Kushinagar airport gets international tag – real problem will be ASA

​The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for declaration of Kushinagar Airport in Uttar Pradesh as an International Airport. Kushinagar Airport is located in the vicinity of several Buddhist Cultural Sites like Sravasti, Kapilvastu, ​​Lumbini (Kushinagar itself is a Buddhist cultural site) and declaration as an “International Airport” will … Continue reading Kushinagar airport gets international tag – real problem will be ASA

London Area airports start seeing reduction in demand for Winter Schedule

Slot co-ordinator ACL which handles slots for some of the important global hubs and airports in the United Kingdom released initial co-ordination for London Stansted – one of the six airports serving the London region. The initial co-ordination is for the Northern Winter 2020 schedule which begins from 25th October 2020. The demand for slots … Continue reading London Area airports start seeing reduction in demand for Winter Schedule

Vienna airport to offer PCR tests for COVID-19, will this be the future of flying?

Coming close to the heels of Emirates becoming the first airline to conduct a pre-flight COVID-19 test, Vienna airport has announced a facility to offer PCR tests for detecting Coronavirus. Austria mandates a 14-day quarantine for passengers arriving by any mode of transport from outside the country. Starting today, passengers arriving at Vienna airport will … Continue reading Vienna airport to offer PCR tests for COVID-19, will this be the future of flying?

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