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by anshabhi
Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 397
Views: 27237

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Revenue from Operations of INR 94,201 million for the quarter, an increase of 44.7% against a 30.3% increase in capacity compared to same period last year. EBITDAR of INR 27,785 million with EBITDAR margin of 29.5% for the quarter, compared to EBITDAR of INR 11,301 million with EBITDAR margin of 17...

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by anshabhi
Fri Jul 19, 2019 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 397
Views: 27237

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

6E will declare quarterly results today post market hours

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by anshabhi
Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Indigo Airlines
Replies: 4
Views: 912

Re: Future of Indigo Airlines

Indigo Partners have several airlines under them. Which airline would you like to discuss about?

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by anshabhi
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 397
Views: 27237

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Can anybody explain to me what's the philosophical/ theological idea behind the god Shiva? For college going indian kids he's the lord of weed. Refer to wiki for everything else. He's 1 of the 3 primary god's in Hinduism. The lord of destruction. Also legend has it that River Ganges came into exist...

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by anshabhi
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 397
Views: 27237

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

https://twitter.com/TheSanjivKapoor/sta ... 3107097601

Last minute fares in India are upto 9 times cheaper than in US
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Check out this tweet: https://twitter.com/TheSanjivKapoor/sta ... 3107097601

Last minute fares in India are upto 9 times cheaper than in US

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by anshabhi
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 397
Views: 27237

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Pakistan airspace is open to all commercial traffic. So, did India back down and give into Pak’s Demand that India withdraw its fighters from the forward operating base (in exchanging for opening its airspace)? And, was it a secret agreement so the Indian Government won’t be embarrassed? Lol it's a...

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by anshabhi
Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:57 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Solar batteries on airliner skin
Replies: 26
Views: 1727

Re: Solar batteries on airliner skin

Making them survive winds at -50°C and 900kmph maybe?

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by anshabhi
Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 397
Views: 27237

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

CPS001 wrote:
Pakistan airspace is open to all commercial traffic.

After some very traumatic time Indian Aviation is out of the blues now. Most capacity lost to 9W has been restored and Pak airspace is open now. Icing on the cake will be the bumper Q1 earnings that airlines are going to report soon

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by anshabhi
Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will United return to India ?
Replies: 16
Views: 2113

Re: Will United return to India ?

Sorry not happening. I see UA flights reinstating in less than a week and SFO-DEL to start as on schedule You see UA reinstating BOM and DEL in less than a week? UA just put out a memo saying BOM and DEL are suspended until the end of October. Memo is 8 hours old. Airspace opening is 1.5 hours old ...

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by anshabhi
Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will United return to India ?
Replies: 16
Views: 2113

Re: Will United return to India ?

Adipocere wrote:
They could potentially go to KHI or ISB following BA.

Sorry not happening. I see UA flights reinstating in less than a week and SFO-DEL to start as on schedule

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by anshabhi
Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pakistan reopens its airspace
Replies: 12
Views: 2802

Re: Pakistan reopens its airspace

Great news. Oil industry gained atleast $1b from this ban, everyone else lost.

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by anshabhi
Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hainan Airlines to commence CTU—ORD close on heels of IndiGo's DEL—CTU in September
Replies: 3
Views: 881

Re: Hainan Airlines to commence CTU—ORD close on heels of IndiGo's DEL—CTU in September

Wow great!! What are the timings of both? Do 6E and HU have any codeshare or interline agreement? Booking separate tickets requiring manual transfer of luggage would make any India-US pax turn away. I have flown on CZ earlier. Del-Sfo. Nothing much that I could complain about for the mouth watering ...

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by anshabhi
Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Commercial Aviation Fuel Consumption
Replies: 32
Views: 2572

Re: US Commercial Aviation Fuel Consumption

Question for Anet computer experts - could a program (AI) be developed that coordinates aircraft dispatch to the active runways? Working in conjunction with human ground controller, you could limit the number of aircraft in the line burning fuel. The system could build in time for safety checks etc...

