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by edealinfo
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

https://centreforaviation.com/analysis/ ... gap-482601
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Total Europe-India capacity is set to fall by 20% this winter.

Europe-India airlines not yet filling the Jet Airways gap

https://centreforaviation.com/analysis/ ... gap-482601

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by edealinfo
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

There...so simple. AI sold. Which world are you in? And, what is your recommendation? Because, oh, “things will be so hard”, Do nothing I suppose.... just Like the advisors the Government had for 2017 and the prior 25 years. You’ll were so helpful. *wink* I have zero respect for the nay-sayers. I h...

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Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Will the Moody Government bail out Air India OR let things play out so people can see why Sir India needs to be sold or shut down? Lohani must be calling in favors from all the politicians that he has hobnobbed with to ensure Sir India is back on its feet. If govt. wanted to truly bail out AI, that...

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Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

GoAir to launch new flights : Hyderabad- BLR X2 /IXC/PAT starting August 15 GoAir new flight launches in August, with two new rotations including above: Hyderabad- Bengaluru x2/ Chandigarh/ Patna Hyderabad - Kochi x2/ Chennai/ Jaipur HYD airport is bursting in seams with new services, and is No. 4 ...

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by edealinfo
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Well, you yourself spoke of it as being a part and parcel of business being governed by solid rules put in place to ensure misdoings wouldn't happen, handing me out links to educate me on the rules . And when I highlight how it has been misused, you start questioning about what I have understood or...

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by edealinfo
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Well, you yourself spoke of it as being a part and parcel of business being governed by solid rules put in place to ensure misdoings wouldn't happen, handing me out links to educate me on the rules . And when I highlight how it has been misused, you start questioning about what I have understood or...

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by edealinfo
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

No fuel supply to AI from tomorrow over non-payments apparently. Airports likely to cutoff AI's fuel supply are Patna, Pune, Chandigarh, Cochin, Visakhapatnam & Ranchi. No budget allocations made to poor AI this year. Will the Moody Government bail out Air India OR let things play out so people...

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by edealinfo
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Madhya Pradesh: First international flight from Indore airport on Monday Indore - Dubai on Air India with politicians and publicity-hungry Ashwani Lohani to flag off the inaugural. Lohani plays the same politician hobnobbing game as does Spicejet Chairman, Ajay Singh. https://www.livemint.com/news/i...

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by edealinfo
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

For those hoping about the bankruptcy process for Jet, if the process of Essar Steel is any indication, it will be a long time before things will actually settle down. Check the wisdom of the NCLAT judge that placed operational creditors on par with secured creditors (in essence the recovery % of se...

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by edealinfo
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

I understand that Singapore and Malaysia have already exhausted all their bilateral rights flying into India's major metros. However, has Thailand also exhausted their bilateral to the major Indian metros?

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by edealinfo
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

@sokes 1. Please Go through this thread and the threads of prior months to get the links to the news stories on the slot allocation process. 2. To your legitimate question on “what’s that supposed to mean”? An airline could bid on a domestic route only IF it proved it had aircraft in the pipeline t...

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by edealinfo
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

@sokes 1. Please Go through this thread and the threads of prior months to get the links to the news stories on the slot allocation process. 2. To your legitimate question on “what’s that supposed to mean”? An airline could bid on a domestic route only IF it proved it had aircraft in the pipeline to...

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by edealinfo
Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

From your above link: "...the central government decided to temporarily allocate the slots as well as international flying rights of Jet Airways to other airlines who could start new flights immediately and fill the supply gap. ..." Anybody has some information how these slots were TEMPOR...

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by edealinfo
Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

GoAir to launch new flights : Hyderabad- BLR X2 /IXC/PAT starting August 15 GoAir new flight launches in August, with two new rotations including above: Hyderabad- Bengaluru x2/ Chandigarh/ Patna Hyderabad - Kochi x2/ Chennai/ Jaipur You would think that they would have used more of Chennai routes,...

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Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

GoAir to launch new flights : Hyderabad- BLR X2 /IXC/PAT starting August 15 GoAir new flight launches in August, with two new rotations including above: Hyderabad- Bengaluru x2/ Chandigarh/ Patna Hyderabad - Kochi x2/ Chennai/ Jaipur You would think that they would have used more of Chennai routes,...

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by edealinfo
Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Just changed my mom’s flight to the end of July. She is flying AF BOM-CDG. Looks like the Joon planes are gone from BOM and AF is flying a A332 with brand new seats in all cabins. While J class is still 2-2-2 across they are true lie flat with new IFE system and large TVs. Business, Prem Econ and Y...

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by edealinfo
Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Thanks and this makes sense. What doesn’t make sense is why Vistara is not using the 2 brand new A320 that is expected in July and August for which it could have obtained a version with the required MTOW for international travel. Heck, it could have designed the interior of these 2 aircraft for max...

