Search found 958 matches

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 20
by anshabhi
Mon May 29, 2017 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian govt wants to exit AI
Replies: 2
Views: 205

Indian govt wants to exit AI

This is the first clear comment from the government about the future of AirIndia."Today they have a market share of 14% and a debt of Rs 50,000 crore. ($7.8 billion). Your money does not go into private sector airlines such as Indigo, Spicejet,Go Air, Jet Airways then why should you put Rs 50,...

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Sun May 28, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 1919
Views: 180297

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

UK adds more branding to its NEO:

Image

after arrival in Delhi...

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Sun May 28, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Island Air issues with the ATR
Replies: 23
Views: 2751

Re: Island Air issues with the ATR

this is nothing different than what many startup regional carriers in India face. An Irish lessor who throws in a 20+ years old ATR very cheaply, at later sucks your blood out for maintenance. 3 Indian startups have failed so far for similar reasons. Good to see them shopping around for aircraft and...

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Sun May 28, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Preview 2017 Paris Airshow, Announcements, Expectations, Almost Baseless Rumours
Replies: 42
Views: 5598

Re: Preview 2017 Paris Airshow, Announcements, Expectations, Almost Baseless Rumours

Also possible conversion of options to orders for B787s by SpiceJet.

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Sun May 28, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Preview 2017 Paris Airshow, Announcements, Expectations, Almost Baseless Rumours
Replies: 42
Views: 5598

Re: Preview 2017 Paris Airshow, Announcements, Expectations, Almost Baseless Rumours

MoM exists only in rumours and hasn't been even announced officially as a project yet.

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Sun May 28, 2017 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MC-21 Development Thread
Replies: 173
Views: 35465

Re: MC-21

congrats on successful first flight.

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Sun May 28, 2017 4:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA experiencing computer problems.
Replies: 165
Views: 19551

Re: BA experiencing computer problems.

BA flights to Delhi & Mumbai were not affected. There was some effect at Bangalore, Chennai & Hyderabad however. Outsourcing should be complete, and not fragmented. I am quite confident, even if the software was written in US, many Indians would have been involved. Move high quality jobs here!

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Sun May 28, 2017 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Island Air issues with the ATR
Replies: 23
Views: 2751

Re: island air issues with the ATR

I call this Irish lessor syndrome.

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Sat May 27, 2017 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways adds third daily Mumbai-London service
Replies: 26
Views: 3291

Re: Jet Airways adds third daily Mumbai-London service

AI 130/131 also offers convenient early morning connections to South India and Kolkata- a good choice for corportates, who can put their entire day to use. This flight will only absorb the increasing demand. I think the last BOM-LHR flight was added over 10 years ago.. The real threat to 9W, AI and ...

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Sat May 27, 2017 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New civilion C-130 (LM-100 / L-382)
Replies: 9
Views: 1798

Re: New civilion C-130 (LM-100 / L-382)

http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/ ... ines-c130/
-->

c933103 wrote:
anshabhi wrote:
high altitude destinations in India and Himalayas ​need a sturdy Regional aircraft...

...It is a cargo aircraft

it's used for troop movements as well.. A little more improvements should make it good for passengers too!

http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/ ... ines-c130/

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Sat May 27, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Punjabi Airline
Replies: 11
Views: 1348

Re: Punjabi Airline

Punjabi or Tamil or whatever, you are an Indian first. Such an airline will have to get 20 narrowbodies first, while beating 7 other Indian airlines on respective routes, which sounds impossible. ATQ has poorer connectivity than many secondary South Indian airports (which is a reflection of the fact...

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Fri May 26, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cirrus vision SF50 - the $2 million single engine private jet
Replies: 11
Views: 1284

Re: Cirrus vision SF50 - the $2 million single engine private jet

Will this thing be adopted by air taxi services? Could it affect prices there? Single pilot, right? Not only that, according to wiki page, its has 1100 km range and 900 kg max fuel capacity. Or about $600 total for 6 people, which is cheaper than a regular Economy ticket probably. (assuming 1kg = 1...

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Fri May 26, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is India ripe for a DY, FI, or D7 business model?
Replies: 38
Views: 2251

Re: Is India ripe for a DY, FI, or D7 business model?

Dubai= EK+FZ only.

