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Daily Archives: June 19, 2008

HAL can help airlines save fuel

The high prices of ATF (Aviation Turbine Fuel) have the airlines in India in a tizzy. They are cutting back services, begging for a reduction in fuel taxes, sub-leasing their aircraft, basically, anything, which will help stop their haemorrhaging losses. Karnataka has one the highest prices of ATF in the country due to its high taxes, and faces pressure for …

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Expert AAI team arrives at BIAL

Staff Reporter Bangalore: A team of experts from the Airport Authority of India (AAI), led by D.P Singh, General Manager (Communication and Management Survey), is assessing the air traffic and passenger capacity of the Bengaluru International Airport (BIA) at Devanahalli following a direction from the Ministry of Civil Aviation. According to sources in the BIA, the team of four members …

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BIA gets new frequency

S Praveen Dhaneshkar, DH News Service, Bangalore: The Airports Authority of India has adopted a new VOR (Very High Frequency Omni-directional Radio Range) for the Bengaluru International Airport (BIA) at Devanahalli after it was found that its VOR of 112.3 MHz was also being used by the INS Rajali, a naval airbase of the Indian Navy at Arakkonam, TN. The …

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