Overall deaths are actually lower than the normal death rate, because so few people have been killed by road accidents etc... and Singapore shows that a large number of young Indians being infected isn't such a cause for concern. The curve isn't flattening because it's already low (look at Japan). ...Jump to post
PR77W wrote:Looks liked PAL will be closing there MNL-TPE-KIX-TPE-MNL flight soon.
https://twitter.com/Airlineroute/status ... 58656?s=09
A Myanmar pilot saved the day after his aircraft’s landing gear failed, forcing the jet into an emergency landing with no front wheels on Sunday morning. The Myanmar Airlines flight UB-103 – an Embraer-190 model – was grounded at around 9am in Mandalay (10am Malaysia), a city popular among foreign ...Jump to post
Apparently, according to insider sources, Vistara's expansion in both domestic and international market stagnated only due to the lack of slots at DEL and BOM. Now with Jet out of the picture, Vistara is purchasing the B777s and A330s of Jet only to fly to destinations like LHR and other American ci...Jump to post
The FAA is so concerned about the future of Boeing's 737 Max that it is bringing in NASA and the Air Force to help ensure it is safe to fly again The panel is made up of experts from the FAA, NASA, the US Air Force, and a branch of the Department of Transportation. None of the members of the panel ...Jump to post
SpiceJet offers business class seats at 30-40% less than competitors https://www.financialexpress.com/industry/spicejet-offers-business-class-seats-at-30-40-less-than-competitors/1571638/ This is game changing. Instead of modifying the 9W a/c SG is going ahead to introduce SpiceBiz. Let's see how t...Jump to post
Jet Airways gets its first bid from two unknown entrepreneurs and clutch of investors Just two days before the deadline for putting in bids, Jet Airways has got its first proposal from an unlikely group of investors. The group includes two little known entrepreneurs: a British, an NRI, and investme...Jump to post
I have a feeling they would order A330neo The article clearly mentions A321LR, A321XLR but not A330neo. Besides, it would be difficult for 6E or any carrier for that matter (except the govt. funded Air India) to survive with any wide bodies in the current Indian market due to price consciousness an...Jump to post
I think just the other day I read a rumor (can't remember if here or another site) which claimed that 5J was looking to get rid of at least some of their A330s (i.e. return them to the lessor) in favor of their new A321s, with poor performance in long haul being cited as a factor. Is there any trut...Jump to post
Quick question: Has MNL discontinued the air side passenger shuttle between terminals? I used it two years ago and it was great for connecting flights, but it seemed to be little known. I cannot find anything on the NAIA web site that mentions that it still exists. Anyone have any info? AFAIK it st...Jump to post
..........the state-owned carrier was looking to bring air marshals on board some flights. ..........a drop in visitor numbers to the island nation following the attacks would be inevitable "In the turnaround plan that we submitted to the government, we were expecting to reach a breakeven situ...Jump to post
Vistara took 100 Pilots 450 CC AIX took 50 Captains and 200 CC SG says it took 1000 employees,no details, could be ground staff. I think 9W employees are making the right choices. Why isn't 6E pouncing on this opportunity? They are the ones with the most captain shortages. It is completely unlike 6...Jump to post
Qatar Airways flight drama: Sydney-bound flight makes emergency landing in Perth A passenger aboard a flight that was forced to make an emergency landing in Perth has described the terrifying moment the pilot warned them to “not be alarmed” if they saw something “drop off the wing”. The 27-year-old...Jump to post
IndiGo delays planned 2nd daily Delhi – Istanbul flight to 01JUL19, instead of 01MAY19. From 05MAY19 to 31MAY19, existing 1 daily service from Istanbul will also make a technical stop, via Ahmedabad (Doha for 05MAY19 departure), instead of nonstop https://twitter.com/Airlineroute/status/11222140566...Jump to post
Qatar Airways Now Flying Through Syrian Airspace They’re the airline that is dealing with the most airspace issues, given the Gulf blockade, which means they can’t use the airspace of Saudi Arabia, along with other countries. The G202/A21 corridor with transition at MODIK to Baghdad FIR or ZELAF/SO...Jump to post
For those holding on to their Jet miles, this article provides an in-depth overview on what to do with it.
https://www.livemint.com/money/personal ... 62358.html
Merge Jet Airways with Air India: Subramanian Swamy BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has written to civil aviation minister Suresh Prabhu asking him to recommend the cabinet to merge Jet Airways (India) Ltd. .........but also to enable Air India to recover its former premier position. Source: https://w...Jump to post
I read somewhere that Jet was inducted into the Star Alliance back in the 2007 but was then quickly removed. Couldn't track back the source. Can someone clarify?Jump to post
Duterte warns of military takeover for NAIA. President Duterte on Thursday warned that he will order the military to take over the Ninoy Aquino International Airport if NAIA officials do not improve its operations. The President has expressed displeasure over the slow-paced implementation of reform...Jump to post
A good article by Deccan Herald stating the plight of Indian aviation and the things government can do to make the lives of airlines better.
https://www.deccanherald.com/amp/busine ... 26285.html
BREAKING: NG resigns. Etihad and Jet are now working closely to resolve a solution for the debt-laden airline.
