Daily Archives: March 24, 2008

The RGIA rebellion … lessons for residents of Bangalore

A hearty congratulations to Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) at Hyderabad for finally getting operational. Similar congratulations are due to BIAL very soon. An even heartier and resounding congratulations to the domestic airlines, for showing to RGIA management, what we individual consumers will be unable to — even a monopolistic airport cannot expect to charge unreasonable fees. The ground handling …

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BIA-RGIA may tilt at cash counter

Date:24/03/2008 http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/2008/03/24/stories/2008032450560600.htm Madhumathi D.S. Bangalore operator likely to steal the thunder Neck-and-neck BIAL expects traffic of least 11 million passengers the first year, while Hyderabad expects 7 million Cargo movement at Bangalore is 1.25 lakh tonnes, almost thrice Hyderabad’s 43,000 tonnes. The two new international airports could well be another hare-and-tortoise story. The GMR consortium-built Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) …

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