Daily Archives: October 8, 2014

Air India to commence service to Pantnagar in Uttarakhand

Air India Regional (Alliance Air) ATR-42 VT-ABB

National carrier Air India will start a four times a week flight between New Delhi (DEL) to Pantnagar (PGH) in Uttarakhand from October 14, 2014. The flights will be operated by Air India Regional using an ATR-42 aircraft. On Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, 9I-815 departs New Delhi at 14:30 arrives Pantnagar at 15:30 hrs 9I-816 departs Pantnagar at 15:50 …

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Etihad Airlines launches new airline alliance Etihad Airways Partners

(Left to right): Maurizio Merlo, CEO Darwin Airline; Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, CEO airberlin; James Hogan, President and CEO Etihad Airways; Cramer Ball, CEO Jet Airways; Dane Kondi膰, CEO Air Serbia, Manoj Papa, CEO Air Seychelles; at the launch of Etihad Airways Partners.

Abu Dhabi based Etihad Airways has unveiled a new airline alliance called Etihad Airways Partners (EAP). The alliance is initially made-up of six airlines in which the Gulf behemoth has equity stakes, though it claims to offer partnership opportunities for any airline wishing to join, even if it is part of any existing alliance such as airberlin which is a …

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AirAsia under-serves Bangalore, hub of its Indian subsidiary

AirAsia A320 9M-AHS at Penang airport.

A confusion exists on the website of AirAsia with regards to its ‘Fly-Thru’ connectivity service on flights to and from Bangalore. While the flight schedules page of the website offers the connecting service between Bangalore and domestic Malaysian destinations like Penang, Langkawi, Denpesar-Bali, to international destinations like Singapore, Sydney, Perth, and Manila, the booking page does not allow booking of …

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Through the lens: Onboard Qatar Airways’ Airbus A320

At this year’s Farnborough Airshow, I was invited by Qatar Airways to tour the Airbus A320 and Boeing 787-8 DreamLiner that they had brought to the show. This week we will be covering the Airbus A320 and the DreamLiner will be up next week. The aircraft that Qatar brought to the show was A7-AHW which is a two year old …

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