Daily Archives: April 12, 2009

Bengaluru International Airport runs out of gates to accomodate widebody flights

Last night, as Easter Sunday came to an end, a traffic jam began at Bengaluru International Airport (BIA), which exposed the weakness of having only four “contact stands” (aero-bridge equipped gates) at the new Bengaluru International Airport, capable of handling wide-body aircraft. In the current summer schedule, the peak period for international flights, is between 22:00 (10 PM) and 02:00 …

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Video: Delivery, departure and arrival of Air France F-GZND the 777th Boeing 777

On Good Friday April 10th at Everett, Air France took delivery of the 777th Boeing 777, in this case 300ER registration F-GZND, and the first aircraft to wear the new Air France livery. Boeing image Air France released a video documenting the delivery ceremony and departure of the ferry flight on April 10th, and the early morning arrival at Paris …

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