Bengaluru airport to shut old runway for 223 days from 26 March 2020

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) released its AIP Supplement (34/2020) today for closure of runway 09L/27R at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru due to runway rehabilitation works and upgrading the runway from CAT I to CAT III. Runway 09L/27R will be closed for all operations starting 26th March 2020 until 4th November 2020 – a … Continue reading Bengaluru airport to shut old runway for 223 days from 26 March 2020

Bengaluru Airport to start limited operations on new runway; upgrades capacity

In October, this website had reported that Bengaluru is likely to commission second runway on 5th December. An official NOTAM (Notice to Airmen) has been issues which states that Runway 09R will be operational daily from 1400hrs to 1530 hours local time, on all days except Tuesdays. The airfield is closed for operations on Tuesdays … Continue reading Bengaluru Airport to start limited operations on new runway; upgrades capacity

Bengaluru likely to commission second runway on 5th December

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) which manages Air Traffic Control services at all but defense airports in the country has released an AIP (Aeronautical Information Publication) supplement with information on commissioning of South Runway 09R/27L with associated infrastructure at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru. The AIP is effective 5th December. As the secondary runway gets … Continue reading Bengaluru likely to commission second runway on 5th December

Lufthansa adds Munich Bengaluru flight

German airline Lufthansa announced yesterday the launch of flights from Munich to Bengaluru starting Summer 2020 schedule. The five weekly flights will be operated by the A350-900 XWB aircraft which is configured in three classes comprising 48 Business Class seats, 21 Premium economy and 224 economy class seats. The aircraft also flies in a version … Continue reading Lufthansa adds Munich Bengaluru flight

KLM opens reservation for flights to Bengaluru; adds capacity to India

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines – the flag carrier of Netherlands is adding flights and planning equipment changes to India. This comes on the backdrop of Jet Airways suspending its operations. Jet Airways had moved closer to the KLM – Air France group after moving its Brussels hub to Amsterdam and offered its customers phenomenal reach … Continue reading KLM opens reservation for flights to Bengaluru; adds capacity to India