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by anshabhi
Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus completes testing of self flying jet
Replies: 97
Views: 10866

Re: Airbus completes testing of self flying jet

2 people for a machine carrying 200+ lives is too expensive for airline industry huh?

Even today, Airlines barely get any sympathies from the general public due to charging for petty things. This will cause a complete mistrust between people and airlines.

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by anshabhi
Fri Jul 24, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 52
Views: 5179

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2020

Getting to the US right now for anyone not a citizen is almost impossible. They need a 787 at the least to make non-stops work. Strange decision at this time especially for an airline with tight finances. Btw, even B1/B2 visa holders are allowed on vande bharat flights, both ways. You can go for me...

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by anshabhi
Thu Jul 16, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 52
Views: 5179

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2020

According to PIB press conference there is an airbubble signed between US,FRANCE AND GERMANY. Air France is going to operate 28 flights to DEL/BOM/BLR from 18th July 2020 to 1st August 2020.(Subject to go increase further in 3 weeks) United is going as to operate DEL-EWR/SFO as filed in schedule ac...

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by anshabhi
Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 78
Views: 8008

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020

https://m.timesofindia.com/business/india-business/safety-concern-dgca-issues-show-cause-to-airasia-india/amp_articleshow/76676602.cms "Safety concern: DGCA issues show cause to AirAsia India Saurabh Sinha | TNN | Updated: Jun 28, 2020, 21:15 IST NEW DELHI: AirAsia India is under regulator pro...

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by anshabhi
Fri Jun 26, 2020 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fake pilot licenses in Pakistan?
Replies: 59
Views: 13901

Re: Fake pilot licenses in Pakistan?

For years India has been finding pilots with falsified licenses. In Nepal as well. This is not surprising that this exists in Pakistan as well. https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/india-may-have-4000-fake-pilots-449891 https://www.aviationnepal.com/press-release-of-buddha-air-regarding-issue-of-fake-pi...

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by anshabhi
Tue Jun 16, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 78
Views: 8008

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.


But this refers specifically to Air Asia India and DGCA

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by anshabhi
Mon Jun 15, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 78
Views: 8008

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020

Rightly so, this is the worst PR disaster I have seen any Indian airline face ever. They deserve every bit if it. If they don't fix their issues, they will a 100% surely lose their pax. They are already under investigation for financial irregularities. Just look at the posts under # BoycottAirAsiaIn...

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by anshabhi
Mon Jun 15, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 78
Views: 8008

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2020

Surprised why no one here is talking about Mr Gaurav Taneja, the much loved youtuber pilot who has been terminated by AirAsia India for raising safety issues https://youtu.be/zSuDRcu15H0 https://mobile.twitter.com/flyingbeast320?lang=en Watch the above YouTube video to know in detail and visit his t...

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by anshabhi
Sat May 02, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What is the Earth worth now? ...And after C9?
Replies: 5
Views: 547

Re: What is the Earth worth now? ...And after C9?

The real value of our blue "home" planet reaches this outstanding : $5,000,000,000,000,000 net... Is it true compared to 2018 situation? The simple questions are: - Will the amount of money of our planet decrease slowly or sharply after Covid-19? - If yes, about how much? - When will loca...

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by anshabhi
Sat Apr 25, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kim Jong-Un dying?
Replies: 85
Views: 6100

Re: Kim Jong-Un dying?

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/kim-j ... latestnews
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Hong Kong and Japanese Media say Kim Jong Un is in a vegetative state (virtually dead):

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/kim-j ... latestnews

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by anshabhi
Fri Apr 17, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Help! Who is this airline?
Replies: 20
Views: 4272

Re: Help! Who is this airline?

I have a particular aircraft identification information book and there is one airline image that i just cannot identify. i have wanted to find out the name and information on this airline for years. I have researched it numerous times and came up empty each time. The flag on the front of the MD-83 ...

