A name for the airport but no land – endless woes for an airport at Pune: Part One

Pune is the largest city in India without a dedicated airportCurrent airport is a civilian enclave at defense airportAirport has more flights at night than dayWhen the current expansion is complete, the airport would have run out of all possible expansion scenariosCurrent airport cannot handle widebody flightsCurrent terminal, smaller than the HAL terminal at Bengaluru, … Continue reading A name for the airport but no land – endless woes for an airport at Pune: Part One

A name for the airport but no land – endless woes for an airport at Pune: Part Two

The new airport has a name but no land!City is punching above its weight, having handled more passengers than Ahmedabad Part One of the article can be found here Over the last decade there were many cities which formed associations to start attracting air traffic. While airlines do pay attention to such associations, what matters … Continue reading A name for the airport but no land – endless woes for an airport at Pune: Part Two

Jewar airport starts picking up steam

Yamuna International Airport Private Limited (YIAPL) - a 100% subsidiary of Zurich Airport International AG is picking up steam. From approaching Indian banks for loans to finalizing designs, the airport is slowly starting to make a mark. Over the last couple of months, the positioning of the airport has also changed. From the erstwhile use … Continue reading Jewar airport starts picking up steam

These airports have lost connectivity in Winter schedule

The unlikely fallout of COVID19 and the regulated capacity at 60% in the domestic air traffic market has meant that the count of active airports in India has dropped below 100 as the Winter schedule started the previous Sunday. The IATA Northern Winter schedule came into effect on October 25, 2020. Globally, there are two … Continue reading These airports have lost connectivity in Winter schedule

Darbhanga airport to start operations in November

Darbhanga will be the latest addition to the list of active airports in India. Located in the northern part of the state of Bihar, the airport will see services from Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru - to be started by Spicejet under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) - UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik) Once part … Continue reading Darbhanga airport to start operations in November