Saturday, August 26, 2017

New boarding gate at airport

Thiruvananthapuram: A ₹1.5-crore remote boarding gate was recently opened at the international terminal of the Thiruvananthapuram airport for hassle-free boarding and alighting from the aircraft in the early hours of the day.

The facility set up by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is in addition to the existing three aerobridges and remote boarding gate in the terminal. Passengers coming through the ramp to the gate will be taken in the coaches of operating airlines to the aircraft parked in parking bays.

The international airport has 11 parking bays at the domestic terminal side and another nine bays at the international terminal on the city side.

Out of the nine parking bays in the international terminal, only three bays have aerobridges.

Aircraft parked in other six bays on the international terminal side can be accessed through coaches and boarding gate.
26/08/17 The Hindu

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