February 15th, 2022 8:36 PM 0 COMMENTS

Kempegowda International Airport Reports Two-Fold Rise in Rose Shipments

The Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru witnessed a two-fold increase in the rose shipments ahead of Valentine’s Day this year. According to a report, Bengaluru airport facilitated the export of approximately 5.15 lakh kilograms of roses to nearly 25 international and domestic destinations this year. In 2021, the airport reported 2.7 lakh kilograms of shipment. The domestic shipments too have witnessed an impressive rise. The domestic shipment of roses showed... Read More

February 8th, 2022 7:56 PM 0 COMMENTS

Kolkata Government Refuses to Provide Land for Second Airport in Kolkata: Scindia

The central government has expansive infrastructure development plans for West Bengal, including a second airport for Kolkata, according to Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia. The minister claimed that the Mamata Banerjee administration has not yet offered land for the second airport. According to Scindia, he has been requesting a meeting with the chief minister of Kolkata for six months to discuss building a second airport as the Netaji Subhas Chandra... Read More

January 17th, 2022 4:27 PM 0 COMMENTS

Agartala’s Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport Will Operate Flights From Dhaka and Bangkok

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

January 10th, 2022 4:35 PM 0 COMMENTS

The User Development Fee of Kolkata Airport May Increase Three Times by 2025

Flying out of Kolkata airport may become more expensive soon. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has suggested increasing the airport’s aeronautical rates until March 31, 2026. According to the AERA report, AAI plans to raise aeronautical rates by increasing the landing fee, aircraft parking fee, aerobridge charges, and user development fee. While user development fee is paid directly by passengers, an increase in other fees will be borne by... Read More

December 31st, 2021 11:40 PM 0 COMMENTS

West Bengal Pauses Flights from UK to Kolkata From January 3

In the wake of the rising Omicron concern, the West Bengal government has decided to temporarily pause all direct flights from the United Kingdom to Kolkata, effective from January 3. The government made the decision in response to an alarming increase in Omicron cases around the world. From January 3, 2022, all travellers arriving in West Bengal from non-at-risk countries will be required to undertake COVID-19 testing at their own... Read More

December 15th, 2021 9:40 PM 0 COMMENTS

Delhi Airport Adds 19 New Aircraft Stands at Terminal 1

Nineteen new aircraft stands are added at Terminal 1 of Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI airport). The stands, constructed as part of an expansion project, are operational after receiving approval from the aviation regulator authority, The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). The new stands can handle Code C planes such as A320 and B737, having wingspan measuring between 24 meters to 36 meters. Delhi IGI airport already had... Read More

October 25th, 2021 4:13 PM 0 COMMENTS

SpiceJet to Connect Multiple Domestic Destinations With 28 New Flights

India’s budget airline, SpiceJet will be launching 28 new flights connecting multiple major domestic destinations in the country. According to a Livemint report, tourist hotspots such as Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Jaipur, and Udaipur in Rajasthan along with multiple key cities and metros across India will become part of the airline’s new winter schedule. SpiceJet will be adding two new flights in the Bengaluru-Pune route and connect Kolkata with Srinagar and Bagdogra... Read More

October 29th, 2020 5:24 PM 0 COMMENTS

IndiGo Adds New Flights Connecting Kolkata, Delhi and Chennai to Dhaka

India’s number one low-cost carrier, IndiGo has recently announced the new flights which will connect India from Dhaka. Apart from Sunday, the airline would operate flights from India to Dhaka regularly from different destinations. IndiGo will operate a total of 12 weekly flights between Dhaka and India. The airline will start the service to Dhaka from November 4, 2020. The first flight to depart for Dhaka will take off from... Read More

October 1st, 2020 10:28 AM 0 COMMENTS

Dehradun airport gears up for a Rs 353 crore makeover

Anticipating the increase of passenger footfall in the future, Dehradun Airport is gearing up for a makeover. According to the Airport Authority of India (AAI), the 353-crore renovation will include a new domestic terminal and a utility block with facilities such as car park area, rainwater harvesting provisions and sewage treatment plant. The new terminal will spread across 42,777 square kilometres and will be capable of handling up to 1800... Read More

September 29th, 2020 11:14 PM 0 COMMENTS

Kolkata Airport Hits 1 Million Passenger Milestone

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and persisting travel restrictions, Kolkata airport has hit the milestone of one million passengers. The airport thanked the passengers via a tweet to mark the occasion. Bookings open for all days in October For the month of October, all airlines have opened booking on all days anticipating a higher number of passengers due to festive season. However, the state currently practices a three-days-a-week restriction for direct... 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 17th, 2020 9:14 AM 0 COMMENTS

Eight New Routes Turn Operational Under UDAN

According to a statement released by the Civil Aviation Ministry, the government has made eight routes operational under Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) since Friday. The new routes that became functional include to and fro service between Mysore-Hyderabad, Goa-Mysore, Cochin-Mysore, and Kolkata-Shillong. The activation of eight routes has made the total number of operational routes under UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik) scheme to 194. A total of 705 routes have... Read More

July 16th, 2020 6:25 AM 0 COMMENTS

GoAir Flight Fare from Mumbai to Muscat Drops to Rs 7,499 Under New Sale, Check Other Discounted Fares

GoAir has been one of the fastest growing carriers in India and is following on the footsteps of the successful no-frills airline. The carrier has expanded its fleet extensively in the past few months and has grown in leaps and bounds. GoAir has also already expanded to the Middle East where it has seen a lot of passengers to its flights to Dubai and other nearby cities. Now in case... Read More

July 16th, 2020 6:01 AM 0 COMMENTS

GoAir Starts Deploying TaxiBots at IGI Airport New Delhi for Better Fuel Efficiency and Checking Sound Pollution

In order to save on fuels and also keep a check on sound pollution, more and more airlines are opting for TaxiBots as their choice of towing vehicle. In a new development in this regard, GoAir, the no frills carrier has decided to deploy the semi-robotic-pilot-operated TaxiBots as its choice of towing vehicle at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) in New Delhi. Currently, the conventional method dictates that the... Read More

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