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Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:36 pm

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Forget history.... acc to monthly AAI traffic reports MAA is ahead to BLR wrt to Intl traffic and BLR > CCU.
But yeah a good insight into BLR aviation scene by anna.aero, something which we dont get to see often! :-)


The article says that BLR is number 5 nationally in terms of international traffic. So I guess that makes Nedumbassery (COK) number 3 or 4.
 
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Tue Oct 09, 2018 3:09 pm

^^ Regarding int'l traffic its:-
DEL>BOM>MAA>COK>BLR>HYD>CCU
 
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Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:40 pm

WHat makes Chennai bigger than BLR for international traffic, is it traffic to South East Asia?

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Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:29 am

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WHat makes Chennai bigger than BLR for international traffic, is it traffic to South East Asia?

Subu


Traffic to the gulf is what makes MAA and COK have more int'l traffic than BLR which is more business destinations oriented.
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Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:38 am

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subramak1 wrote:
WHat makes Chennai bigger than BLR for international traffic, is it traffic to South East Asia?

Subu


Traffic to the gulf is what makes MAA and COK have more int'l traffic than BLR which is more business destinations oriented.


For MAA, it's more about SE Asia (SIN, KUL, BKK, DPS, KNO) and CMB, and to a secondary extent, the Gulf. COK is almost entirely Gulf traffic.
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Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:45 am

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A feature on how IndiGo has been ruthless in going after rival airlines' new routes, including the recent MLE and HKT launches.
https://www.cnbctv18.com/aviation/this- ... 040531.htm


The destination map shown features Moscow :? :scratchchin:
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Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:40 am

Next airline to face financial trouble: SpiceJet. It has just been downgraded to BB- by CRISIL. Apparently the airline has sought extension for payment of leases.
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Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:16 am

By the looks of it, India will be down to 3-4 big airlines with Indigo being bigger than everyone combined. With the number of NEOs on order, Indigo is basically driving everyone out of the market. Once Pratt's engine issues are sorted and they introduce the promised PIPs in probably 3 years time, they will literally kill competition one by one (God knows how many will even make until then at the current rate).

Not the best case for a consumer, I wish others get their acts together, we need competition especially when the market is growing at 15-20% annually.
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Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:30 am

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By the looks of it, India will be down to 3-4 big airlines with Indigo being bigger than everyone combined. With the number of NEOs on order, Indigo is basically driving everyone out of the market.

IndiGo will cross 50% domestic market share in 12-18 months even if none of the others cease to operate.
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Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:03 am

After months of uncertainty Air Asia India finally has a CEO - Sunil Bhaskaran, a Tata Steel veteran. Let us see how long he lasts.
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Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:49 am

Another engine failure for IndiGo: VT-IVB suffered a mid air engine failure on 08OCT18. The aircraft has been grounded.
https://twitter.com/shukla_tarun/status ... 0981343232
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Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:57 pm

IndiGo launches 1x daily on Ahmedabad - Dubai wef 29OCT18. Kochi - Dubai reduces to 1x daily from 2x daily on the same day.
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Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:39 pm

Govt cuts jet fuel tax to 11% from 14% 'in public interest'

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Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:54 am

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.
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Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:16 am

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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 reasons for rejecting the additional seats has been the refusal of DXB operator to grant prime peak hour slots to Indian carriers.
 
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Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:32 am

Another (now minor) incident on AI New York flight:

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/in ... 155368.cms

Interesting too is that there were only 176 passengers on this flight. What does it mean that AI can't even get decent loads on the JFK flight?

This may be why AI decided to add more frequency to SFO than JFK. I remember the days that JFK was the flagship US destination for AI, back when there was also a non-stop from BOM as well. (Looks like this new BOM-JFK is not happening yet)
 
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Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:59 am

Irehdna wrote:
Another (now minor) incident on AI New York flight:

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/in ... 155368.cms

Interesting too is that there were only 176 passengers on this flight. What does it mean that AI can't even get decent loads on the JFK flight?

