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by FligtReporter
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
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Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

I guess they might use their 321 LRs. Why? CCU-HAN is 972nm. Cause of buddhist religious tourism and I think they will get a good traffic so they might use 321s but they can do a 320 too i guess their booking traffic will let them know what AC type to use also they could possibily launch direct fli...

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by FligtReporter
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

I disagree with... You are entitled to your opinion. The present tagline is most of the 9W 23000 found "jobs", good enough for the general public. It's a capitalistic economy. What did you expect? A concerned economist would quantify the loss to the economy in terms of fewer international...

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by FligtReporter
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

6E Expansion strikes again..they're launching new routes like Taylor's singles. IndiGo will be flying to Hanoi from 3rd Oct n then to Ho chi Minh..I guess they might use their 321 LRs..though Im surprised why they didnt order 321XLRs.I read many airlines have ordered those XLR versions...i mean if ...

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by FligtReporter
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Yeah but as Im evolving and getting to learn the facts myself now I know why It was the biggest MISTAKE OF MY LIFE to consider this So called RATING agency as VALID...Na na No sir..Na t'day..Neva eva. Just a friendly advice. Life has lot more complexities and I'm won't be surprised if you make big ...

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by FligtReporter
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

But what will happen once TaTa head R.Tata is no more (God may give him long life though but death is inevitable) What happens to the TATA and SIA JV and if things go wrong with TATA side of the UK then SIA might pull away and TaTa may land in the same scene as 9W..dont u think ? Tata is barely dep...

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by FligtReporter
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

6E Expansion strikes again..they're launching new routes like Taylor's singles. IndiGo will be flying to Hanoi from 3rd Oct n then to Ho chi Minh..I guess they might use their 321 LRs..though Im surprised why they didnt order 321XLRs.I read many airlines have ordered those XLR versions...i mean if n...

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by FligtReporter
Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

My Cousins are indeed lucky to have their loved airlines as DL and Air Canada for they know their darlings aint run by corrupt gov and bcrats and is in professional hands and they ain gon go bankrupt. but unlucky me...First 9W and now with AI already dead and this whole Messy Selling Not Selling sit...

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by FligtReporter
Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

AI being prepped for sale (again): https://www.financialexpress.com/industry/fresh-bid-to-sell-air-india-finance-ministry-to-prepare-new-proposal-to-consider-these-issues-this-time/1612482/lite/ I wonder if investor concerns are addressed enough. Otherwise this will fail again. This is the best yie...

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by FligtReporter
Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

avier wrote:
RwandAir inaugurated their Mumbai – Guangzhou thrice weekly flight on 18JUN19, which is an extension of their existing Kigali – Mumbai sector and will be operated on Airbus A330-200.

Great News !!

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by FligtReporter
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Yes although it looks like their subs will be sold separately (I think they have an engineering sub and some others) as well as AI Express. I think you can relax. I don't think AI will be sold. There is just too much politics / baggage / unions etc etc. Plus a sale would mean the GOI forgives a ton...

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by FligtReporter
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

2. That means 5% of the shares of AI will be earmarked for employees, to be awarded when employee options are vested 3. About 50% of AI debt has been moved to an SPV, which will be repaid from the receipts of sale of AI subsidiaries So it means GOI is like literally selling whole of AI :( I just ho...

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by FligtReporter
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

UA is continuing its non-relationship with AI by getting Vistara for code shares. However it really does not matter as UA interlines with AI and many itineraries I have seen include AI and UA. AI has improved vastly and if the Pak airspace is not resolved soon, UA will lose even more, in fact even ...

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by FligtReporter
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

2.Plz can someone tell me what in the Leavenworth street is this Employee Stock Option is ? 3.It says AI folks will be selling the subsidiaries prior to selling the AI Itself means AIX and Alliance air etc So it seems selling off these subs they might make money to compensate for the debts of AI is...

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by FligtReporter
Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Im happy that a strict action has been taken by Mr.Lohani pertaining this nonsense of Pilots special demands. Good Work AI https://www.google.com/amp/s/m.timesofindia.com/business/india-business/this-nonsense-has-to-stop-will-stop-says-air-india-chief-on-crews-tiffin-fight/amp_articleshow/69853946.cms

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by FligtReporter
Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Now AI sale for me in Terse is, GOI givin it to a private company and Prvt Company flying AI and trying to make it profitable..THATS ALL I consider it being DISINVESTED. Now this is the latest news coming in from AI and the ministers who are a part of this deal and stuff. https://wap.business-standa...

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by FligtReporter
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Here we Go again...AI Pilot asks the Cabin Incharge to wash his tiffin box Like What The Bihar is going on with this situation ?? :twisted: https://www.newsnation.in/india-news/air-india-pilot-senior-crew-derostered-for-fighting-over-lunchbox-on-bengaluru-kolkata-flight-article-227890.html As much a...

