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April 18, 2014 – Bangalore Aviation

Daily Archives: April 18, 2014

Air India seeking $500 million bridge loan for four 787 Dreamliners

National carrier Air India has floated a tender seeking bridge loans of up to $500 million as financing for taking delivery of four Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners numbers 15 through 18 of the carrier’s 27 aircraft order. The carrier has arranged financing for the first 14 Dreamliners in its fleet. It is scheduled to receive its 15th Dreamliner in May 2014, …

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Air India puts last three Boeing 777-200LRs up for sale

Air India Boeing 777-237LR VT-ALF Jharkand at New Delhi IGI airport. Photo copyright Vedant Agarwal, all rights reserved. Used with permission.

After selling off five of its Boeing 777-237LRs to Abu Dhabi based Etihad Airways PJSC (read our analysis), national carrier Air India has put the last three of its ultra-long-haul 777-200LRs up for sale. The airline has posted a tender (view it here), inviting bids for the aircraft bearing registrations VT-ALF (named after the state of Jharkhand), VT-ALG (Kerala), and …

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Air France KLM Delta increase economy class baggage allowance


The Air France-KLM-Delta grouping have announced an increase in economy class baggage allows on their India to USA, Canada, and Mexico routes. However this increased allowance will apply only for tickets issued effective today, April 17, 2014, onwards. The baggage allowance is increased to two pieces of check-in baggage per person with maximum weight of 23 kg (50 lbs) per …

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