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by anshabhi
Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 397
Views: 27237

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

https://mobile.twitter.com/aneeshp/stat ... 1608439808
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edealinfo wrote:
The next thing they need to do is pay good compensation to the person that died servicing their aircraft

https://mobile.twitter.com/aneeshp/stat ... 1608439808

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by anshabhi
Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Commercial Aviation Fuel Consumption
Replies: 32
Views: 2572

Re: US Commercial Aviation Fuel Consumption

Wow, lots of suggestions to move business. We are already in an era of mega urbanization. So mid size cities will lose much of the service. Will the taxes be spent on aviation, or at least transportation to/from the airport? I notice the 18 year integration. Compare to many other uses. It would do ...

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by anshabhi
Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 397
Views: 27237

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Indigo's drama is an ego issue between the two promoters, the only end I see is one of them exiting. I think Qatar Airways is going to get an early Christmas miracle, they might get into Indian aviation with Indigo/ It would be stupid to miss on billions of $$$$ just because of ego. In some great n...

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by anshabhi
Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkey President Erdogan " TK Will Buy 100 Boeing Jets"
Replies: 53
Views: 14282

Re: Turkey President Erdogan " TK Will Buy 100 Boeing Jets"

Good to see designed in India assembled in US Boeing a/c getting new orders :) What was Designed in India? Bloomberg recently blamed Indian engineers for B737max crashes https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-28/boeing-s-737-max-software-outsourced-to-9-an-hour-engineers So India deserves ...

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by anshabhi
Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 397
Views: 27237

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Gaping holes in SpiceJet safety culture being discovered by DGCA: "The audit team of the DGCA went to audit the airline on July 3. They have given a report stating that four persons -- Chief of Flight Safety, Chief of Operations, Chief of Training and Accountable Executive -- have been found t...

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by anshabhi
Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 397
Views: 27237

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Gaping holes in SpiceJet safety culture being discovered by DGCA: "The audit team of the DGCA went to audit the airline on July 3. They have given a report stating that four persons -- Chief of Flight Safety, Chief of Operations, Chief of Training and Accountable Executive -- have been found to...

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by anshabhi
Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 397
Views: 27237

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

SpiceJet seems to be getting the bad rep they truly deserve on social media, from their pax who suffered on their aircraft mishaps. https://mobile.twitter.com/LiveFromALounge/status/1146361991503609857/photo/1 https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10216981866492873&id=1652943718 Where are...

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by anshabhi
Tue Jul 02, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkey President Erdogan " TK Will Buy 100 Boeing Jets"
Replies: 53
Views: 14282

Re: Turkey President Erdogan " TK Will Buy 100 Boeing Jets"

Good to see designed in India assembled in US Boeing a/c getting new orders :)

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by anshabhi
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 Spicejet and Air India overruns as monsoon rains hit
Replies: 32
Views: 7867

Re: 2 Spicejet and Air India overruns as monsoon rains hit

Air India Express overran the taxiway at Mangalore, which has a notoriously short runway situated on a tabletop. It has an 8000ft long runway. I wouldn't term that as "notoriously" short. There are much shorter runways airlines operate to in the country like at Dehradun, Jammu, Patna, Raj...

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by anshabhi
Tue Jul 02, 2019 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 Spicejet and Air India overruns as monsoon rains hit
Replies: 32
Views: 7867

Re: 2 Spicejet and Air India overruns as monsoon rains hit

Roads are flooded and local trains stopped in Mumbai. This is climate change after a very dry June, in just 2 days Mumbai received 597 mm of rains, which it should have received over the entire month of June

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by anshabhi
Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 397
Views: 27237

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

http://caapakistan.com.pk/NOTAMS/NotamView.aspx
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COEWR787 wrote:

Any further news on the Pakistan airspace transit situation?


It's extended till mid July
http://caapakistan.com.pk/NOTAMS/NotamView.aspx

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by anshabhi
Sun Jun 30, 2019 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 383339

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

https://eyelighting.com/made-vs-manufactured-in-usa


Hey don't blame India only for the crashes.
If it ever flies again as a successful a/c, credit should go to India for that too.
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speedking wrote:
737MAX: Made in the USA no more? Now Assembled in the USA. Designed in India?

https://eyelighting.com/made-vs-manufactured-in-usa


Hey don't blame India only for the crashes.
If it ever flies again as a successful a/c, credit should go to India for that too.