Source: https://gulfnews.com/business/aviation/ ... 1.62926562
Pilots Will Stop Flying On April 1st If Salaries Remain Unpaid In addition to their spiralling debt, Jet Airways is facing a pilot strike if they cannot makes salary payments. Jet Airways’ pilots have set the deadline to receive salaries of April 1st, 2019. Jet Airways’ pilots met under the Nationa...Jump to post
You know, I just realized something rather sad the other day. It seems very much possible that by the time our new airport opens (Sangley/Bulacan/Clark/wherever), it's likely that most A380s will be gone from the skies. Lufthansa, Singapore, Air France, and Qatar among others seem to be quickly get...Jump to post
Oh... Jet is cancelling all Abu Dhabi flights supposedly. https://www.bing.com/amp/s/www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/jet-airways-grounds-its-operations-in-abu-dhabi-airport-3656611.html/amp Well,.. brinkmanship has maxed out. This accelerates the game. Goyal has doubled down. He also just gave E...Jump to post
Already being discussed in the Indian aviation thread for March 2019.
Philippine Airlines Hints At SkyTeam Preference "Star Alliance is big, but you see a lot of overlaps in the region. While oneworld tends to work with the strong carriers in each geographic regions. SkyTeam seems to have the least overlap, as they have limited members." "PAL is keen t...Jump to post
Indigo is hiring Jet pilots with some compensation for unpaid salary: https://www.bing.com/amp/s/in.news.yahoo.com/amphtml/indigo-woos-jet-airways-pilots-013000351.html The wheels are coming off. Leasors, pilots, and passengers are going elsewhere. This has gone on too long. I hope a deal is announ...Jump to post
eta unknown wrote:I find it ironic that this is the same Malaysian PM who, when in power years ago, happily cut cheques to keep MH afloat to fly to (drum roll please...) JNB, CPT, BUE, YVR, LAX, MEX, ZAG...
trinidadeG wrote:Indian DGCA decides to ground the Boeing 737MAX.
Big news !! Vistara gets permission to fly international. Colombo to be first destination https://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/tata-s-vistara-finally-gets-approval-to-fly-on-international-routes-119031200916_1.html And now just wait for the "bully" to announce DEL-CMB ! The...Jump to post
Hahahahahaha :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: As if. Never gonna happen. There's no way the people in power will give up the ample opportunities to enrich themselves and their friends provided by control of a state-owned airline -- from patronage jobs to lucrative no-bid contracts. And the national airline ...Jump to post
French Policewoman Shot Dead By Fellow Cop In Gun Game A French policeman who shot and killed a fellow officer at police headquarters in Paris was fooling around with his service weapon when it went off Source: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/french-policewoman-shot-dead-by-fellow-cop-in-gun-game-2...Jump to post
DGCA will put out a statement regarding 737 MAX in the afternoon Any harsh directive regarding the MAX will affect only one airline in the country, and that airline is neither in a great financial condition. Hope they are considerate of that. If Jet goes down the drain, so be it. Why would DGCA com...Jump to post
“The three families, who were traveling internationally, stated that they had ‘paid for’ first class tickets – but they were on non-revenue reservations and were unable to provide the names of the employees who had provided the tickets.” The incident triggered an investigation where the company fou...Jump to post
ET incident, DC3 incident and now this? WowJump to post
https://livefromalounge.boardingarea.com/2019/03/10/philippines-airlines-delhi-foray-cancelled/ Bye bye delhi plans.so sad.ana don't want you, to take away passengers. low bookings? According to the article, PAL seems to have 15 A321neoLRs in order. But other articles I have read tell that these 15...Jump to post
It is surprising that CAAC has taken the lead in grounding MAX aircraft while the FAA and EASA stay silent. Will be interesting to see if other regulators follow suit. (Indian) DGCA though is a toothless organisation that would merely parrot what the FAA tells them. I thought DGCA had cancelled the...Jump to post
“The ministry should be ready to temporarily ground all Boeing 737 MAX 8 that are still operating in Indonesia in order to prevent more accidents” .......following a fatal crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight on Sunday, which killed 149 passengers and eight crew members in a town 60 kilometers sou...Jump to post
But it’s precisely WHEN you do not know the cause that the greatest risk is present. That's all fine and dandy, but it's also not something authorities will ground a world or even national fleet over. Nor should they. Why should carriers incur millions in losses, and travelers face disruption, or w...Jump to post
DeltaWings wrote:Am I the only one who also considers a terrorist attack? Just a thought
The investigators should make the investigation completely transparent instead of making the "reports" then and there to pacify the public.Jump to post
Too much of a blow to ET, the booming African flagship carrier I feel really sorry for ET. Hope this crash won’t tarnish their brand as they have worked really hard to build it up the past few years. I'm positive that ET is not at fault here. They always have Boeing to throw under the bus just in c...Jump to post