IATA predicts 25 million jobs are at risk globally due to COVID19

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released new analysis today which shows that 25 million jobs are at risk of disappearing due to the COVID-19 crisis. IATA claims that 2.7 million are airline jobs and over 65.5 million people are dependent on the aviation industry and this includes travel and tourism industry. Global air … Continue reading IATA predicts 25 million jobs are at risk globally due to COVID19

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

Indian domestic air traffic grew at 3.74% in 2019; a turbulent year comes to an end

Domestic air traffic in India recorded a growth of 3.74% in 2019, after double digit growth for the preceding four years to close 2019 with 1441.71 lakh (144.17 million) passengers as compared to 1389.76 lakh passengers in 2018. The year was characterized by the fall of Jet Airways in April. The last year’s prediction on … Continue reading Indian domestic air traffic grew at 3.74% in 2019; a turbulent year comes to an end