Daily Archives: July 29, 2009

Video: Air India Boeing 777-300ER VT-ALO Karnataka delivery flight

On July 13th, Air India took delivery of it’s latest Boeing 777-300ER. MSN 36313 was registered at VT-ALO and the aircraft name, which has a special significance, is Karnataka — the home state of Bangalore Aviation. The aircraft is fitted with two General Electric GE90-115BL2 engines and has a three class configuration. 4 First, 35 Business, and 303 Economy. Here …

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Kingfisher follows Air India — faces up to financial problems and unpaid vendors

Back in April, I sent this picture to Dr. Mallya saying “Kingfisher Rocks” and his passengers have a “rocking” good time. Today it appears the “King of good times” is quite literally on the rocks. In a hard hitting e-mail sent to its 6,000+ employees, Kingfisher Airlines management has admitted to a serious financial crunch and has asked employees to …

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Will Kingfisher succeed in its restructured international operations?

It is official. From September 15th, Kingfisher Airlines will restructure international operations from its “home town” Bangalore. The airline’s first international flight Bangalore London Heathrow will be suspended on September 15th. Bangalore Colombo will stop a day later. It is important to understand some of the factors that led to the demise of these flights: Bangalore is the technology capital …

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