Daily Archives: November 11, 2008

A video and audio tribute to Air Traffic Controllers (ATCOs)

Air traffic control is one of, if not, the most stressful job in the world. Air traffic control officers (ATCOs) have to be constantly on the alert, even when pilots make a mistake. We as passengers never hear of their deeds, only of their mis-deeds. In a tribute to ATCOs around the world, I present a collection of videos and …

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Delhi IGIA to get world’s 2nd largest air terminal

India can boast of having the second largest airport terminal in the world when the third terminal building at the Indira Gandhi International airport (IGIA) here comes up in 2010. The terminal building alone will come up on 20 acres of land, with the entire seven-storey structure providing a total space of about 5,20,000 square metres and having a capacity …

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Tourist entry permit requirements for Lakshadweep islands

Air India Regional (Alliance Air) ATR-42 VT-ABB

Entry into Lakshadweep islands is restricted to non-islanders, and governed under the Lakshadweep rules 1967 which state “No person who is not a native of the island shall enter or reside in the island except and in accordance with permit issued by the competent authority.” The government has recently strengthened the requirement call for airlines to check for the entry …

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