June 21st, 2022 7:09 PM 0 COMMENTS

International Airlines Including United Airlines Resumes Services From Bengaluru Airport

United Airlines aims to commence daily flights from Bengaluru's Kempegowda International Airport to San Francisco in the fourth quarter of 2022. According to a statement provided by the airport as part of an update on foreign flight operations, Qantas, Australia's national carrier, will restart four weekly flights to Sydney on September 14. According to the corporation, Air India is planning two weekly flights to Tel Aviv, and American Airlines is... Read More

June 3rd, 2022 5:42 PM 0 COMMENTS

Thai Airways Boeing 787-8 Aircraft Tire Deflates at Bengaluru Airport

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

February 21st, 2022 9:20 PM 0 COMMENTS

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

December 23rd, 2021 1:20 PM 0 COMMENTS

Bengaluru Airport Passengers Can Request Valet through an App Powered by TCS

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

November 1st, 2021 11:05 AM 0 COMMENTS

IndiGo Flights from Bengaluru Airport Delayed Due to Technical Glitch

Domestic flights of Indian’s number one low-cost airline have been delayed due to a technical glitch at the Bengaluru airport. In a recent tweet, the airline said, “Due to baggage belt breakdown at Kempegowda International Airport, flights from Bengaluru are getting impacted. To keep a tab on your flight status, please visit https://bit.ly/3w18ADc." Many passengers who flew to Bengaluru from Mumbai, Delhi, Prayagraj, and Pune have received their luggage late.... Read More

August 23rd, 2020 2:52 AM 0 COMMENTS

Bengaluru Airport To Become First Airport In India To Have Independent Parallel Runways

Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) is all set to hit the next milestone of becoming the first airport in India to have independent parallel runways. Once the parallel runway becomes operational, the airport will be able to handle up to 90 flights per hour or will have take-off and landing every 40 seconds. The second runway that will be located south of the existing runway is scheduled to be open... Read More

July 6th, 2019 6:29 PM 0 COMMENTS

Bengaluru Airport Commences the Use of Full-Body Scanners

Following the government’s mandatory order to install full-body scanners at 84 airports in India, Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) established the system, and the trial run began on 1 July 2019. “Based on specifications issued by the BCAS, BIAL is using body scanners with Millimetre Wave (illumination) technology. This technology ensures that the scanners are safe for pregnant women and people with pacemakers,” a spokesperson for Bengaluru International Airport Limited... Read More

February 8th, 2022 7:33 PM 0 COMMENTS

Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport Emerges as Preferred Transfer Hub for South India

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

January 25th, 2022 1:21 PM 0 COMMENTS

Bengaluru International Airport Witnesses a 18.9% Growth in the Passenger Traffic in CY 2021

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

August 29th, 2020 1:09 AM 0 COMMENTS

Bengaluru International Airport Gains Direct Connectivity to Tokyo, Jeddah and Munich

Bengaluru international airport, or better known as Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) is all set to get three new International flights starting next month. In March, there would be three new flights which would connect various countries directly to Bengaluru. The first flight among these would be the direct flight from Bengaluru to Tokyo Narita airport. The flight would commence operations on March 29 and it would be a flight with... Read More

July 16th, 2020 6:01 AM 0 COMMENTS

Bengaluru International Airport Proposes Biometric-Based Technology To Reduce Immigration Queues

Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) has proposed a new biometric-based technology to register the arrivals of the Indian citizens arriving at the airport. The technology will allow the Indian passport holders returning to the country to skip the lengthy immigration queues at the airport. Currently, the arrived passengers wait in the immigration queue and get their passports stamped. With the new technology, the passengers can get their iris/palm/thumb scanned and... Read More

July 16th, 2020 3:54 AM 0 COMMENTS

Lounges in Bengaluru International Airport to Remain Partially Shut From This Month

Parts of domestic and international lounges at Bengaluru International Airport will remain shut from June 1, announced the authorities. The airport is commencing refurbishment works, and this can take up to March 2021. "The refurbishment of the lounges will take in two phases across 18-20 months," Bengaluru International Airport said in a statement released. The airport has four lounges, two in international security hold area (SHA) and the other two... Read More

July 16th, 2020 3:54 AM 0 COMMENTS

Bangalore Airport Activates Digi Yatra with Vistara Bengaluru-Mumbai flight

Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) has successfully rolled out Digi Yatra biometric boarding process, starting with one flight of the full-service carrier Vistara. Passengers boarding Vistara flight UK864 from Bengaluru to Mumbai will be the first group of flyers to avail the facility. Other Vistara flights will be integrated with Digi Yatra by the end of October. “Kempegowda International Airport on June 22 has successfully launched the fully biometric-based self-boarding... Read More

May 28th, 2019 3:44 PM 0 COMMENTS

Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport Turns 11

Bengaluru International Airport, popularly known as Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) completed 11 years of its operations. It started the services in May 2008 with Air India’s AI 609 flight landed at the airport. It witnessed a count of 33.3 million passengers transited through it in 2018-19, which is 23.8% growth compared to the previous year. The authorities estimate passenger count to rise to 65 million per annum by 2024-25. It... Read More

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