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by pune
Thu Apr 18, 2019 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 22201

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2019

Can anybody do a quick comparison between the new Istanbul Airport and the Qatar Airport ? While I'm sure the new Airport is larger, I just wanna know how much larger, how many Qatar Airports could fit into the new Airport at this point in time ?

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by pune
Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 455
Views: 41863

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019

Also can somebody tell me how to upload photos here, there doesn't seem to be a way to add photos directly in the forum :( You can upload photos using a third party hosting site. You just google "Airliners net photos upload " and you'll get threads giving s step by step explanation of the...

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by pune
Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 455
Views: 41863

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019

Has anybody by any chance seen the new Istanbul Airport and compared it with Qatar Airport. I just been to Qatar and then South Africa, Cape Town Airport. I could not even begin to compare between Qatar and any Indian Airport to date, would be interesting if somebody has been to these two Airports a...

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by pune
Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 455
Views: 41863

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019

ME3 will remain dominant international carriers. A much better choice than Air India or Jet Airways IATA airline search gives no info. on ME3 or did you mean middle-eastern carriers ? Also can somebody tell me how to upload photos here, there doesn't seem to be a way to add photos directly in the f...

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by pune
Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 455
Views: 41863

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019

The govt owes them quite a bit from Modi's trips. So we can blame the govt too. Oh really? The GoI has in fact been flushing our money down the drain called AI - $5 bn and counting since 2011. Against this whatever money owed by official trips are (1) meagre and (2) likely to have been paid off alb...

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by pune
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 455
Views: 41863

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019

Just a quick question, although it probably isn't suited to this thread, what is the staircase called when you have to board the plane. One is the hallway which is next to the gate i.e. if the Aircraft is next to the Airport but many a times you have to get a bus and travel to the Aircraft and go vi...

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by pune
Sun Apr 14, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 455
Views: 41863

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019

I know AF= Air France , KF = Air Belgium SA (although strange code) , why does MAA = Chennai, always get confused by these code names.

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by pune
Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 420387

Re: Jet Airways Latest Developments Discussion Thread

How valuable are Bombay slots? Apparently Ajay Singh of SpiceJet seems to know. He isn't even willing to sacrifice any time to reconfigure Jet's ex-planes.....so those birds will continue to have business class seats (for which he will charge a premium), and the extra leg room that Jet offers over ...

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by pune
Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does anybody know the state of Qatar Metro in Airport ?
Replies: 6
Views: 2726

Re: Does anybody know the state of Qatar Metro in Airport ?

At that time they were testing the metro which had come inside the Airport. This makes me think you are referring to the internal shuttle train running between the area next to the teddy bear and Concourses D & E. This shuttle train started operation a while ago. As mentioned, the metro system ...

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by pune
Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 455
Views: 41863

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019

I am guessing the next few days are gonna be silent till the jet airways issue isn't sorted out . Seems like a big mess at the moment. Hope things turn out okay but doubt so.

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by pune
Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does anybody know the state of Qatar Metro in Airport ?
Replies: 6
Views: 2726

Does anybody know the state of Qatar Metro in Airport ?

I had gone to Qatar Airport in 2016. At that time they were testing the metro which had come inside the Airport. While the terminal for the metro was approx. 60-80 feet higher it still was a sight to see. Does anybody know if Qatar Metro is now fully functional or not ?

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by pune
Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OSM Aviation orders 60 all-electric planes
Replies: 55
Views: 6308

Re: OSM Aviation orders 60 all-electric planes

I am just commenting here as I'm interested to see where this goes. Unfortunately, there does not seem a way to subscribe to threads it seems, hence doing it this way.

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by pune
Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 455
Views: 41863

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019

BLR Airport RWY 2, T2, other Major infrastructure under construction. (Pic is arnd 20 days old) https://i.postimg.cc/gkFqH9Zv/IMG-20190224-121510.jpg Somebody quoted this same picture today in twitter with some labels, did good work. Didn't check wihether it was Tarun Shukla or one of the other AVg...

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by pune
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airliners and Carbon Offsets (Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation)
Replies: 36
Views: 2915

Re: Airliners and Carbon Offsets (Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation)

Before you read what's below, I would like to emphasis that I run my own carbon offset project at a family scale. 2 hectares planted, trees growing, trying out different species of fast growing trees, etc... So I know a thing or two about it. ... As for aircraft, the best contribution the industry ...

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by pune
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airliners and Carbon Offsets (Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation)
Replies: 36
Views: 2915

Re: Airliners and Carbon Offsets (Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation)

Governments will force airlines to use electric aircraft on routes below 1000nm as a form of offset. So all the negatives of electric aircraft will be irrelevant as the airline will get huge taxes applied on any short haul flight operated by a conventional fueled aircraft. In previous threads we ha...

