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by atal17
Thu Oct 27, 2016 7:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific launches TLV - A350
Replies: 2
Views: 800

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by atal17
Wed Oct 26, 2016 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI Plans Tel Aviv
Replies: 44
Views: 7835

Re: AI Plans Tel Aviv

I thought so too, although Hainan & Korean Air's flight path into Tel Aviv makes me believe otherwise. Everyone has to avoid Syria and Iraq for now. So for Chinese and Koreans it really doesn't matter. For AI overflying Pakistan, [Afghanistan], Iran, Saudi Arabia, Jordan is a possibility. Keep ...

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by atal17
Wed Oct 26, 2016 8:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX Launches TLV
Replies: 15
Views: 4419

Re: CX Launches TLV

Schedule:- 4 times a week with an Airbus A350XWB

CX675 HKG0100 - 0740TLV 359 x135

CX674 TLV1350 - 0510+1HKG 359 x135

Source:- routesonline

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by atal17
Wed Oct 26, 2016 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI Plans Tel Aviv
Replies: 44
Views: 7835

Re: AI Plans Tel Aviv

Aren't restrictions based on state of reg.? I thought so too, although Hainan & Korean Air's flight path into Tel Aviv makes me believe otherwise. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flig ... 58#b6a407d https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flig ... 57#b629ef0 If that is true, by that metric, SQ ca...

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by atal17
Tue Oct 25, 2016 8:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI Plans Tel Aviv
Replies: 44
Views: 7835

Re: AI Plans Tel Aviv

Would not Air India be able to offer a faster connection between India and Israel as well? Since they can overfly territory that El Al cannot? No. AI flights from/to TEL cannot overfly countries that does not recognize Israel as a country. Correct, so if they were to fly from DEL, they'd have to tr...

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by atal17
Sat Oct 22, 2016 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIN-TLV flights under consideration?!
Replies: 13
Views: 2580

Re: SIN-TLV flights under consideration?!

I remember reading on this topic earlier and I vaguely remember people saying that a SIN-TLV would be difficult to operate as they wouldn't be able to overfly countries that don't recognize Israel. Is that still true?

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by atal17
Thu Oct 13, 2016 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways announces Bangalore-Singapore
Replies: 18
Views: 2205

Re: Jet Airways announces Bangalore-Singapore

I would love to see 9W in Aus, however their SIN hub is perfectly placed to connect with QF, and makes far more sense. Shame with the EY purchase we wouldn't see them in One world. How does 9W fair these days internationally? Are they profitable, and growing? Yeah, so far they seem to be happy send...

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by atal17
Wed Oct 12, 2016 9:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways announces Bangalore-Singapore
Replies: 18
Views: 2205

Re: Jet Airways announces Bangalore-Singapore

I wonder if they plan to launch BLR-AMS etc soon. I noticed that the A330s are being placed on middle eastern routes now so... 9W may be able to launch one EU route despite the fact that a lot of Middle Eastern routes are going A330, as they still do have enough aircraft. It is expected that some r...

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by atal17
Wed Oct 12, 2016 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways announces Bangalore-Singapore
Replies: 18
Views: 2205

Re: Jet Airways announces Bangalore-Singapore

Highly doubt this! They don't wan't it to turn out like another Chennai-Brussels. Chennai Brussels and BLR-BRU did not have the connecting power of AF/ KL/ DL on offer. Things can be quite different with the right code shares and JV type operations. Interesting to know :)!! But, will having a BLR-A...

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by atal17
Tue Oct 11, 2016 9:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways announces Bangalore-Singapore
Replies: 18
Views: 2205

Re: Jet Airways announces Bangalore-Singapore

B777 on the Mumbai-Dubai route. Is this permanent? I remember seeing one in DXB the day after the EK crash & thought it's a temporary measure to work around operations being disrupted. If so, that would be great - the 9Ws 77Ws are beautiful. Shame that they will never end up in OW. Ro Yes, its ...

