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by edealinfo
Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.thehin ... 1.ece/amp/
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Vistara finally turns a corner as....
“Premium-economy and business-class fly high even as aviation sector slows”

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.thehin ... 1.ece/amp/

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by edealinfo
Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

https://www.google.com/amp/s/wap.busine ... 186_1.html
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Jet creditors’ bill tab balloons to 31,000 crores....

“As hope for revival fades”. Really, only now they fade?

https://www.google.com/amp/s/wap.busine ... 186_1.html

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by edealinfo
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

I always wonder where Air India will fly all those 19 grounded aircraft once they are back in the air by October. here are my best guesses: Amritsar to Dubai Amritsar to Singapore Amritsar to Manchester Amritsar to Hong Kong Amritsar to Beijing Amritsar to Disneyland I am joking of course. I think t...

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Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

Air India restarted Amritsar - BHX today (15 August) after the long break. Back to Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday direct and Delhi remains Monday, Wednesday and Sunday. The much rumoured return of the Friday service which used to be Delhi but this time around is supposed to Amritsar is still not bo...

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by edealinfo
Thu Aug 15, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 9W 77W @ MCI 08/14/2019
Replies: 4
Views: 1210

Re: 9W 77W @ MCI 08/14/2019

RobK wrote:
Ex VT-JEQ now OE-IIJ.

BOM-SNN on 20 July
SNN-MCI on 14 August.

My understanding is that Jet was like 90 to 95 percent paid up on the loan amount to EXIM Bank (for almost all its planes for which it borrowed from EXIM). so, EXIM could make A quick buck by selling the plane it recovered from Jet

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by edealinfo
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

From Business Standard.. The Tata-Singapore Airlines joint venture Vistara’s losses nearly doubled to Rs 831 crore in 2018-19 (FY19) in a tough operating environment, which also saw its peers post weak results. The airline, however, is expected to improve its financial performance in the current fin...

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by edealinfo
Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

Jet headed to liquidation as there are “no serious bidders.” Finally. What I don’t get is that even this was so obvious, the Indian bureaucracy nevertheless went through the process of inviting bids and lost time in that process. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.dnaindia.com/business/report-no-taker...

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by edealinfo
Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

Maybe UK? I see they codeshare with BA and JL already, so why not AA? UA inked a codeshare agreement with UK before suspending operations to India. If the deal between UK and UA is non exclusive for an American carrier partnering with UK, why couldn’t Vistara sign on AA as well? Separately, how use...

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by edealinfo
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

9w748capt wrote:
binayak wrote:
9w748capt wrote:

The twitter user Jonnyc (AA leaker) didn't hint at equipment. I'd guess 789, but that's purely a guess. 77W would be great but that's probably not realistic.

Why not? not sufficient range or too much capacity or both? What is the estimated flying time?

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by edealinfo
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

VietJet launches Delhi from HCMH (4x weekly) and Hanoi (3x weekly) wef 6 December Any comments on whether their strategy of 4x and 3X split between 2 cities is better than 7X to one city in Vietnam? Separately, Viet starting service to India is presumably to counter potential entry into Vietnam by ...

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by edealinfo
Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

SpiceJet allocated additional slots at Mumbai Airport and Delhi Airport in Q1FY2019/2020 This is called CLOUT. Announcement of 9 Aug, 2019, of 63 (48 + 15) ADDITIONAL slots at BOM and DEL airport commencing Q1FY2019/2020 SpiceJet stated (09-Aug-2019) it was allocated 48 additional international and ...

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by edealinfo
Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

unnayan wrote:

Volcan has excused itself from the race within 24 hours


I wonder who made the call to Volcan, ha ha.

At this point the game’s truly out for Jet. Rest In Peace (RIP)

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by edealinfo
Mon Aug 12, 2019 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

The three firms that submitted an Expression of Interest for Jet Airways: 1. Panama-based investment firm Avantulo Group 2. The Russian Fund Treasury RA Creator 3. Volcan Investment, investment company for Anil Agarwal. Volcan is Agarwal’s family trust. Volcan and Vedanta Resources are the parent c...

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by edealinfo
Sun Aug 11, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

The three firms that submitted an Expression of Interest for Jet Airways: 1. Panama-based investment firm Avantulo Group 2. The Russian Fund Treasury RA Creator 3. Volcan Investment, investment company for Anil Agarwal. Volcan is Agarwal’s family trust. Volcan and Vedanta Resources are the parent co...

