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Inflight Review: British Airways: World Traveller Plus: 777-200ER: Bangalore – London

It had been a good 11 years since I had last flown British Airways (BA), an experience, in my early teen years, I had vowed to never repeat. July may be the worst time to buy tickets to Europe, and the Farnborough Air Show ensures fares are high acro...
by Bangalore Aviation on Dec 12, 2016

Boeing finalizes $16.6 billion deal with Iran Air

American air framer, Boeing has finalized an agreement with Iran Air for 80 aircraft that includes 50 737 MAX 8s, 15 777-300ERs and 15 777-9s. The deal is valued at $16.6 billion at current list prices. The deal which was first announced in June and...
by Bangalore Aviation on Dec 12, 2016

Photos: Night spotting at Bangalore Airport

A couple of weeks back thanks to the BIAL and the Aviation Photographers India, I had the opportunity to go airside at Bangalore Airport and do some night photography. Most of Bangalore’s international traffic operates at night and hence the ni...
by Bangalore Aviation on Dec 8, 2016

Boeing 777-300ER Garuda Registrasi PK-GIK, Pesanan Terakhir Garuda untuk Boeing 777 ?

Twin – Engine yang ukurannya casing mesinnya sebesar fuselage sebuah 737 itu kini tinggal menunggu hitungan hari sebelum akhirnya dikirim ke Indonesia untuk bertugas dalam jajaran fleet Garuda Indonesia, Tampak dalam foto diatas sepertinya 777...
by Imotorium on Jan 5, 2016

Cathay Pacific unveils new livery

Cathay Pacific unvieled it’s new livery yesterday at a special event held at Hong Kong International Airport. The livery has been launched on B-KPM, one of the airline’s Boeing 777-300ER’s. The new livery will replace the current li...
by Bangalore Aviation on Nov 2, 2015

Garuda Indonesia takes delivery of 777 in SkyTeam livery

Indonesian flag carrier, Garuda Indonesia has taken delivery of a Boeing 777 in a special SkyTeam livery. The aircraft is a Boeing 777-300ER bearing the registration PK-GII and like all 300ER’s is powered by two massive General Electric GE-90-1...
by Bangalore Aviation on Oct 29, 2015

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

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 ou...
by Bangalore Aviation on Sep 14, 2015

Emirates celebrates it’s 150th 777 delivery

American airframer Boeing and Emirates Airline today celebrated the airlines 150th Boeing 777 delivery. The airline took simultaneous delivery of three 777s – two 777-300ERs and one 777 Freighter which marked the entry of the 150th 777 into Emirate...
by Bangalore Aviation on Sep 3, 2015

Boeing completes firm configuration of the 777X

American airframer Boeing announced today the completion of the firm configuration for the 777-9, the first of the 777X family to be developed. The Boeing 777X team reached this significant design milestone after working closely with airline customer...
by Bangalore Aviation on Aug 27, 2015

ANA unveils two new Star Wars jets

Japanese carrier, ANA announced that two more of its planes will be decorated with Star Wars characters. BB-8, a brand new character from Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be displayed on the livery of the BB-8™ ANA Jet, a Boeing 777-300ER and the...
by Bangalore Aviation on Aug 20, 2015

Qatar Airways upgrades Doha Bangalore to Boeing 777. Economy class boon.

Middle Eastern carrier Qatar Airways will be up-gauging its Doha Bangalore service from the current Boeing 787-8 to a Boeing 777-300ER from August 1, 2015. The up-gauge will see a increase in number of seats from 254 to 335. Qatar is the second airli...
by Bangalore Aviation on Mar 30, 2015

Qatar Airways upgrades Bangalore to Boeing 777 service

Middle Eastern carrier Qatar Airways will be upgrading it’s Bangalore service from the current Boeing 787 to a Boeing 777-300ER from 1st August 2015. The upgrade will see a increase in number of seats from 254 to 335. READ ONLINE: Walk through...
by Bangalore Aviation on Mar 30, 2015

Show minimum government, maximum governance in India’s next VIP aircraft

For over 25 years, the venerable ‘Queen of the skies’ the Boeing 747-400, of the national carrier, Air India, has served as India’s VIP (very important person) international transport. Tagged as ‘Air India One’ two of th...
by Bangalore Aviation on Mar 18, 2015

Aviation trivia: Launch customers of Boeing aircraft

With the Airbus A350 recently entering service, there have been quite a few launches and with them launch customers in the last few years. To look back over the years I have started compiling a list of the launch customers of various aircraft. So thi...
by Bangalore Aviation on Feb 10, 2015

Air India flies grounded Boeing 777 after 31 months, ahead of delivery to Etihad

Air India’s newest Boeing 777-200LR VT-ALH Maharashtra has finally flown after a gap of over 31 months after it was in storage since March 29, 2012. The test flight AI555 took off from Mumbai’s Chhatrapathi Shivaji airport around 13:20 on...
by Bangalore Aviation on Jan 12, 2015

Best Passenger Planes Flying Today

Some people will tell you that an airliner is an airliner. Don’t believe them. When I book an intercontinental flight, I base my purchase on price, schedule, airline/alliance and – you’d better believe it – aircraft type. Once you rea...

Emirates takes delivery of it’s 100th Boeing 777-300ER

Dubai based carrier Emirates has taken delivery of it’s 100th Boeing 777-300ER. The aircraft will bear the registration A6-ENV. With this delivery, Emirates will have 142 777s in operation and is the only airline in the world to operate all the...
by Bangalore Aviation on Oct 30, 2014

Etihad Airways plans global flights using leased Jet Airways’ aircraft

Airline Route reports that Abu Dhabi based Etihad Airways is planning to deploy wide body A330-200s and Boeing 777-300ERs it has leased from India’s Jet Airways on flights around the world in the Winter 2014 schedule which commences from Octobe...
by Bangalore Aviation on Oct 9, 2014

China Airlines receives first Boeing 777-300ER featuring “family couch” economy seat

Taiwan’s China Airlines’ first Boeing 777-300ER aircraft has landed at its home base of Taipei. Line number 1227, registration B-18051 is part of a 10 aircraft order. The carrier will induct two more 777-300ERs in October and November thi...
by Bangalore Aviation on Oct 6, 2014

Exclusive photos: Air India repairs its Boeing 777-200LR VT-ALH previously stripped for parts

Exactly three months and one day ago, we reported exclusive images of Air India’s newest Boeing 777-200LR VT-ALH Maharashtra lying in a pathetic and dilapidated condition at Mumbai airport. Today we are happy to report exclusive images showing...
by Bangalore Aviation on Aug 28, 2014


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