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

Virgin Atlantic opens reservations for its third flight to India; India – UK market gets exciting

Last week, in a surprise announcement, Virgin Atlantic announced the launch of second daily flight to New Delhi from London Heathrow. The airline opened reservations for its second flight over the weekend and made amends to timings of two other flights to India. The airline will operate the new flight with the A330-300 aircraft. The … Continue reading Virgin Atlantic opens reservations for its third flight to India; India – UK market gets exciting

India adds another airport; Kalaburagi to get operational today as Star Air launches flights

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