Saturday, May 23, 2020

Bengaluru airport to start flight operations from May 25

Bengaluru: Beginning Monday, the Kempegowda International Airport will start buzzing with activity after a lull of two months. A total of 215 flights on an average will arrive or depart from here daily from May 25 to June 30. In every 10 minutes, there will be a flight taking off from the airport.

Airport operator, Bangalore International Airport Limited, officially announced that flights will resume operations from May 25. “

“BLR Airport will handle an average of 215 Air Traffic Movements (ATMs) per day, 108 departures and 107 arrivals, with reduced terminal capacity, to ensure social distancing norms,” an official release said.

Stating that the schedule was only 32% of the original schedule that was expected to be implemented this summer in line with the Ministry of Civil Aviation directive, it said, “The top airline during this schedule by ATMs will be Indigo with 47% while Air Asia and Spice Jet have 16% and 14% respectively. “

To maintain safe distance, “slots have been optimized in 10-minute intervals spread over an hour through the day,” the release said.
23/05/20 New Indian Express

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