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by anshabhi
Tue Apr 14, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 14895

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread

Lockdown extended till 3rd May

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by anshabhi
Sun Apr 12, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 14895

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/cit ... 104243.cms

Very shameful.
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Another religious cult brutally attacks Police:

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/cit ... 104243.cms

Very shameful.

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by anshabhi
Wed Apr 08, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 14895

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread

oh and btw only three companies from Gujarat will be allowed to sale to U.S., seems no other companies have the capabilities to sell to U.S. https://www.livemint.com/news/india/gujarat-companies-to-export-hydroxychloroquine-to-us-vijay-rupani-11586317720517.html If this isn't crony capitalism, tell...

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by anshabhi
Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kashmiris equate India's new domicile law with Israel's 'settler-colonial' project
Replies: 35
Views: 1793

Re: Kashmiris furious after India greenlights Israeli style settlements in Kashmir

If India is so sure about what the "average Kashmiri" identifies as, what stops the fascist regime in Delhi from allowing the UN to hold a free and fair referendum like in East Timor? Delhi knows what the result of such a referendum will be, so the brutal military clampdown on innocent Ka...

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by anshabhi
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 14895

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread

New Low: Congregation patients engage in borderline sexual abuse with nurses in ghaziabad hospital: Tablighi Jamaat patients making vulgar signs, roaming nude inside hospital: Ghaziabad CMO tells police https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/tablighi-jamaat-patients-making-vulgar-signs-roaming-nude-i...

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by anshabhi
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kashmiris equate India's new domicile law with Israel's 'settler-colonial' project
Replies: 35
Views: 1793

Re: Kashmiris furious after India greenlights Israeli style settlements in Kashmir

Correct your headline. Only hardline separatists are protesting, not the average Kashmiri who identify themselves as Indians first Kashmiris second.

plus your bio looks scary.

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by anshabhi
Thu Apr 02, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Could we be headed for WW3 over Covid19?
Replies: 158
Views: 6804

Re: Could we be headed for WW3 over Covid19?

China is already waging a war in South China Sea

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by anshabhi
Thu Apr 02, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 14895

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread

It's really hard to even control my language, leave alone being politically correct when I see a particular group doing things like this (it's always the same group everywhere) https://www.instagram.com/p/B-cjfnIAvg6/?igshid=xi0pqnqmcsww Doctors and Policemen pelted with stones when they went for c...

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by anshabhi
Thu Apr 02, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Authoritarian versus democratic leadership in religious organizations
Replies: 17
Views: 719

Re: Authoritarian versus democratic leadership in religious organizations

No text or teaching encourages (or literally speaks) anything against non-hindus, unlike ........ You are right. But then who follows scriptures? At least I haven't poked out my eye yet, even though it has already caused me to sin. In the "Golden Age of Islam" Muslim traders sailed anywhe...

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by anshabhi
Thu Apr 02, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Authoritarian versus democratic leadership in religious organizations
Replies: 17
Views: 719

Re: Authoritarian versus democratic leadership in religious organizations

How is the leadership in Hinduism structured? There's really no leadership in Hinduism. People follow whoever they want. 99% of Hindus don't follow anyone. Hinduism is more centered around deities (there are over 33 million of them), worshipping them, singing their stories and celebrating culturall...

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by anshabhi
Thu Apr 02, 2020 7:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Authoritarian versus democratic leadership in religious organizations
Replies: 17
Views: 719

Re: Authoritarian versus democratic leadership in religious organizations

Surely, India isn't the only country where some Muslims have a conflict.

It would be plain wrong to imply there is a communal strife in India, when it's something that's omnipresent around the world.

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by anshabhi
Wed Apr 01, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 14895

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread

It's really hard to even control my language, leave alone being politically correct when I see a particular group doing things like this (it's always the same group everywhere) https://www.instagram.com/p/B-cjfnIAvg6/?igshid=xi0pqnqmcsww Doctors and Policemen pelted with stones when they went for ch...

