Devesh, Vedant, and I would like to wish all of Bangalore Aviation’s a very happy Thanksgiving. While Thanksgiving is not often celebrated in India, here in the US it is considered one of the four “big” holidays along with July 4th, Christmas, and New Years. Thanksgiving’s origins date back to the late 1600s, when British colonists used a celebration to …Read More »
Daily Archives: November 24, 2011
Lessors start taking back aircraft from Kingfisher Airlines. New aircraft to join fleet airline says.
A little over a month ago, we opined that Kingfisher’s announced withdrawal from the low cost segment would most likely lead to an enforced fleet reduction at the beleagured carrier. It appears our fears are coming true, The airline announced that lessor AerCap Holdings N.V. of the Netherlands will be taking back possession of two aircraft. In a statement spokespersons …Read More »
Airbus has commenced the final assembly of the first A380 destined for Thai Airways. The airframe entered the Airbus Final Assembly Line in Toulouse on November 23rd, 2011. Now all the various sections of the airframe will be attached together. Thai will become the ninth operator of the A380 superjumbo when it takes delivery late next year.Read More »
Five classic videos from yesteryears, featuring the famous Singapore Girl air hostesses, today called cabin crew, of Singapore Airlines.Read More »
In tribute and thanks to my dear friend and spotter guru M. Azizul Islam who is based in London but originally from Bangladesh. One of the most helpful people I have even had the pleasure of meeting in my lifetime. So here is for your enjoyment Aziz-da.Read More »