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by FligtReporter
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

So can anyone please explain it to me What The Bob Beamon is up with Vistara ? Like I just looked up their Wiki page and it says them folks already got 6 of them X Jet birds and they'd prolly get 5 more. This long jump from BIZ, PE & E to now BIZ & E and the new twist in the movie is their s...

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by FligtReporter
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

For what it's worth..... Airlines, private equity firms renew interest in grounded Jet Airways https://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/airlines-private-equity-firms-renew-interest-in-grounded-jet-airways-119061801385_1.html Now what the Faketrax is wrong with these news agencies ? I gue...

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by FligtReporter
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

From seatguru.com, Set Pitch (SP) [distance between 2 seats] and Seat Width (SW): For both, higher number is better Indigo A320 : 30" SP and 18" SW Vistara A320: 30 - 32" SP and 18" SW Spicejet 737-900ER and 737-800: 29" SP and 17" SW Air India A320 and A321: 31-32&quo...

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by FligtReporter
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

For what it's worth..... Airlines, private equity firms renew interest in grounded Jet Airways https://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/airlines-private-equity-firms-renew-interest-in-grounded-jet-airways-119061801385_1.html Now what the Faketrax is wrong with these news agencies ? I gue...

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by FligtReporter
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Im surprised with this code share afterall an airline of a stature of UK to stoop down to the level of UA is shocking..I wouldnt worry of UK's reputation much had they pacted with DL which is much better airline both domestically and internationally than UA could ever be...So its pretty vague sort o...

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by FligtReporter
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Also how on earth they dont have El Al and AI in their top 100 : maybe it was the bed bugs that bit several passengers on several flights between India and Newark on Air India.... that pulled them off that list? Or, do you think this doesn’t disqualify AI from the top 100? Well Bed bugs could be th...

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by FligtReporter
Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

GREAT NEWS from AI AI will be flying between INDORE and DUBAI using A320Neos probably...the bookinga have started and many ppl have already booked their flights. Im Loving the "Maharaja" Expansion ! https://m.timesofindia.com/city/indore/first-flight-from-indore-to-dubai-on-july-15/article...

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by FligtReporter
Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

The Day AI stops flying I will Stop posting and delete my account here. What makes you think that AI will suddenly stop flying? Nothing bro.thats why I know Im probably gonna be here in these forums for as long as i live..Cuz I know AI ain goin nowhere for at least till ETERNITY...why ? All those u...

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by FligtReporter
Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

The Day AI stops flying I will Stop posting and delete my account here.

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by FligtReporter
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Vistara and United Airlines will code share as per latest news. Well Delta seriously lost the battle here. I think DL will try AI now SQ, JAL and now UA, seems like UK is the preferred partner for *A. Would UK being an FSC be able to match 9W Mumbai domestic network, time will tell. DL appears to b...

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by FligtReporter
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Skytrax Rated Vistara Cabin Crew as the best in south/Central asia..seems like daddy SIA is bribing SkyTr...na FAKEtrax to promote their baby ;) Also its ironical how VISTARA was 89 or 88 last year and this time its 69..Like what the Usain bolt is that now :stirthepot: ? such a rapid jump...i knew s...

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by FligtReporter
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

I have sort of trusted them in the past but now I dont give a Flying Rahul Gandhi to what their so called ratings say...like its literally a joke. Skytrax is the largest corrupt company within the global aviation world. There is nothing within its rating system that takes place without money. The e...

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by FligtReporter
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Vistara and United Airlines will code share as per latest news. Well Delta seriously lost the battle here. I think DL will try AI now Isn't UA a Star Alliance member? Strange that they would partner with UK and not AI I dont think AI and UA need amy sort of Code share pact between them as AI alread...

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by FligtReporter
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Vistara and United Airlines will code share as per latest news. Well Delta seriously lost the battle here. I think DL will try AI now Well Even though I Like UK and everything but the recent faliures of WOW,JET and air berlin has now made me care less for private airlines(FSC) in India.I duno wheth...

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by FligtReporter
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

... Oh..Im proud to have flown the double bogey 320 ! Don't worry they are still in storage, ready to be reactivated, just is case CFM-NEOs get grounded. Design and build quality of current generation planes are poor. If AI is not in such a financial pickle, it should be the launch customer for A32...

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by FligtReporter
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Can anyone tell me if the A321 XLR will have the AI's A320 Classic like "BOGEY LANDING GEARS" ? or common single gears as the present 321s ? Bogey landing gears on A320 are a legacy of the late 80s. The differences from the existing A321 are: an integrated rear centre fuel tank plus the a...

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by FligtReporter
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
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Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Can anyone tell me if the A321 XLR will have the AI's A320 Classic like "BOGEY LANDING GEARS" ? or common single gears as the present 321s ?

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by FligtReporter
Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
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Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

But what will happen once TaTa head R.Tata is no more (God may give him long life though but death is inevitable) What happens to the TATA and SIA JV and if things go wrong with TATA side of the UK then SIA might pull away and TaTa may land in the same scene as 9W..dont u think ? Tata is barely dep...

