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Daily Archives: December 20, 2008

Fire in Gulf Air aircraft disrupts traffic at Mumbai airport

PTI reports, the engine of a Gulf Air Airbus A321 aircraft with 124 passengers and nine crew caught fire a few minutes prior to its take-off today, disrupting flight operations at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport at Mumbai, for about an hour. “The engine of the Bahrain-bound Gulf Air flight GF 065 caught fire just when it was lined up …

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oneworld first to sell round-the-world fares on-line

oneworld, the global airline alliance, claims to have become the first to launch a new internet booking tool to allow purchasing of multi-airline round-the-world air tickets. The oneworld Explorer fare tool is available on the Oneworld website, making the airline alliance the first alliance to offer public fares for sale on the internet. All oneworld member airlines will also provide …

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Friday woes for Bengaluru International Airport

BIAL, the promoter of Bengaluru International Airport, has been making steady progress in streamlining operations, and increasing functionality and usability at airport, especially in the non-passenger areas, but BIAL had a litany of woes yesterday, which made for a terrible Friday, and left me shaking my head, commiserating with BIAL. First, the Karnataka High Court ruled that the airport is …

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