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Kingfisher Airlines’ license suspended

The Indian DGCA announced today, that it has suspended the license (AOC) of cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines (IATA: IT). The airline was asked by the regulator earlier this month to submit an explanation on why its AOC should not be revoked, after its engineers and pilots went on strike in late September. The airline is several […]

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Maldivian adds A320, to launch new international routes

Maldivian (IATA: Q2), (Island Aviation Services) the national airline of Maldives, has added an Airbus A320 to its fleet and will be shortly launching three new international destinations. Photo credit: YPspotter32 The airline will be launching new service to Chennai and Mumbai in India, and Dhaka in Bangladesh. It’s first Airbus A320, pictured above, will […]

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IndiGo Expands Internationally with the Addition of Three New Routes

IndiGo, the Indian LCC, will be expanding its international routes from August with the addition of three new routes to Dubai, and the increase of Bangkok flights. An IndiGo aircraft at Bengaluru International Airport (BLR) – © Anirudh Emani The carrier’s existing Delhi – Dubai route will receive its second daily flight with effect from […]

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SpiceJet Adds Another Q400, Operation Analysed

 SpiceJet is planning to bring another Dash 8 Q400 aircraft to its fleet operation by 6th October, and will be launching a range of new flights using the aircraft. Having placed an order with Bombardier for 15 Dash 8 – Q400s in November 2010, the airline has already taken delivery of five of the type. This […]

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Gulf Air Network Changes for Winter 2011

Gulf Air has made public the following changes to its route network for the northern Winter season commencing on 30th October. Abu Dhabi – flights increased to five times per day from the present four. Addis Ababa – flights increased to daily from the previous six per week Beirut – flights increased to ten weekly, […]

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SriLankan Airlines Freighter Network S11

Given below is an overview of the SriLankan Airlines freighter network, at the time of the writing. It was almost not known to the public that SriLankan did operate freighter flights, following the returning of its dedicated freighter aircraft, as all of the following flights are operated on wet leased capacity. Only the ETA and […]

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AirAsia to launch second daily KL – Chennai flight

 AirAsia effective 7 May will be adding its second daily flight on the Kuala Lumpur – Chennai route. The new flight will be operating in the evening. AK243 KUL0630 – 0745MAA 320 Daily NEW AK246 KUL1555 – 1705MAA 320 Daily AK244 MAA0830 – 1455KUL 320 Daily NEW AK247 MAA1750 – 0020+1KUL 320 Daily  The route […]

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Air India Returns to Sri Lanka

 After a long hiatus of decades, Air India will finally be resuming service to Sri Lanka from Summer. The carrier will fly to Colombo from Chennai six times a week starting 27th March.  The service operates with Airbus A321 aircraft. Schedule below AI273 MAA 1415 – 1535 CMB x3 321 AI274 CMB 1635 – 1800 […]

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All About the NEW Air India – Part 2

 In yesterday’s part one of this article, we covered the soon to be fully merged Air India’s new route network. Let’s have a look at the airline’s system-wide flight number changes from this second and final part of the article. AI 001 – 009 will operate on VIP flights as usual while AI 010-099 will […]

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All About the NEW Air India – Part 1

 Air India will finally start operating under a single AOC on February 12, completing the merger of Air India, Indian and Alliance Air. What is the shape of new AI’s network ? Which routes will it operate ? We’re here to find out. IATA : AI ICAO : AIC Largest hubs : Delhi, Mumbai  The […]

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