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by TEMPO
Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 248
Views: 28338

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

They only operate the A380 in the summer. In the winter, it cuts back to a daily 777. OK, so year over year it would be increased capacity with more frequency. Thanks! Yes. It's nice to see that they can support more than once daily year round now. I'm curious to see if IAD will continue to see the...

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by TEMPO
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United - Vistara form codeshare, frequent flyer benefits
Replies: 19
Views: 2920

Re: United - Vistara form codeshare, frequent flyer benefits

janders wrote:
Well that reduces chance Delta will be able to partner with Vistara for its upcoming India service.

I have a British Airways flight coming up that’s an India domestic leg operated by Vistara. I think Vistara is happy to partner with anyone as long as the price is right.

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by TEMPO
Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45852

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Aviation Minister Puri hints at rationalizing taxes on avjet fuel. From Mint Business: ... In an apparent reference to the tax levied on aviation fuel, the minister said domestic airlines need to be given a level playing field with their overseas counterparts. Domestic carriers pay 11% excise duty o...

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by TEMPO
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 45852

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Not questioning or debating your anecdotal data sample, but I can hazard a guess about one thing. After BA announced 772 to 789 equipment swap, KIAL management panicked, hyperventilated, rolled on the floor and presented BA with terabytes of data on premium demand until BA agreed to give them an A3...

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by TEMPO
Fri May 31, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 346
Views: 30647

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

He is a Minister of State with independent charge of aviation. They are making Civil Av a very low key Road And Rail Transport Ministries get cabinet level positions in PM Modi’s second government while a junior minister handles Civil Aviation. I wonder what that signals to the industry and the cou...

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by TEMPO
Thu May 23, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 346
Views: 30647

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

Fallout from the Northern Pakistan airspace issue? ++++++++ Air Canada suspends Toronto – Delhi in June/July 2019 Air Canada in a recent schedule update filed service changes for the Toronto – Delhi route, as the airline temporary suspends this service from 15JUN19 to 31JUL19 (YYZ departure). This r...

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by TEMPO
Tue May 21, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 346
Views: 30647

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

Amidst all negative news for Air India.. some positive news... really good gesture from Cabin Crew https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/trends/flier-asks-for-water-air-india-alliance-crew-returns-with-iftar-food-wins-twitter-3993371.html/amp Anecdotes do boost morale, especially under the current nati...

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by TEMPO
Fri May 17, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 346
Views: 30647

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

The Jet effect bringing an increase in capacity for DEL and BOM? KLM updates from Airline Routes online website: Amsterdam – Delhi 787-9 replaced by following aircraft 02SEP19 – 29SEP19 4 of 7 weekly operated by 777-200ER 30SEP19 – 26OCT19 3 of 7 weekly operated by 787-10 Amsterdam – Mumbai eff 26SE...

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by TEMPO
Mon May 13, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 346
Views: 30647

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

I wanted to ask about e-mail messages that I just got from British Airways. This is for India flights fairly far into the future. I was surprised to see two notifications of equipment changes . BA119 from London to Bangalore in mid-December is now on a 4-class Boeing 787-9. It was booked on a three...

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by TEMPO
Fri May 10, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 346
Views: 30647

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

From the Airline Routes website: +++++++ Air India closes Mumbai – New York reservation from June 2019 Air India in a recent inventory update adjusted reservation for Mumbai – New York JFK route, previously scheduled to resume on 02JUN19. Planned 3 weekly service with 777-300ER, is no longer availab...

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by TEMPO
Fri May 10, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 346
Views: 30647

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

From the Airline Routes news website >> Air India closes Mumbai – New York reservation from June 2019 Air India in a recent inventory update adjusted reservation for Mumbai – New York JFK route, previously scheduled to resume on 02JUN19. Planned 3 weekly service with 777-300ER, is no longer availabl...

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by TEMPO
Tue May 07, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 346
Views: 30647

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

I was shocked to see the airline capacity crisis in numbers, just using BOM-DEL as an example for my own information. In 2018, there were 61 daily one-way flights on average between the airports, based on sources such as Wikipedia and Aviation websites, and partly on my own memory. Today, Google tel...

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by TEMPO
Wed May 01, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 346
Views: 30647

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

I wanted to ask about e-mail messages that I just got from British Airways. This is for India flights fairly far into the future. I was surprised to see two notifications of equipment changes . BA119 from London to Bangalore in mid-December is now on a 4-class Boeing 787-9. It was booked on a three...

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by TEMPO
Wed May 01, 2019 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 346
Views: 30647

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - May 2019

I wanted to ask about e-mail messages that I just got from British Airways. This is for India flights fairly far into the future. I was surprised to see two notifications of equipment changes . BA119 from London to Bangalore in mid-December is now on a 4-class Boeing 787-9. It was booked on a three-...

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