Is it Airport vs Airlines for BIAL expansion ?

Is it Airport vs Airlines for BIAL expansion ?

Last Updated: July 25 2021 Private airport operators and airlines have locked horns over the issue of the former’s demands to raise tariffs for funding their ongoing expansion projects. Airlines, on their part, oppose any hike saying this would increase cost of flying and further impact air traffic. This situation has come after Bangalore International […]

Govt. has suggested some restrictions to air fare..& 315 out of 778 routes are awarded in UDAN !

Govt. has suggested some restrictions to air fare..& 315 out of 778 routes are awarded in UDAN !

Last Updated: July 24 2021 Parliamentary Standing Committee’s report tabled in Rajya Sabha on Friday ‘desired’ that the Civil Aviation Ministry should fix an upper band for the economy class air fare while expressing concern on lack of uniformity in cancellation charges. It reiterated its recommendation in previous reports, requiring the airlines to restrict not […]

“Checkmate” To F-35 and Rafale ??

“Checkmate” To F-35 and Rafale ??

Last Updated: July 23 2021 Russia, which has given the world the likes of MiG and Sukhoi, has unveiled a new fighter aircraft named ‘Checkmate‘. The aircraft will compete against US’ F-35 in the international market. Russian aircraft maker Sukhoi on Tuesday introduced a prototype of the new fighter jet at the MAKS-2021 International Aviation […]

Formation of “Advisory Groups” by MoCA for the betterment of ‘Airports’, ‘Airlines’ & ‘MROs’ !

Formation of “Advisory Groups” by MoCA for the betterment of ‘Airports’, ‘Airlines’ & ‘MROs’ !

Last Updated: July 22 2021 In a bid to improve the aviation services and to deal with the challenges the sector faces, the Ministry of Civil Aviation on Wednesday (July 21) formed three advisory groups, one each for airlines, airports, and MROs (maintenance, repair, and overhaul units), which will comprise industry leaders, and relevant government […]

Who is the world’s “Best Carrier” amid Covid and on what parameters ? let’s find out !

Who is the world’s “Best Carrier” amid Covid and on what parameters ? let’s find out !

Last Updated: July 21 2021  Qatar Airways has toppled Air New Zealand to become the world’s best carrier at a time when the aviation industry is badly hit by the pandemic, as per AirlineRatings.com which on Tuesday released its annual list of top 20 airlines in the world. The Australia-based aviation safety and product rating […]

Domestic Air Passengers up by 47% in June over May

Domestic Air Passengers up by 47% in June over May

Last Updated: July 20 2021  Demand for air travel recovered during the month of June after falling to 30,000 daily passengers during the month of May due to a devastating second wave of COVID infection that saw infection numbers rising to over 400,000 per day. Nearly 31.13 lakh domestic passengers travelled by air in June, […]

Terminal Drop Off Charges : London Heathrow Airport

Terminal Drop Off Charges : London Heathrow Airport

Last Updated: July 19 2021 From October 2021, London Heathrow will be introducing a charge for vehicles dropping off passengers at its terminal forecourts. A £5 charge per visit will apply to use the designated drop off zones located directly outside the airport terminals. The Terminal Drop Off Charge will apply to all vehicles entering the forecourts […]

Weekly News Wrap: All Important Headlines in just 2 minutes !!

Weekly News Wrap: All Important Headlines in just 2 minutes !!

Last Updated: July 18 2021 Jharsuguda airport gets ILS (Instrument Landing System) Last Updated: July 17 2021 In an effort to make the Jharsuguda airport operational during all-weather conditions, on Thursday the all-weather instrument landing system (ILS) has been commissioned at the Jharsuguda airport in Odisha. The ILS is a precision-based approach aid that provides pilots […]

Jharsuguda airport gets ILS (Instrument Landing System)

Jharsuguda airport gets ILS (Instrument Landing System)

Last Updated: July 17 2021 In an effort to make the Jharsuguda airport operational during all-weather conditions, on Thursday the all-weather instrument landing system (ILS) has been commissioned at the Jharsuguda airport in Odisha. The ILS is a precision-based approach aid that provides pilots with both vertical and horizontal guidance during landing. It comprises of 3 […]