Daily Archives: March 24, 2009

Gulf Air withdraws Bangalore Hyderabad, Jet Airways starts Mumbai Kuwait service

Effective March 29th, Gulf Air is withdrawing its flights from Bahrain to Bangalore and to Hyderabad. No explanation has been provided by the airline, but I suspect that they have been crowded out by the far more aggressive Emirates Airlines. Gulf Air flies a small Airbus A320 to Bangalore daily and a slightly larger A321 to Hyderabad four times a …

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Changes in Kingfisher Airlines’ Summer 2009 schedule

Kingfisher Airlines recently released its Summer schedule which comes in to effect from March 29th. Some of the highlights : Introduction of double daily flights between Mumbai and Vadodara. Introduction of direct daily flight between Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram. Introduction of direct daily flight service between Aurangabad and Hyderabad to ensure Aurangabad is connected to Kolkata, Chennai and Bangalore via Hyderabad. …

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Tokyo Narita’s main runway opens following FedEx MD-11F crash

The New Tokyo International Airport at Narita opened its main runway earlier this morning at 09:10 local (00:10 UTC) following yesterday’s accident and crash of a FedEx Boeing MD-11 freighter which claimed both the crew and the aircraft. The crash has shut down the 4,000 meter (13,123 ft) long main runway 16R/34L. The airport was forced to rely on the …

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