Emirates: My 50th Airline, to Europe and back

Friends, fellow avgeeks and social media expressed equal surprise and amusement when I said Emirates will be my 50th airline. To have traveled 49 and not flown Emirates or been to Dubai was a surprise for all. When this trip was being planned, I had in mind to fly Ukraine International Airlines from Delhi, visit … Continue reading Emirates: My 50th Airline, to Europe and back

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Lufthansa adds Munich Bengaluru flight

German airline Lufthansa announced yesterday the launch of flights from Munich to Bengaluru starting Summer 2020 schedule. The five weekly flights will be operated by the A350-900 XWB aircraft which is configured in three classes comprising 48 Business Class seats, 21 Premium economy and 224 economy class seats. The aircraft also flies in a version … Continue reading Lufthansa adds Munich Bengaluru flight

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

Cochin airport to be closed from 20th Nov to 28th Mar

Cochin International Airport (IATA: COK, ICAO: VOCI) operated by Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL), will be closed for operations between 0430 hours UTC and 1230 hours UTC from 20th November 2019 until 28th March 2020. This translates to closure from 1000 hours to 1800 hours local time, duration of 8 hours daily. The closure is … Continue reading Cochin airport to be closed from 20th Nov to 28th Mar