Daily Archives: January 23, 2012

Turkish Airlines in discussions to acquire LOT Polish, what about India?

Over the weekend, it broke that Middle Eastern behemoth Turkish Airlines was in negotiations to acquire a controlling stake in Poland’s national carrier, LOT Polish Airlines. Hamdi Topcu, Turkish chairman, said: “We are starting negotiations to buy LOT. It should be a win-win situation for both sides.” LOT operates a fleet of 56 aircraft to 92 destinations around the globe, …

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Bangalore Aviation photographer wins 3rd SpiceJet plane spotting contest

For the third year in succession low fare carrier SpiceJet has sponsored a plane spotting contest via its Facebook page. In fact SpiceJet still remains the only Indian airline promoting such a contest. This year, Bangalore Aviation editor and photographer, Devesh Agarwal’s photograph of SpiceJet Boeing 737-800 VT-SPJ taking off from Mumbai’s runway 09 at sunset, was adjudged to have …

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