Tag Archives: Blue Dart

Indian airlines operated over 1400 cargo flights during the lockdown

While passenger air traffic has come to a standstill since the beginning of the lockdown. Cargo movement has become essential for transporting essential and other goods into and across the country. While India has only one domestic cargo-only airline BlueDart (SpiceJet also operates three Boeing 737 freighters under the name SpiceXpress), every passenger flight carries an average of around a …

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Through the lens: Leased Spicejets, Air India Sharklet and more

Air India Boeing 787-8 VT-ANE.

First up in this Through the lens is VT-EXC. EXC is the latest Airbus A320 in Air India’s fleet and sports the new ‘Sharklet’ wingtips, it has been leased from China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (CALC). It is the third out of five aircrafts that will be leased from CALC by the airline. The aircraft is powered by two …

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Five aircraft damaged and one person killed in Delhi airport storm

Air India Airbus A330-200 VT-IWA Wing view. Photo copyright Devesh Agarwal.

A violent storm that hit New Delhi left a trail of destruction and death at the city’s Indira Gandhi airport earlier this afternoon. As per information received, one person lost their life and at least two other have sustained critical injuries including loss of a limb(s) in a sudden storm that occurred around 5pm in the afternoon. Wind of about …

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Photos: New Delhi airport – aerial views of the ramp, Jet’s A330 fleet, Blue Dart and Kenya Airways freighters

by Devesh Agarwal Once again the kind friends at Delhi International Airport (P) Ltd. (DIAL), the company which operates the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), supported the Aviation Photographers India Foundation by giving access to the airside, after they had received permission from the DGCA. Yours truly, got on to a Rosenbauer turn-table ladder (TTL) of the airport fire-fighting team, …

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Image: Early morning contrails – Blue Dart Boeing 757-200PCF

Blue Dart Aviation is a dedicated freight only airline in India, and the only operator of the Boeing 757 in India. Aircraft name ‘Vision VIII’ registration VT-BDM is a Boeing 757-200 PCF (passenger converted freighter) and here it is coming to to land on runway 27 at the Bengaluru International Airport in the early morning of June 14th. My friends …

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DHL and Blue Dart open integrated terminal at Bangalore airport

Logistics majors, DHL Express and Blue Dart Aviation inaugurated a $25 million integrated terminal at the Bangalore International Airport. The 220,757 sq. ft facility will integrate the South Indian domestic and international businesses of both companies. The facility, which was expected to bring synergies in operations, was said to improve services by reducing throughput time by 60 minutes. Malcolm Monteiro, …

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