October 16th, 2021 8:33 PM 0 COMMENTS

COPA Airlines to Begin Operations at San Francisco, To Use Boeing 737 MAX 9

COPA Airlines, Panama’s national flag carrier is going to initiate the flights from ‘The Hub of Americas’ to San Francisco International Airport. COPA Airlines is going to start non-stop flights between San Francisco to Panama City Tocumen International Airport (PTY) from October 16th, 2021 as informed by the San Francisco Airport in a statement released by them last week. COPA Airlines will be using one of its 13 Boeing 737... Read More

October 14th, 2021 6:40 PM 0 COMMENTS

Adani Group Undertakes Thiruvananthapuram International Airport

The Adani Group officially announced today to undertake the operations of the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport and is going to work on its management and development. The Adani group made the announcement through a tweet describing how privileged they were to welcome and serve the passengers to ‘God’s Own Country.' The group posted two tweets in English and Malayalam stating that it was pleased to share that Thiruvananthapuram was now a... Read More

September 7th, 2021 1:18 PM 0 COMMENTS

CIAL Offering Free Round Trip Tickets, Here’s How You Can Get It

The Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) will be offering free round trip tickets to customers in India. The airport body has further signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the government-owned airline Air India. Under the deal, passengers who are travelling through the airline can avail of a 15% to 20% discount on anything they purchase from the Cochin Duty-Free shop at the international departure terminal. CIAL Will Also Be... Read More

August 11th, 2021 4:59 PM 0 COMMENTS

Delhi Airport Is Going to Make History

The Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport, located in Delhi, India is going to make history soon. As per reports, the airport’s fourth runway might become operational from October 2021. This will make the IGI airport India’s first with four operational runways. There are no other airports in the country which have four active runways at the moment. According to an Economic Times report, Delhi’s new runway that is about to... Read More

July 16th, 2021 5:05 PM 0 COMMENTS

IndiGo Says Delhi Airport T2 Terminal Will Resume From July 22

India’s largest airline, IndiGo updated on its website that flights services from Delhi’s T2 terminal will resume from July 22, 2021. The interesting thing is while IndiGo has updated it, there’s no word from the Delhi Airport itself. According to a TNN report, the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) hasn’t revealed any official date for the resumption of the T2 terminal, but if IndiGo’s statement were to be believed, the... Read More

March 24th, 2021 7:39 AM 0 COMMENTS

International Commercial Passenger Flights to Remain Suspended Till April 30

The Indian government and the DGCA announced that the international commercial passenger flights would remain suspended till April 30, 2021. Exactly a year ago on March 23, the government suspended the international commercial passenger flights to contain the COVID-19 virus from spreading in India. Everyone expected the government to begin regular international flights in the coming weeks, but the rising COVID-19 cases mean the government had no other option other... Read More

March 15th, 2021 7:23 PM 0 COMMENTS

‘Spot’ Robot Powered by Ericsson’s 5G Roams Airport for Security

Ericsson and TDC NET 5G Innovation Hub in Denmark partnered together to unleash ‘Spot’, a robot powered by 5G to check the perimeter-fencing. As the technology develops, multiple more use cases of 5G will spring up. This was just a basic test that both the parties did to check how the robot performed. ‘Spot’ is a robot that was previously used for completing tasks within the institute. It ran with... Read More

March 12th, 2021 9:36 PM 0 COMMENTS

Qatar Airways Now Trialling IATA Travel Pass

Qatar Airways, one of the largest global air carriers, has started trialling the IATA Travel Pass. In doing so, Qatar Airways has become the first airline in the middle-east to test the IATA Travel Pass. For the unaware, IATA Travel Pass is a digital application developed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). It is a ‘Digital Passport’ mobile application that has multiple features and uses. Passengers of the airline... Read More

February 8th, 2021 11:32 AM 0 COMMENTS

Bilaspur Airport to See Domestic Flights from March 1, 2021 Under UDAN: Report

While addressing a press conference at the Kushabhau Thakre Parisar, BJP’s state office in Chattisgarh, Hardeep Singh Puri confirmed that Bilaspur airport would get to see domestic flights from March 1, 2021. These flights will be conducted under the regional connectivity scheme, ‘UDAN’ of the government. It is worth noting that Bilaspur airport got upgraded from the ‘2C’ category to the ‘3C’ category just a few days back. The ‘3C’... Read More

January 28th, 2021 7:13 PM 0 COMMENTS

Bilaspur Airport Can Accommodate 72 Seater Aircraft Now, Details

Aircraft with 72 seats can now land on the Bilaspur airport. Bilaspur airport is located out of the city in Chakarbhatha area of the district. The airport has now been upgraded from 2C to 3C certification. 2C category airports can allow 40 seater aircraft to land at its runway. But with 3C certification, the seat count increases to 3C. The 3C certification was provided to the Bilaspur airport upon inspection... Read More

January 13th, 2021 5:14 PM 0 COMMENTS

Chennai Airport to Get New Terminal By 2022

Chennai airport is going to get a new integrated terminal by 2022. For this new terminal, the existing terminals, 2 & 3 will be demolished. The new terminal at the airport is expected to be commissioned by December 2022. As per a PTI report, the Airports Authority of India said that the airport's new terminal would operate for both the domestic and international passengers passing through the airport. This is... Read More

January 5th, 2021 5:49 PM 0 COMMENTS

Chennai to Get Second Airport in Parandur Soon

Chennai is very soon going to get another airport in the city. As of now, all that is needed is the approval of the Civil Aviation Ministry. The ministry wanted a thorough technical study to be done before a location for the second airport in Tamil Nadu's capital could be finalised. As per a New Indian Express report, the state government has landed upon two destinations - Parandur and Cheyyar.... Read More

January 4th, 2021 4:13 PM 0 COMMENTS

Kempegowda International Airport to Get Train Services from Today

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

January 1st, 2021 7:26 PM 0 COMMENTS

Bangalore Airport Finally Gets CAT-III B Compliant Runway

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