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

India adds another airport; Kalaburagi to get operational today as Star Air launches flights

The Narendra Modi led government in India has been on a mission to connect towns and cities with an ambitious Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) named UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik). While the bids received enthusiastic response, when it came to start the routes – the airlines have had a forgettable record. With just 25% … Continue reading India adds another airport; Kalaburagi to get operational today as Star Air launches flights

New Delhi airport to commission 12 stands, open new General Aviation terminal on 15th August

New Delhi airport – India’s largest by size and traffic and one of the top airports in the world by service quality is undergoing upgrades since 2017, which will run until 2021-22. As part of the upgrades, the airport is commissioning 12 remote stands near Terminal 2. These will be compatible for CODE C aircraft. … Continue reading New Delhi airport to commission 12 stands, open new General Aviation terminal on 15th August