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Airports – January 2007

Wednesday, January 31, 2007
Collision course on land
JBIC interested in building airport in Patna
Calcutta airport is all set for makeover
Defence nod to Bagdogra upgrade

Tuesday, January 30, 2007
Non-aero revenues fly for airports
For Ranchi, more air services on anvil
Fee block on Jamshedpur-Calcutta flight path
CPI-M MPs lobby for 3rd runway at Kolkata airport
Indonesia plans to set up three airports in India
Met office warns of foggy disruptions for another couple of days

Monday, January 29, 2007
Finmin calls for viable airport tariffs
Air services to Mysore, soon a reality
Vizag smog turns IT cos hazy
Air traffic at Kolkata affected due to fog
GVK to consolidate all infrastructure assets
For smoother ride from airport, hail Indica or a Merc

Sunday, January 28, 2007
Visa-on-arrival at Indian airports soon
Boeing MRO unit not to go out of Nagpur: minister
Varanasi airport to turn swanky
Panvel airport: Real estate bonanza on cards
Mumbai International Airport attracts record traffic
Dense fog at Kolkata airport, flights diverted
Strike to affect Dum Dum airport ATF supply

Saturday, January 27, 2007
Model dinosaurs fly into diplomatic row
Suvarnabhumi Airport Fails to Receive Safety Certificate

Friday, January 26, 2007
Work on Thiruvananthapuram airport new terminal to start in February

Thursday, January 25, 2007
Indecision holding up Chennai airport project
Environmental clearance for Delhi airport expansion
Security lapse led to Chappell episode
GMR Infra expects growth lift from airports
Gun with Antigua PM’s travel party: Indian incident needs clarification

Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Non-metro airports to be offered in clusters for modernisation
Fifth runway link to add speed for Calcutta airport
Record flier traffic strains Mumbai airport, stretches staff
Manchester airport in for the long haul
Need luck to land in Vizag airport

Tuesday, January 23, 2007
Air India’s Wadia probe complete
Chappell manhandled at Bhubaneswar airport
Pratibha Industries secures contract from AAI

Monday, January 22, 2007
Narcotics: Delhi airport on high alert
Baggage fears dog security

Sunday, January 21, 2007
Airports on high alert after Wadia security lapse
‘Security lapse due to Wadia’s stature’
Singapore wants to set up airport, deep-sea port in WB
Delhi Police on high alert ahead of Republic Day
Poor visibility delays B’lore flights

Saturday, January 20, 2007
Pozhichalur: PMK opposes land acquisition plan
Now, airport upgrade plan hits oil PSUs
Desis love dough, foreigners dope
Stranded for 36 hours, passengers at Vizag get no help from officials
Surat airport to be ready by May

Friday, January 19, 2007
Gun security breach involving Nusli Wadia: Air India removes official
Singapore Airlines in talks to move call centers
Australian airport blamed for Indian film

Vietnam Airlines blames Indian aviation authority for late return of flight
Official’s Erratic Behavior Causes Confusion at Airport
‘Pilgrimage tourism’ catches on

Friday, January 19, 2007
Australian airport blamed for Indian film debacle
Revamp on airport radar
Official’s Erratic Behavior Causes Confusion at Airport

Thursday, January 18, 2007
Six new airports to come up in Andhra Pradesh
Customs take the pants off smuggler
Privatise non-metro airports fully as well
Kozhikode airport to get a new terminal

Wednesday, January 17, 2007
Night parking at Vadodara airport to help ease Mumbai’s air traffic congestion

Monday, January 15, 2007
Smog cover shuts down Mumbai airport for 45 minutes
All sound, no sleep near IGI, govt wakes up
Lohegaon runway resurfacing to begin by July

Saturday, January 13, 2007
Fog insurance on the anvil
Kavveri buys Canadian company Til-Tek

Friday, January 12, 2007
3 SEZs, one airport in Maharashtra
Medical Device from India Causes Bomb Scare At O’Hare
AAI selects ESRI GIS Technology for Height Clearance Compliance

Thursday, January 11, 2007
All airports on high alert following hijack threats
CISF denies receiving any terror input on hijack threat

Wednesday, January 10, 2007
CIAL registers 12.7 per cent growth in flight movement
Airports` non-aviation revenue set to take-off
MADC drags irrigation dept to CWRB for overcharging on water
Immigration official denies passenger’s allegation

Tuesday, January 09, 2007
Before the fog clears

Monday, January 08, 2007
Take-off from Calcutta delayed of 17 flights
MSIL offered Bajpe’s cargo-handling task
Hajj pilgrim dies at Dubai Airport

Sunday, January 07, 2007
Night landing to be allowed at Goa airport
Drunk passenger triggers bomb scare at airport
Hog delays flight in Nagpur
RTI redressal: Show cause notice to AAI official

Saturday, January 06, 2007
Changi Airport eyes Chennai, Kolkatta airport projects
CUTS recommends automatic funding of Airports Authority
With direct flights to Gaya pilgrims number rises to 300,000.
Mizo Airport to have cargo handling facilities

Friday, January 05, 2007
‘Alter rule to lower visibility limit’
New taxiway commissioned at IGI
Atlanta to dilute stake to fund USD 200 airport foray

Thursday, January 04, 2007
Airports face staff shortage
Pilot training programme at Bajpe airport
Cochin airport plans MRO, training unit
Mangoes make airport bosses feel vulnerable
DGCA steps in to ease passengers` fog woes
Fog freezes IGI operations for five hours
Flight disruptions continue despite drop in fog
Pilots not trained for CAT III
Flight schedules are still in a haze
Lack of information fuels public anger
Chaos at airport highlights infrastructure woes

Wednesday, January 03, 2007
AAI plans arms for various ops
Goa airport to lift ban on visitors from Jan 3
Fog situation improves in Delhi
Flight delay pushes man to the brink
Cancelled flight leaves passengers stranded

Tuesday, January 02, 2007
Steel-reinforced runways get ministry’s approval
DMRC seeks bids for airport link
Ruckus at Ahmedabad airport over delayed flight
Fog grounds flights, passengers stranded
Dense fog in Delhi, problem in Chennai
Fog in Delhi, fury in Mumbai
Airlines ignore directives on fog, delays
MAS Flights To Delhi Diverted Due To Thick Fog
Pranab’s journey to Delhi disrupted

Monday, January 01, 2007
Delhi Fog hits flight operations the worst
Delhi fog recedes, flights take off
With jackals trapped, IGI airport is a safer zone
It’s consolidation time for GVK

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