This may be why AI decided to add more frequency to SFO than JFK. I remember the days that JFK was the flagship US destination for AI, back when there was also a non-stop from BOM as well. (Looks like this new BOM-JFK is not happening yet)


It will be better not to draw conclusions based on the math of Indian media.
During the last incident at JFK in 11th Sept , the flight was full (as reported by media) and just after a month, the flight is half empty!!
AI is getting good loads at JFK /EWR and the JFK BOM is happening. Just the starting date hasn't been officially announced yet. I guess it to be November end or second week of December.
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Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:57 am

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unrave wrote:
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 reasons for rejecting the additional seats has been the refusal of DXB operator to grant prime peak hour slots to Indian carriers.


Which is fair enough, Indian carriers get dead of the night 2-4am slots, while Emirates can use better-timed slots to get maximum advantage.

Or they could just dismantle D company network and hand over criminal and economic fugitives, the Indian government will happily oblige then, the ball is in Dubai's court.
 
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Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:14 am

Go Air had its inaugural international flight DEL-HKT this morning. While trying to reconcile the schedules I just discovered that they have an aircraft idling at HKT the entire day on Thursdays. Not a great plan - especially when their main competitor is trying to squeeze every minute of flying time form their aircraft.
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Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:58 am

IndiGo to increase Bangalore - Ahmedabad to 6x daily with the addition of a red eye from 28OCT18
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Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:11 pm

Seems like IndiGo keeps on adding new flights and destinations every day. I am curious, where is all this demand coming from? I know there is growing demand for air travel but it's not like they are the only one out there. Are they maybe expanding a bit too fast?
 
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Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:46 pm

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Seems like IndiGo keeps on adding new flights and destinations every day. I am curious, where is all this demand coming from? I know there is growing demand for air travel but it's not like they are the only one out there. Are they maybe expanding a bit too fast?

They'll get one new neo every week for the next 8 years. They have to fly them somewhere!
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Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:53 pm

Jet Airways launches Pune-Singapore wef 01DEC18 and increases frequency on Delhi-Singapore to 3x daily from the same day. For Pune airport this will be the first east bound international service.
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Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:49 pm

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Blerg wrote:
Seems like IndiGo keeps on adding new flights and destinations every day. I am curious, where is all this demand coming from? I know there is growing demand for air travel but it's not like they are the only one out there. Are they maybe expanding a bit too fast?

They'll get one new neo every week for the next 8 years. They have to fly them somewhere!


I understand that but what I am wondering if all this expansion will be profitable for them. I guess we will know in a year or two.
 
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Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:19 pm

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I understand that but what I am wondering if all this expansion will be profitable for them. I guess we will know in a year or two.


Whether they will be profitable or not, they would only probably know themselves by their own forecasts with that rate of expansion. Im sure they've done their homework on that. They have one serious owner who has immense aviation experience. They also have a very stable and well put together top management.

Aside from that, like stated earlier, they have to keep their newly inducted fleet up in the air on whatever routes they can . Its also like an agenda for them to grab all the important slots at the major airports before they run out, of which they already have in plenty at all airports that too many prime slots, and to also weaken their competitors by chasing and dumping on their routes.

Their strategy is no different than AirAsia or Lion Air in their respective home markets.
 
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Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:07 am

Air India announces that for domestic market, will now only sell via TravelPort GDS (so leaving Sabre & Amadeus)

Presume they must got a very good deal. With so much sales coming online (makemytrip) though, less need for traditional agents.
 
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Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:57 am

An IX/AXB 737 while taking off from TRZ/Trichy took out a localiser and part of a periphery wall mesh. With the pilots presumably unaware of what happened, the flight carried onwards to BOM and the damaged underbelly and part of boundary wall mesh stuck within one of the main landing gear was discovered only upon landing at BOM.