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by edealinfo
Sun Aug 11, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

https://www.business-standard.com/artic ... 065_1.html
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Double-digit growth in India aviation to soon commence again:

https://www.business-standard.com/artic ... 065_1.html

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by edealinfo
Sat Aug 10, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

https://www.google.com/amp/www.newindia ... 017073.amp
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The turnaround by SpiceJet. 80 percent capacity growth in a year; deftly capturing slots and aircraft leases, etc.

https://www.google.com/amp/www.newindia ... 017073.amp

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by edealinfo
Sat Aug 10, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

VT-TGH has joined, the ex VT-JFT. I am expecting the ex VT-JFS to join too - these two are HGW planes. Meanwhile, VT-TGE flew in from Hosur yesterday (August 7th) and is back in service under the Vistara livery. 1. Does Hosur airport receive several commercial flights? 2. Who manages the MRO facili...

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by edealinfo
Sat Aug 10, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

The Hindu Business Line (an excellent India newspaper by the way, with quality standards far exceeding that of the Times Group and the Indian Express Group) has correctly analyzed the information put out by Vistara and named the first 2 long haul destinations for Vistara. [Separately, in terms of ne...

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by edealinfo
Sat Aug 10, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

Jet Airways stake sale: Etihad skips bidding; lenders get 3 others https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/transportation/airlines-/-aviation/jet-airways-stake-sale-etihad-skips-bidding-lenders-get-3-others/articleshow/70623337.cms https://www.cnbctv18.com/aviation/jet-airways-receives-three-e...

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by edealinfo
Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

https://theprint.in/india/india-spent-r ... ff/271703/
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The 27 "ghost" airports of India

https://theprint.in/india/india-spent-r ... ff/271703/

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by edealinfo
Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

https://zeenews.india.com/economy/india ... 25870.html
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India’s air traffic rose by almost 8 percent in June

Growth is back on with a bang. WOW!

https://zeenews.india.com/economy/india ... 25870.html

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by edealinfo
Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

VT-TGH has joined, the ex VT-JFT. I am expecting the ex VT-JFS to join too - these two are HGW planes. Meanwhile, VT-TGE flew in from Hosur yesterday (August 7th) and is back in service under the Vistara livery. 1. Does Hosur airport receive several commercial flights? 2. Who manages the MRO facili...

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by edealinfo
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

There are many articles in newspapers in the past 48 hours regarding Vistara. Only one seems to have been written well so as to be succinct yet capturing all the key points. Bottom line: this is called a very well written article. https://www.ttgasia.com/2019/08/08/vistara-plugs-jet-airways-gap-with...

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by edealinfo
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

Vistara aims to have 50% flights on overseas routes in 5 years “We want to start flights to Europe as soon as possible,” Leslie Thing told reporters Wednesday. He said the airline would look at London’s constrained Heathrow airport and at a later stage or “phase two” of its growth plans, direct flig...

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by edealinfo
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

1A. Vistara's CEO has let the cat out of the bag as it relates to which routes Vistara would start with the 787-9 "points to the airline's current partnerships as indications of possible 787-9 routes. Vistara has codeshare agreements with Singapore Airlines, Japan Airlines, British Airways and ...

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by edealinfo
Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

Breaking.. Pakistan has closed 3/9 routes of its airspace again for India flights Seriously Pakistan needs to stop this. So playing with fire. India will escalate etc etc etc How can India escalate if all Pak does is to close airspace? Pak probably figures that it would cost India far more that it ...

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by edealinfo
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

Since 26FEB14 to be precise brgds//Vimanav Yikes! This may also be the reason why Etihad has shown any interest in Jet Airways - to use India’ s share of the bilateral to enhance capacity between AUH and India. When Etihad first bought into Jet, I read that they wanted flights from 21 cities in Ind...

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by edealinfo
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

Breaking.. Pakistan has closed 3/9 routes of its airspace again for India flights Oh boy! I wonder what’s cooking now. This also means that DEL will increasingly be a dicey hub for long haul given that the Indian and Pak tensions will be never ending. Separately, responding to other posts on new se...

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by edealinfo
Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

Here is a superb article on Vistara with a lot of key information 1. Vistara has a current fleet of 30 aircraft which will increase to 41 by the end of 2019. This means 11 more aircraft between now and Dec 31, 2019. Of the 11, 2 737-800 will arrive this month. The 737s in the fleet were taken on lea...

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by edealinfo
Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

Since the collapse of 9W, the following international airlines have announced noteworthy service to BLR, beating MAA and the cursed(?) HYD to the punch, though MAA did get NH from NRT. * KL from AMS * ET from ADD * BA (A350-1000) from LHR * LH from MUC Not to mention JAL from NRT, which was announc...

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by edealinfo
Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

Since the collapse of 9W, the following international airlines have announced noteworthy service to BLR, beating MAA and the cursed(?) HYD to the punch, though MAA did get NH from NRT. * KL from AMS * ET from ADD * BA (A350-1000) from LHR * LH from MUC Not to mention JAL from NRT, which was announc...