And, from Indian side we have AI, 9W, 6E and SG flying to DXB.

AUH has loads of bilaterals available on both sides.

(India has 3 different bilaterals with Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah).

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Fri May 26, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cirrus vision SF50 - the $2 million single engine private jet
Replies: 11
Views: 1284

Cirrus vision SF50 - the $2 million single engine private jet

http://i2.cdn.turner.com/money/dam/assets/170516110627-cirrus-vision-jet-340xa.jpg http://i2.cdn.turner.com/money/dam/assets/170516110914-cirrus-vision-jet-interior-340xa.jpg Comes with a a parachute as well, just in case.. http://money.cnn.com/2017/05/19/luxury/personal-jet/

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Fri May 26, 2017 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New civilion C-130 (LM-100 / L-382)
Replies: 9
Views: 1798

Re: New civilion C-130 (LM-100 / L-382)

high altitude destinations in India and Himalayas ​need a sturdy Regional aircraft... That seems more to be a case for ATRs or Q400s. Or are there any LM-100s in use for the role of regional aircraft? I don't think so. LM-100s are cargo aircraft, maximum for rare double-use as convertibles or for c...

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Fri May 26, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is India ripe for a DY, FI, or D7 business model?
Replies: 38
Views: 2251

Re: Is India ripe for a DY, FI, or D7 business model?

Anybody know what happened to the GOI plan for open skies with countries beyond 5000 miles from India? This is the latest news: no more bilaterals until a long term policy is made. http://www.financialexpress.com/industry/aviation-ministry-to-thrash-out-new-bilaterals-policy-not-to-clear-any-more-r...

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Fri May 26, 2017 6:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New civilion C-130 (LM-100 / L-382)
Replies: 9
Views: 1798

Re: New civilion C-130 (LM-100 / L-382)

high altitude destinations in India and Himalayas ​need a sturdy Regional aircraft...

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Fri May 26, 2017 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indigo Wins Airbus Operational Excellence Award
Replies: 3
Views: 847

Re: Indigo Wins Airbus Operational Excellence Award

and some people expect AI to compete with them :lol:

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Fri May 26, 2017 6:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is India ripe for a DY, FI, or D7 business model?
Replies: 38
Views: 2251

Re: Is India ripe for a DY, FI, or D7 business model?

Anybody know what happened to the GOI plan for open skies with countries beyond 5000 miles from India? This is the latest news: no more bilaterals until a long term policy is made. http://www.financialexpress.com/industry/aviation-ministry-to-thrash-out-new-bilaterals-policy-not-to-clear-any-more-r...

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Thu May 25, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is India ripe for a DY, FI, or D7 business model?
Replies: 38
Views: 2251

Re: Is India ripe for a DY, FI, or D7 business model?

The target demographic would be pax now flying one-stop on the ME3. Those pax (or their employers) currently pay ME3 fares. The premise is non-stop and lower fares in Y and J would shift patronage from ME3 one-stops to nonstops. Sorry to quote myself... but the target demographic isn't Indians who ...

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Thu May 25, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 1919
Views: 180297

see this underbelly art:
Image

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Thu May 25, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Industry CEO Ranking
Replies: 16
Views: 2882

Re: Airline Industry CEO Ranking

no Aditya Ghosh of 6E? Lolz then!

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Thu May 25, 2017 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India Aviation Thread - May 2017
Replies: 111
Views: 7747

Re: India Aviation Thread - May 2017

Just finished watching Poorna (if you are a prime video subscriber: https://www.primevideo.com/detail/0KN4T3G9SEYJ5GHILR84WMXCLU/ref=atv_hm_hom_c_w1n001_2_4?_encoding=UTF8&pf_rd_i=&pf_rd_m=&pf_rd_p=&pf_rd_r=&pf_rd_s=&pf_rd_t=) As awesome the movie is, it tells something even ...

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Thu May 25, 2017 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is India ripe for a DY, FI, or D7 business model?
Replies: 38
Views: 2251

Re: Is India ripe for a DY, FI, or D7 business model?

That's not enough for a single 779, much less 50. It seems more like the kind of figure that would go to domestic expansion. Yes but it's enough to ascertain that SQ takes UK seriously. P.S.: I don't think you have to pay $400mn upfront for an aircraft.... Anyways, when the order is finally conclud...

