This is part two of the multi part trip report. You can find the first part here. Immigration area was empty and the officer was kind. My passport was stamped without questions and security was a breeze as well. The international terminal wore a deserted look - a good reminder of why there should be … Continue reading Flying the baby bus and A359
As November comes to a close, the month has seen the highest ever domestic passenger numbers recorded post COVID lockdown in India. However, I was closely tracking data for October and waiting for the regulator to declare the granular data for October. The summary for October was about Air India topping the OTP charts but … Continue reading Eleven thousand passengers separated Air India and Vistara in October – Will AI push Vistara out in November?
I have been away from all the aviation events for a very long time. I had cancelled a visit to Hyderabad for Aero India in 2020 with the onset of Covid and a few days before that I had to cancel a visit to Delhi to be present at the unveiling of B789 of Vistara … Continue reading Flying the Air France code share flight of IndiGo
I had the privilege of attending the Airbus Summit 2022 in Toulouse in Munich on Nov 30 and Dec 01, 2022. This was a follow up to last year's summit which was primarily held online due to the pandemic situation. The summit was special in more ways than one. First, it allowed the global aviation … Continue reading Airbus Summit 2022 – Sustainable Future
Airbus has revealed that it is developing a hydrogen-powered fuel cell engine. The propulsion system is being considered as one of the potential solutions to equip its zero-emission aircraft that will enter service by 2035. Airbus will start ground and flight testing this fuel cell engine architecture onboard its ZEROe demonstrator aircraft towards the middle … Continue reading Airbus Summit – Airbus reveals hydrogen-powered zero-emission engine