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Indigo introduces seven new ATR flights

IndiGo Airlines ATR 72-600 VT-IYA.

Low cost carrier Indigo is launching seven new flights with it’s ATR 72 fleet. The airline will begin operates flights to Mangalore and Nagpur from Hyderabad and to Mangalore from Chennai. Read our review of Indigo’s ATR 72-600. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, spokesperson, Indigo “At IndiGo, we are continuously striving to expand deeper into the heartland with our new ATR fleet operations. …

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Inflight Review: Indigo: ATR 72: Hyderabad – Mangalore

The cabin of Indigo's ATR 72-600.

Low cost carrier Indigo has begun operations with it’s ATR 72. The flight was the first revenue flight for the airline on any aircraft type beside it’s mainstay Airbus A320. (Read our analysis on Indigo’s ATR order) We were invited by Indigo to travel on this first flight from Hyderabad to Mangalore. Personally, Indigo is my preferred airline to travel …

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Infographic: User Development Fee charges across Indian airports

User Development Fee (UDF) and Passenger Service Fee (PSF) charges at various Indian airports

The infographic above shows a detail of the User Development Fee (UDF), Airport Development Fee (ADF) now called Development Fee, and the Passenger Service Fee (PSF) charged at various airports across India both privately operated like New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad, and AAI (Airports Authority of India) run like Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Chennai, Guwahati, Jaipur, Mangalore, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Tiruchirapally, Udaipur, …

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Jet Airways announces new Mangalore Dubai flight

Effective January 3, 2013, Jet Airways, will fly six times a week on the Mangalore-Dubai sector. The airline will deploy a Boeing 737-800 aircraft with 170 Economy seats on this route. 9W 532 will depart Mangalore at 2000 and arrive Dubai at 2230 (all times local) on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. On Tuesdays, flight 9W 532 will depart Managalore …

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Mangalore, Lucknow, Varanasi, Trichy, Mangalore and Coimbatore declared International airports

Photo copyright Samrat Mondal. Used under CC licence. The Union Cabinet today approved the declaration of Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport, Lucknow, Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport, Varanasi and airports at Tiruchirapalli, Mangalore and Coimbatore as international airports. The Indian ministry of civil aviation says, all these airports are capable of handling medium capacity long range type of aircrafts and are also …

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Opinion: DGCA fiasco highlights need to resolve conflicts of interests in civil aviation ministry

The abrupt removal of India’s chief civil aviation regulator, the Director General of Civil Aviation, Mr. E.K. Bharat Bhushan, earlier this month, once again brings forth the cross-workings within the ministry of civil aviation, caused by contradictory roles, many of which are driven by political agendas, and the urgent need to re-structure this mammoth ministry to correct the malaise. Indian …

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Air India Mangalore accident highlights need for an independent accidents investigator

Ever since the unfortunate crash of Air India Express’ Boeing 737-800 VT-AXV at Mangalore Bajpe, I have been inundated by requests across the world to comment and even speculate about the crash and possible causes. Over the last few days we see all kinds of high energy stories in the media, be it speculating on reasons for the crash, or …

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Former Inspector General Denzil Keelor slams Mangalore airport

The recent crash of the Air India Express Boeing 737-800 VT-AXV at Mangalore Bajpe airport continues to grab headlines. Numerous analytical reports can be found in the newspapers both national and regional. With the short-comings in the design of the runway at Mangalore, many reports are questioning the independence of the regulator, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation when it …

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Emirates’ turbulence incident injures 23, highlights need to wear seat belts at all times

An Emirates airline Boeing 777-21H registration A6-EML performing flight EK530 from Dubai, United Arab Emirates (DXB) to Kochi, India (COK) with 350 passengers and 14 crew, was en-route at FL350 (35,000ft) and just about to begin descent towards Kochi, when the airplane experienced severe turbulence for a brief period of time. As per a statement released by the airline, the …

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Price gouging by airlines, at Mangalore, scares away passengers

DNA reports how airlines are killing the goose that lays golden egg, by resorting to price gouging at Mangalore As per DNA Businessman Abdul Wahab had to make a sudden trip from Bangalore to Mangalore recently. He walked into the office of one of the airlines at the BIAL airport. The ticket he bought cost him Rs. 8900. A while …

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Jet re-introduces Bangalore Mangalore, adds Pune Bangalore flights

Jet Airways, will reintroduce daily service on the Bengaluru – Mangalore sector, effective December 01, 2008, using an ATR-72 aircraft. Jet is trying to target business passenger with a same day return facility. 9W 3561 will depart daily from Bengaluru at 0855 hrs in the morning, and arrive at Mangalore at 0955 hrs. On the return leg, 9W 3562 will …

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