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by anshabhi
Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 14895

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread

Today I went to buy vegetables directly from the field. One guy on his scooter stopped two feet away from me. I told him that's not called social distancing. He said it's foreigners only who spread the virus. I asked if there are no Indians coming back from US who spread it. Instead of answering my...

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by anshabhi
Wed Apr 01, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 14895

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread

https://mobile.twitter.com/ShivAroor/st ... 8449071104

@ElPistolero, that's quite an appreciable post. I completely agree with you.
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110 New COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu today, all linked to Nizamuddin ****.

https://mobile.twitter.com/ShivAroor/st ... 8449071104

@ElPistolero, that's quite an appreciable post. I completely agree with you.

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by anshabhi
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 14895

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread

. Even the kalkaji mandir episode shows how things were there https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N65rsh_bG40 See the date of the video. I have been to Kalkaji temple number of times and it is never less than 500 odd people within the temple premises. And this was during the ban, but nobody said anythi...

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by anshabhi
Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 14895

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread no

And from what I have read of missionary visas, they are mainly aimed at Christians, at least according to https://www.bankbazaar.com/visa/indian-missionary-visa.html If GOI really believed that the people had violated the visas they would have been jailed, penalized etc. but they haven't. When I sh...

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by anshabhi
Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 14895

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread no

And from what I have read of missionary visas, they are mainly aimed at Christians, at least according to https://www.bankbazaar.com/visa/indian-missionary-visa.html If GOI really believed that the people had violated the visas they would have been jailed, penalized etc. but they haven't. When I sh...

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by anshabhi
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 14895

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread no

[ https://www.newsclick.in/rise-reported-rape-cases-2018-police-data-reveals I don't really understand how 8000 (from your stats.) could have spread the virus more than 40,000 people ? Do the muslims have some sort of genetic marker which makes them a super-carrier for the virus. If such were the c...

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by anshabhi
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 14895

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread no

In no other case were 2000 people (8000 at its peak on 14th March) stuffed in a 4 storey building with a lot of foreigners. During a corona press conference, one of the reporters asked the same question. Telangana CM's answer, Who gave visas to these foreigners to attend this annual religious event...

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by anshabhi
Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 14895

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread no

Which begs the question: does it matter? Some people draining the already heavily stressed healthcare system even more at govt's responsibility sounds horrendous to me. What's even more agitating is that they were given multiple warnings and notices to vacate. Yet, these people stay put at Nizamudd...

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by anshabhi
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 14895

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread no

Delhi: 2,000 people attended Nizamuddin congregation https://www.google.com/amp/s/m.timesofindia.com/india/2000-people-attended-nizamuddin-congregation/amp_articleshow/74898919.cms Yikes! Some just fail to understand the severity of a global pandemic. For some their almighty still prevails over eve...

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by anshabhi
Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 14895

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread

Many disturbing visuals of migrant labourers crowding Anand Vihar Bus terminal in Delhi were seen today: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/stranded-migrant-workers-throng-to-take-government-organised-buses-back-home/articleshow/74866297.cms https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EUNByZgVAAYhNoI?fo...

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by anshabhi
Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 14895

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread

About swach bharat abhiyan, as a resident Indian, I would say I say visible change across India now. I almost never see garbage dumped on the roads now, which was a very common occurrence earlier.

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by anshabhi
Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is Wednesday May 20 Different with Alaska?
Replies: 1
Views: 673

Re: Why is Wednesday May 20 Different with Alaska?

Maybe nothing.

Could be just a bug in the database pending rectification.

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by anshabhi
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 14895

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread

Great action from Modi govt coming in for the welfare of poor. Announces $22.5 billion support package for weaker sections of Indian society https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/india/coronavirus-india-news-live-updates-india-lockdown-covid-19-vaccine-maharashtra-kerala-delhi-statewise-tally-5073771.ht...

