With that kind of monopoly anti-trust laws would kick-in in any country. I believe DGCA after a three-hour review (of 99acres) mandated PW1100 weekly inspection of 3rd stage LPT blade. Someone said inspections take time and loss of revenue. With PW1100 quality + 6E's arrogance + Prabhu's luck, I th...Jump to post
@Caliguy About your comment on the Jet thread, GoI is already looking into the matter. The potential move would help keep a tab on the increasing competition and the monopolistic growth of the airlines, the report said. https://www.cnbctv18.com/aviation/airlines-likely-to-face-cap-on-landing-and-ta...Jump to post
That said, the GOI should not let Jet die. All the loans they have given JET should give them some control. At some point Goyal will have to go (unless he convinces someone for money). I feel like the GOI has TATAs in the background just in case Jet is about to go under. In a free market, the Govt ...Jump to post
NG can juggle his stake along with his allies to make this plan work. It remains a possibility. Wanted to ask another question to members with knowledge of Jet - it was speculated on this forum that Jet is pulling out of Kerala-Gulf sectors. Has this actually happened? Plenty of Jet flights still se...Jump to post
There was once a bankrupt airline in Europe, not too long ago, which reinvented itself in a new avatar using the AOC of a subsidiary. Any guesses which one? These 11 aircraft on S2 register is just to keep the AOC alive! It could serve a similar purpose now. Naresh Goyal was clearly planning ahead! ...Jump to post
There is one way out for Naresh Goyal. He still owns the JetLite (former Sahara) brand which he has smartly retained the AOC for. 1 73G, 6 738 and 3/4 739ERs are on S2's register though they now fly for Jet. Dump stake in Jet and revive the S2 AOC maybe with a fresh branding. 11 737's can be used to...Jump to post
Swati Chaturvedi is one of India's most respected journalists and we have seen how she has been brutally trolled and abused online for having a Point of View. A woman having a PoV? Oh no! That is so anti-national! :) So Swati has first hand experience when it comes trolls and she knows what she is t...Jump to post
Post KF era, SpiceJet, AirCosta, AirPegasys?? planes were returned without a glitch. I am sure 9W will return its planes in good condition. I don't think there is any doubt about that! Post the KF saga a lot has changed. 9W is certainly much more professional organization than Air Costa, Pegasus an...Jump to post
lightsaber wrote:It facinates me how long.bankruot companies in India can keep functioning.
How big is Social/Digitial Media Agency business in India? When I googled apparently there are close to 500 companies in India in this business. Is it bigger than BPO? Do they have global clients? India's selective enforcement of cyber laws may make it a perfect destination to set up low-cost opera...Jump to post
Apropos the Jet Airways search for investor/lender saga. My take is that pressure is being built up by the Finance Ministry on State Bank's to lend more money to Jet. While "evergreening" of loans in the old sense of the term is no longer possible, RESTRUCTURING of loans is. With state ban...Jump to post
I think new bankruptcy law enables NG to continue this game forever, banks have no option other than writing off liabilities. As long as he holds on to AOC and Mumbai slots he can induce enough pain/misery on PSBs and competition wishing him to disappear. While "evergreening" of loans in ...Jump to post
It would be nice if we could know the exact registrations of the aircraft that are "grounded".Jump to post
The whole objective of this thread, like the other one which has been going on for 4 months, seems to run down the Jet Airways brand using spurious claims based on "informed sources". Let us look at this objectively - how many claims made in these 2 threads all attributed to "informed...Jump to post
5 737NG's were scheduled to be pulled out of the roster and prepped for delivery to a carrier in the Indian Ocean region. 4 of these are now out of the Jet directory for over 2 months. 1 of these was delivered. Are the other 3 being counted towards the "grounded aircraft"? Pretty ingenious...Jump to post
Any source to back up the claim of 5 737NG's and 3 MAX's grounded?
FR24 seems to show all the delivered aircraft flying minus 3 737NG's in for a C-check.
