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July 3, 2008 – Bangalore Aviation

Daily Archives: July 3, 2008

Dragonair launches daily service on Bangalore-Hong Kong route

By Lakshmi Vishwanath | Bangalore Dragonair, the sister airline of Cathay Pacific Airways launched its daily service on Bangalore-Hong Kong route, day before yesterday. The first flight landed at Bengaluru International Airport (BIA), at 01.18 hours on July 1, while the first flight from Bangalore to Hong Kong departed at 02.35 hours yesterday. Bangalore is the seventh new destination, being …

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Jet Airways launches new direct flights from Pune to Hyderabad, Nagpur and Ahmedabad

Jet Airways will enhance its network connectivity from Pune with the launch of its new direct services to Hyderabad, Nagpur and Ahmedabad, effective 15-Jul-08. The flight from Pune to Hyderabad and Ahmedabad will be a daily direct flight whereas flights between Pune and Nagpur will operate six days a week, with the exception of Saturdays. Jet Airways’ flight 9W 3421 …

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BIA expansion suffers a setback

BIA II phase suffers a setbackFrom B S Arun, DH News Service, New Delhi: Just as the first phase of the Bengaluru International Airport (BIA) was finally declared open after hitting air pocket several times, the proposed second phase has received a blow. The Defence Ministry is opposed to the proposed second runway direction and wants it to be shifted. …

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Plans for high speed train to BIA on track

DH News Service, Bangalore: In its first step towards implementing the proposed high speed train project to Bangalore International Airport, the State government on Wednesday called for Expression of Interest (EI) from private firms to take up the project on Build Operate and Transfer (BOT) basis. The EI has been issued by Karnataka Industrial Investment and Development Corporation (KSIIDC), which …

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AAI taking steps to ensure safety for aircraft movements at Indian airports

To introduce A-SMGCS for monitoring movements at Mumbai and Kolkata airportBy Anita Jain | Mumbai Airports Authority of India (AAI) is planning to introduce Advanced Surface Movements – Guidance and Control System (A-SMGCS), to monitor Air Traffic Management (ATM) in Mumbai and Kolkata airport by next year. The System was introduced by USA based, Sensis Air Traffic Systems at Indira …

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