Daily Archives: November 13, 2008

Air New Zealand, Boeing to test sustainable bio-fuels in December flight

Photo courtesy WikipediaAir New Zealand and Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced Dec. 3 as the date for the airline’s sustainable biofuels flight from Auckland using a 747-400 jetliner. Conducted in partnership with Rolls-Royce and UOP, a Honeywell company, one of the airplane’s four Rolls-Royce RB211 engines will be powered in part using advanced generation biofuels derived from jatropha. Air New Zealand …

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SpiceJet announces special scheme for Children’s Day

Book with SpiceJet on the 13th and 14th November and fly your kids under 12 for free. SpiceJet, announced a special promotion to commemorate Children’s Day, November 14th. Children fly free on all bookings done on November 13 and 14, 2008, only the statutory PSF of Rs. 225 will be charged. All children booked should be under 12 years on …

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Bengaluru International Airport completes 6 months of operations

Bengaluru International Airport announced the completion of six months of airport operations. The new greenfield airport opened on 24-May-08. 80% of the aircrafts departed on time with 15 mins tolerance, as per the internationally accepted norms. Average wait time for delivery of the first baggage on the arrival belt being 9 minutes for domestic and 13 minutes for international arrivals. …

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