Why would EY(UAE) do that? EY will lose control of Indian side of India-AUH BASA, 50,000 seats a week. For what $100 Million, they don't need $100 Million. In old days, a gift basket to MoCA/DGCA would get more seats. Now they have to hang on to as many seats as possible. Even Dubai will be pissed ...Jump to post
EY might want to exit, and TATA's keen to buy them off (per reports). Why would EY(UAE) do that? EY will lose control of Indian side of India-AUH BASA, 50,000 seats a week. For what $100 Million, they don't need $100 Million. In old days, a gift basket to MoCA/DGCA would get more seats. Now they ha...Jump to post
Any other country with true enforced laws, first 6E's anti-competition and predatory pricing tactics will be checked, which are the root cause of the current misery of Indian aviation. India used to have Monopolies and Restricted Trade Practices law in the past, I am sure that has been wiped clean....Jump to post
Air India W18 Singapore aircraft changes Air India later this month plans to increase capacity on Delhi – Singapore service, currently served by A321 and Boeing 787-8, 1 daily each. From 14NOV18 to 26JAN19, this route will be served exclusively with Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft . AI382 DEL1315 ...Jump to post
So this thread began weeks ago with PR lobbyists predicting the end of Jet Airways. Its been a month and the airline is still flying! Wonder what is going on? . What is going on? Per links earlier in this thread: 1. Late on salary. (Much unpaid) 2. Withholding commission to travel agents. 3. Late o...Jump to post
Don't underestimate China, in 10 years they will probably be laughing at you....its just a matter of time before they will master and perfect plane making.Jump to post
Don't get me wrong, those non-stops are very popular if you are heading to NYC, ORD, SFO or IAD. What about the rest of the USA. Can AI operate DEL- 12 US stations? No Can DL operate ATL - 6 Indian stations?. No Any other option is a 2-stop to the majority of travellers and ME3 has an upper hand. O...Jump to post
I brought up Train 18 as a specific threat to short-haul flights. Yes, Train is even a bigger threat when one considers the demand from intermediate stops. If one looks at the Delhi-Bhopal route, be it Train 18 or 20, at 3-4 hrs journey time it will take away market share. 3-4 hours? Train 18 ain't...Jump to post
Technically foreign entities can own 100%, there is a lot of confusion with the new law, reason why Qatar hasn't started an airline in India yet.
https://www.financialexpress.com/econom ... n/1009190/
First China Eastern A350-900 in full livery MSN248 https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1921/44855535134_58d667db19_b.jpg F-WWIW Airbus A350 China Eastern by @Eurospot , on Flickr I think they forgot to paint this aircraft, oh wait its China Eastern..... :rotfl: And can't wait to see what happens to Eith...Jump to post
Balaguru wrote:Let's see if passengers prefer the better service in ME3 or the non-stop of AI. Also AI's 777s hard product are dated and worse for wear.
Air India's direct flights aren't particularly cheap, return fares is generally $1000 range, Eithad is generally available for $700-800. but Eithad seems to be dying nevertheless and I know of people who avoid it cos of AUH circus.Jump to post
YouGeeElWhy wrote:A.net would go into full meltdown if true.
600 crores loss with a cash reserve of 13,000 crores....they are going to bleed everyone for a year or two, kill a couple of competition along the way, and then feast on those slots. Indigo ain't done with capacity dumping and low fares just yet. They are going to have to slow growth. I wish all th...Jump to post
A quick look at the payload range graphs shows that: 789 can carry 325pax (bit of a squeeze) + 27T cargo 6000nm 359 (at 280T) 325Pax + 25T Cargo 6000nm (it is limited by its Max structural payload not fuel) Ruscoe Can a cheaper B787-9 carry the same number of passengers and yet more cargo over 6000...Jump to post
Besides the fact that US is quite far away from China and India, these are 3 humongous countries and while there is a big market between them, it's too fragmented with multiple big cities and not enough traffic to sustains daily frequency other than a few pairs of metros. Connection works better to ...Jump to post
So either the 43% people invest more, sell or watch their investment go belly up. I think investors realize that their investment in 2013 is not worth the same today.. So why are they not getting rid of 43%? This is where Swamy's way-out-there Sovereign Fund-Inventor Bank-Indian Proxy theory seems ...Jump to post
Hello A310 on roids! I am strangely liking this proportions At the same fuselage diameter the A330-200 is 58.82 m, the A300 54.08 m and the A310 46.66 m long. So you need to shorten the image by 12 meters to get into A310 territory. I mean the proportion of Engine size to fuselage length. Very A310...Jump to post
The best case Scenario for the Goyal at the moment is keeping a smaller stake (5-10%) in new combined Jet-Vistara entity, with a seat on the board and no say in the day to day running of the Airline. Encash their work for 25 years and retire to the Isle of Man or wherever they are supposedly based.Jump to post
Lets see what they don't have...so some B787-10, B777-8x, -9X and some A330neos and maybe A350-1000. 4-5 of each to make 23 aircrafts.