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/cit ... 173920.cms
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Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:40 am

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PNQ - which the 9th busiest in India had over 2.3 million pax in Apr-Jun 18 qtr - about 770k p/m...

And these WWWAS folks claim 30% of BOM feed comes from STV..lol...


What mehn! Who cares about these figures?

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Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:44 am

JOYA380B747 wrote:
An IX/AXB 737 while taking off from TRZ/Trichy took out a localiser and part of a periphery wall mesh. With the pilots presumably unaware of what happened, the flight carried onwards to BOM and the damaged underbelly and part of boundary wall mesh stuck within one of the main landing gear was discovered only upon landing at BOM.

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/cit ... 173920.cms


I am surprised how pilots would not have been aware. The damage to wall must have given some jolt to the aircraft
 
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Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:21 am

BawliBooch wrote:
pnqiad wrote:
PNQ - which the 9th busiest in India had over 2.3 million pax in Apr-Jun 18 qtr - about 770k p/m...

And these WWWAS folks claim 30% of BOM feed comes from STV..lol...


What mehn! Who cares about these figures?

Surat is the new Mumbai. All dhando is shifting from Mumbai to Surat wonly! A non-stop STV-EWR flight cannot come soon enough!


STV-EWR? NO! STV-AMS/JFK/YYZ/LHR minimum or else they will do HARTAL wearing white tshirts in middle of the city making a mockery of themselves (Like they always do anyways) with 0 results.

Anyhow...back to topic.
BIAL (BLR) has released its JUNE-SEPT statistics

1) 8.21 million pax with 28% growth YoY
2) Handled an avg of 643 ATMs/day in Q2 FY18-19
3) Handled its highest ever ATM of 692 on 31/08.
4) Handled 104,093 MT of Cargo
5) Avg OTP of 86%
6) Top INTL destinations= DXB (199,947), SIN(152,946) & CMB(74,303) passengers
7) Top DOM destinations= DEL(1,121,861), BOM(906,974) & HYD(455,907)
(These numbers are O&D pax & 2 way)

The airport is expensive to hit 31MPPA in CY2018
 
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Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:13 am

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Anyhow...back to topic.
BIAL (BLR) has released its JUNE-SEPT statistics

...

The [BLR] airport is expensive to hit 31MPPA in CY2018


Not sure if that last statement is supportive of the 31 MPPA expectation or not.
 
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Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:23 am

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Anyhow...back to topic.
BIAL (BLR) has released its JUNE-SEPT statistics

1) 8.21 million pax with 28% growth YoY
2) Handled an avg of 643 ATMs/day in Q2 FY18-19
3) Handled its highest ever ATM of 692 on 31/08.
4) Handled 104,093 MT of Cargo
5) Avg OTP of 86%
6) Top INTL destinations= DXB (199,947), SIN(152,946) & CMB(74,303) passengers
7) Top DOM destinations= DEL(1,121,861), BOM(906,974) & HYD(455,907)
(These numbers are O&D pax & 2 way)

The airport is expensive to hit 31MPPA in CY2018

You mean JUL-SEP?
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Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:25 am

DSFTEBMNZ wrote:
sand26391 wrote:

Anyhow...back to topic.
BIAL (BLR) has released its JUNE-SEPT statistics

...

The [BLR] airport is expensive to hit 31MPPA in CY2018


Not sure if that last statement is supportive of the 31 MPPA expectation or not.


Oops, my bad its a typo as I'm on my phone. It shud be 'BLR is EXPECTED* to hit 31MPPA in CY2018'
unrave wrote:
sand26391 wrote:

Anyhow...back to topic.
BIAL (BLR) has released its JUNE-SEPT statistics

1) 8.21 million pax with 28% growth YoY
2) Handled an avg of 643 ATMs/day in Q2 FY18-19
3) Handled its highest ever ATM of 692 on 31/08.
4) Handled 104,093 MT of Cargo
5) Avg OTP of 86%
6) Top INTL destinations= DXB (199,947), SIN(152,946) & CMB(74,303) passengers
7) Top DOM destinations= DEL(1,121,861), BOM(906,974) & HYD(455,907)
(These numbers are O&D pax & 2 way)

The airport is expensive to hit 31MPPA in CY2018

You mean JUL-SEP?