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by FligtReporter
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
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Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

I5 in effect is a money laundering scheme designed to enrich the Malaysian parent at the expense of the local unit. So Isnt Vistara sort of similar to SIA what I5 is to Air Asia Malaysia. ? No, definitely not. But what will happen once TaTa head R.Tata is no more (God may give him long life though ...

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by FligtReporter
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
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Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

unrave wrote:
I5 in effect is a money laundering scheme designed to enrich the Malaysian parent at the expense of the local unit.


So Isnt Vistara sort of similar to SIA what I5 is to Air Asia Malaysia. ?

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by FligtReporter
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
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Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Ok So What the Praful patel is goin on with Skytrax ? I have sort of trusted them in the past but now I dont give a Flying Rahul Gandhi to what their so called ratings say...like its literally a joke. So I watched one of my fav YT Reviewer and he did make some good valid points how Skytrax is a corr...

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by FligtReporter
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
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Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

I had heard that AI had grounded a sizeable number of aircraft for want of spares. So perhaps all those planes seem to be getting airworthy slowly. Not in a hurry, I guess,. The new flights are only due a few months away in Sept/October. AI also plans to re-instate the 787 on its DEL-COK-DXB rotati...

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by FligtReporter
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
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Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Though I agree with you but can you explain what do you mean by "IF THE GOV EVER STARTS AN AIRLINE AGAIN" AI is the first and oldest and even that was started by Late Mr.Tata So Gov just snatched it. Well GOI did start Vayudoot and Alliance Air (now AIX). :P I dont know much about Indian ...

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by FligtReporter
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
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Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

These planes were often described as the "flying coffins" [because of the relatively high accident rates]. RIP. Yeah i did read that somewhere a few years ago..However I loved them. There are few things I wish AI never changes 1 ) Maharaja 2 ) Palace Style Windows ( That makes the windoes...

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by FligtReporter
Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Where would Vistara get the money to buy these slots in the open market? Without money they have to wait for AI to die, so GoI will give away AI's slots to the airlines on the nice list. 9W was wishing for the same before it went down. Indian aviation methods didn't change, just players are changin...

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by FligtReporter
Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
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Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

I have no hopes for AI being privatised ... ...Vistara seems to offer a much better product in FSC comparin the two..So it seems 6E will continue to be the largest carier however They will have to induct wide bodies or they would remain just a regional airline whereas UK and AI will reap the benefi...

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by FligtReporter
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

AI Mumabi-Nairobi flight announced. to start ops from 27th sept 4 days a week https://twitter.com/HardeepSPuri/status/1140552382671028224 I honestly wonder how many possible flying hours has AI wasted so far that it's able to operate so many new flights without any new aircraft !! ?? I had heard th...

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by FligtReporter
Mon Jun 17, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

^^They don't seem keen to utilise spare capacity to seize available slots at DEL/BOM and instead launching so many int'l flights now, using their A320Neo's. For me this expansion is as extatically surprising as watching Katy perry in TayTay's Single "You Need to Calm Down" ....AI is givin...

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by FligtReporter
Mon Jun 17, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
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Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Great News From AI..New Flights will be connecting INDIA to BALI ( Indonesia ) from 27th Sep 2019.

DEL-MAA-BALI probably A320Neo

I love this expansion of AI :couple:
To Yo Face 6E ( U still my favourite LCC though ) :D

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by FligtReporter
Mon Jun 17, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

AI Mumabi-Nairobi flight announced. to start ops from 27th sept 4 days a week https://twitter.com/HardeepSPuri/status/1140552382671028224 I honestly wonder how many possible flying hours has AI wasted so far that it's able to operate so many new flights without any new aircraft !! ?? Noo Man...why ...

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by FligtReporter
Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

But thats because all the seats get booked so fast that when they see the huge demand they rise the price and thats how all the airlines booking system works. For me when I or my parents or anyone from our family have to travel to the states we book our flights many months in advance and we get gre...

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by FligtReporter
Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

AI Mumabi-Nairobi flight announced. to start ops from 27th sept 4 days a week https://twitter.com/HardeepSPuri/status/1140552382671028224 I honestly wonder how many possible flying hours has AI wasted so far that it's able to operate so many new flights without any new aircraft !! ?? Noo Man...why ...

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by FligtReporter
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 880
Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

The unthinkable has happened !! A321XLR can fly DEL-LHR non-stop https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D9QAh_YXoAA4v3S.jpg https://twitter.com/LiveFromALounge/status/1140537203250081792 This could be the turning point in Indian aviation's long haul prospects forever. I can already imagine a 6E operated Asia-...

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by FligtReporter
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019
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Views: 53471

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - June 2019

unrave wrote:
Once again, who needs Jet Airways now?


What is Jet Airways anyways :lol:

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