KEMPEGOWDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Bengaluru international airport records double-digit growth with 34 million passengers last year
While international passenger traffic witnessed double-digit growth of 14 per cent, an upswing from 4.27 million in calendar 2018 to 4.87 million in calendar 2019, domestic traffic grew by 2.6 per cent, from 28.05 million in calendar 2018 to 28.78 million in calendar 2019.
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DGCA to issue notices for FDTL violation to GoAir pilots today
The DGCA had cracked down on GoAir for pushing pilots and cabin crew to work in excess of stipulated hours prescribed under Flight Duty Time Limitations (FDTL) during the middle of December. ET had reported it first during the last week of December. The crackdown had led to flight cancellations by GoAir from Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Patna.
IndiGo to start Bengaluru-Agra flight services from March 5
Effective March 5, IndiGo will connect Agra with Bengaluru with a daily, non-stop service, and it will be exclusively operated under the Udan scheme, IndiGo said.
FASTag seems to be pulling a fast one
With the compulsory implementation of FASTag fast approaching, commuters heading to Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) are scared to use it. They have complained about paying 'double toll'.
BLR airport investing Rs 13,000 crore on infrastructure expansion
The year 2019 has been a turbulent year for Indian aviation, mostly impacted by the closure of a large airline and supply-side challenges caused by the grounding of some aircraft type. These factors had a ripple effect as the ATMs at BLR Airport were down by 0.1 per cent as against the double-digit CAGR witnessed in the previous five years (CY14 to CY18).
Second runway commences operations at international airport in Bengaluru
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%).
IndiGo plane suffers high engine vibrations mid-air; returns to Mumbai
The aircraft, flying from Mumbai to Bengaluru, was involved in an air turnback due to high vibrations in one of its engines. The plane has been grounded at Mumbai.
Over 41,000 kg of marigolds airlifted from Bengaluru to create world's largest flower carpet in Dubai
The flowers were airlifted from Kempegowda Airport for the Dubai Festival City.
Marriott International inks 6 hotel deal with Prestige Group to expand India footprint
Together with the Prestige Group, Marriott International launched its 100th hotel in India last year with the opening of the Sheraton Grand Bengaluru Whitefield Hotel & Convention Center, and currently also manage the Aloft Bengaluru Cessna Business Park.
Coming up in Bengaluru: Biometrics for Indians flying in from abroad
Since immigration has a unified database, the passport will get “digitally stamped” and contain the same information as the physical stamp. The proposal has been sent to the to the home ministry’s Bureau of Immigration.
AirAsia India to shift operations to T1 in Mumbai from October 15
The airline looks forward to bolster its growing presence and expanding network to connect its passengers to more destinations
Bengaluru, Hyderabad airports figure in list of fastest growing airports in 15 million category
Most of the world's fastest-growing airports are located in emerging markets, a significant proportion of them being in the Asia-Pacific region.
BIAL rebuilds three government-run schools in Bengaluru
The physical infrastructure of the schools has been modernised and expanded, leading to a threefold increase in student enrollment for the ongoing academic year," the BIAL statement said.
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