Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Bajpe airport to run ten daily flights from October

Mangalore: Bajpe (Mangalore) airport will operate two more daily flights, one to Mumbai and another to Banglaore from October 29 if the Director General of Civil Aviation approves new proposals of two airline operators.
If these two proposals are cleared the number of domestic daily flight operations (one way) at the airport will go up from eight to ten.
The total number of flight movements (arrival and departure) will go up from 16 to 20, official sources told The Hindu on Monday.
Further, Air India Express has announced that it will start its inaugural flight between Mangalore and Dubai from October 3. This will operate on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Sources said that of the two new domestic proposals, Indian has come forward to introduce Airbus 320 from Mangalore to Mumbai. It would arrive here from Mumbai at 11.15 a.m. and depart at 12.00 a.m. Air Deccan has proposed to introduce an ATR 217 aircraft from Mangalore to Bangalore.It will arrive here from Bangalore at 5.05 p.m. and depart at 5.20 p.m.
19/09/06 Mangalorean.com