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by anshabhi
Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tesla model Y
Replies: 53
Views: 2198

Re: Tesla model Y

I will first save whatever cash I can for the impending recession

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by anshabhi
Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 14895

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread

https://twitter.com/velumania/status/12 ... 2895501312
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Read this tweet : Challenges in India against mass testing range from high costs (almost $60/person) to social shame and fears of ostracization

https://twitter.com/velumania/status/12 ... 2895501312

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by anshabhi
Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should US impose Sanctions on countries who have "Wet Shops"?
Replies: 32
Views: 1557

Re: Should US impose Sanctions on countries who have "Wet Shops"?

Great! Thank you. Nice response. And also I noticed something about the China PM. He has not made any apologizing speech to the world and that itself is a major concern. Or, even offering help for those in need. Shame on him and his country. All "wet shops" should be shut down and the US ...

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by anshabhi
Wed Mar 25, 2020 6:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 14895

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread

Not sure about your India-specific challenges, buddy. Can't speak to them. We're all in a very similar boat. Hang in there. The thing with India is, top 10% of our population has 70% of wealth. So you're talking about roughly 1.2 billion people sharing $1 trillion of GDP. Many many of these 1.2 bil...

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by anshabhi
Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 14895

COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread

Creating a seperate thread for India because the challenges faced here are quite different from western countries. 1. Dmart and Reliance Smart earlier promise they will remain open from 7 AM- 11PM everyday. 2. Day 4 into lockdown, both close at 3 PM. 3. On day 5, neither open as a nation wide curfew...

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by anshabhi
Mon Mar 23, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 457
Views: 217476

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/busin ... 62861.html

Only cargo flights are allowed.
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International flights are already suspended and India will suspend all domestic flights from March 25:
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/busin ... 62861.html

Only cargo flights are allowed.

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by anshabhi
Mon Mar 23, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37244

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

Govt must waive of airport parking charges for airlines during this period, or take the credit for next airline crash in India. . So, your solution is for private operators of an airport (BLR, HYD, etc) to subsidize someone else's loss? Yes, and govt should subsidize the charges that these operator...

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by anshabhi
Mon Mar 23, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37244

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

Per Govt. Diktat: So all scheduled passenger flights are banned effective midnight of 24th March, i.e 23:59 hrs on 24th. https://twitter.com/moneycontrolcom/status/1242047219999469570?s=19 Good thing: 6E and SG stocks will bottom out now. IndiGo stock has been fairly resilient in this market carnag...

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by anshabhi
Mon Mar 23, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37244

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

Govt must waive of airport parking charges for airlines during this period, or take the credit for next airline crash in India. With a lockdown on most major Indian cities/towns and complete closure of public transportation, including cabs, I wonder how airline/airport employees are to commute to wo...

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by anshabhi
Sun Mar 22, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37244

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

An airbus A321 LY-VEH AVION EXPRESS ex Thomas Cook flew to my base tonight from Vilnius..I believe my base is a Fuel stop dont knw if theres any other reason though ! https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ly-veh Isn't Lucknow a wierd choice for a fuel stop when DEL is empty and just 1 hour aw...

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by anshabhi
Sun Mar 22, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37244

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

https://twitter.com/vinamralongani/stat ... 59713?s=21


Also Delhi and most of India enters lockdown from today
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qf789 wrote:
All flights to DEL suspended from 600 23 March through to 31 March

https://twitter.com/vinamralongani/stat ... 59713?s=21


Also Delhi and most of India enters lockdown from today

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by anshabhi
Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020
Replies: 649
Views: 37244

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2020

SG, Go Air, Vistara (and may be TruJet) are vulnerable Indian carriers now. They need to conserve cash now to survive the bleak months ahead, which means cut costs, salaries, flights etc. Indigo is not out of trouble and has to do the same. Don't know much about AirAsia and it dubious connections t...

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