Daily Archives: September 26, 2014

Etihad unveils new livery ‘Facets of Abu Dhabi’ on its first Airbus A380

Etihad 'Facets of Abu Dhabi' livery on its first Airbus A380.

Abu Dhabi based Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has unveiled its new ‘Facets of Abu Dhabi’ livery created by brand consultants Landor Associates for the airline. The new livery inspired by traditional Emirati design patterns, and the geometric style of the modern architecture of Abu Dhabi, features the colours and hues of the Arab …

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Air Pegasus takes delivery of its first plane, former Kingfisher Airlines ATR72

ATR72-212A(500) MSN699 as Kingfisher Airlines VT-KAA.

Bangalore based Air Pegasus has reportedly taken delivery of its first aircraft, an ATR72-500 which was originally leased and operated by Vijay Mallya promoted Kingfisher Airlines. The aircraft is configured in an all-economy class with 66 seats. The aircraft returns back home in a manner of sorts. This aircraft bears airframe number MSN 699 (manufacturer’s serial number) and was first …

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Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand alliance code-share flights on sale now

Star Alliance members Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand who announced an alliance in February, will launch their flights under the alliance from January 6, 2015. Tickets for their code-share flights are on sale now. The alliance will see the two airlines operating one daily round-trip flight each, between Singapore and Auckland, and Singapore Airlines operating a daily flight between …

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Air India and Air Canada enter in to code-share agreement

(l-r) Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr, Air India CMD Rohit Nandan, Air Canada CEO Calin Rovinscu and Star Alliance CEO Mark Schwab. Lufthansa acted as mentor to assist Air India through the Star alliance joining process. Mr Rovinescu chairs the Star Alliance鈥檚 Chief Executive Board.

While not officially announced, it appears Air India (airline code AI) and Air Canada (airline code AC) have entered in to a code-share agreement to place their airline codes on certain flights of operated by each other. Both the airlines are members of the Star alliance, and reflects for recently joined Air India, the first tangible benefits of joining the …

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IndiGo getting ready to please the IAS with its next plane

IndiGo Airbus A320-232(SL) VT-IFK with Sharklets.

As we head in to the weekend, a bit of tongue in cheek aviation humour. India’s largest domestic airline IndiGo has been inducting Airbus A320 aircraft on a regular schedule averaging about one a month. The last aircraft to join the fleet was VT-IAR, delivered on September 22. The civil servants of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) will be pleased …

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