Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport, popularly known as Agartala airport, is likely to be declared as an international airport soon. The officials of the Tripura Transport Department and the Airports Authority of India confided the same to a news publication. Agartala airport was built in 1942 on land donated by Tripura king Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Bahadur. The airport was used as a technical base for the Royal Air Force during... Read More
Passengers will be able to fly straight from Agartala in Tripura to international destinations such as Bangkok and Bangladesh in the near future. Officials from the Airport Authority of India (AAI) stated on Saturday that international flights from the Maharaja Bir Bikram (MBB) airport in Agartala would begin operating soon, connecting Bangkok with Chittagong and Dhaka in Bangladesh through Guwahati. According to the most recent data, the MBB airport in... Read More
After the airports at Guwahati and Imphal, North East is all set to get the third international airport. The Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport (MBB) at Agartala will be revamped to suit the international standards, and state-of-the-art facilities will be built under an INR 438 crore project. The project will be completed by the end of 2019. It is already the busiest airport after Guwahati’s Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport. In... Read More
The government has plans to privatise 25 more airports in India over the next five years. The plan, categorized under National Monetization Pipeline (NMP), was revealed by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation Gen. (Dr) V. K. Singh Retd in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha. List of airports awaiting privatization The airports at Bhubaneshwar, Varanasi, Amritsar, Trichy, Indore, Raipur, Calicut, Coimbatore, Nagpur,... Read More
An official document stated that the Airport Authority of India (AAI) spent around INR 4 crores in 2018-19 to maintain 26 airports that have no flight operations. The maintenance cost has increased INR 1.36 crore from the previous financial year (2017-18), which was INR 2.66 crores. The 26 non-operational airports are located in places such as Donakonda in Andhra Pradesh; Daparizo in Arunachal Pradesh; Rupsi and Shella in Assam; Jogbani,... Read More
Two of the major airlines based out of Australia have reduced their flight operators for the coming months in light of reduced demand for travel and other restrictions. Qantas expects that the domestic capacity for the March 2022 quarter would be at 70% of the pre-COVID levels against the expected 102%. As per a TTRWeekly report, the airlines will be making changes to the schedule so that the number of... Read More
India’s budget carrier AirAsia India has announced flight services to Goa and Chennai from Mumbai, starting from October 27, 2019. The airline has also increased the frequency between Mumbai and Delhi to four times a day. Commenting on the new service, Sanjay Kumar, Chief Operating Officer of AirAsia India said, “We recently set up Mumbai as our fourth hub and have now increased frequency to Delhi from the city to... Read More
AirAsia India kickstarted a new sale on its website just a few days back, but now the airline has again made it to the headlines because it has announced new routes in India. According to a PTI report, AirAsia India is going to launch services to Goa and Chennai from Mumbai and these flights would start on October 27. Not only this, but the airline has also increased the frequency... Read More
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