Another story on lack of freedom of press. This is not the first time similar stories have come up.
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Here is another measure to curtail freedom of speech. Probably getting ready for 2019 elections.
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... You'll have to PROVE it. Not merely co-relation, but causation. Guess what ? You have no proof, and no way you can claim causation. The Chief Justice and the state governor did *exactly* what their powers to do are. Guess what ? Everything's going to look like it's in 'Modi's pocket'. You know ...Jump to post
Experts should watch this video to understand how flaps/spoilers are different from folding wingtips.
How has the Open Skies conversation enabled Delta to restart India services? The only thing that I know that came out of it is that "there are no plans to start new 5th freedom flights" which is not relevant. What else has transpired? No government constructed infrastructure. Details of n...Jump to post
Buying long range NBs is the only way Vistara (or Indigo) can go long-haul without going under. Doesn't matter if it is A or B.Jump to post
... So let's summarize: * You think the chief justice of the Indian Supreme Court should not have the powers of a chief justice * You disagree with the Constitution of India. It is not the question whether these institutions and positions have ultimate authority under constitution, question is whet...Jump to post
... You've missed the point. Of course there will be a cost, but less of a cost than those rare code F gates.... Lightsaber No airport will be asking payment for services not offered, similarly no airline should expect free lunch based on a classification. Can it even land on Code E runway, probabl...Jump to post
Please read my above post on wing walkers. Insurance will mandate a process and audit. Big company insurance is nothing like personal insurance, the quantity of audits is amazing. Insurance auditors do walk airports. In particular when insuring code F aircraft. This isn't be an issue. Just as ETOPS...Jump to post
GoI can do lot of things to help local carriers. Like reducing/eliminating duties on ATF, MRO and interest rates on working capital loans. Because GoI cannot let to that revenue stream, they are making every suffer. Just those three will increase operating margins by 5%-10%. Its a Pandora's Box - D...Jump to post
That is why checklists were invented. Obviously mistakes will happen and ground incidents will occurred but that is life. It’s not like planes with fixed wingles don’t occasionally make contact with other aircraft or structures too. Yes mistakes do happen and covered by insurance. But you cannot de...Jump to post
There is nothing to agree to. FAA sets the rules. If a country wants to be arbitrary and not accept FAA definition... Oh.. fun time for airline audits. Lightsaber I suppose NTSB and FAA will settle after first operational incident. FAA can set any code they want, that doesn't shrink physical dimens...Jump to post
Did any airport operator agreed to charge it as Code E? Or, folding tips are great, but pay us Code F rates.Jump to post
The C2 Grayhound has a folding wing about 35ish feet long.
GoI can do lot of things to help local carriers. Like reducing/eliminating duties on ATF, MRO and interest rates on working capital loans. Because GoI cannot let to that revenue stream, they are making every suffer. Just those three will increase operating margins by 5%-10%.Jump to post
I guess they have the AD ready recommending not to use this fancy feature unless it is absolutely necessary. If line mx need to test folding tips with gates on both sides occupied, do they have to drag it to a hangar/remote stand? ... lmao. navy planes have had folding wingtips for decades, this isn...Jump to post
Something doesn't add up here. Havre, MT is not a tiny village, 10,000 population with 4.6% Hispanic, 10,6% Native American and has a CBP office. Also MT is one of three states where Yellowstone National Park resides, #1 national park which receives millions of visitors from all over the world. You ...Jump to post
I posted an interview with a former BJP Member of parliament, former Minister of Finance and a former Minister of External Affairs which covered almost all topics. This is happening all over India covered in different regional Indian languages. Most of these unconstitutional measures were used by pr...Jump to post
People discuss so much about Trump and how he wants autonomous US government entities and media to work for him, fortunately they are resisting and protecting the system. It appears the opposite is happening in India. All autonomous bodies working for prime minister, which is not a good sign. Here a...Jump to post
... Just remember some London firms, outsourcing their receptionists, to be able to point to, that standards regarding gender, age, appearance, high heels and so on, were not their standards, but the standards of the staffing firm. The firm itself ordering the staffers having of course no hand in d...Jump to post
As was already stated, this is not a new development. EK208 has been in and out for several years now, so no surprise that it is going away. I think that this flight poses the greatest threat to AI, and not any US3 or European carrier. UA's EWR-DEL/BOM flights are some of the best-performing ULH ro...Jump to post
Mariachis serenade Mr.Scholssberg. It appears he will get daily hugs going forward.
