Air France to launch flights to Chennai from June 2020

Air France has announced the launch of Chennai – its fourth destination in India. The airline will operate thrice a week starting 14th June 2020. The flights will be operated by the B787-9 Dreamliner aircraft with a capacity of 279 seats (30 Business, 21 Premium Economy and 228 Economy class). Air France currently operates to … Continue reading Air France to launch flights to Chennai from June 2020

Analysis – Air Astana launches flights to Mumbai

Mumbai will welcome Air Astana – the flag carrier of Kazakhstan on 1st of June and help link another destination from the financial capital of India. Air Astana will deploy the Airbus A320 on this route and operate four times a week. Air Astana has been operating to India since 2004, with Delhi being its … Continue reading Analysis – Air Astana launches flights to Mumbai

Terminal utilization at Indian airports at 92.2%, most important airports operating over capacity

The Indian government released data related to per annum terminal traffic capacity against the demand at present in the country. The data was given out as an answer in Lok Sabha – the lower house of Indian parliament. This lists out data for 111 airports for year 2018-19 and lists out capacity of the terminal. … Continue reading Terminal utilization at Indian airports at 92.2%, most important airports operating over capacity

Bengaluru airport to shut old runway for 223 days from 26 March 2020

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) released its AIP Supplement (34/2020) today for closure of runway 09L/27R at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru due to runway rehabilitation works and upgrading the runway from CAT I to CAT III. Runway 09L/27R will be closed for all operations starting 26th March 2020 until 4th November 2020 – a … Continue reading Bengaluru airport to shut old runway for 223 days from 26 March 2020