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by atal17
Tue Oct 11, 2016 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways announces Bangalore-Singapore
Replies: 18
Views: 2205

Re: Jet Airways announces Bangalore-Singapore

I would love to see 9W in Aus, however their SIN hub is perfectly placed to connect with QF, and makes far more sense. Shame with the EY purchase we wouldn't see them in One world. How does 9W fair these days internationally? Are they profitable, and growing? Yeah, so far they seem to be happy send...

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by atal17
Tue Oct 11, 2016 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The ME3 in Miami
Replies: 68
Views: 6398

Re: The ME3 in Miami

Well, now we know where EK lies on this debate :D

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by atal17
Tue Oct 11, 2016 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways announces Bangalore-Singapore
Replies: 18
Views: 2205

Re: Jet Airways announces Bangalore-Singapore

The timings for the service are designed to connect to Qantas's codeshared services to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth - as well as Garuda services to Jakarta and Vietnam Airlines's services to Ho Chi Minh City in both directions.

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by atal17
Sat Oct 01, 2016 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Viet Jet flying between Jeddah and Fujairah for what?
Replies: 5
Views: 1909

Re: Viet Jet flying between Jeddah and Fujairah for what?

Saw it on flightradar24 yesterday, checking fleet data there the A320 has been doing a number of flights between the two and also one Gaya to Fujairah, would anyone be knowing why? Also saw China Eastern doing Jeddah-Xining with A333. They are being chartered by Spicejet to provide Hajj connections...

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by atal17
Wed Sep 28, 2016 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada expansion including Mumbai, Taipei, Nagoya and Algiers
Replies: 93
Views: 16386

Re: Air Canada expansion including Mumbai, Taipei, Nagoya and Algiers

Precisely. THAT'S the correct way to compete against ME3, not constantly wondering why there's not enough cheese to go with all the whine. Don't forget that the Canadian government has limited the ME3's growth in the country, unlike the situation in the US. As I've made the point before - I don't t...

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by atal17
Wed Sep 28, 2016 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada expansion including Mumbai, Taipei, Nagoya and Algiers
Replies: 93
Views: 16386

Re: Air Canada expansion including Mumbai, Taipei, Nagoya and Algiers

Wow! First Toronto-Delhi, then Vancouver-Delhi and now Toronto-Mumbai! Air Canada is on a roll here! Certainly I'm excited to see them expand in India, but I doubt any of this would be possible were EK/QR/EY flying daily into YYZ. I would agree if this was a Delhi service, but I think their Mumbai ...

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by atal17
Wed Sep 28, 2016 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada expansion including Mumbai, Taipei, Nagoya and Algiers
Replies: 93
Views: 16386

Re: Air Canada expansion including Mumbai, Taipei, Nagoya and Algiers

Wow! First Toronto-Delhi, then Vancouver-Delhi and now Toronto-Mumbai!

Air Canada is on a roll here!

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by atal17
Wed Sep 28, 2016 10:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo family production thread - 2015-2017 (part 7)
Replies: 2436
Views: 404275

Re: Airbus A320NEO Production Thread - Part 11

KarelXWB wrote:
MSN 7172, GoAir's second A320neo, emerged from paint in TLS.



That's the 3rd one.

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by atal17
Tue Sep 27, 2016 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways converts AMS to all Boeing B777 op eff 14JAN
Replies: 33
Views: 6482

Re: Jet Airways converts AMS to all Boeing B777 op eff 14JAN

1) Would it ever be possible to see a 9W 77W doing BOM-JFK, the market is clearly there and the I'd think the finance ties between the 2 cities could warrant the service, seeing that UA and AI are doing quite well out of EWR 2) Any chance of seeing 9W in SkyTeam as result of this cooperation with D...

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by atal17
Mon Sep 26, 2016 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways converts AMS to all Boeing B777 op eff 14JAN
Replies: 33
Views: 6482

Re: Jet Airways converts AMS to all Boeing B777 op eff 14JAN

So I have to ask: will this entice Jet Airways to join Skyteam, and possibly the transatlantic JV becomes a transAtlantic South Asia JV? These up gauges seem to indicate that what they're doing is working, so enlarging the alliance might add even more money to their bottom line. Jet plans joint ven...

