Saturday, September 30, 2017

New terminal building at Belagavi airport

Belgavi: The Airport Authority of India is commissioning the new terminal building and new apron of the Belagavi airport on October 3. With this, a new daily service will be operational between Belagavi and Chennai. The flight will arrive from Chennai at 9.05 a.m. and leave for Bengaluru at 9.25 a.m. It will return in the evening at 6.55 p.m. and leave for Chennai at 7.15 p.m.

There are possibilities of increased flights from the airport as more airlines have shown interest in operating flights from here. There are plans for building a new hangar, Rajesh Kumar Maurya, airport director, said in a release.

Airport officials are planning to organise cultural events like classical dance, yoga, singing and group events in the arena on October 3. Some schools and organisations have volunteered to welcome passengers who get down in Belagavi with roses, he said.

Tenders will be invited for opening up of commercial spaces for display advertisements and hoardings and for running shops and outlets of different brands in fashion and technology.
30/09/17 The Hindu

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