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Jet Airways to lease three Boeing 777-300ER to Thai Airways, sells one to Abu Dhabi

Jet Airways has beaten out Air India and will dry lease three of its Boeing 777-300ERs (B77Ws) to Thai Airways for a period of three years. The deal is estimated at $36 million per year or about $1 million per aircraft per month. Under financial pressure, Jet has been looking to lease these three aircraft after Gulf Air cut short …

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Video: Jet Airways latest Boeing 777-300ER VT-JEL destined for Turkish Airlines THY

Caught at Boeing Paine field are two videos of Jet Airways latest Boeing 777-300ER. MSN 36563 is registered VT-JEL. Due to the slowdown in air traffic, this aircraft is most likely destined as the fourth aircraft leased by Jet to Turkish Airlines THY. Powered by General Electric GE90-115B1L engines this aircraft features the uber-luxurious Jet Airways cabin with 8 private …

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Turkish Airlines THY orders seven more Boeing 777-300ERs taking tally to 12

Turkish Airlines has an extensive fleet-renewal programme including up to 35 long-haul jets and it appears that Boeing is benefiting from Turkish THY Airline’s leasing experience with India’s Jet Airways. Turkish Airlines has finalised an order for an additional seven Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes valued at $1.9 billion at current list prices. This order is in addition to the …

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FFP partnerships: American with GOL; Jet with Turkish THY; Jet denies oneworld talks

American Airlines has entered into a frequent flyer agreement with GOL Airlines that will provide benefits to members of both American’s AAdvantage(R) and GOL’s Smiles programs. Additionally, the two airlines intend to enter into a codeshare agreement in the near future. Beginning Aug. 1, 2009, AAdvantage and Smiles members will be able to earn miles on all eligible GOL and …

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American held for carrying gun at airport, Jet to cancel Boeing 777 order, Vijay Mallya’s debt troubles

US national arrested for carrying loaded handgun on board a flight The Times of India is reporting A US citizen was arrested earlier this morning at the Chennai airport for carrying a loaded revolver. Central Industrial and Security Force (CISF) personnel who secure airports across India, found the weapon while scanning the baggage of Mr. Semilar, 58 years old, when …

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Turkish Airlines THY places order for five Boeing 777-300ERs

The Boeing Company and Turkish Airlines (called THY for Türk Hava Yolları) have signed an order for five Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes valued at $1.36 billion at current list prices. This is the first time Turkish Airlines has purchased new 777s directly from Boeing. The airline currently operates a fleet of 65 Boeing airplanes including Next-Generation 737s and 777-300ERs …

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Qantas Boeing 737 radio altimeter failure similar to Turkish THY Amsterdam crash

An April 7th incident involving a Qantas Boeing 737-800, registration VH-VYL performing flight QF-1020 from Hobart, to Sydney, in Australia, has raised the spectre of a failing radio altimeter which is suspected of causing the recent fatal crash of the Boeing 737-800 Turkish Airlines flight TK1951 at Amsterdam Schiphol on February 25th. In very similar circumstances, the Qantas flight was …

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Airline services India update: El-Al, Air India, Saudi Arabian, Turkish THY

A host of new and updated services to and from India announced this week. Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) will launch new flights to Bangalore, Lucknow, and Kozhikode (Calicut) over the next few days. The airline has commenced operating three flights a week to Lucknow; two flights a week to Bangalore from today, March 30, 2009 and four flights a week …

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Turkish Airlines Amsterdam crash preliminary report – when “intelligence” fails

The Dutch investigation board headed by Pieter van Vollenhoven, examining the crash of the Boeing 737-800 Turkish Airlines flight TK1951 at Amsterdam Schiphol last week, released its preliminary report. Simply put it was a combination of a faulty instrument, a breakdown in “artificial intelligence” (AI) of the plane, pilot error, and poor weather. The instruments and “artificial intelligence”The plane had …

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Amsterdam crash: Turkish Airlines THY releases names of dead crew and announces compensation

Turkish Airlines THY released the names of their staff killed in crash of their Boeing 737-800 flight TK 1951 at Amsterdam, Schiphol. A total of nine persons perished, including 3 pilots, 1 flight attendant and 5 passengers. The pilots who died were Captain Hasan Tahsin Arısan, Murat Sezer and Olgay Ozgur and the flight attendant Ulvi Murat Eskin. The bodies …

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Turkish Airlines THY refutes speculation on maintenance work, and so should we

Turkish Airlines has just released a statement refuting rumours in the media, circulating after the crash of their Boeing 737-800 VT-JGE at Schiphol airport near Amsterdam yesterday, and clarifying their aircraft maintenance procedures. The maintenance work of our aircraft has been carried out according to appropriate procedures. It has become an absolute necessity to make the statement given below over …

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Turkish THY Airlines Boeing 737 crashes at Amsterdam Schiphol airport

A Turkish Airlines (THY) Boeing 737-800 registration TC-JGE performing flight TK1951 crashed at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport at 10:30 local (09:30Z) The plane carrying 135 passengers on a flight from Istanbul, broke in to three parts when attempting to land on Runway 36L near motorway A9. There is a massive presence of emergency vehicles and crew on the scene, and there …

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Jet Airways to lease 4 Boeing 777-300ERs to Gulf Air

Bahrain based Gulf Air has confirmed an agreement to lease four new Boeing 777-300ERs (B77W in industry parlance) from Jet Airways of India. The agreement which was signed on February 22nd, calls for three aircraft to join its fleet in March, and the fourth in May. This deal was expected since January. Gulf Air is already wet-leasing two Airbus A330-200s …

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Kingfisher Airbus A340-500 becomes a “white tail” at Toulouse

This photograph by Digital Airliners taken just two days ago at Toulouse shows two Airbus A340-500’s. One is still painted in Kingfisher Airlines’ colours. Kingfisher had ordered five A340-500s, but defaulted on taking delivery last year. Three were diverted to Nigeria’s Arik Air, but it appears the balance two have become the dreaded white tail for Airbus, i.e. a jet …

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Kingfisher Airlines diverts A321s to Turkish THY Airlines, defers A380 deliveries

The financial woes at Kingfisher Airlines, forcing them to divert ordered aircraft to other airlines, continue. First it was the Airbus A340-500’s meant for the flagship Bangalore to San Francisco “Silicon to Silicon” flights, that were diverted to Arik when Kingfisher could not take delivery. Now it is the turn of Turkish Airlines THY, who is taking delivery of four …

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Photos: Business and First class Jet Airways Boeing 777-300ER

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

The ultra luxurious Boeing 777-300ER of Jet Airways, which have also been leased to Turkish Airlines THY and Gulf Air. I hope you enjoy the images of the luxury on offer in these aircraft, for those lucky to travel in the Business class or First class suites. Talks are on with Oman Air, but it is unknown whether Jet is …

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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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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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