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by pune
Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Istanbul new airport - latest pictures and discussion thread
Replies: 686
Views: 193749

Re: Istanbul new airport - latest pictures and discussion thread

Here's the new airport on the first day of operations (06 April): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nf6TzCJ96Pk And here's Ataturk airport on the last day (05 April): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEx0FcbiAJw&t=7s Could somebody share what the lady was talking about in the first video and the s...

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by pune
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 455
Views: 41863

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019

IndiGo's new flights using 9W slots at BOM will depart from T2 at BOM with flight nos. from 6E 5300-5399. Timetable as published on their site ; https://www.goindigo.in/information/mumbai-terminal.html Nice to see the effect of these launches on the pricing, Bombay-Nagpur ticket booked for next wee...

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by pune
Mon Apr 08, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 455
Views: 41863

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019

Now I know why they were hoarding 15+ year old A320s. Truly great future planning Not really, they've botched their pilot intake and have deferred their intake of neos due to pilot shortage. There hasn't been a neo delivery for more than a month now. Even great planners are bound to goof up somewhe...

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by pune
Sun Apr 07, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 455
Views: 41863

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019

https://twitter.com/JASWINDERJASSIK/sta ... 3814027265


I get this page doesn't exist :(
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anshabhi wrote:
Think you have to stand in security queues for too long? Think again!! See these pics of Delhi Airport employees waiting for security check to enter airport

https://twitter.com/JASWINDERJASSIK/sta ... 3814027265


I get this page doesn't exist :(

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by pune
Sat Apr 06, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no India - Vietnam flights?
Replies: 18
Views: 2529

Re: Why no India - Vietnam flights?

I believe there are some charter/seasonal services to Gaya for Buddhist pilgrimages. But VJ was apparently looking at launching SGN-DEL services sometime this year with A321NEO. VJ = Jatayu Airlines , an Indonesian airline. Why would they be looking at services between Vietnam - Delhi ? Apparently ...

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by pune
Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 455
Views: 41863

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019

unrave wrote:
6E new flights (ATR)
Image


I wish the forum could be upgraded but guess it would be a large order with too many moving parts. It sucks having to use reply just to see image hyperlink :(

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by pune
Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 455
Views: 41863

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - April 2019

While you may be right about Corporate or Company-paid trips and even Tourists, you're overlooking the VFR segment. Indian Diaspora in the UK is quite a big segment. These people hail from several states in India. There certainly will be people who will readily take up IndiGo's offering if it means...

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by pune
Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 34810

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

Btw, did anybody report this https://twitter.com/shukla_tarun/status/1111634046713581568 Basically in three weeks Mumbai re-carpeting of the runway was done with 600 workers, in time for the peak season. Although one of the commentators did share that something will happen in 2020, although he did n...

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by pune
Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 34810

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

6E DEL-IST suffers engine failure, diverts to KWI. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com//articleshow/68632798.cms?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=TOIMobile Just about time, I think !! I seriously feel sorry for pax already flying cattle class long haul It is amazing som...

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by pune
Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 34810

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

IndiGo has announced further codeshares with TK: PRG,VIE and ZRH. (Some Ameerpet Amreekan was telling us no codeshare would be approved by the regulators which has turned out to be fake news as usual) I really, really wish there was a way to upvote posts in this forum. I have wished that a hundred ...

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by pune
Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 34810

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

Wrt your usage of the term 'time wasted', I am keen to know what is your ideal time period for travelling from NDLS to the airports, domestic is 16 km while international is 21 km from the station. Maybe teleportation would be more suited to your expectations. Beam me up scotty. While teleportation...

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by pune
Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 34810

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

DEL is getting a people mover system as part of the expansion plans https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D2t0rgQWwAEWAXF.jpg:large Could anybody explain or share what would be a people mover system ? seems something like this - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Plane_Train It seems more or less similar to t...

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by pune
Fri Mar 29, 2019 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 34810

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

DEL is getting a people mover system as part of the expansion plans https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D2t0rgQWwAEWAXF.jpg:large Does anybody know why the Delhi Terminal 1 is known as T1-D ? Does it stand for Terminal 1 - Departures or Terminal 1 Delhi ? As far my experience, there is lot of help needed f...

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by pune
Mon Mar 25, 2019 6:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 34810

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

Everything will depend on the performance of DEL IST mission. If IST is successful, they can try KIX / ICN / PVG / DPS. But now Indigo will probably deploy all the new planes coming in to capture the BOM slots that Jet will be vacating Wait, whats your source that Jet is vacating slots at BOM? As o...

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by pune
Sun Mar 24, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 34810

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

<snipped> IndiGo departs from T1 and T2. Both get very crowded during peak hours. Check your terminal carefully. T2 is close to T3 and the Airport Metro, while T1 is about 5 kms away from both. Just checked, it is terminal 1 unfortunately . I have never lost baggage ever with any airline in either ...

