Green energy takes off at Indian airports

In response to a question from Smt. Geeta Alias Chandraprabha , a member of Rajya Sabha – the upper house of Indian Parliament, the Indian government shared the details of airports which have installed solar panels. The government also said that to encouraging green energy at the airports, the airportoperators including Airports Authority of India … Continue reading Green energy takes off at Indian airports

Port Blair airport to operate for only three days a week for three months

The Veer Savarkar International Airport at Port Blair (IATA:IXZ, ICAO:VOPB) - the only airport accepting scheduled civil aviation flights in Andaman and Nicobar will be closed for operations for four days a week starting March 01, 2022. The airport will be closed for operations from Tuesday to Friday, while it will accept flights on Saturdays, … Continue reading Port Blair airport to operate for only three days a week for three months

One handbag rule – potential to make money for some, lose money for others

Last week (Jan 21, 2022), the DG - CISF (Central Industrial Security Force) wrote to Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) requesting for reminding airlines to strictly enforce the one hand bag per passenger rule, which is a two decade old rule. This comes on the back of long queues at security, especially at major … Continue reading One handbag rule – potential to make money for some, lose money for others

West Bengal restricts flights, passengers and airlines look for loop holes

Effective January 05, 2022, the West Bengal government has put restrictions on flights arriving into the state from Delhi and Mumbai. Flights to West Bengal from Delhi and Mumbai will be allowed only on three days of the week. These days have been fixed as Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. This is in addition to the … Continue reading West Bengal restricts flights, passengers and airlines look for loop holes

Maharashtra could see reduced air traffic as new last minute rules come in effect

Maharashtra - home to the financial capital of the country, Mumbai - has put in place stringent guidelines to tackle the new variant of COVID-19 named Omicron. Mumbai, is also the second busiest airport in the country and these rules will affect passengers travelling to Pune, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Nanded, Nashik, Shirdi, Kolhapur and Jalgaon in … Continue reading Maharashtra could see reduced air traffic as new last minute rules come in effect