Daily Archives: February 13, 2012

BREAKING NEWS: Austrian Airlines to stop service to Mumbai

Lufthansa group member Austrian Airlines will suspend services between Mumbai and Vienna, most likely from the start of the Summer 2012 time-table which will commence from end March. Austrian is facing seat load factor pressure from the two other members of the group; Swiss and Lufthansa. All three members of the group, have departures from Mumbai to their Europe hubs …

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Analysis: Air India’s $1 billion compensation claim on Boeing for 787 delays is baseless

Earlier this week, reports surfaced that India’s national carrier Air India was asking for roughly $1 billion in compensation from US original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Boeing for the roughly 3 year delay of the Boeing 787-8. With Air India’s initial delivery having been pushed back almost 2.75 years by the natural program delays and further delay of the delivery of …

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