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by pune
Sun Mar 24, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 34810

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

That's great to hear. Last time I was in India we flew out of DEL and it was a fanastic airport, granted that was back in 2011 when it handled fewer passengers than it does today. Where will this new airport open and is construction already underway or...? Mumbai is also hot on heels and should be ...

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by pune
Sun Mar 24, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 34810

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

How is DEL dealing with so much growth? Is the airport getting overcrowded or...? As a passenger, the Delhi airport doesn't seem overcrowded at all. (Except T1). The security queues move fast and terminals are huge enough to accommodate a lot of people, while still giving you enough personal space ...

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by pune
Sun Mar 24, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 34810

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

+1 very nice. I do hope that they improve the product soon otherwise competition may get the leg up as and when other airlines get into the same route and the Pak airspace clears. Opinion: They won't 'improve' anything because there CAN be no competition on the route thanks to Bilateral limits. Ind...

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by pune
Sun Mar 24, 2019 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 34810

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

A very detailed review of 6E's DEL-DOH-IST: https://livefromalounge.boardingarea.com/2019/03/23/review-6e-11-indigo-delhi-istanbul/ Honestly, I would go on this flight only as a punishment to myself. Interestingly, 6E 15, the other DEL-IST scheduled on a A320neo still comes up as a non stop flight ...

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by pune
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 34810

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

Apparently the Delhi - DOH leg took 5 hours as Pak airspace is closed. If memory serves correct, the timing is between 2.5 hrs - 3 hours at the most for DEL - DOH before the whole Pak airspace issue.

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by pune
Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 34810

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

Relax man! Life jackets, oxygen masks containing oxygen is a common thing to every airline and no one will compromise on that part. Well I didn't see any Indian airlines take short cuts related to safety. The thing is safety instructions should be understood properly and there's no harm in asking t...

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by pune
Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 34810

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

You're right that it's the way they were taught during their training period . Anyways good to see you pay attention to those instructions unlike most others . I can't remember the last time I didn't ask a co passenger to pay attention and not talk on the phone during that time. What I am scared of...

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by pune
Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 34810

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

I am from Pune and have had the opportunity to be both on domestic and international flights, blessedly quite a few times. I *think* they do it because they feel they look more/better professional when speaking in such an accent. Maybe it's something to do with flight school, something that the airl...

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by pune
Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 34810

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

+++ Even "IN" code isn't used by any airline https://www.iata.org/publications/Pages/code-search.aspx says its used by PT Nam Airlines in Vietnam Nam Air, whose code is IN, is a subsidiary of Sriwijaya Air of Indonesia, whose code is SJ. Honestly, that should have been used by SpiceJet, f...

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by pune
Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 34810

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

IndiGo's April expansion https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D1rbeC1WsAAdLqH.jpg These I guess are all the new flights happening. Does anybody have any data of total number of flights taken by Indigo per-day. It might be interesting to see how much they fly and how much they keep as backup for emergencies,...

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by pune
Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 34810

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

UK is which airlines , British Airways ? The same issue with I5 , which airways ? I tried looking up https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_airline_codes but couldn't find the airline code for either of them :( Just search "airline code UK" (as an example) directly in Google , usually you ...

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by pune
Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 34810

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

UK is which airlines , British Airways ? The same issue with I5 , which airways ? I tried looking up https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_airline_codes but couldn't find the airline code for either of them :( UK = Vistara I5 = Air Asia India Could somebody elaborate on what investigation issues su...

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by pune
Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 34810

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

State of Indian Aviation India - Airspace restriction issues Mumbai - Runway resurfacing AI - Debt issues 9W - Debt issues/Cashflow issues/MAX issues 6E - Crew issues/GTF issues SG - Crew issues/MAX issues G8 - GTF issues UK - Growth issues. I5 - Investigation issues UK is which airlines , British ...

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by pune
Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Some Statistics for Boeing and Airbus, NB and WB
Replies: 8
Views: 2570

Re: Some Statistics for Boeing and Airbus, NB and WB

they aren't working for me either, maybe you can share with us the URL's .

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by pune
Wed Mar 13, 2019 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 34810

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

^ Grounding of an aircraft due to the manufacturers fault affects the airlines finances as the airline bears the brunt of the sudden grounding and cancellations. So, like in the case of the 320Neo's, if the manufacturer compensates the airline for the groundings, then that would make it more fair. ...

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by pune
Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 792278

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

<snipped> People who like to play devils advocates also denied that pilot error could be responsible for AF447......before it was revealed that that's what it was. As I said before - the pedantic amongst us will argue that "flight control issues" could reference anything that a person ind...

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by pune
Tue Mar 12, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 34810

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - March 2019

just reading this thread, as I suspected there is already a thread which has lot of inputs. https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1417519&start=1550 Maybe we could put our concerns therein thereby not duplicating the efforts others are putting therein as well. Point taken thoug...

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