Caravan and Wire are looking at a potential link between Cayman islands funds run by Vivek Doval and Interglobe Aviation which owns Indigo! This just got interesting! Source? Part 1 of 3 in the Caravan series has already been published to their website. Parts 2 and 3 should be released within the n...Jump to post
Jet share price has seen such wild fluctuation even before and recovered. Multiple times. This is normal in the stock market. Hardly the basis for forecasting demise of an airline! Which some have been doing for months without basis! Jet has to get it's WC issue sorted out and is in talks with banks...Jump to post
I would say it depends mostly on how well maintained the planes are and if the logbooks have been properly kept up. From what I have heard about other Indian carriers, I would not assume either one is a given. That is true. Indian carriers do not have the same maintenance standards as the West. Jet...Jump to post
Astana moved to aviation security I guess he will prime the pumps for Jagan Reddy(YSRCP), Vishakapatnam airport incident, so NIA can charge Naidu(TDP)??? There are no coincidences. Doubt it. The bureaucracy has finally found it's voice in the fag end of Modi's unfortunate tenure! Modi's man Asthana...Jump to post
The NSA and Modi's No1 "fixer" Ajit Doval's son has been found to be running hedge funds in the Cayman Islands - started just a few days https://caravanmagazine.in/business/ajit-doval-sons-cayman-islands-hedge-fund-vivek-shaurya Trade documents accessed by The Caravan from the United Kingd...Jump to post
All his stooges are ailing with transplants and terminal illness. Four and half years of bad karma, I guess. Shah is down with swine flu, who is running the country? The news of RSS sending Bhaiyyaji to meet Modi-Shah for the third time spread like wildfire across Lutyens Delhi and immediately all ...Jump to post
The best indicator to which way the politics is moving is to track the industrialists and lobby groups to see which side they are tilting. Many business houses have great intel sources on the ground that can rival the CID network the British left behind. Especially the Ambani's whose reputation in t...Jump to post
Any idea what Tony Fernandes wants to do with Air Asia India after Modi pulled a fast one on him to frame Naidu(TDP, AP)? Raju and Naidu were too naive to realize MoCA portfolio was just an entrapment. It is interesting Modi was personally involved during the 18 months it took to change 5/20 to 0/2...Jump to post
Spiderguy252 wrote:In your opinion, what is the timeline you are projecting for this to happen?
Goyal and the Jet management know exactly who they are talking to and what they are talking about. All the speculation on forums like ANET, driven by poorly written hatchets jobs from Times Group news media is just that - SPECULATION. IMO, I do not think any stake sale will happen unless Jet gets i...Jump to post
This is so weird - Jet/EY, Jet/Tata, Jet/DL - I mean is Goyal a business man or just a game player. He needs to close a deal and stop playing games. If Tatas are serious I think they should swoop in now and negotiate hard but fair. I mean how does anything get done in india. I am surprised Walmart ...Jump to post
Looks like govt is prodding bankers to give more leeway to Jet. Govt could end up with egg on its face... Jet lenders in dilemma as Ethihad seeks easing of preferential share norms In the course of interactions with senior government functionaries, bankers have gathered the impression the Centre wo...Jump to post
9W should return at least 25x737 classics to cut costs and improve utilization. I think you meant the 737NG's? Yes that is the plan. The first dozen or so MAX8's are replacing 737NG's coming off lease. The 4 737-700's they have are being phased out. Rumor is Spice jet is looking to pick these -700'...Jump to post
One 73G in Jet fleet seems to have left the fleet. VT-JGY was being prepped for exit day before. 737MAX8 fleet seems to be flying as usual. JXC and JXE are both active. Rumors of their reposession are baseless. Jet needs 4 73G's to fly to some stations in their network like RAJ and IXL. Are they wit...Jump to post
Looks like we know GoAir is grounding planes. If the unique actions being done by IndiGo causing inflight shutdowns is that they actually fly their airplanes, I can’t really blame IndiGo. It is hard to make a $300,000 lease payments when not flying planes. There is a big difference. GoAir has pre-e...Jump to post
BJP loses yet another political ally as 2019 looms large - AGP quits alliance with BJP. To go it alone. https://www.livemint.com/Politics/LNxTvRXjwwH72B4NOjceDK/AGP-withdraws-support-to-BJP-in-Assam-over-Citizenship-Bill.html The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) dealt a blow to its state ally, the Bharatiya...Jump to post
Mayawati comes out in support of SP/Akhilesh. Calls probe launched by Central CBI, an act of “election greed”. First such case of open solidarity between SP-BSP before 2019. Their alliance has the potential to defeat the Fuhrer! https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/mayawati-speaks-wit...Jump to post
Some positive news: The German Ambassador to Thailand just tweeted in support. The Kuwait Airways aircraft has left without Rahaf onboard and she remains in the custody of Thai officials.