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by atal17
Mon Sep 26, 2016 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways converts AMS to all Boeing B777 op eff 14JAN
Replies: 33
Views: 6482

Re: Jet Airways converts AMS to all Boeing B777 op eff 14JAN

tvh wrote:
Dutchy wrote:
Interesting. Jet Airways seems to be doing well. What will happen to Air India?

about time, jet airways never made a profit.


They just did last year, and was quite profitable till they made their dumbest decision to acquire the A330/B777 fleet without any plans ever.

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by atal17
Mon Sep 26, 2016 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways converts AMS to all Boeing B777 op eff 14JAN
Replies: 33
Views: 6482

Re: Jet Airways converts AMS to all Boeing B777 op eff 14JAN

In other news, French newspaper La Tribune reports that Jet Airways will start flights between Bangalore - Amsterdam and Chennai - Paris CDG. No times/types/dates are given. Is there a link (even a French one) to this story? Please do share :) http://www.latribune.fr/entreprises-fin ... 00265.html ...

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by atal17
Mon Sep 26, 2016 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways converts AMS to all Boeing B777 op eff 14JAN
Replies: 33
Views: 6482

Re: Jet Airways converts AMS to all Boeing B777 op eff 14JAN

PietPiloot wrote:
In other news, French newspaper La Tribune reports that Jet Airways will start flights between Bangalore - Amsterdam and Chennai - Paris CDG. No times/types/dates are given.


Is there a link (even a French one) to this story? Please do share :)

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by atal17
Mon Sep 26, 2016 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways converts AMS to all Boeing B777 op eff 14JAN
Replies: 33
Views: 6482

Re: Jet Airways converts AMS to all Boeing B777 op eff 14JAN

kaitak744 wrote:
How many 777-300ERs do they / will they operate?

Is DEL-LHR and BOM-LHR (2x) staying on the 777-300ER?


They currently have 7 B777-300ERs, with 3 more expected to return from Etihad in a few months.

And yes, all LHR flights will stay 77W.

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by atal17
Mon Sep 26, 2016 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways converts AMS to all Boeing B777 op eff 14JAN
Replies: 33
Views: 6482

Jet Airways converts AMS to all Boeing B777 op eff 14JAN

Jet Airways is set to make the following changes to their Amsterdam ops starting from the Winter schedule - * Mumbai-Amsterdam upgauges to Boeing B777-300ER eff 30OCT (previously announced) * Delhi-Amsterdam upgauges to Boeing B777-300ER eff 01JAN * Toronto-Amsterdam upgauges to Boeing B777-300ER ef...

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by atal17
Fri Sep 23, 2016 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO-DEL by airline market share?
Replies: 12
Views: 2185

Re: SFO-DEL by airline market share?

I think even if most of the traffic continue to BLR, AI is following a good strategy offering the DEL-SFO non-stop because that open up the flight to many more destinations in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, If we ever see another AI flight to SFO, I think it will be BOM. We actually have numbers to s...

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by atal17
Fri Sep 23, 2016 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India's new flights to SFO, SYD, MEL, IAD, CPH, MAD
Replies: 32
Views: 5746

Re: Air India's new flights to SFO, SYD, MEL, IAD, CPH, MAD

tscyyz wrote:
I wonder if they'll ever come back to YYZ.....

a big Indian community here


I think AI is reasonably happy with what AC is doing - and would probably prefer to stay that way.

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by atal17
Tue Sep 20, 2016 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Repaint Update
Replies: 46
Views: 13791

Re: Etihad Repaint Update

http://www.jetphotos.net/photo/8369900
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Another repaint - A6-EIK (A320)

http://www.jetphotos.net/photo/8369900

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by atal17
Tue Sep 20, 2016 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 145
Replies: 233
Views: 26758

Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 145

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/indiahome/in ... -Gulf.html

AI plans to increase both SYD/MEL operations to 5pw each from W16, with the addition of new Dream)liners
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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/indiahome/in ... -Gulf.html

AI plans to increase both SYD/MEL operations to 5pw each from W16, with the addition of new Dream)liners

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by atal17
Tue Sep 20, 2016 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 145
Replies: 233
Views: 26758

Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 145

http://www.ausbt.com.au/virgin-australia-to-launch-melbourne-los-angeles-flights BREAKING: Virgin Australia to resume Melbourne - Los Angeles from April 2017, will end Sydney - Abu Dhabi, and launch Perth - Abu Dhabi with the Airbus A330 from 09JUN17 BNE-LAX reduces from 7 to 6 weekly with one or t...