Yes JULY-SEPT 2018
 
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Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:43 am

JULY-SEPT 2018 STATS @ BLR
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Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:59 pm

Stumbled upon this video of IndiGo's second cadet pilot batch chronicling their flight school experience
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98yelqew6oE
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Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:38 pm

From October 28 Ethiopian will reduce ADD-DEL from previously filed 14 weekly to 10, flight is operated by the B767.

I can't imagine this 767 being a great ride compared to their B787.

ADD-BOM stays as two daily, operated by the B777.

How come there are so many more frequencies and seats to BOM than to DEL?
 
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Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:14 pm

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From October 28 Ethiopian will reduce ADD-DEL from previously filed 14 weekly to 10, flight is operated by the B767.

I can't imagine this 767 being a great ride compared to their B787.

ADD-BOM stays as two daily, operated by the B777.

How come there are so many more frequencies and seats to BOM than to DEL?

Because the African market from Mumbai is much greater than from Delhi.
Note that JNB BOM is the market with highest traffic out of all Africa India routes but lacks a non stop. ET gets a good amount of that traffic too . Thus the capacity difference.
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Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:27 pm

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Blerg wrote:
From October 28 Ethiopian will reduce ADD-DEL from previously filed 14 weekly to 10, flight is operated by the B767.

I can't imagine this 767 being a great ride compared to their B787.

ADD-BOM stays as two daily, operated by the B777.

How come there are so many more frequencies and seats to BOM than to DEL?

Because the African market from Mumbai is much greater than from Delhi.
Note that JNB BOM is the market with highest traffic out of all Africa India routes but lacks a non stop. ET gets a good amount of that traffic too . Thus the capacity difference.


Thank you, what's fuelling all this growth from BOM to Africa? Are there a lot of Africans living there?

How come no one launched JNB-BOM? Anyone know how big the market is?
 
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Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:41 pm

Blerg wrote:
binayak wrote:
Blerg wrote:
From October 28 Ethiopian will reduce ADD-DEL from previously filed 14 weekly to 10, flight is operated by the B767.

I can't imagine this 767 being a great ride compared to their B787.

ADD-BOM stays as two daily, operated by the B777.

How come there are so many more frequencies and seats to BOM than to DEL?

Because the African market from Mumbai is much greater than from Delhi.
Note that JNB BOM is the market with highest traffic out of all Africa India routes but lacks a non stop. ET gets a good amount of that traffic too . Thus the capacity difference.


Thank you, what's fuelling all this growth from BOM to Africa? Are there a lot of Africans living there?

How come no one launched JNB-BOM? Anyone know how big the market is?


I don't know exactly what's fuelling the growth . Maybe related to the diamond industry , Indian diaspora in that continent , migrant workers .
About JNB-BOM , roughly a decade ago there were twice daily non stops (SAA and 9W) and an AI's BOM-DUR-JNB-BOM (3 weekly) in this sector but now none!! It's demand is filled with ME3 , ET ,KQ . However recently there were route announcements like DAR-BOM, LOS-BOM which are much smaller markets . So I won't rule out a JNB/CPT- BOM in the near future .
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Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:45 pm

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Stumbled upon this video of IndiGo's second cadet pilot batch chronicling their flight school experience
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98yelqew6oE


Thanks for sharing that - one of the guys in that video is a friend I've flown GA with, an excellent pilot.
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Thanks for sharing that - one of the guys in that video is a friend I've flown GA with, an excellent pilot.

One of the instructors?
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Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:10 am

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binayak wrote:
Blerg wrote:
From October 28 Ethiopian will reduce ADD-DEL from previously filed 14 weekly to 10, flight is operated by the B767.