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by edealinfo
Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

The next thing they need to do is pay good compensation to the person that died servicing their aircraft https://mobile.twitter.com/aneeshp/status/1149331941608439808 Holy Kow ....or to be more religiously sensitive, Holly Connolly! The guys handling Spicejet damage control.....are good, really goo...

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by edealinfo
Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

In some great news, SpiceJet has taken action against officers named in DGCA show cause notice. This at least shows some seriousness from management on safety. https://m.timesofindia.com/business/india-business/heads-begin-to-roll-at-spicejet-after-dgca-issues-showcause-notice-for-safety-lapses/amp...

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by edealinfo
Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

"Vistara said the existing Airbus A320 planes in its fleet are not suited to fly nonstop to Singapore and hence, Boeing 737 aircraft is being used for operation." How can this be true? Could someone please explain why Vistara's A320 and A320NEO technically cannot do DEL or BOM to Singapor...

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by edealinfo
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

"Vistara said the existing Airbus A320 planes in its fleet are not suited to fly nonstop to Singapore and hence, Boeing 737 aircraft is being used for operation." How can this be true? Could someone please explain why Vistara's A320 and A320NEO technically cannot do DEL or BOM to Singapore...

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by edealinfo
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

It appears that the Government has reallocated all of Jet's Mumbai and New Delhi slots as a new list of available slots (see below) has been released, and DEL and BOM are not on it. First, wow! That went fast. Second, if all the Jet slots at BOM have already been reassigned, how come BOM is still 10...

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by edealinfo
Sat Jul 13, 2019 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

If you look at the live routes of airlines flying directly between DEL (New Delhi) and DXB (Dubai), you will see that they completely avoid Pakistan! Basically, first flying south west, and then west. What a waste the diversion from the normal route causes. I hope Vistara will avoid the route and i...

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by edealinfo
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

If you look at the live routes of airlines flying directly between DEL (New Delhi) and DXB (Dubai), you will see that they completely avoid Pakistan! Basically, first flying south west, and then west. What a waste the diversion from the normal route causes. I hope Vistara will avoid the route and in...

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by edealinfo
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

COEWR787 wrote:
I think the Middle East three are the net winners out of this India-Pak kerfuffle and its effect on Pak airspace availability.

But don’t the ME3 also lose access to the same airspace? So, how could they win?

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by edealinfo
Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

From the Economic Times Indigo in deep $$it NEW DELHI: The government wants market regulator Sebi to probe role of all board members and every entity associated with the two main promoter groups of InterGlobe Aviation and take strict action for all wrongdoings, officials said. There are indications...

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by edealinfo
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

It looks like the Pak airs cape issue isn’t going to be resolved since Pak has cleverly upped the game and India would lose face if it backs down. Since Air India has lost over 500 crores in extra fuel it makes one wonder if it was worth the 19 pine trees. My question now is whether a New Delhi to D...

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by edealinfo
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

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/ That's an interesting angle which I had not thought of. Well done on thinking ahead.

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by edealinfo
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

From the Economic Times Indigo in deep $$it NEW DELHI: The government wants market regulator Sebi to probe role of all board members and every entity associated with the two main promoter groups of InterGlobe Aviation and take strict action for all wrongdoings, officials said. There are indications...

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by edealinfo
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

From the Economic Times Indigo in deep $$it NEW DELHI: The government wants market regulator Sebi to probe role of all board members and every entity associated with the two main promoter groups of InterGlobe Aviation and take strict action for all wrongdoings, officials said. There are indications ...

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by edealinfo
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1754
Views: 178065

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No one seriously believes that Jet will return, including the airlines that now have the slots. And, the investigations on Jet will scare anyone into investing since the Government has already made clear it isn’t offering a waiver/immunity. Also, since the Government intends to sell Ir India, a rev...

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by edealinfo
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

For day time flights of 4-5 hours, flat beds are not necessary. . And how is this relevant when both of Vistara’s Flights to Singapore leave around midnight and run through the dead of the night? Your analogy is like suggesting pant shorts for summer for someone living in the Polar circle. And for ...

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by edealinfo
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

sabby wrote:

For day time flights of 4-5 hours, flat beds are not necessary. .


And how is this relevant when both of Vistara’s Flights to Singapore leave around midnight and run through the dead of the night?

Your analogy is like suggesting pant shorts for summer for someone living in the Polar circle.

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by edealinfo
Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1754
Views: 178065

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VT-JGJ - 32578 - Stored as OE-IBT VT-JGT - 34801 - Stored as M-ABLZ VT-JGU - 34802 - Stored as M-ABMA VT-JGV - 34803 - Stored as 2-RLBJ VT-JBJ - 36551 - Stored as N551AG - Ferried Chicago Rockford VT-JBK - 36553 - Stored as N553CG - Most likely ferry Chicago Rockford VT-JTF - 36813 - Stored as 2-VT...

