Monthly Archives: August 2016

Inflight review: Qatar Airways A380: Business Class: Doha to Paris

The lounge on Qatar's A380.

Earlier this year, I flew Qatar Airways from Bangalore to Paris which included one leg on the airline’s flagship aircraft, the Airbus A380. Transit at Doha Airport After leaving the lounge, I was running just a little late. I asked the lounge access agent at the bottom of the escalator where gate B3 was, which was luckily just a five …

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Jet Airways Q1 FY2017 results analysis – headwinds and turbulence likely

Jet Airways Boeing 777-300ER VT-JEG performing flight 9W117 from London approaches Mumbai airport

Jet Airways reported results on August 12th with a net profit of Rs 103.1 crores on revenues of Rs 5,112 crores for the first quarter of fiscal year 2016-17 (FY17). The results indicate several challenges and highlights are as below: Operational performance The quarter saw an overall capacity increase of 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year, when measured …

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Video: How Emirates builds its brand through sports

Emirates cabin crew at the Madrid VIP lounge. Airline photo.

Sports fans are some of the most passionate people on earth, be it soccer around the world, baseball in the United States, or cricket in India. Cities around the world wear a deserted look whenever a match is played. Players are treated as demi-gods. The collective spirits of a nation rise and fall with the success or failure of their …

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Indian carriers’ flights cancelled as Dubai airport curtails operations

Dubai airport at dawn

All Indian airlines operating to Dubai have cancelled their flights for today. This includes IndiGo, Spicejet, Jet Airways, Air India, and Air India Express. Jet Airways and Air India have just one of two flights to the Gulf city. Dubai Airports authorities have curtailed operations to a single runway at DXB airport in the aftermath of the crash of Emirates …

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Indigo first quarter FY2017 results analysis – profitable but challenges loom

Indigo Airbus A320neo VT-ITC. Copyrighted image. Re-use prohibited.

[bsu_note note_color=”#affbcd” text_color=”#070707″ radius=”4″]This report was written by a professional analyst for Bangalore Aviation. The analyst remains anonymous as they are not authorised to place their views publicly.[/bsu_note] India’s largest domestic airline IndiGo, reported its first quarter results for the FY2017. With earnings of Rs 591.8 crores, the results yet again failed to meet analysts’ expectations bringing down its stock …

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