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Podcast: Air India’s 787 plight, Is Kingfisher bankrupt?, SpiceJet’s Q400 delivery experience

The team of Vinay Bhaskara, Addison Schonland and Devesh Agarwal bring you another edition of the India aviation review podcast.

In this edition we feature

  • the dilemma faced by a bankrupt Air India and its 27 787 Dreamliner order. There is no doubt that the airline needs a good mid-sized aircraft, but it is out of money. Is the national carrier’s announced plan to acquire 14 aircraft and cancel the rest, the best way to go?
  • Vinay and Devesh debate whether Kingfisher is really bankrupt as announced by Veritas Investment Research Corp.
  • We recount the unique experience of Bangalore Aviation being the only online only media to be at the delivery ceremony of the Q400 by Bombardier to SpiceJet. See the product briefing video.

Click on the play button to commence.

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About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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