Daily Archives: May 8, 2008

Visa on Arrival on the anvil for 18 countries

Visa on Arrival on the anvil for 18 countries MoT working closely with MHA to permit Visa on Arrival By Kanika Mehta | New Delhi The Ministry of Tourism (MoT) is working at obtaining Visa on Arrival for 18 countries and is currently in deliberations with the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for the same. This is a first-time initiative …

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BIALing Bangalore out of a brewing crisis

Thanks to the repeated delays at the BIAL promoted Bengaluru International Airport (BIA), a crisis is brewing at HAL airport in Bangalore; a crisis which can turn ugly at any moment. Expecting the new airport to open on March 30th, most operators at HAL airport lost staff to the new operators at BIA. Ground and ramp handling (ladders/aero-bridges, baggage loading, …

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Good news for BIAL

The last few days have brought good news for the BIAL consortium, the promoters of the new Bengaluru International Airport (BIA). Two weeks ago, the new Greenfield airports policy, approved by the Cabinet of Ministers, Government of India, specifically protects the monopoly of both BIA and Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA). No new airport will be allowed to be …

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