Daily Archives: May 21, 2008

BIAL UDF INR 1070 all inclusive

I have received a clarification from BIAL that the User Development Fee (UDF) is to be collected from ALL OUTBOUND INTERNATIONAL passengers. The amount of INR 1070 is inclusive of all taxes. So please make sure, you carry the correct amount of money with you. BIAL has also appealed that passengers paying UDF please remit exact change. A User Development …

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Rank contempt of court by BIAL: Justice Saldanha

Express News Service BANGALORE: Shifting all commercial aviation operations at Bengaluru International Airport on May 23 will put its operator Bangalore International Airport Limited and the Ministry of Civil Aviation in rank contempt as the matter is sub-judice and the Contempt of Court Act mandates that interference in the course of judicial proceeding constitutes criminal contempt which is punishable with …

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HAL airport may reopen later: minister

Govt Studying Options, Wants Some Flights From Old FacilitySaurabh Sinha & Anshul Dhamija |TNN Source : The Times of IndiaNew Delhi/Bangalore: Less than 48 hours before HAL airport shuts down and the Bengaluru International Airport (BIA) takes off, the Centre has made a U-turn on its decision of having only one airport in Bangalore. Civil aviation minister Praful Patel told …

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Regional airlines take to Indian skies

In a scenario of rising demand and intense competition between Full Service Carriers and Low Cost Carriers in India, regional airlines are emerging to take the lead discovers Anita Jain The Indian civil aviation sector is poised for a quantum growth with growing levels of domestic and international tourism traffic. With the upward surge, the Indian Low Cost Carrier (LCC) …

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Govt rejects airports fees hike proposal

21 May 2008, Saurabh SinhaSource : The Times of India NEW DELHI: Coming to the rescue of domestic airlines, government has decided not to accept GMR and GVK’s proposals to hike Delhi and Mumbai airport charges by 10%. The privatisation pact allowed both the GMR and GVK groups — which are modernising these airports — to increase aeronautical charges levied …

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