the 6,852 islands are populated by over 100 persons? Sometimes google can be your friend https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_islands_of_Japan_by_area So, basically less than 40 of the 6,852 islands have a population of more than 100. So, what was...Jump to post
The most important thing that saved SpiceJet (besides the correct political affiliation of the new owner) was the Marans getting out before it was too late. Jet could and would have been saved had this been done late last year. NG prevented this, now its honestly gone too far to be saved.Jump to post
I said it earlier and say it again, once A380 is gone, EK's business model based on scale would collapse. EK depends on A380 to fill B777 and vice versa. Now the question is how will find slots? DXB is completely full. Is DWC actually happening? There is no word on that....Jump to post
edealinfo wrote:sibibom wrote:mr02 wrote:Correction Japan is 6852 islands.
Interesting factoid but for relevance, how many of the 6,852 islands are populated by over 100 persons?
So,JAL received their first A359 which they will operate on the NRT-FUK route which seems a bit excessive since JAPAN is an island. Why do they operate WB aircraft on domestic routes when they could just operate normal NB aircraft? https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/78964-jal-japan-airlines-ta...Jump to post
"We are interested but can't do it alone". Ha! I really don’t understand AdiGro. What’s really in it for them? They are eager to write a check without even knowing what the financial payback could be which makes no sense. Are they in for the free publicity? Probably not because the Indian...Jump to post
There have been a slew of hoaxes for reasons ranging for running late for a flight to "unfulfilled/one sided" love...it needs to be dealt with sternly, but jailing for life? Now that a step too far.Jump to post