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Thu May 25, 2017 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is India ripe for a DY, FI, or D7 business model?
Replies: 38
Views: 2251

Re: Is India ripe for a DY, FI, or D7 business model?

I don't think you realized this yet, but Vistara is a domestic airline and should probably stay one. Granted, apparently Vistara invented the narrowbody, so there is merit to your claims. Hold your breath! Vistara is already looking for Boeing pilots. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-05...

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Thu May 25, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is India ripe for a DY, FI, or D7 business model?
Replies: 38
Views: 2251

Re: Is India ripe for a DY, FI, or D7 business model?

Well don't get me into it again. while it's correct 99% Indians are like me, starving and diseased, waiting to die. But some ghosts fill Indian aircraft which totals to 100 million domestic passengers- more than every country except China & US and 32 million international passengers- only less ...

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Thu May 25, 2017 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is India ripe for a DY, FI, or D7 business model?
Replies: 38
Views: 2251

Re: Is India ripe for a DY, FI, or D7 business model?

Well don't get me into it again. while it's correct 99% Indians are like me, starving, diseased and waiting to die, But some ghosts fill Indian aircraft which totals to 100 million domestic passengers- more than every country except China & US and 32 million international passengers- only less t...

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Wed May 24, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A320neo with mood lightning?
Replies: 16
Views: 2239

Re: First narrowbody with mood lightning

well ok.. Vistara is not claiming it. A blogger whom they invited on their first A20N delivery flight is claiming it.
Maybe first A320Neo would have been more appropriate.

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Wed May 24, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A320neo with mood lightning?
Replies: 16
Views: 2239

First A320neo with mood lightning?

Vistara is the first carrier in the world to get mood lighting on a narrowbody (A320neo) plane, which means, you don’t really have to wake up with a smack, you can be eased into it when the aircraft is ready to land! Ordinarily, aircraft lighting adjusts in 3 seconds, here, you get 3 minutes, which...

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Wed May 24, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is India ripe for a DY, FI, or D7 business model?
Replies: 38
Views: 2251

Re: Is India ripe for a DY, FI, or D7 business model?

http://m.timesofindia.com/business/indi ... 781941.cms
-->

SG is all set to fly to London and Birmingham from upcoming winters.
It has confirmed that it will be taking 2 dreamliners on wet lease.
http://m.timesofindia.com/business/indi ... 781941.cms

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Sat May 13, 2017 2:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shameful abuse of Human Rights - Indian Army use civilians as Human Shields in Kashmir
Replies: 20
Views: 659

Re: Shameful abuse of Human Rights - Indian Army use civilians as Human Shields in Kashmir

Who really needs anti national near-naxalite journalists. No outrage over martyrdom of 25 CRPF jawans recently? Or Lt Ummer Fayaz? Obvious, terrorist rights are more important for so called journalists like you Yes! Journalists who report on the state sponsored Human Rights violations in Kashmir or...

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Sat May 13, 2017 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Regional Connectivity Scheme - India
Replies: 72
Views: 4888

Re: Regional Connectivity Scheme - India

Court bars Air Odisha from flying A local court in capital city here today barred homegrown budget carrier Air Odisha Aviation Private Limited (AOAPL) from operating flights which has recently won bids to provide service to unserved routes across the country under UDAN scheme. Bhubaneswar Civil Jud...

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Fri May 12, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Regional Connectivity Scheme - India
Replies: 72
Views: 4888

Re: Regional Connectivity Scheme - India

so what will happen to Air Odisha's 50 RCS routes now?

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Fri May 12, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India schedules 747-400 service to Kabul in 2Q17
Replies: 12
Views: 2671

Re: 744 to...Kabul?

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ai243
-->

just see the variation of aircraft on this route. 319, 320& 747 all in a 7 day period. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ai243

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Fri May 12, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017
Replies: 242
Views: 20006

Re: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017

This North Indians vs South Indians bigotry is incredible.

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Fri May 12, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas 747-338 VH-EBU 'Nalanji Dreaming' makes an Encore
Replies: 11
Views: 3975

Re: Qantas 747-338 VH-EBU 'Nalanji Dreaming' makes an Encore

where does "Nalanji" comes from?

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Fri May 12, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ A350-900ULR to feature 162 seats
Replies: 46
Views: 7285

Re: SQ A350-900ULR to feature 162 seats

that's a very expensive bet from SQ.

