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

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

Bengaluru Airport to start limited operations on new runway; upgrades capacity

In October, this website had reported that Bengaluru is likely to commission second runway on 5th December. An official NOTAM (Notice to Airmen) has been issues which states that Runway 09R will be operational daily from 1400hrs to 1530 hours local time, on all days except Tuesdays. The airfield is closed for operations on Tuesdays … Continue reading Bengaluru Airport to start limited operations on new runway; upgrades capacity

Bengaluru likely to commission second runway on 5th December

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) which manages Air Traffic Control services at all but defense airports in the country has released an AIP (Aeronautical Information Publication) supplement with information on commissioning of South Runway 09R/27L with associated infrastructure at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru. The AIP is effective 5th December. As the secondary runway gets … Continue reading Bengaluru likely to commission second runway on 5th December

Spicejet moves ahead with investments in Technology

Low cost carrier Spicejet has lately been in the news for the proposed long haul operations. The airline has been silently transforming itself on the technology front, after coming out of near bankruptcy two years ago. The airline has started offering “Self Bag Drop” at domestic terminal, Mumbai. (Mumbai Airport introduces India’s first Self Bag-Drop) … Continue reading Spicejet moves ahead with investments in Technology