Daily Archives: March 13, 2009

British Airways Nose to give comic relief

As I sign off for the week, a light hearted story from British Airways with a serious intent. There will be Red Noses on the ground and in the air at British Airways this week, in support of Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day on 13 March. (Picture by Nick Morrish/Seven Squared/BA News) Staff will be encouraged to Do Something Funny …

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Kingfisher Airlines remains India’s largest airline in February

Driven by the whopping discounts offered by airlines, domestic passenger traffic in India, increased very marginally, to 3.336 million in February 2009, up from 3.326 million in January. Kingfisher Airlines retained the top spot as India’s largest domestic carrier for the month with 904,000 passengers representing a 27% market share. Jet group which includes the low cost subsidiary Jet Lite …

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Image: Leased Jet Airways’ Boeing 777-300ER VT-JEG in Gulf Air livery

Jet Airways Boeing 777-300ER painted in Gulf Air livery.

Ten days ago, on March 3rd, Gulf Air received the first of the four Boeing 777-300ER (VT-JEG) aircraft leased from Jet Airways. Two more aircraft are expected to join the Gulf Air fleet later this month while the fourth one will join in May. The 312 seat uber-luxurious Jet Airways Boeing’s are well known. See a photo gallery of the …

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