EK should drop multiple frequencies and/or under-performing routes until this is resolved. They should also create separate crew pools for short,medium, and (ultra) long haul. Rotate every quarter or season. Sure, airline cannot squeeze every last drop of productivity, but they will be healthy and h...Jump to post
Other airlines cancel service if they cannot crew, no one else tried these gimmicks. There were studies, but dropped the idea because study proved it is inherently unsafe. Are there any European carriers operating (ultra)long-haul flights even to compare. There is no evidence of EY,QR,SV,SQ,CX,BR,PR...Jump to post
@emiratesdriver, I have to respectfully disagree with your assessment. Expats preferred EK over QR because it is run by western management and they will be protected from adversary effects of local culture. Rather management reliving and enjoying their medieval past. When QR felt the heat about empl...Jump to post
I see several posters argue that the "Middle Eastern way of doing things" is contributing to this mess, but isn't most of EK management North American, European and Australian/NZ men who should be able to cut through with their Western work ethics and work culture? That is just throwing a...Jump to post
...This is getting silly! a snapshot from the freight perspective. Just for the sake of the discussion. .... Comparing humans to cargo is a silly, irrelevant argument and just a distraction technique. Not suitable for a facts based forum. How is flying a freighter different than the same plane in a...Jump to post
Do they still take deliveries of new frames or have they quietly stopped? Three areas they will never stop spending money on. 1)Taking new plane deliveries, 2) PR spending. 3) Adding new senior management positions and few thousand employees to justify each position. Cuts always have to come from s...Jump to post
Why doesn’t EK focus on hiring local Emeraties, rather than depending on foreign pilots and scouring the planet for flying talent? How difficult would it be for EK to set up a massive local training center capable of training hundreds of pilots on an annual basis? It has always been cheaper to poac...Jump to post
Yeah, this has been happening forever for Euro and, I think, US carriers. .. Definitely not in any country follows FAA guidelines. Europe has little bit relaxed rules, but EU carriers don't have many ULH flights. Also have unions and strict labor laws to protect from abuse. What we have is a rewrit...Jump to post
At least Aaron can run ...
His life as he knew it is totally over.
... Man that was the most ridiculous report I've ever seen. Features like lie flat beds, PTVs are purposely disabled in domestic flights by 9W. They provide IFE streaming in your mobile. Fly int'l in that same a332 and every feature will work well and fine. Worst thing no one corrected this fact ex...Jump to post
What is this thread actually about? Let's put the title aside. That's what got me interested. But the more I read the more I think it's in danger of becoming a vent machine. A few more facts would be helpful. Do we know precisely the parameters of the announcement? For example, is it really 3 pilot...Jump to post
CaliguyNYC wrote:What ever you might think about the ME3, at least you can't say (finally) that Indian carriers aren't doing anything.
...as did profits by a considerable margin... Trump says "no collusion, trust me" five times a day, nobody does. EK shows profits every year, along with PR claims to trust them because reports are audited by a brand name auditor. Both are in the same boat. so the PR must be archiving some...Jump to post
Latest rumor is 33 AOGs. At this rate, Boeing's own crew will be ferrying 777Xs directly to DWC storage and someone has to design stilts to park on sand as there will not be enough ramp space.Jump to post
.. (AI is such a basket case, who knows how their route is actually doing over the last decade plus) indicates that it isnt this proverbial goldmine. It's not an emotional thing. Just the reality of the situation. India's Comptroller and Auditor General publishes AI's India-USA route wise profit/lo...Jump to post
Youre not being objective. It wasnt after 9/11 when the ME3 got big in the US. It wasnt until 2008-2009 that the ME3 got bigger in the US. For years it was just JFK. In early 2008, they started Houston and Los Angeles came on board in late 2008. SFO came on in 2010. Fastforward to now, they fly to ...Jump to post