Daily Archives: January 29, 2019

GoAir to commence Kannur Abu Dhabi flights from March 2019

GoAir Airbus A320 VT-GOJ takes off from New Delhi. Photo by Devesh Agarwal.

Low fare carrier, GoAir, has announced it will commence four flights a week between Kannur in Kerala and Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates from March 1, 2019. The airline will also commence flights between Kannur and Muscat, the capital of Oman, a day earlier, from February 28th. Flight Schedule Flt No From To Dep. Time Arr. Time Freq. …

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The Airbus 380: operations and outlook

Singapore Airlines A380-800 9V-SKD. Image copyright Devesh Agarwal

The Airbus 380, the world’s largest passenger aircraft, entered commercial service in 2007 with launch customer Singapore Airlines. With a maximum takeoff weight of 575 tonnes (almost eight times the weight of an Airbus A320) and average seating of 575 passengers (800+ in high density configurations) Airbus built the A380 on the premise of slot-constrained airports needing a ultra-high capacity …

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