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Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1754
Views: 178065

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SEBI is investigating alleged corporate governance lapses at IndiGo. I don't think SFIO is involved here. By the way, the Government supposedly ordered the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) to investigate Indigo. Now will Indigo’s promoters also be barred from traveling abroad? Likely not. ...

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by edealinfo
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1754
Views: 178065

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By the way, the Government supposedly ordered the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) to investigate Indigo. Now will Indigo’s promoters also be barred from traveling abroad? Likely not. But in India, aren’t all persons supposed to be treated equally under the eyes of the law, or is that only...

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by edealinfo
Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Vistara to go international next month, with daily flights on: Delhi - Singapore Mumbai - Singapore Official announcement expected soon. Vistara is scheduled to get a spanking new A320 aircraft this month, and next month, presumably before this service starts . maybe they will configure the NEW air...

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by edealinfo
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1754
Views: 178065

Re: Jet Airways: Shutdown

By the way, the Government supposedly ordered the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) to investigate Indigo. Now will Indigo’s promoters also be barred from traveling abroad? Likely not. But in India, aren’t all persons supposed to be treated equally under the eyes of the law, or is that only ...

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by edealinfo
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1754
Views: 178065

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It is called Bank Gurantee. Since when did an individual give a bank guarantee of 18,000 crore ever in India? That’s like asking for pigs to fly. Imposing impossible conditions just demonstrates that the request is a joke. I stand by my statement that the court has predetermined the guilty without ...

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by edealinfo
Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1754
Views: 178065

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Court requires 18,000 crores from Naresh Goyal before he can travel overseas. It is stupid decisions like these that will allow Vijay Mallya to contest the extradition to India on grounds that he could never get a fair trial in India. Note that in denying Goyal’s request to fly, the court didn’t eve...

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Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1754
Views: 178065

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Court requires 18,000 crores from Naresh Goyal before he can travel overseas. It is stupid decisions like these that will allow Vijay Mallya to contest the extradition to India on grounds that he could never get a fair trial in India. Note that in denying Goyal’s request to fly, the court didn’t eve...

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by edealinfo
Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Indian LCC's continue to add int'l flights from BOM/DEL mostly, much like what 9W did (a reason small town residents hated the airline for, on here). The big two cities continue to be the most attractive markets for all airlines, be it on domestic or int'l. And, it is only going to get worse as the...

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Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

[threeid][/threeid] At least 2 Spicejet aircraft, Basil and Chilli are being taped up at AMD this morning. Wheels are already enclosed and something is being applied on the wings. There are some cancellations too. This info is from an office colleague waiting for his Indigo flight. Edit : typos You ...

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Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Rich Indians to the Rescue as Chinese Tourists Shun Thailand Further, if GoAir keeps up its promises there would be 10 flights a day from India to Phuket. I don't know if this some aspiration goal. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-07-07/in-phuket-indian-juggernaut-rides-to-rescue-as-chin...

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Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/arti ... 119056.cms?
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Bengaluru bucks the trend, records 13.2% rise in international passenger traffic whereas Mumbai, Chennai, Navi Dilli record double digit percentage decline in traffic.

Read more at:
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/arti ... 119056.cms?

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by edealinfo
Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: Shutdown
Replies: 1754
Views: 178065

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>>>>>VT-JGJ - 32578 - Stored as OE-IBT Maybe you should mark this as going to an Austrian airline otherwise why it have the "OB" pre-fix ( https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/79378-jetlites-last-aircraft-gone-jet-staff-try-to-save-parent ) Just because it’s been placed on the Austrian...

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by edealinfo
Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Delhi Duty Free challenges Dubai Duty Free on pricing. Nice reading this article. When carriers are imposing fees on cabin baggage beyond a certain weight, it is great to know that you can buy liquor et all at great prices in India itself. Well done, India! https://www.cnbctv18.com/retail/does-delhi...

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Sun Jul 07, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

GoAir announces seven new international routes, starting July 19th onwards: Mumbai – Abu Dhabi Mumbai – Bangkok Mumbai – Muscat Delhi – Abu Dhabi Delhi – Bangkok Kannur – Dubai Kannur – Kuwait With the earlier announced flight of AUH to Kannur (CNN), this means that GOAir will have 3 daily flights ...

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Sun Jul 07, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 18630

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Updated for the 25% increase in KLM-AF capacity as per the link below https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/transportation/airlines-/-aviation/flights-between-india-europe-to-increase-route-profitability-remains-challenge-air-france-klm/articleshow/70114239.cms Capacity LOST (Jet): BOM - to ...

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