Airports Authority of India (AAI) said all the scheduled flights were cancelled due to poor visibility at the airport. The visibility at the airport was around 600 metres only this morning but since there was no improvement in the situation, the air traffic was suspended for the day.
The Vir Surendra Sai (VSS) Airport in Jharsuguda was earlier included under UDAN-3. Earlier this year, commercial flight service was initiated from Veer Surendra Sai Airport at Jharsuguda to six cities of the country under the third phase of UDAN scheme.
The chief executive says Zurich Airport International is bullish on Uttar Pradesh as a investor and developer and is not ruling out a partnership with a strategic investor at a later stage. We consider four factors important — offering peak hour slots; Noida’s proximity to eastern, north-eastern areas of NCR as well as Uttar Pradesh, says Daniel Bircher.
The Bengaluru international airport is the first Greenfield airport in India to be built as a private-public partnership. Private promoters hold 74% (Fairfax 54% and Siemens Projects Ventures 20%) stake in BIAL, while the govt holds the remaining 26% (Karnataka State Industrial & Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited – 13%, Airports Authority of India – 13%).
The fourth round of bidding under the UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik) or regional air connectivity scheme commenced on December 3. UDAN seeks to connect unserved and underserved airports as well as make flying more affordable.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA), a grouping of more than 280 airlines worldwide, on Thursday said growth in India lags the robust 2018 outcomes. Globally, Revenue Passenger Kilometre (RPK) rose to 3.4 per cent in October compared to the year-ago period. RPK is a measure of demand.
"An IndiGo NEO A320 aircraft was operating Mumbai-Bangalore this morning. During the flight the pilot observed a caution message. Standard operating procedures were followed and the aircraft was returned to Mumbai as a precaution," an official release said.
Flights to US, Europe this holiday season may cost three times more on Jet’s exit. The India-London sector could see new flights, with Vistara and IndiGo possibly starting them next year, but other routes will have to wait. A Delhi-Paris ticket is priced at Rs 1,14,642 against Rs 40,020 in December last year, according to travel aggregator ixigo.
This engine adds to the long list of over 110 Pratt and Whitney engines that IndiGo needs to change on close to the 100 A 320/21 new engine option (Neo) aircraft it has in its fleet by January 31, 2020. Given the high rate of snags on a particular series of Pratt's engines for the Neo and as many as 13 inflight shutdowns IndiGo has faced in a year.