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by anshabhi
Sun Jun 30, 2019 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45991

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Did you guys see how Bloomberg is blaming Indian engineers for MAX crashes !! ?? https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-28/boeing-s-737-max-software-outsourced-to-9-an-hour-engineers The good thing: Many people now think MAX is Assembled in USA, Designed in India (Similar to infamous Made i...

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by anshabhi
Sat Jun 29, 2019 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45991

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Thank you avier and binayak for your thoughtful responses and feedback. On your list of additional destinations you both mentioned IXE (Mangalore) as a potential choice for Vistara. could you elaborate as to why this City May or should have a chance? I know it is the 2nd largest City in Karnataka a...

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by anshabhi
Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI 191 BOM-EWR emergency landing at STN due to bomb threat
Replies: 14
Views: 2847

AI 191 BOM-EWR emergency landing at STN due to bomb threat

#FlyAI : #Airindia #Flight Alert ! #AI 191 Mumbai- Newark of 27.06.19 has made a precautionary landing at London Stansted Airport due to bomb threat . Update in the matter follows. https://twitter.com/airindiain/status/1144173467723395073 Huh that's weird. I have never heard of a flying a/c making ...

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by anshabhi
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45991

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Only in India: Bankrupt airlines Jet's shares jump 140% in 3 days. Who said anything in India is logical? https://www.news18.com/news/business/jet-airways-shares-jump-for-a-third-day-as-insolvency-proceedings-begiin-2201355.html It's going out of FNO market. This massive really is fueled by people ...

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by anshabhi
Wed Jun 26, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45991

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Why doesn’t the Government bring in fresh thinking to the airline sector? For instance, could they designate “Kannur” airport to be an “open skies” airport so flights from this airport to other countries would not count towards the bilaterals. It could be set up as a test “demonstration” policy val...

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by anshabhi
Wed Jun 26, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45991

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Why doesn’t the Government bring in fresh thinking to the airline sector? For instance, could they designate “Kannur” airport to be an “open skies” airport so flights from this airport to other countries would not count towards the bilaterals. It could be set up as a test “demonstration” policy val...

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by anshabhi
Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45991

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Ok so even though its a month old news but I somehow stumbled upon it and its very funny and intresting.Jewish media is claiming AI at the verge of collapse/Bankruptcy :rotfl: https://www.jewishpress.com/news/israel/having-beaten-el-al-in-battle-over-tel-aviv-delhi-line-air-india-faces-bankruptcy/2...

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by anshabhi
Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fate of AI/EY 777-200LRs?
Replies: 16
Views: 3404

Re: Fate of AI/EY 777-200LRs?

Ironically AI has used the remaining 3 B77Ls very efficiently ever since the sale. None of them are close to scraping at all. Heights of mismanagement and lack of vision

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by anshabhi
Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45991

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

OK - racist is maybe too strong a word. But their advertising is not at all representative of India - I have never seen a South Indian ethnic (dravidian) portrayed in their ads. ????? I have never seen anyone telling out loud what their ethnicity is in Vistara ads, unless you mean to classify an en...

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by anshabhi
Sat Jun 22, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45991

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

SpiceJet's pipe dream (?) to have 20 freighter aircraft by 2021. Hey, with a friendly Moody government, you never know. https://www.stattimes.com/indias-spicexpress-to-fly-from-mumbaidubai-from-aug-1-20-freighters-to-join-its-fleet-by-2021-aviation Why pipe dream? US has 1000+ cargo planes and 100+...

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by anshabhi
Sat Jun 22, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France, Norwegian Air and Lufthansa Intend to Start Flights for Pakistan - Aviation Minister
Replies: 45
Views: 6441

Re: Air France, Norwegian Air and Lufthansa Intend to Start Flights for Pakistan - Aviation Minister

SDFguy wrote:
Do BA flight crew get any sort of extra pay for having to fly to such a dangerous country?

