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October 10, 2012 – Bangalore Aviation

Daily Archives: October 10, 2012

Kingfisher Airlines: Diverting the media’s attention away from things that matter

For the last week or so we are overloaded with the media’s fascination about the financial troubles at Kingfisher Airlines and its flamboyant Chairman Dr. Vijay Mallya, and his less than flamboyant, and far less street smart son Sidhartha. Like the famous wild dogs of Africa, which hunts in packs, the media had descended en mass on the sorrowful suicide …

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50 flights diverted due to Dubai airport closure

Air Traffic at the middle-east’s busiest hub experience major snarls due to the fog and loss of power to a critical runway backup system. The closures were caused this morning when reduced runway visibility. About 06:45 there was a loss of power to a critical runway backup system required to maintain runway lights during foggy conditions. While actual power was …

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AirAsia Japan to commence flights between Tokyo and Seoul

Low cost carrier AirAsia Japan, is commencing a flight on the busy Tokyo Narita Seoul Incheon route from October 28. The flight will be operated on an Airbus A320 aircraft in an all economy configuration with a capacity of 180 seats. Flight JW893 departs Tokyo Narita 14:15 arrives Seoul Incheon 17:00Flight JW892 departs Seoul Incheon 17:45 arrives Tokyo Narita 20:00 …

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Post your views: Topic of the week: Global alliances accept the Middle East Big 3 (MEB 3)

This topic this week is focussed on the Gulf region home of the fast rising behemoths Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Etihad. The last few days have been startling to say the least. From competing head-on, the airlines of the world, have accepted, nay welcomed, the Middle East Big 3 (MEB3) of Emirates, Qatar, and Etihad. A few weeks back the …

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