Tag Archives: Terminal

Delta improves food and beverage options at JFK airport terminal 2

by BA Staff Delta Air Lines is building on its successful investments at New York’s John F. Kennedy airport terminal 4 and terminals C and D at New York’s LaGuardia Airport, and is launching a new chef-driven food and beverage program at JFK Terminal 2. In May, Delta opened the new terminal 4 expansion as the first phase of a …

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GoAir replaces Kingfisher Airlines at Terminal 1A at Mumbai

by Devesh Agarwal From July 1, 2013, Wadia group promoted GoAir will be moving its operations at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, from Terminal 1B (the private airlines’ terminal) to Terminal 1A (Air India / Indian Airlines terminal). GoAir will occupy some of the space that has been vacated by the cessation of operations of Vijay Mallya promoted Kingfisher Airlines. …

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Video: The making of Terminal 2 at Mumbai airport

While Delhi’s IGI airport is India’s biggest, arguably the busiest is Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA). The $2 billion Mumbai Airport Expansion project is one of India’s most ambitious undertakings ever and uses some extremely innovative construction techniques to overcome problems, bottlenecks, and even local sentiments. From Discovery Channel’s Build It Bigger programme, watch the making of CSIA’s Terminal …

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Jet Airways offer direct transfers for morning international to domestic flights

Jet’s international passengers to transfer direct to domestic flights through international terminal security hold area. International Jet Airways’ passengers landing at Mumbai’s CSI Airport, and connecting on to domestic flights will now have the option of being able to transferred to the domestic terminal to board their flights directly. This facility is available to passengers of Jet Airways flights arriving …

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Air India first airline to commence scheduled Boeing 787 Dreamliner service to Paris CDG (Roissy)

by Devesh Agarwal National carrier Air India, became the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner operator to commence scheduled commercial services to Paris, Charles De Gaulle (Roissy) airport earlier today. AI-143 will depart Delhi at 13:10 daily, arrive Paris, at 18:05.AI-142, will depart Paris 21:30, arrive Delhi at 10:10 the next day. Air India is gradually expanding operations of its Boeing 787 …

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Singapore Airlines opens new SilverKris lounge at New Delhi IGI airport T3

Singapore Airlines has opened its new Silver Kris lounge at New Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport Terminal 3, its 13th lounge worldwide. The 80 seat capacity lounge is made with wood and marble tones. The lounge is open to First and Business Class passengers of Singapore Airlines as well as elite members of PPS Club, KrisFlyer Elite Gold and Star …

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Photos: Bengaluru International Airport – Terminal 1 expansion in progress

Late last week, I traveled through Bengaluru International Airport (BIA) on my way to Mumbai traveling on Air India. While the trip report for that flight will be posted at a later date, I managed to snap a few pictures of the construction currently going on at the airport. Back in 2010, Bangalore International Airport Limited announced a Rs. 1000 …

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New terminal at Lucknow airport found defective

A note from the Press Information Bureau of India about Lucknow airport, which is incidentally named after the father of present civil aviation minister Ajit Singh. The airport is owned and operated by the Airports Authority of India. Taking a serious note of the complaints of irregularities in the construction of the New Terminal Building of the Chaudhary Charan Singh …

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Bangalore airport update: terminal expansion photos. To complete by end 2013. Code F approvals received.

The on-going upgrade of Terminal 1 continues its progress. The airport operating company BIAL told Bangalore Aviation that the expansion would be completed in phases. First to be ready will be the new VVIP terminal building, followed by each of the left and right wings and finally the small strip in the front of the terminal where the current escalators …

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Mobile phones popularise use of self check-in facilities at Mumbai airport

The growing popularity of web, kiosk and mobile check-in has almost doubled passenger self-service check-in at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), Mumbai over the year, up from 36% to 65%. The 2011 SITA/Air Transport World Passenger Self-Service Survey found that the web check-in rate was higher in Mumbai than at any of the other airports included in the survey. 70% …

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Passenger information on Bangalore airport terminal expansion and caused disruptions

The operators of the Bengaluru International airport, M/s Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) have commenced the expansion of Terminal 1. Outline of existing terminal indicates the scope of expansion.Click on image for high res. view. See the walk-through video here. BIAL has planned the expansion on both ends (east and west) of the existing terminal which are open spaces today, …

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Qatar Airways moves to London Heathrow terminal 4, to open new premium lounge

From tomorrow, December 8, 2010, Qatar Airways moves its operations at London Heathrow, its biggest European destination, to Terminal 4 which also houses most of SkyTeam alliance members. T4 has undergone a massive multi-million pound facelift, and the airline’s passengers will benefit from a dedicated spacious check-in area in the terminal’s Zone A. Qatar Airways Boeing 777-300ER A7-BAC Qatar Airways …

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You can help design Bengaluru International Airport terminal 1

After announcing the expansion of terminal 1, Bengaluru International Airport Ltd. (BIAL), the operators of the airport is seeking public opinion, primarily from the citizens of Bangalore, on what they would like at the airport.In a first of its kind approach in India, BIAL will launch a campaign across the city called ‘Smile Bengaluru’. The campaign features children as the …

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Photos and Video: Bangalore airport terminal 1 to be expanded almost 100%

The operators of the Bengaluru international airport (BIA), Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), have announced a massive expansion of the existing terminal 1 which is expected to commence almost immediately, cost about Rs. 1,000 Crore (approx $222 million) and complete in about 18 months time. Outline of existing terminal indicates the scope of expansion. Click on image for high res. …

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Daring robbery and murder at Air India cargo terminal in Mumbai airport

PTI is reporting that Four armed robbers struck the Air India cargo terminal at the Mumbai airport today looting at gunpoint about 100 kgs of gold and silver coins worth Rs 3.5 million ($70,000) in a daring daylight heist. A guard working for Air India and identified as D S Bhosale was killed when he was struck by the car …

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Private airlines to shift operations to new Terminal 1D at New Delhi from April 11

The new domestic departure terminal 1D at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) at New Delhi will commence operations in two phases from April 11 and April 18. With the exception of Go Air, all airlines from the old departure terminal 1B will move to terminal 1D, along with Kingfisher Airlines who will shift from terminal 1A. Go Air will …

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New departure terminal T1D inaugurated at Delhi airport

The new domestic departure terminal T1D at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) was inaugurated today by Mr. Praful Patel India’s Civil Aviation minister. The new terminal is located between the existing Domestic Arrival T1C and Domestic Departure T1A, and will raise the capacity of domestic departures to 10 million passengers per annum. The terminal is a dual level …

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Turbulent terminal and doggy runway collapse two airports on the same day

“At London Heathrow Terminal 5 we’ve created a natural, logical journey that’s so calm, you’ll flow through. It should only take ten minutes to get from check-in to departures” This is the promise British Airways makes about the new super large, super luxurious, $8.6 billion Terminal 5 or T5, at London Heathrow airport. Capable of handling 30 million passengers, this …

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