Surprising as it may seem, but Star Air – the Bengaluru based operator with an all E-145 fleet has launched a new route amidst the current situation! The airline started flying between Ahmedabad and Kishangarh (IATA: KQH) from 1st June 2020. The airline had won this route under Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) – UDAN (Ude … Continue reading Surprise! An airline started a new route in India
In a not so surprising move Boeing announced that it has terminated Master Transaction Agreement (MTA) with Embraer. The MTA was signed in 2018 under which the two companies sought to establish a new level of strategic partnership. This involved creating a joint venture comprising Embraer’s commercial aviation business and a second joint venture to … Continue reading Boeing terminates agreement to establish joint venture with Embraer
The Narendra Modi led government in India has been on a mission to connect towns and cities with an ambitious Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) named UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik). While the bids received enthusiastic response, when it came to start the routes – the airlines have had a forgettable record. With just 25% … Continue reading India adds another airport; Kalaburagi to get operational today as Star Air launches flights
Within days of Airbus announcing the agreement with Bombardier for the C-series, Boeing & Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer announced that they are in talks for an agreement. This culminated weeks ago and resulted in re-naming of Embraer as Boeing Brasil – Commercial. While Airbus has had a seamless integration and pitch with the A220 gelling … Continue reading Understanding the E2 family from Embraer; Can Boeing help with sales?
I have been a fan of the Regional Jets since the time I first studied them for the Indian market in 2011. Since then I have tracked this market, not just in India but the entire APAC region and sometimes keeping tab of the market in EU for the way airlines deploy the regional jets. … Continue reading Exploring the E190-E2 shark livery from Mumbai to Delhi