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Daily Archives: February 4, 2009

Time for zero tolerance on “air rage”, drunk, and lewd passengers in the Indian skies

The recent “hijack” incident involving Indigo airlines flight 6E344 from Goa to New Delhi, has created the furore all over India, and even on to the international stage. I am glad, Jitendra Kumar Mohala, a 42-year-old chartered accountant, and son of a retired air commodore of the Indian Air Force, has been booked under sections 336 (endangering life and personal …

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Oneworld celebrates 10th anniversary, airlines unveil special livery

The One World alliance is celebrating it’s tenth anniversary, and its member airlines have unveiled a special livery on their fleets. Hope you will enjoy the images. Click on the images to see the high resolution versions. American Airlines Boeing 777 British Airways Boeing 747Japan Airlines Boeing 777Finnair Airbus A340Royal Jordanian Airlines Airbus A319Iberia Airbus A320LAN Chile Boeing 767Malev Boeing …

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Marcel Hungerbuehler takes over as CEO of BIAL from Albert Brunner

A quiet change took place at Bengaluru International Airport Limited (BIAL), the operator of Bengaluru International Airport. Marcel Hungerbuehler took over as CEO of BIAL on February 1st, 2009 from Albert Brunner. Prior to this, Marcel was the the company’s COO for two years. Those inside the industry know how instrumental Marcel was, in the start-up process and the operations …

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Airbus A380 crosses 200 planes order mark

Congratulations to Airbus. With the newest order from Korean Air, the order book for the A380 superjumbo has crossed the 200 mark. Korean Air has placed firm orders with Airbus for two more double-deck A380 superjumbos, bringing the total number of A380s ordered by Korean Air to ten aircraft. The carrier will operate the aircraft in a three-class layout on …

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