Fog is one of the biggest contributing factors for the delay and cancelling of flights in India during winters. But to fight against it at the nation's capital, Delhi Airport is getting a CAT III B-compliant runway. For the unaware, CAT III B-compliance means flights can land when the visibility on the runway is up to 50 metres. Usually, minimum visibility required to land flights in a CAT I compliant... Read More
Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) is India’s most connected airport now. The Delhi airport is recognised as the most connected airport of the country post-COVID. Aircraft from the Delhi airport flew to 69 different domestic destinations across the country in October 2020. It is worth noting that this number of 69 destinations was actually 2 lesser (67) before the pandemic hit the world. Thus it really shows that the Indira... Read More
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
As per the schedule released, the inaugural day will have two flights – Kannur to Abu Dhabi, and Abu Dhabi to Kannur. The maiden flight Kannur – Abu Dhabi flight departs at 10 am. after the inauguration and is scheduled to reach the destination at 12.30 pm. The return flight from Abu Dhabi leaves on the same day at 1.30 p.m. and reaches Kannur by 7 pm. Air India Express... Read More
Wadia Group owned no-frill carrier, GoAir, announced on Thursday that it would add the newly operational Kannur airport as its 24th domestic destination. Also known as the world’s fastest-growing carrier, GoAir said that it would add Kannur to its existing network of flights thus establishing direct connectivity with other domestic airports. As per the carrier’s announcement, GoAir flights would start taking off from Kannur airport on December 9, 2018, which... Read More
Every state and airport has a set of quarantine measures the passenger must follow. If you are going to Delhi, it will be different. If you are going to Bangalore, it will be different. Bengaluru airport comes under the jurisdiction of Karnataka state government. The Karnataka government has announced a very stringent lockdown of 10 days in six of its districts. Those districts are — Bangalore Rural, Bangalore Urban, Kalaburagi,... Read More
One of the biggest airlines of America, American Airlines has recently announced that they are going to operate regular non-stop flights between Seattle and Bengaluru. These flights are going to start in October. An interesting thing to note is that this is going to be the first such daily non-stop flight service between the US and Bengaluru. These flights will connect the Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport and Seattle’s Tacoma Airport.... Read More
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
IndiGo to Construct New Aircraft Maintenance Repair & Overhaul facility at Bangalore International Airport
InterGlobe Aviation Ltd, which operates one of India’s leading airlines, IndiGo has signed a 20-year agreement with Bangalore Airport with plans to build a new aircraft maintenance facility. The agreement has been signed between Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) – operator of Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (KIAB) and InterGlobe Aviation and it outlines a 20-year contract between the two parties wherein the latter will sub-lease land at the BLR Airport... Read More
Taxibots for Towing Planes to Be Used at IGI Airport, New Vehicles Will Help Curb Pollution: KSU Spokesperson
Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has given its nod for the usage of taxibots in Delhi airport for testing or piloting purposes. These taxibots would have their engine shut off from the parking bay to the runway holding point. It is being said that the use of taxibots would bring significant improvement in keeping a check on pollution. SpiceJet and Jet Airways would be the first one to use... Read More
Besides building a second terminal (T2), Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) plans to open an interim terminal in a 3000 square meter building. This interim terminal will be a part of the existing terminal (T1). The interim terminal will have facilities such as new gates, baggage handling system for domestic arrivals, etc. The timeline to complete the terminal is the first quarter of 2020. Establishing an interim terminal will help... Read More
AirAsia India, Thai Smile Airways To Launch Services From Ahmedabad’s Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport
Budget carrier AirAsia India and international carrier Thai Smile Airways will launch services from Ahmedabad airport during the winter schedule. The winter schedule begins on October 27, 2019, and extends until March 28, 2020. Thai Smile Airways to connect Ahmedabad-Bangkok from October 29 Thai Smile Airways is launching direct flights between Ahmedabad and Bangkok. The inaugural flight will take off from the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad for... Read More
The Kannur International Airport was inaugurated last month and the services are going on at full pace. Already, various domestic airlines like Indigo, GoAir, Air India and others are providing services to various parts of the country. Today, the already operating five airlines announced new domestic and international flights from Kannur Airport. In a meeting with Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, airline CEOs announced the new flights from Kannur Airport.... Read More
Trujet, a regional carrier promoted by Hyderabad-based Turbo Megha Airways, last month has announced the addition of Bidar in Karnataka to its network of 'UDAN' services. It has become the first air carrier to connect to Bidar airport in Karnataka on 7 February. This take’s Trujet’s flight connectivity to Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) airports upto 65 percent and Bidar becomes the 24th station in Trujet’s network. Karnataka Chief Minister Yeddyurappa inaugurated the... Read More
Have a breaking news, inside story, scoop?
Write to us, your anonymity is our priority at news [at] aviationscoop.com/
Want to be featured on Aviationscoop?
Send us your articles, stories, suggestions, feedback at news [at] aviationscoop.com
Latest Flight Review
Jerry E. Jones, Ph.D. :
There actually may be a good use for this aircraft. A Dept. of Energy, funded project has resulted in the worlds…
Prapti Hinge :
The global 5G in aviation market size is projected to reach USD 4.2 billion, surging at a CAGR of 53.46% during the…
- No Most discussed posts - 1 week ago....!
- No Trending posts - 1 weeks ago....!