On the downside - the Thai authorities are refusing to allow UNHCR and Thai Human Rights NGO's to meet Rahaf.
Have been following her case on twitter. Sad to see the Thai authorities bend over to pressure from the murderous Saudi regime.
Its time the Western world came together and take the al-Saud's to task over the gross violations of Human Rights. Sadly there seems to be little unanimity on that count!
In the last 1 year, their have been atleast 20 instances of neo planes flying on single engines because of PW engine failures. At what point do the regulators take a call that enough is enough and ground the planes? The Indian regulators grounded planes, so what is your point beside FUD?? There wer...Jump to post
I have photos of grounded aircraft belonging to that "blue airline whose name shall not be mentioned" with missing engines or with a layer of dust covering them. I could just as easily start a thread "Blue airline runs out of cash!" or "Blue airline mothballing aircraft! Doo...Jump to post
If parts are failing due to wear, friction and overheating then the hot climate could be a contributing factor. I know sand in the middle east has been a problem in the past. That is a possibility. Perhaps the PW GTF engines are having trouble with the tropical weather extremes in India. But then t...Jump to post
Surely the airline management knows the real reasons for the problems and their responsibility towards its shareholders and customers? Why is it that we assume that we know better about Jet Airways internal dynamics than the airline management? Here is what we know: 4 months back, Jet Airways manage...Jump to post
IndiGo is by far the biggest A320neo operator. Since they have more planes than anyone else, statistics favor them seeing more issues than other airlines. Ofcourse! But in cases like these, it is important to go into the details without systemic bias. It is important to a thorough root-cause analys...Jump to post
Link to Suresh Prabhu's statement. https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/transportation/airlines-/-aviation/private-airlines-should-manage-their-own-affairs-suresh-prabhu/articleshow/67399486.cms Private airlines such as Jet Airways have to “manage their own affairs” in India’s deregulated a...Jump to post
Another engine failure in 10 days I think?? https://www.timesnownews.com/amp/india/article/loud-bang-engine-shutdown-sparks-and-smoke-indigo-chennai-kolkata-flight-suffered-all-airline-denies/342176 Indeed. Government to review problems with Airbus A320neo aircraft says: The government will meet va...Jump to post
Sell to whom? Jet will certainly be offloading some stake - there is no alternative to that. The pilot strike in Jet was in early 2018 on a different issue. The sticking point then was the reinstatement of 4 pilots who had been suspended. Was there another pilots strike during the current situation?...Jump to post
A year ago I was supporting the fact that jet should continue making BLR its third hub. However now times are different. One airline has grown immensely at BLR and will continue to do so. Now I'll say, jet should first come out of their financial situation first and then go for BLR. They do have BL...Jump to post
Notice how many of the former EK shills are now doing duty for Indigo? Perhaps there is a story there? Did EK hire some Indian PR agency in the past and then fire them later? Was this agency picked up by Indigo? I have good reason to believe that. Anyone has any idea of which PR firm EK used in Indi...Jump to post
Ever notice how most of these articles don't specify the source for their reports? Sample this article: https://www.zeebiz.com/companies/news-jet-airways-fails-to-pay-december-salary-to-some-more-employees-after-defaulting-on-salaries-of-senior-management-pilots-and-engineers-78799 After defaulting ...Jump to post
So what? Times group won't leave even a minute chance to further damage the airline. I read another article saying that jet wasn't following dgca rules of refunding pax!!! Another article said that EYs current situation is because of jet!! Its not just Times group. Many journalists on the aviation ...Jump to post