I can't imagine this 767 being a great ride compared to their B787.

ADD-BOM stays as two daily, operated by the B777.

How come there are so many more frequencies and seats to BOM than to DEL?

Because the African market from Mumbai is much greater than from Delhi.
Note that JNB BOM is the market with highest traffic out of all Africa India routes but lacks a non stop. ET gets a good amount of that traffic too . Thus the capacity difference.


Thank you, what's fuelling all this growth from BOM to Africa? Are there a lot of Africans living there?

How come no one launched JNB-BOM? Anyone know how big the market is?


Indians have been trading with E Africa even before Vasco de Gama arrived from ports like Surat, Porbandar and such. The incumbent Indian carriers were rather busy serving only class F and J passengers. Kenya Airways and Southafrican Air are similarly mismanaged.

This traffic has been picked up by Ethiopian and ME3.
 
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Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:17 am

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unrave wrote:
Blerg wrote:
Seems like IndiGo keeps on adding new flights and destinations every day. I am curious, where is all this demand coming from? I know there is growing demand for air travel but it's not like they are the only one out there. Are they maybe expanding a bit too fast?

They'll get one new neo every week for the next 8 years. They have to fly them somewhere!


I understand that but what I am wondering if all this expansion will be profitable for them. I guess we will know in a year or two.


Obviously Sir Gangwal knows how Southwest cleaned up the inefficient American carriers. As CEO of Air France he had the ringside view of what EZ Jet and Ryan Air did.

He is competing with upper class Indian Railways tix plus hotel cost. He just has to beat that #.
 
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Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:20 pm

Time for the monthly 'we are looking at wide bodies' comment from IndiGo:
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-indi ... MO0FY?il=0

Also from that link: Looking at early 2019 launch of LGW, first A321neo will be delivered next month
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Sun Oct 14, 2018 11:30 pm

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Which is fair enough, Indian carriers get dead of the night 2-4am slots, while Emirates can use better-timed slots to get maximum advantage.

Or they could just dismantle D company network and hand over criminal and economic fugitives, the Indian government will happily oblige then, the ball is in Dubai's court.


The days when Dubai was the chosen getaway for criminal and economic fugitives is long over just like Switzerland is no longer the tax haven of choice. To their credit, Dubai has majorly cleaned up its record in the past 2 decades. The chosen refuge for criminal & economic fugitives from India these days is Africa with Uganda being top of the list along with island republics like Antigua.

Getting back to Emirates, further expansion of bilaterals should be done conditional to Indian carriers getting day time slots. For too long Emirates & ME3 have bribed their way through every bilateral negotiation. That has to stop.
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Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:18 am

Air India cabin crew falls from Boeing 777 ( VT-ALN) aircraft while opening the L5 door at Mumbai airport apron. Broken hip bone and hospitalised. The incident happened on flight AI 864 (BOM-DEL-BOM)
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Re: Indian Aviation Thread - 2018 (2)

Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:30 pm

In other news notorious wikipedia editor Jetstreamer has ravaged several Wiki articles related to Indian aviation.
India: World's fastest growing major economy. World's fastest growing aviation market.
 
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Re: Indian Aviation Thread - 2018 (2)

Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:45 pm

Keep the posts civil, on topic, and free of cuss words. Due to the dynamics of the Indian market these discussions can get lively.

But leave political accusations for non-aviation. The only politics that belong are bilaterals.

For example, it was noted any expansion of Dubai bilaterals should have slots for Indian airlines at preferred flying times. That is on topic.

Do not discuss other users other than to quote what they stated.
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Re: Indian Aviation Thread - 2018 (2)

Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:47 am

Fleet crunch may put Air India’s Mumbai-New York non-stop flight on hold

https://www.hindustantimes.com/mumbai-n ... O7xCN.html

It's telling if 4 77W's are grounded currently.

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