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by atal17
Tue Sep 20, 2016 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread Part 145
Replies: 233
Views: 26758

Re: Australian Aviation Thread Part 145

http://www.ausbt.com.au/virgin-australi ... es-flights

BREAKING: Virgin Australia to resume Melbourne - Los Angeles from April 2017, will end Sydney - Abu Dhabi, and launch Perth - Abu Dhabi with the Airbus A330 from 09JUN17
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http://www.ausbt.com.au/virgin-australi ... es-flights

BREAKING: Virgin Australia to resume Melbourne - Los Angeles from April 2017, will end Sydney - Abu Dhabi, and launch Perth - Abu Dhabi with the Airbus A330 from 09JUN17

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by atal17
Mon Sep 19, 2016 8:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Repaint Update
Replies: 46
Views: 13791

Re: Etihad Repaint Update

Hi together, I was wondering how Etihad was progressing with their Repainting Work, especially as they announced a while back, they'd be finished by the end of 2017. My biggest wish still would be to see the A340's getting repainted, although this seems unlikely, still, I'm keeping my fingers cross...

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by atal17
Sat Sep 17, 2016 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austrian to start LAX
Replies: 55
Views: 9920

Re: Austrian to start LAX

At some point, route planners have to consider the health and balance of the broader network, and the secondary hubs of an airline (or group) are a big part of that balance. ...and I would *love* to see LAX-BRU on SN happen someday for these reasons. Hmm, a LAX-BRU could probably happen. Is there a...

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by atal17
Fri Sep 09, 2016 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO Fall 2016 Routes
Replies: 29
Views: 5026

Re: SFO Fall 2016 Routes

Air India increases Delhi-San Francisco to 6 weekly (daily except Tuesday) eff 21NOV. All flights operated by a B777-200LR

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by atal17
Fri Sep 09, 2016 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India to increase to daily flight on SFO-DEL
Replies: 58
Views: 11633

Re: Air India to increase to daily flight on SFO-DEL

Air India formally increases Delhi-San Francisco to 6 weekly eff 21NOV. All flights to be operated by B777-200LR..

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by atal17
Wed Sep 07, 2016 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn't Qantas fly to India?
Replies: 34
Views: 13546

Re: Why doesn't Qantas fly to India?

It looks like Qantas finds it increasingly satisfactory to serve the Indian market through codeshare partnerships with Jet Airways http://australianaviation.com.au/2016/0 ... rtnership/ Qantas has lodged an application with Australia’s International Air Services Commission (IASC) to expand its codes...

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by atal17
Tue Sep 06, 2016 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad's next US destination
Replies: 60
Views: 8607

Re: Etihad's next US destination

I'd think Miami as well. Given how AA prefers EY over QR - I'd assume a AUH-MIA wouldn't be as acriminious as flying to BOS, SEA..

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by atal17
Tue Sep 06, 2016 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces A380 to Christchurch
Replies: 47
Views: 8897

Re: Emirates Announces A380 to Christchurch

With this Emirates all their 5 daily flights ex - New Zealand with an A380. Whereas EK 418/49 currently operating as DXB-BKK-SYD-CHC will operate as DXB-BKK-SYD-AKL. Yes but 418/419 will stay on 777 so that still means New Zealand will NOT be All-A380, right? Correct, here's the schedule EK412 DXB1...

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by atal17
Tue Sep 06, 2016 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces A380 to Christchurch
Replies: 47
Views: 8897

Re: Emirates Announces A380 to Christchurch

Excellent news Ojas! -> When will these flights be available for booking?

