January 31st, 2022 5:59 PM 0 COMMENTS

Jammu Airport’s 8000ft Runway Became Operational

In what can be termed a considerable feat, Jammu airport’s 8000ft long runway was made operational on Friday. IndiGo flight 6E-137 became the first aircraft to take off the new runway. Indian Air Force celebrated its opening by a water cannon salute, in the presence of Jammu airport director Sanjeev Kumar Garg, Air Commodore GS Bhullar, AOC 23rd Wing IAF, officials from Airports Authority of India, Military Engineering Service, Airlines,... Read More

January 10th, 2022 1:08 PM 0 COMMENTS

Jammu Airport Revises COVID-19 Protocols Amid Rising Cases

In response to an increase in the count of COVID-19 cases in the state, Jammu airport has amended its restrictions for passengers. According to recent reports, officials at the Jammu airport have decided to intensify testing of unvaccinated travellers, including Vaishno Devi pilgrims. Additionally, the new COVID-19 guidelines of Jammu airport insist that all overseas passengers should be subject to RT-PCR tests at the airport. Only fully vaccinated travellers are... Read More

February 5th, 2022 3:30 PM 0 COMMENTS

Srinagar Airport Suspends Flight Operations on Fridays and Weekends Till March

Evening flights to and from Srinagar airport in Jammu and Kashmir will be suspended for two months for Polymer Modified Emulsion Work on the runway on the runway, according to authorities from the Airport Authority of India. “We are commencing the Polymer Modified Emulsion work on the entire runway during the months of February and March. This is necessary to strengthen the runway for the operation of flight and also... Read More

January 14th, 2022 1:10 PM 0 COMMENTS

Srinagar Airport Urges People to Arrive Three Hours Before the Flight

Srinagar Airport officials announced on Thursday that passengers would be permitted to enter Srinagar Airport only three hours before their flight departure. The new restriction is a part of the airport’s measures to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. “Travellers are requested to please come to the airport only up to three hours before flight departure time,” said Kuldeep Singh, Director, Airport Authority of India (AAI), Srinagar airport to... Read More

November 3rd, 2021 5:43 PM 0 COMMENTS

New Terminal Coming in J&K Airport, AAI to Take Over 122 Acre Land

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is going to take over 122 acres of land from the Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) government for building a new terminal at the existing airport. According to a PTI report, AAI will build a state-of-the-art 25,000 square-metre new terminal building at the J&K airport. The runway of the J&K airport has already been expanded and the 30% load penalty has been removed. Because of... Read More

August 23rd, 2020 3:07 AM 0 COMMENTS

SpiceBiz by SpiceJet Offers Priority Service, Gourmet Meals and More at Select Airports

If you’ve travelled in SpiceJet Airlines, you must have witnessed the carriers hard work to give their in-flight passengers a great flying experience. Without a doubt, it is one of the most loved and famous airlines in Indian aviation for all the right reasons. SpiceJet offers a wide variety of Add-on services to their passengers which includes SpiceMax, SpiceLounge, seat plus meal combo offer and many more. Now if the... Read More

July 6th, 2019 6:29 PM 0 COMMENTS

Bengaluru Airport Commences the Use of Full-Body Scanners

Following the government’s mandatory order to install full-body scanners at 84 airports in India, Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) established the system, and the trial run began on 1 July 2019. “Based on specifications issued by the BCAS, BIAL is using body scanners with Millimetre Wave (illumination) technology. This technology ensures that the scanners are safe for pregnant women and people with pacemakers,” a spokesperson for Bengaluru International Airport Limited... Read More

November 14th, 2021 6:27 PM 0 COMMENTS

Counter Drone Systems Could Be Acquired by AAI Next Year Worth Rs 9.9 Crore

According to an official released document, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is probably going to acquire two counter-drone systems in 2022-23 that may cost around Rs 9.9 Crore. Counter drone systems are the systems that are capable of detecting and/or intercepting unmanned aircraft systems while in flight. The decision must have come after two bombs were dropped at Indian Air Force Station at Jammu airport in June of this... Read More

April 23rd, 2022 10:43 AM 0 COMMENTS

Go First Gets AAI Approval for Night Parking at Srinagar and J&K

Go First, earlier known as GoAir has become the first airline in India to receive AAI (Airports Authority of India) approval for night parking at Srinagar and Jammu and Kashmir. According to a PTI report, Lieutenant Governor Major Sinha launched the night parking facilities in the airports on Thursday. This will benefit both the airlines and the passengers travelling through these airports as now late night and early morning flights... Read More

April 4th, 2022 5:37 PM 0 COMMENTS

Krishi Udan Scheme Helped Farmers Majorly in FY2021-22

Krishi Udan Scheme, an initiative launched on August 2020 focused on national and international routes to assist farmers in transporting agricultural products so that it improves their value realisation. Later in October 2021, Krishi Udan Scheme 2.0 was announced which enhanced the existing provisions and mainly focused on transporting perishable food products from the hilly areas, tribal areas, and north eastern states. Primarily the scheme was focusing on 25 airports... Read More

December 27th, 2021 11:03 PM 0 COMMENTS

SpiceJet Announces Wow Winter Sale, Fare Starts at Rs 1,122

India’s budget carrier SpiceJet has announced special fares to celebrate the festive season. The airline’s ‘Wow Winter Sale’ offers an all-inclusive one-way fare starting at Rs 1,122 for travel from December 27 to 31. “This Winter, pack your bags and chill at your favourite destinations with SpiceJet’s Wow Winter Sale,” SpiceJet tweeted, announcing the offers. The all-inclusive fare is applicable on destinations such as Jammu–Srinagar, Chennai–Bengaluru, Chennai–Hyderabad, Bengaluru–Chennai, among others... Read More

December 15th, 2021 9:42 PM 0 COMMENTS

Air Mauritius Announces Through Fare on Air India and Vistara

Air Mauritius, the flagship airline of Mauritius, has announced through fares on its two Indian partner airlines Air India and Vistara. Thus, passengers can take a single ticket for a journey that involves connecting flights on two or more flights. The baggage will be checked at the departing airport and collected only at the final destination. Passengers from over 25 Indian cities can book connecting flights through Air India/Vistara to... Read More

November 3rd, 2021 9:04 PM 0 COMMENTS

Go First Srinagar-Sharjah Flight Denied Permission by Pakistan

Go First flight between Srinagar and Sharjah was in the air for longer than determined because Pakistan denied the flight’s entry into its airspace. It is worth noting that the concerned flight service was inaugurated by the Union Home Minister, Amit Shah during his visit to the Valley last month. Because Pakistan denied the flight’s entry into its airspace, Go First had to reroute the flight through Gujarat which increased... Read More

October 23rd, 2021 11:06 PM 0 COMMENTS

Go First Becomes the First to Connect J&K Directly With UAE

Go First has become the first airline in India to connect Jammu & Kashmir directly with the United Arab Emirates (UAE). According to a PTI report, the Wadia group-owned airline will commence direct flight services between Srinagar and Sharjah. Go First will be using an Airbus A320neo in the concerned route. On Saturday, the airline operated its maiden flight G8 1595 which departed from Sheikh ul-Alam International Airport in Srinagar... Read More

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