Additional aircraft parking stands being commissioned at Hyderabad and Delhi

New Delhi and Hyderabad airports – both operated by GMR led consortium will see an increase in the aircraft parking stands. Hyderabad will see an increase of 9 stands (Stand No. 70 to 78) all of which are CODE C compatible. All the stands are remote stands and power-in and push-back type. This means that … Continue reading Additional aircraft parking stands being commissioned at Hyderabad and Delhi

Interim International Departures terminal at Hyderabad from 23rd October

The GMR Hyderabad International Airport will commence operations from its Interim International Departures terminal (IIDT) effective 23rd of October. The airport which has been growing at breakneck speed, thanks to availability of slots at Hyderabad and unavailability of slots at other major airports, is hoping to reduce congestion of the check-in area at its existing … Continue reading Interim International Departures terminal at Hyderabad from 23rd October

GMR gets LoA for Bhogapuram airport in India

GMR Airports Ltd has received Letter of Award (LoA) for the development and operations of Bhogapuram Airport in Andhra Pradesh. The project involves design, build, finance, construction, development, up-gradation, modernization, operation and maintenance of Greenfield International Airport at Bhogapuram for the period of 40 years, extendable by additional 20 years through international competitive bidding process, … Continue reading GMR gets LoA for Bhogapuram airport in India

Nine Indian airports make it to ACI world’s best airports list

Indian airports continued to shine in the annual Airport Councils International (ACI) rankings. The ranking which were released on 9th March 2020 saw addition of categories over last year. This year saw 140 awards being won by 84 airports across the world. Last year, seven airports from India had made it to the list while … Continue reading Nine Indian airports make it to ACI world’s best airports list

Air France to launch flights to Chennai from June 2020

Air France has announced the launch of Chennai – its fourth destination in India. The airline will operate thrice a week starting 14th June 2020. The flights will be operated by the B787-9 Dreamliner aircraft with a capacity of 279 seats (30 Business, 21 Premium Economy and 228 Economy class). Air France currently operates to … Continue reading Air France to launch flights to Chennai from June 2020