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by edealinfo
Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

Does anyone have a latest count that indicates as of today, or as of Aug 31, or Sept 30, the underutilized flights/seats, if any, between India and the countries/emirates in the list below?. I am trying to ascertain the countries for which India has maxed out, or will soon max out, its share of the ...

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by edealinfo
Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

I understand that Air India decided not to use its Pune to Singapore slot. Avier or others, do you know if the Government intends to re-allot ex-Jet slots that have not been utilized withing a specified time frame. Or, does Air India (being the babus favorite airline) get a blanket exemption to sit ...

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by edealinfo
Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

And My Favourite airline is looking gorgeous parked next to its Daddy at Singapore Changi...today Its gona connect B'bay to SIN...loving the expansion and cant wait to fly their intl legs. Go Vistara conquer the World who is truly all yours to reign. Unfortunately, Vistara will have a hard time on ...

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by edealinfo
Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

https://www.financialexpress.com/indust ... s/1668468/
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Turbulence at Indigo: Rakesh Gangwal for 7-member board, chairman Damodaran rejects demand
https://www.financialexpress.com/indust ... s/1668468/

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by edealinfo
Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

AirIndia wrote:
edealinfo wrote:
How is the progress on DEL’s 4th runway? When is that expected to be ready?


The 4th Runway already exists as Taxiway Y.



I don’t follow the logic. Why isn’t taxiway Y, the 4th runway? or, are they building a 5th runway which will officially be designated as the 4th runway?

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by edealinfo
Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC
Replies: 200
Views: 38507

Re: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC

BNAMealer wrote:
So what day will these flights be announced?


Probably after 1 week of speculation on this forum where 90 destinations will be suggested from which there would be a 100% success that the routes announced will match within the 90+ speculated options.

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by edealinfo
Tue Aug 06, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

"These works, upon completion, would not only increase the passenger handling capacity of Delhi airport to 100 million passengers per annum (MPPA) in the next three years, but also enhance the airside capacity to handle 140 MPPA, Can someone explain the the apparent contradiction in the above s...

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by edealinfo
Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

Vistara signs codeshare pact with Singapore Airlines, SilkAir for international flights Finally the SQ code is being put on Vistara's flights to Singapore. Strangely, Vistara's code has not been put on SQ's flight to the rest of Asia.....say Manila, Jakarta, Bali, Australia. Why??? https://economict...

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by edealinfo
Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

I would expect air connectivity to improve rapidly now. I feel Ike there will be a lot of investment in hotels and tourist facilities now that property can be owned by all Indians but why would anyone travel to a region when one fears for their security? Heck, how many Indians or foreigners travel ...

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by edealinfo
Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

KLM is upgauging its Bangalore flights next summer from 787-9 (~290 seats) to a 787-10 (~330 seats) going from about 900 seats a week in October to about 1000 seats a week at the end of March 2020. Compare that to about 2000 seats a week when Jet was flying to Amsterdam. From 30th October 2019 to 2...

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by edealinfo
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

About the J&K and Ladakh news. Today Ladakh has only one airport: Leh Kushok Bakula Airport (IXL). While it is well-connected to Delhi, J&K and Punjab, IndiGo does not fly to IXL. Hopefully Ladakh will get a second airport and 6E will start service to IXL. I would expect air connectivity to...

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by edealinfo
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

It is at Etihad’s behest that the deadline for submitting an EOI for Jet was extended to Aug 10. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.dnaindia.com/business/report-etihad-s-bid-extension-plea-rekindles-jet-airways-revival-hopes-2778935/amp I thought the newspapers were saying EY wouldn’t bid. This saga ...

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by edealinfo
Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

Vistara increases frequency on : BOM-BLR to 7x daily BOM-MAA to 4x daily from 8th August. Also inducted 7th 737-800 from 9W. *To note: BOM-BLR now has more flights than when 9W was around. Also fares on this route have been very low since a while. Meaning Jet slots are being used by other airlines ...

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by edealinfo
Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

DEL to increase airside passenger handling capacity to 140m pa by 2021 WOW, WOW, WOW! Wouldn’t this make DEL the largest airport in the world by airside capacity?( Or maybe , number 2 after Beijing’s New Daxing airport?) This also means that by 2021, Vistara et al won’t have to worry about slots at...

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by edealinfo
Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

Im back after a long travels and hectic schedule and guess what I flew UK this time after a long time and was surprisingly impressed at how much they have improved the instance I was blown away with was the announcement made by the crew with full details of the Vegetarian and Non Vegetarian option ...

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by edealinfo
Mon Aug 05, 2019 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 223
Views: 15594

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - August 2019

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.dnaind ... 778935/amp
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It is at Etihad’s behest that the deadline for submitting an EOI for Jet was extended to Aug 10.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.dnaind ... 778935/amp

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