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by atal17
Thu Sep 01, 2016 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA153 LHR-IKA First Flight Today
Replies: 6
Views: 2608

Re: BA153 LHR-IKA First Flight Today

reidar76 wrote:
Must the female flight attendants wear religious clothing, even if they are not Muslim, on flights to IKA?


I would assume that if they plan on having a layover at IKA, they'd just need to cover their head, not wear a full blown burqa.

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by atal17
Wed Aug 24, 2016 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn't Qantas fly to India?
Replies: 34
Views: 13546

Re: Why doesn't Qantas fly to India?

QF currently codeshare on Jet Airways services to New Delhi and Mumbai. These flights connect nicely with QF flights via SIN. You can now have lie flat biz all the way from Australia to India with the QF/9W codeshare: http://www.ausbt.com.au/jet-airways-tak ... fully-flat Adding to that, 9W recentl...

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by atal17
Wed Aug 24, 2016 5:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India- how is the carrier doing?
Replies: 6
Views: 1563

Re: Air India- how is the carrier doing?

$15M *operating* profit... excluding debt service of $864M... Yeah, not profitable yet. And the only hope for profitability is for the government to turn that debt into equity and then sell that equity to private owners. The first is likely, the second... not so much. You're absolutely right. http:...

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by atal17
Tue Aug 09, 2016 8:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India to increase to daily flight on SFO-DEL
Replies: 58
Views: 11633

Re: Air India to increase to daily flight on SFO-DEL

Bearing in mind that AI and commercially sensible route planning don't often sit well together, we should be cautious on pronouncing this a high yield success. AI officials are quoted to have said that they have higher LFs despite being priced much higher over ME3 and the Chinese carriers competing...

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by atal17
Tue Aug 09, 2016 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports with approaches crossing borders on final
Replies: 91
Views: 10586

Re: Airports with approaches crossing borders on final

I can think of Agartala in India, with one of its approaches close to the Bangladeshi border.

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by atal17
Mon Aug 08, 2016 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India to increase to daily flight on SFO-DEL
Replies: 58
Views: 11633

Re: Air India to increase to daily flight on SFO-DEL

Does anyone know if and when would AI adopt the eastern route for the DEL-SFO sector. There were reports on how this route would cut travel time by an hour. AI now says that IAD will be postponed due to daily SFO flights. Why cant they put a 77W on DEL-IAD. They have 12 of them: 6 of them operate J...

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by atal17
Sun Jul 31, 2016 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Repaint Update
Replies: 46
Views: 13791

Re: Etihad Repaint Update

CanadaFair wrote:
Strange that they repainted A319s as they were to stop flying them after summer.


Their service has been extended for the Winter Season as well.

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by atal17
Tue Jun 07, 2016 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK To Upgauge Nonstop DXB AKL To A380
Replies: 70
Views: 16772

RE: EK To Upgauge Nonstop DXB AKL To A380

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LondonCity" class="quote" target="_blank">LondonCity</a> (<a href="#58" class="quote">Reply 58</a>):<br/><i>Surprisingly, there is breaking news...

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by atal17
Tue May 31, 2016 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways To Take Back Etihad 777s
Replies: 18
Views: 11627

RE: Jet Airways To Take Back Etihad 777s

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Carfield" class="quote" target="_blank">Carfield</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Nope, it is h...

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by atal17
Sun May 29, 2016 9:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic Announces Seattle
Replies: 50
Views: 18848

RE: Virgin Atlantic Announces Seattle

Am I correct in saying that DL is giving this route up to VS, since the timings are almost similar to DL37/36..?

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by atal17
Tue May 24, 2016 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oman Air Begins Guangzhou Eff 18SEP16
Replies: 1
Views: 790

Oman Air Begins Guangzhou Eff 18SEP16

Oman Air announces its first foray into China, with Guangzhou commencing 18th September. Flights will be operated 4 times a week using their Airbus A330-200 aircraft. These flights have been timed particularly to connect to their EU/GCC bank of departures <a href="http://www.routesonline.com/news/38...

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