In last Friday’s AVsavvy question, we showed you a flight schedule and some airport information and asked you to find the error.
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Answer 1. A departure slot from OMDB can’t be obtained as the departure time is during peak hours
Incorrect. The departure time is after the peak hours and there are no bans from obtaining slots during peak hours.
Answer 2. There are no issues with the proposed schedule
Incorrect. The aircraft can’t operate into VIDP at the proposed time as Stage 2 aircraft are only permitted between 0600-2200 local.
Answer 3. Aircraft can arrive at VIDP at 2135Z due to Stage 2 curfews
Correct. The aircraft can’t operate into VIDP at the proposed time as Stage 2 aircraft are only permitted between 0600-2200 local.
Answer 4. Aircraft can’t depart OMDB at 1900Z as the airport is closed
Incorrect. There are no airport closures at OMDB.
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