News Listings for Vishakhapatnam

  • ANALYSIS: SIA’s India venture builds on regular Singapore-India capacity growth

    News | 24 Sep 2013 09:50 | Greg Waldron

    Singapore Airlines’ plan to team up with Tata Sons for a domestic full service carrier follows a steady increase in capacity to Indian destinations in recent years.
  • IndiGo to start Mumbai-Hyderabad-Vishakhapatnam service

    News | 19 Apr 2012 03:28

    <p>Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo plans to begin flights from Mumbai to Vishakhapatnam via Hyderabad, and increase the frequency of services from Hyderabad...
  • IndiGo to raise frequencies, launch new flights from Hyderabad

    News | 02 Apr 2012 10:30

    India's low-cost carrier IndiGo will launch two new daily and direct flights between Delhi and Patna, taking the total to three daily services on the route,...
  • Expansion work begins at six more Indian airports

    News | 23 Feb 2009 09:20 | Nicholas Ionides

    <p>India's Government is celebrating the official start of construction of new passenger terminal buildings at six more airports as part of its drive to modernise...
  • India focuses on upgrading 35 secondary airports

    News | 28 Jul 2006 03:16 | Nicholas Ionides

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal>India’s Government expects to complete upgrade works on 35 secondary airports early in the next decade as it continues to put more resources into improving aviation infrastructure.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>Minister for civil aviation Praful Patel said in parliament yesterday that “the development of the 35 non-metro airports across the country is likely to be completed by the year 2010/11”.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>He says state-owned Airports Authority of India will make the development of airports in the northeast parts of the country a priority, adding that the overall plan is to “modernise 35 selected non-metro airports to world-class standards with focus on airside and city-side development”.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>An estimated Rs46.6 billion ($995 million) is being proposed as the amount to be spent upgrading airside infrastructure and terminal buildings at the 35 airports,
  • India's Kingfisher opens five new routes

    News | 25 Jul 2006 06:42 | Nicholas Ionides

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal>India’s Kingfisher Airlines has launched services on five more domestic routes using newly acquired ATR 72-500 turboprops.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>The fast-expanding carrier says in a statement that it has just launched services on the new Ahmedabad-Mumbai, Hyderabad-Chennai, Hyderabad-Vishakhapatnam, Chennai-Vishakhapatnam and Chennai-Kochi routes.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>One daily round-trip flight will be operated on each new route with its ATR 72-500s, which are now being operated alongside Airbus A320-family aircraft that are used for mainline domestic services.<br> Kingfisher, a full-service airline, was launched in May last year using leased A320s and says it is now serving 18 Indian cities with 86 daily flights. It plans to launch international services next year.</p> </div> </body>