[caption id="attachment_76969" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Goa State Gov.[/caption] Celebi India, the country's largest aviation ground handling and cargo logistics company, commences ground-handling services in Goa with the opening of New Goa International Airport at Mopa, North Goa. Greenfield International Airport Mopa, Goa is named 'Manohar International Airport – Mopa, Goa' as a mark of tribute to the Late Shri Manohar Parrikar, Ex-Defence Minister and Four-time Goa Chief Minister. 7th Airport for... Read More
The 5G rollout in India is accelerating at a pace with focus on Airports. The two telecom companies, Airtel and Jio, are attracting potential users as they start to cover all of the major cities and business hubs. High-speed connectivity is already starting to be seen at several airports in India, though there is still a long way to go before 5G is spread throughout the country. Bharti Airtel has... Read More
On November 22, the whale-shaped Airbus Beluga super transporter aircraft made a stunning entrance at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA), leaving both airport personnel and travellers in amazement. Internet users are in awe after seeing pictures of one of the largest aircraft that have appeared online. One of the features of this super transporter is that it looks like a whale. Due to its size, this aeroplane has... Read More
[caption id="attachment_70535" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Photo: MoCA[/caption] Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Donyi Polo Airport at Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh. Union Minister Kiren Rijiju in his welcome address said, "Opening of this airport will be a significant step towards boosting connectivity in Arunachal Pradesh. The dream of having an airport in the capital city of the state is coming true today." Chief Minister Khandu said, "Today is a... Read More
Prime Minister Modi inaugurated the New Terminal T2 of Kempegowda International Airport on Friday. Built with a cost of around Rs 5000 Crore, the new terminal will double the passenger handling capacity from the current 2.5 crore to 5-6 crore passengers per annum. Guiding Principles: The design and architecture of Terminal 2 have been based on four guiding principles: Terminal in a garden Sustainability Technology Art & Culture Terminal in... Read More
Dubai National Air Travel Agency (dnata) is an Emirati airport services provider which provides aircraft ground handling, cargo, travel, and flight catering services across five continents announces record half-year performance for 2022-2023 In the first half of 2022-23, dnata grew its footprint with new long-term concession contracts to provide services. It invested US$ 17 million into its operations in Erbil, Iraq, including an advanced cool chain facility, bus maintenance facility,... Read More
According to the Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) has returned to pre-COVID-19 passenger levels due to high traffic numbers recorded in the current fiscal year (FY) 2023 until October 26. As per BIAL, passenger traffic volumes increased by more than 102% in domestic travel and by about 85% in international travel in October 2022 when compared to October 2019. "Until the last week of October, the... Read More
JSW Group's Jindal Vijayanagar Airport in Torangallu, on Sunday, opened its doors to Alliance Air's new flight operations to Hyderabad and Bengaluru, under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS). The Hyderabad flight was flagged-off by Chief Guest Sri. E Tukaram, MLA, Sandur, Guest of Honour Sri. Pavan Kumar Malapati, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Ballari, Smt Usha Padhee, IAS, Ex-Joint Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation and Sri. PK Murugan, President, JSW Steel Vijayanagar... Read More
Rourkela Airport: SAIL and AAI Have Signed an Agreement to Facilitate Commercial Operations Under the RCS UDAN Scheme
Yesterday in New Delhi, the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) and the Airport Authority of India (AAI) signed an Operation and Management (O & M) agreement to facilitate commercial operations from Rourkela, Odisha. SAIL and AAI Sign MOU SAIL signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in 2018 to use its own airport for commercial flight operations under the RCS UDAN scheme. SAIL has now signed an O&M contract with... Read More
Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi emerged as the world's 10th busiest airport in October, improving its ranking from the pre-pandemic period. In its report, aviation analytics firm OAG stated that the Delhi airport has improved from 14th place in October 2019, prior to the pandemic. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport was the busiest in the world in October 2022. The OAG rankings are based on scheduled airline capacity in... Read More
India has always desired to become a major aviation hub. Now that domestic airlines and airports are cooperating, this ideal is slowly but surely coming true. A hub airport serves as a connecting point for air travellers to reach their destination. An individual travelling on Emirates from India might arrive in Dubai (a hub) and then board another Emirates flight to London. Similar to this, an Indian traveller flying from... Read More
[caption id="attachment_65754" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Credits: MoCA Social Handle[/caption] The last time we provided an update about Hollongi Greenfield Airport was in August. The Airport was supposed to commence commercial operations but couldn't due to technical issues. But now, Arunachal Pradesh is set to make its mark in the Indian Civil Aviation space. Read to know why the beginning of this Airport is essential to the North Eastern Region. Arunachal Pradesh:... Read More
Welcome back to our new edition of Airport updates, an attempt to facilitate information on various infra enhancements, facilities and services being made available to passengers at airports and other miscellaneous updates. Dussehra, Gandhi Jayanthi, and Indian Airforce Day (8th October) - are all celebrated across the Aviation Industry in positive spirits. This year IAF celebrated its 90th Anniversary. You can check our previous edition of airport updates by clicking... Read More
Airport Updates: Chandigarh International Airport Renamed After Bhagat Singh, Best Tourist Friendly Airport Award and More
[caption id="attachment_61666" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Source: AAI, Chennai Airport[/caption] Welcome back to our new edition of Airport updates, through which we try to cover various infra enhancements, facilities and services being made available at Airports to passengers and other miscellaneous updates. You can check our previous edition of Airport updates by clicking here. This new edition is power packed with many updates, which happened since our last story, and we can't wait... Read More
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