The report comes in from Bengaluru India where earlier this week a Boeing 787 aircraft of Thai Airways burst its tire during the landing. The flight was coming from Bangkok on Thursday when the incident with the Dreamliner took place. Fortunately, neither any passenger nor any crew member on board was harmed. The investigation is currently under process and the reason is not known as of now. The Incident Flight... Read More
BIAL Inks Contract With ACES India Private Limited for Enhancing Mobile Infrastructure at Bengaluru Airport
Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) and ACES India Private Limited have signed an agreement for mobile infrastructure services. The contract that will last for a span of ten years intends to provide services related to mobile communication technology, including 5G, to Bangalore’s Kempegowda International Airport. The duo will focus on creating modern, state-of-the-art infrastructure for the passengers, residents and other visitors of Bengaluru airport. ACES India Private Limited is a... Read More
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
According to a release issued by Bengaluru International Airport Authority Limited (BIAL), Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru, has emerged as the preferred transfer hub for South India. Bengaluru airport is the third busiest airport in India. BLR Airport delivered services to 74 domestic destinations in the calendar year 2021 (CY 2021), the highest number of destinations since the airport’s inception. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Bengaluru airport served 54 routes. It is... Read More
The Bengaluru International Airport has witnessed an 18.9% escalation in its passenger traffic year-on-year basis to 16.07 million in the calendar year 2021. The airport operator informed that this upsurge comes on the back of double-digit growth in the domestic passenger volume. The domestic passenger traffic has seen a growth in light of the increased speed of vaccination and ease of travel restrictions imposed by the states due to the... Read More
Bengaluru Airport, one of the major airports in India, has seen many technological advancements over the years. But now, to make the experience of an airport even more personal, enjoyable, and warm, passengers can request a valet before they land at the airport. Not just that, but if people want to surprise their loved ones with flower bouquets at the airport or get their car washed before they return, they... Read More
The government has successfully finished the disinvestment process of Air India as Tata Groups have completed the acquisition process and the airline is all set to take up to the skies from January of next year. Now the government is ready to sell Air India’s ground handling unit to foreign ground handling companies such as Swissport. Swissport is owned by an international group of investors and is one of the... Read More
In an attempt to expand its global network even further American Airlines has announced the initiation of new flights to New Delhi which started on November 12th, 2021. American Airlines is the biggest airline in terms of fleet and seemingly the air-giant is ready to take advantage of the recent ease in travel restrictions. American Airlines will be using its largest widebody carrier in the fleet Boeing 777-300ER for the... Read More
Kempegowda International Airport (KIA), Bangalore will get train services from today. The airport is located 30 odd kilometres out from the city in KIAL road, Devanahalli. It is a pain to reach for passengers who have an emergency flight. Given the distance it is from the city, the cab rides are costly. Even though the bus is a viable option, it still costs a lot of time for the passenger.... Read More
Reports of the Bangalore airport getting a CAT-III B compliant runway by 2021 were surfacing online. Now, as per a report from IANS, the Bangalore International Airport has finally installed the CAT-III B instrument landing system (ILS) on its runway. This kind of runway allows flights to take-off and land with lesser visibility due to fog. During winters in Bangalore, multiple flights get delayed because of fog and less visibility,... Read More
Bangalore airport is among the busiest airports in the country. It handles not only domestic but also international traffic. One of the key problems for airlines to operate flights in Bangalore airport in Winters is ‘fog’. Due to fog, visibility for the pilots' drop, which can result in fatal accidents. Thus, whenever there is too much fog, flights are delayed deliberately to avoid accidents. But a few days back, we... Read More
One of the biggest concerns for anyone travelling at the time of the pandemic is being infected by the virus. But according to data released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) a few weeks back, air travel is the safest medium for travelling at a time such as this. This is because of security and safety measures, both airlines and airports take to keep passengers safe. Now, as per... Read More
If there is one thing that has led to many flights being delayed and cancelled is fog on the runway. The Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) is one of the busiest airports in the country and flights being delayed due to fog, and less visibility is very frustrating for frequent travellers. But not to worry, the airport is all set to get a ‘fog-proof’ runway. The fog-proof runway is expected to... Read More
Bangalore might soon get a second airport for commercial purposes. The current Kempegowda International Airport is located very far off the city and thus it is a pain for most of the people who have to travel from flights regularly. But as per a report from ThePrint, the silicon city of India might soon get another airport. The second airport would be none other than the city’s old Hindustan Aeronautics... Read More
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