Yearly Archives: 2010

Slew of international carriers to commence flights from Bangalore

The next few months will see a spate of foreign carriers commencing operations from Bangalore. As already reported, Qatar Airways with its “best economy class in the world” will commence operations on February 23 using an Airbus A320 for the first five months. Subsequently, depending on the success of the Emirate’s negotiations on increase in the bi-laterals, the airline will …

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Singapore Airlines to introduce Airbus A330-300 to Kolkata, reduce capacity

As per the GDS, Singapore Airlines will introduce its new Airbus A330-300 aircraft (cabin images with iPod support here) on the Singapore Kolkata sector from July 2, 2010. It is a smart move by the carrier. Its A330s have the same two class (business and economy) configuration as the Boeing 777-200s it currently operates to Kolkata and Ahmedabad, but the …

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Bangalore Aviation 2010 calendar – free to download

In case you were wondering why I was missing in action during the last week — it was to prepare a very special thanks to all readers and supporters of Bangalore Aviation. The Bangalore Aviation 2010 calendar. The calendar is free to download. It is about 2.5MB, in A3 (11×17 inch) size, and in PDF format. You can also print …

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Royal Brunei Airlines to lease Jet Airways Boeing 777-300ERs by February

Best wishes for a happy and prosperous 2010. India’s Jet Airways is close to finalising a deal with Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) to lease three Boeing 777-300ERs from Jet Airways. The deal with RBA could see the 777s flying in RBA service as early as February. These 777s are the same which Gulf Air had leased for a short period …

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