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Daily Archives: June 16, 2008

Erroneous glideslope at BIA

Monday June 16 2008 Monica Jha BANGALORE: Pilots from two airlines (one domestic and one international) have reportedly complained about problems in landing using instrument landing system (ILS) at the Bengaluru International Airport. The runway (27 orientation, which is being used presently) at the new airport has a 3.4 degree glideslope for an ILS approach while the international standard for …

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Expressway to BIA grounded

DH News Service, Bangalore: The State government, citing a study report of the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI), has told the High Court that the proposed super expressway connecting the Outer Ring Road and Bangalore International Airport (BIA) is not feasible. Advocate-General Udaya Holla, in his submission on the airport connectivity, informed the court that the NHAI, which conducted …

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Airlines may cut more flights to fight ATF costs

Anirban Chowdhury & Manisha Singhal / New Delhi/Mumbai June 16, 2008, The airline industry said it would consider deeper cuts in flights and routes to counter rising aviation turbine fuel (ATF) costs and falling passenger growth as a result of rising fares. This is one of the key decisions taken at a five-hour meeting among airline chiefs Friday, including Kingfisher’s …

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