Daily Archives: November 12, 2009

Air India losses can feed 400 million Indians for a year

I read the following press report and just shook my head. Forget a pinch of salt, there isn’t enough salt on god’s green earth to make this statement fly. The government would infuse additional equity into ailing Air India provided it saves at least Rs 2,000 crore ($417 million) this financial year by implementing cost-cutting measures, Civil Aviation Minister Praful …

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Children under 12 fly free with SpiceJet special Children’s Day offer

Delhi based value carrier SpiceJet announced a special offer to commemorate Children’s Day. Children under 12 years of age will fly free on all bookings done on November 13 and 14, 2009. Only the statutory charges ranging between Rs 229~Rs 604 will be charged. A special bag of goodies await all children who fly any SpiceJet flight on November 14, …

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Boeing delivers 25th 777 to Korean Air, first to Guggenheim Aviation Partners

Boeing delivered to Korean Air the carrier’s 25th 777, a 777-300ER (Extended Range) registration HL7784. It also marks the first 777 delivered to Guggenheim Aviation Partners who will lease the aircraft to Korean Air. Guggenheim is scheduled to take delivery of an additional five 777s.Image courtesy Boeing

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