Daily Archives: January 19, 2010

Bengaluru International Airport to fast-track development of second terminal

Unable to resist the intense pressure across the city, the Board of Directors of the Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), the company operating the Bangalore airport today reviewed the Master Plan for expansion of the Bengaluru International Airport and decided on the following: The process to start construction of a brand new terminal building T2 will be initiated on an …

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Qatar Airways to commence Bangalore service on February 22 using an Airbus A320

Qatar Airways has formally announced the full details of the launch of its Bangalore Doha service. From February 22, QR will commence the service using an Airbus A320 aircraft in a two class configuration — 12 seats in Business Class and 132 in Economy. With the Ministry of Civil Aviation under pressure for allowing Gulf carriers, most notably Emirates, to …

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Jet Airways finally embraces Twitter and Facebook (@JetAirways)

After much goading including, by yours truly, Jet Airways has finally embraced social networking sites Facebook and Twitter. Welcome aboard!!! Jet Airway’s objective is reaching a larger cross-section of its customers and keeping them informed on a real-time basis, and will also provide customers with news updates about flight schedules, new customer programs, route additions, services and special offers, etc. …

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A re-structured operations and flight plan for Air India

In December I had the pleasure of meeting with Karl Ulrich Garnadt, the Lufthansa board member responsible for their global network planning. Amongst many subjects discussed, I asked him what he thought would be a good strategy for Air India to adopt for the next five years. In parallel Behramjee has written a well thought out route re-structuring plan. I …

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