News Listings for Chennai International

  • Chennai airport starts operation of new terminal

    News | 11 Apr 2013 04:56 | Firdaus Hashim

    <p>Chennai International Airport commenced the operation of its new domestic and international terminal building on 10 April.</p><p>Air India and Jet Airways...
  • Airports Authority of India opens new terminals in four cities

    News | 18 Mar 2013 09:26 | Firdaus Hashim

    <p>Airports Authority of India (AAI) has opened new terminal buildings at four airports in recent months.</p><p>It inaugurated a new 18,200m² (196,000ft²) domestic...
  • Chennai airport to trial satellite-based landing system

    News | 07 Mar 2013 02:40

    <p>The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has selected Honeywell's SmartPath ground-based augmentation system (GBAS) as part of a pilot project for satellite-based...
  • ROUTES: Boeing 787 network development goes global

    News | 10 Oct 2012 11:49

    <P>The Boeing 787 has been earning money with launch customer All Nippon Airways for a year, and the worldwide fleet is gradually expanding as more airlines introduce an airliner that its manufacturer promises will revolutionise its customers' networks.</P> <P>After lengthy development and production delays, the Dreamliner programme is now building momentum. Six customers have taken their initial Dreamliner deliveries and the type is now flying with airlines based in the Americas, Africa and Asia. With some 800 of the aircraft type on order and production rates rising, the global fleet is set to rise rapidly. </P> <P>ANA has always been in pole position on the programme, with its first Dreamliner originally due in mid-2008. It was eventually able to pioneer 787 revenue services in November last year. Local rival Japan Airlines joined the Dreamliner club in March when it received its first aircraft. Over the ensuing months, Ethiopian, LAN, Air India and United Airlines have all taken th
  • Malaysia Airlines to boost frequency of services to India

    News | 09 Jul 2012 04:25

    <p>Malaysia Airlines (MAS) will increase the frequency of flights from Kuala Lumpur to Bengaluru, Chennai and Mumbai starting from 1 September.</p><p>The carrier...
  • Air India Express adds weekly Abu Dhabi-Chennai service

    News | 11 Oct 2011 08:42

    <p>Air India Express will increase the frequency on its Abu Dhabi-Chennai route with the addition of a weekly flight with effect from 27 October this year.</p><p>The...