They planning to replace mainly regional airplanes and are looking for Ultra-long-haul aircraft for the same, Thai(airline not the people) logic at its best!
Jet Airways stake sale: End game for Naresh Goyal? https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/economy/editors-take-jet-airways-stake-sale-end-game-for-naresh-goyal-3063951.html It's all coming down to Naresh Goyal, will he swallow his pride and let the airline survive. Or has he already burned too m...Jump to post
Such a great friend....such an infantile pilot...Jump to post
1. Air India is the first reason Amsterdam. 2. Siphoning of airline funds is the second reason ( by a variety of actors at different times ) 3. indigo is reason #3 Indigo is becoming what Lufthansa or BA has become in their home countries, too damn big for other's comfort, basically killing off com...Jump to post
lutfi wrote:Last time I flew Jet (in September) I was given 'special offer' to upgrade to business class three times at the airport... Staff have obviously been told to sell, sell sell.
So what is the reason that Jet is in such bad shape? Are the international or domestic flights the issue? I really like Jet. Are they perfect - no, not at all. But they deliver pretty consistent service on their international flights (flown BOM-LHR/AMS/CDG). All 4 flights were on time. Was in J, se...Jump to post
Congrats Airbus, -800 is an orphan no more!
Now Indigo is again talking about widebodies....
I sincerely hope Airbus does something more than "more range", else B797 will shred it to pieces.
And A330neo despite all the fanboy claims is kinda a failure, may not be a financial failure, but its struggling to stay relevant. Something I fear for B777-8x too.
Maybe there's an intention to convert their -8xs to -9xs? Will they need any 777X if the A350-1000 and -900 can already do the job for them? How much extra passengers and cargo can the -9X carry? It's difficult to say right now as the 777X hasn't flown yet, and the A35K with higher MTOW isn't defin...Jump to post
The parked 777 of Jet is now being harvested for its parts at MAA https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DpUbnplXgAEYjHS.jpg:large Image Credit: @shukla_tarun It is uncanny how all distressed Indian carriers behave the same way. Yet another act from the playbook of Kingfisher FAKE NEWS! FAKE NEWS! You are a s...Jump to post
While I’m sure it’s a great flight, it would feel like forever in Y class. 19 hours is a long time. :roll: Probably why there is no Y class. What's becoming clear is there was no need for a ULR for this route (probably northern winter might tell us otherwise). I had completely written off A350-1000...Jump to post
Does Qatar really need longer range A350-1000 with B777-8X coming in a few years?
I can see the Auckland/LAX and South America routes needing them, but why 2 different types to do a similar job?
One underestimates the fall of Rupee, that would be a single biggest reason for Jet's demise. In an industry where margins are in single digits, 20% fall in Rupee will be catastrophic. Paying leases in dollars will break airlines. And if it continues for more than a couple of quarters, asking for de...Jump to post
I know the financial condition is not good but let's not believe in media speculations. The only way out is Naresh Goyal(and/or Etihad) selling his stake and moving out, and someone like Vistara or Qatar coming in, and they probably have days to do this, weeks and months may be too late. Are you se...Jump to post
I know the financial condition is not good but let's not believe in media speculations. Make no mistake this is Kingfisher part 2, Jet obviously has to deny, else people will stop booking on them and further quicken the inevitable death. The only way out is Naresh Goyal(and/or Etihad) selling his s...Jump to post
well do ATRs and Bombardiers count? I would say no: the question is on " commercial jets ". More specifically, the OP's question was why doesn't Airbus and Boeing not build commercial jets with the wings on top. Last I knew, ATRs and Bombardiers were not built by Airbus or Boeing. Technic...Jump to post
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well do ATRs and Bombardiers count?
India has once again rejected Dubai's demand for additional seats and new points of call. This government has been extremely protectionist with bilateral rights and that reflects in the anaemic international passenger growth despite the breakneck pace of domestic passenger growth. One of the reason...Jump to post
Explains why Air Italy delayed launching of BOM suddenlyJump to post
Govt cuts jet fuel tax to 11% from 14% 'in public interest'
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http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/arti ... aign=cppst
VT-JLB - B737-700 has been stored/returned since April 2018. B737-700 and A319 are the largest aircraft my hometown RAJ can accomodate. Jet reduced frequency from 4 per day few months ago to 2 this week. I didn't know RAJ was not capable of handling A320. Explains IndiGo's absence in this market. N...Jump to post