Vistara@BOM

Future of aviation industry in India – Post Covid-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the aviation sector across the world very hard and is causing significant distress for the airline companies. Because of the lockdowns, huge fleets of airlines are now grounded and can be seen parked on runways in some airports, while some airlines such as Air Mauritius, South African airlines and Virgin Australia went belly up. Airlines in India are also getting affected due to the pandemic. All international and domestic flights have been cancelled and the aircrafts are currently grounded. The whole fleets of Indigo(262 aircrafts), Spicejet(117), Air India(127), Air Asia, Go Air and Vistara are now grounded and their aircrafts are parked in different airports across the country.

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As shot from Jari Mari hills

Planespotting in CSMIA Mumbai

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai is the primary international airport serving the Mumbai Metropolitan Area, India. It is the second busiest airport in the country in terms of total and international passenger traffic after Delhi, and was the 14th busiest airport in Asia and 28th busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic in calendar year 2017. Some background information: IATA: BOMICAO: VABBTerminals: Terminal 1(Domestic – Indigo, GoAir, Spicejet) Terminal 2(Domestic – Vistara, Air India, Air Asia; International)Runway – Intersecting runways. Runway 1 – RWY 27 – RWY 09. Serves as the primary runway.Runway 2 – RWY 32 – RWY 14. Serves as the secondary runway.

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View from my room

Good Morning Vietnam!

How to enter Vietnam – Vietnam has many international airports and you can choose any of them as your port of entry. However these are the 2 major airports in Vietnam which are well connected to a lot of cities: Ho Chi Minh City (Tan Son Nhat International Airport) – South Vietnam Hanoi (Noi Bai International Airport) – North Vietnam How to get the Visa For Indians, one can visit the following website and apply for Vietnam’s visa. https://www.vietnam-visa.in/ The website will charge you 6 USD and you will get a notification for your visa application within a day. You will then have to carry a print of the document that you will receive via mail to the immigration counter at the airport in Vietnam and pay another 25 USD for the visa. The other way of getting the e-visa is to pay to pay 40 USD upfront with no additional costs being charged when you enter the country. High Level Itinerary

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