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Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-300ER low visibility take off

Over the last few weeks, we in India, especially New Delhi, Bangalore, and Kolkata have been experiencing flight disruptions due to low visibility and fog. May be this picture from Flickr user moonm, of Singapore Airlines newest Boeing 777-3000ER, 9V-SWT, taking off from the cold foggy confines of Paine Field, might inspire some airlines, airports, and air traffic controllers, to …

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Singapore Airlines to upgrade Bangalore to Boeing 777-300

In its Summer 2009 time-table, effective March 29, Singapore Airlines will revert back to servicing Bangalore Singapore with the Boeing 777-300, an upgrade from the existing Boeing 777-200. The slowdown in the global economy caused significant impact in the Information Technology sector, which constitutes a bulk of Bangalore’s international traffic. In response Singapore Airlines had downgraded services from a daily …

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Gulf Air to lease four Jet Airways Boeing 777-300ERs

Jet Airways procured ten ultra-luxuriously appointed Boeing 777-300ERs for its ambitious international expansion. It even won awards for its international first class, featuring private suites. Now those plans are in tatters, and Jet has abandoned its international ambitions, at least for the foreseeable future. Recently TravelBizMonitor reported Jet Airways, has dropped its expansion plan, especially plans of expanding overseas informed …

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Pakistan Airlines flight returns safely after captain suffers heart attack

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Boeing 777-300ER, registration AP-BID, performing as flight PK785, from Islamabad (ISB), Pakistan to London Heathrow (LHR), United Kingdom, with 435 passengers on board, had to return back to Islamabad airport, when the captain suffered a cardiac arrest one hour in to the flight, as per reports from Aviation Herald. The landing was safely performed two …

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March of Emirates across Indian skies

On 16 October 2008, Emirates Airlines, moved all operations at Dubai International Airport to Terminal 3. Terminal 3 is over 1,500,000 m2 (370 acres) in size, the single largest terminal building in the world, and is dedicated exclusively to Emirates Airlines. The move demonstrated the meteoric rise of the airline since its inception on May 25, 1985 with just two …

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Honeywell’s “very odd” Boeing 757

Honeywell did a test flight of this very odd looking Boeing 757. The small engine attached to the front part of the fuselage is being developed for regional jets and private commercial jets. See all the pictures here from Cupps at Flightglobal Airspace. Thanks to Jon at FlightBlogger for the tip. Incidentally, Jon has done a very interesting analysis which …

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Jet Airways Boeing 777-300ER in Turkish Airlines THY livery

Harun Ornek captured two of the Boeing 777-300ER’s recently wet-leased by THY Turkish Airlines from Jet Airways. The aircraft retain their Indian registrations and flags. VT-JED has been named Akdeniz (meaning the Mediterranean Sea in Turkish).VT-JEE has been named Karadeniz (meaning the Black Sea in Turkish). Observe the Indian flag.This picture of VT-JEE from jetphotos.net.To see an extensive photo gallery …

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Turkish Airlines to offer First Class service

Turkish Airlines (THY) will begin offering first class seats on the three Boeing 777-300ERs, recently leased from Jet Airways, by Dec. 29, THY General Manager Temel Kotil has said. The first 2 Boeing 777-300ER aircraft scheduled to join the fleet on December 24th and 25th, 2008 are configured with 8 First Class suites, 30 Business in a herringbone layout, and …

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Delta Adds First-Ever Nonstop Service between Atlanta and Mumbai, India

Longest range commercial jetliner will connect Atlanta to one of world’s fastest-growing economies Boeing 777-200 Long Range aircraft features lie-flat seats in Delta’s BusinessElite class ATLANTA, Aug. 7, 2008 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced a new daily nonstop flight between Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Mumbai, India, starting Nov. 1, 2008*. The new flight will connect the …

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