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Fri May 12, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Regional Connectivity Scheme - India
Replies: 72
Views: 4888

Re: Regional Connectivity Scheme - India

Court bars Air Odisha from flying A local court in capital city here today barred homegrown budget carrier Air Odisha Aviation Private Limited (AOAPL) from operating flights which has recently won bids to provide service to unserved routes across the country under UDAN scheme. Bhubaneswar Civil Judg...

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Fri May 12, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India Aviation Thread - May 2017
Replies: 111
Views: 7747

Re: India Aviation Thread - May 2017

Air India schedules 747-400 service to Kabul in 2Q17 Air India in the next few weeks plans to boost capacity to Afghanistan, currently serving Delhi – Kabul route 4 times a week. The following dates will see Boeing 747-400 operating, replacing Airbus A320 aircraft: 18MAY17 / 20MAY17 / 21MAY17 / 10JU...

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Fri May 12, 2017 7:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Today's UA 49 diverted back to BOM?
Replies: 45
Views: 6040

Re: Today's UA 49 diverted back to BOM?

with all the bad press that UA has been getting recently, this might be a good incident for UA to advertise. It took all the pain for convenience of passengers. 8 hours fuel wasted+ flight cancelled+ possible hotel and re-arrangement costs, everything for passengers only. A real example of "fri...

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Fri May 12, 2017 7:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Today's UA 49 diverted back to BOM?
Replies: 45
Views: 6040

Re: Today's UA 49 diverted back to BOM?

Visas and medical insurance come to mind. European countries may have been reluctant to accept a passenger from a third world country with no visa and/ or medical insurance valid in the EU. EU Schengen visas are very retentive about having proper medical insurance. which also happens to be a reason...

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Fri May 12, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India Aviation Thread - May 2017
Replies: 111
Views: 7747

Re: India Aviation Thread - May 2017

https://twitter.com/PTI_News/status/862 ... 187520?p=v
-->

From August this year, #AirIndia will operate direct flights between #Colombo and #Varanasi : PM @narendramodi .

https://twitter.com/PTI_News/status/862 ... 187520?p=v

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Fri May 12, 2017 5:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shameful abuse of Human Rights - Indian Army use civilians as Human Shields in Kashmir
Replies: 20
Views: 659

Re: Shameful abuse of Human Rights - Indian Army use civilians as Human Shields in Kashmir

army should have tied up the OP instead! Well its not for lack of trying. Journalists in Gujarat have for long been the target of encounter's and contract killings for writing about Dear Leader's business deals. Getting the army to deal with us journalists will just be a switch from using the mafia...

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Fri May 12, 2017 5:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coming Soon: A vegan fast food chain
Replies: 42
Views: 1358

Re: Coming Soon: A vegan fast food chain

if anyone cares to read the quoted article, 60% of all sales of fast foods chains in India are veg. Losers who themselves are workless and keep whinning about every successful person obviously won't see Patanjali's annual turnover is already $1.6 billion, and it's doubling every year. Leftist extrem...

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Fri May 12, 2017 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017
Replies: 242
Views: 20006

Re: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017

what are you trying to say? they were not subsidies or donations. They were loans which AI is still struggling to pay
I don't understand why would ExIm give AI several billion $ for free..

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Fri May 12, 2017 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates announces AED 2.5 billion (US$ 670 million) profits
Replies: 52
Views: 6923

Re: Emirates announces AED 2.5 billion (US$ 670 million) profits

Lightsaber, SpiceJet is coming! some details about their low cost long haul plans: http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/spicejet-expects-some-regional-routes-to-be-profitable-from-day-one-ajay-singh-2276511.html http://m.timesofindia.com/business/india-business/spicejet-eyes-rs-25000-return-far...

Jump to post
by anshabhi
Fri May 12, 2017 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Today's UA 49 diverted back to BOM?
Replies: 45
Views: 6040

Re: Today's UA 49 diverted back to BOM?

I think crew duty hours could have been a reason for choosing BOM instead of DEL. They might have a seperate crew stationed at BOM. Also, from passengers perspective, it's better to be stuck at your home city instead of any other city. 3rd possibility: AI has BOM-EWR flight available. Passengers can...

Jump to post

Go to advanced search