They don't go out of airport hotels

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by anshabhi
Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45991

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

SG's next intl destination is going to be Singapore BREAKING:- #SPICJET to begin Daily flights to #Singapore from #Delhi, #Mumbai & #Bangalore in the winter schedule 2019 says Debashis Saha, Associate VP Regulatory & Govt Affairs, Spicejet at the IATA Slot conference in Cape Town. https://t...

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by anshabhi
Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France, Norwegian Air and Lufthansa Intend to Start Flights for Pakistan - Aviation Minister
Replies: 45
Views: 6441

Re: Air France, Norwegian Air and Lufthansa Intend to Start Flights for Pakistan - Aviation Minister

With FAA issuing emergency directive to avoid Iran airspace, it would be interesting to see if even the BA flight continues or not

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by anshabhi
Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45991

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Alexa, how can I fly to New Delhi? Amazon India starts selling airline tickets with discount to Prime members WOW, Amazon introduces something new to India before introducing a similar service in the US https://www.cnbctv18.com/aviation/alexa-how-can-i-fly-to-mumbai-amazon-is-now-disrupting-the-air...

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by anshabhi
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pakistani airspace ever going to reopen?
Replies: 9
Views: 1442

Re: Pakistani airspace ever going to reopen?

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...

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by anshabhi
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45991

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

So can anyone please explain it to me What The Bob Beamon is up with Vistara ? Like I just looked up their Wiki page and it says them folks already got 6 of them X Jet birds and they'd prolly get 5 more. This long jump from BIZ, PE & E to now BIZ & E and the new twist in the movie is their ...

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by anshabhi
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45991

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

The 0/20 rule effectively blocks Air Asia India from launching a long haul international carrier so IndiGo need not be too concerned about that threat https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/transportation/airlines-/-aviation/airasia-india-to-double-its-fleet-plans-to-start-international-serv...

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by anshabhi
Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45991

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

But what will happen once TaTa head R.Tata is no more (God may give him long life though but death is inevitable) What happens to the TATA and SIA JV and if things go wrong with TATA side of the UK then SIA might pull away and TaTa may land in the same scene as 9W..dont u think ? Tata is barely dep...

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by anshabhi
Mon Jun 17, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Reviewer exposes Skytrax
Replies: 33
Views: 7291

Re: Airline Reviewer exposes Skytrax

From the later parts of video - Skytrax is confusing business intelligence with back b*tching :rotfl:

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by anshabhi
Mon Jun 17, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Reviewer exposes Skytrax
Replies: 33
Views: 7291

Re: Airline Reviewer exposes Skytrax

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. That's like thin...

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by anshabhi
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45991

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

https://twitter.com/HardeepSPuri/status ... 2671028224

I honestly wonder how many possible flying hours has AI wasted so far that it's able to operate so many new flights without any new aircraft !! ??
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AI Mumabi-Nairobi flight announced. to start ops from 27th sept 4 days a week

https://twitter.com/HardeepSPuri/status ... 2671028224

I honestly wonder how many possible flying hours has AI wasted so far that it's able to operate so many new flights without any new aircraft !! ??

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by anshabhi
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45991

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

The unthinkable has happened !! A321XLR can fly DEL-LHR non-stop https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D9QAh_YXoAA4v3S.jpg https://twitter.com/LiveFromALounge/status/1140537203250081792 This could be the turning point in Indian aviation's long haul prospects forever. I can already imagine a 6E operated Asia-E...

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by anshabhi
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45991

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Did you guys know Indian railways is profitable despite paying for all of its subsidies and debts!!? Without taking any bailouts from the government!! Despite having all the so called political interference!! It's truly shameful to see the rot that lies inside AI. A socially motivated organization i...

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by anshabhi
Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45991

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

I would honestly not be surprised if SG remains in codeshare with EK while simultaneously opposing greater bilateral rights to them

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by anshabhi
Sat Jun 15, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45991

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

150 of Spicejet’s most recent flights to Hong Kong were delayed on average by 1 1/2 hours. Chinese paper screams murder and calls for slot penalization or monetary penalties https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/transport/article/3006967/indian-budget-airline-spicejet-set-open-ne...

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