Monthly Archives: March 2011

DGCA releases investigation report in to Air India Boeing 747-400 VT-ESM Konark fire at Mumbai

India’s aviation regulator and inspector the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has released its investigative report in the engine fire incident of Air India Boeing 747-400 VT-ESM Konark at Mumbai on September 4, 2009. As per the DGCA, the primary cause for the accident was the complete dislodging of No. 1 strut fuel feed line coupling due to dislodging …

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Survey Results: Top purchase factors important to domestic air travel passengers

After the price of a ticket, the on-time performance of an airline is the biggest factor influencing a potential traveller to purchase a ticket for domestic air travel. This explains why punctuality maniacal IndiGo is rapidly gaining market share in India. Thanks to the hundreds of Bangalore Aviation readers who participated in this survey. Survey respondents could select up to …

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