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India Aviation Industry Newsletter 5 July

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 5 July

Air Bubble Agreement Between India And Qatar Extended For July 2021

To continue the flight operations under the Central government’s Vande Bharat Mission, the Air Bubble Agreement between India and Qatar last week was extended for July 2021.

Bengaluru Airport gets international recognition

Bengaluru: Kempegowda International Airport has been inducted into the prestigious Airports Council International (ACI) Director General’s Roll of Excellence for the year 2020. The Roll of Excellence recognises airports, which in the opinion of the passengers, have demonstrated strong commitment towards service quality. Luis Felipe de Oliveira, Director General, ACI World  said “I am delighted to announce that Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru has been chosen by its passengers to join the Airports Council International (ACI) Director General’s Roll of Excellence. I am confident that you will continue to be a role model for airport service quality excellence and work with us to raise the bar in service standards and best practices within the industry.”

Flypop to serve secondary cities in India

flypop CEO Nino Judg indentified an opportunity in the marketplace to offer low-cost flights on single-class Airbus A330-300s between the UK and secondary cities in India. flypop aims to tap into the large Indian community in the UK and offer them direct non-stop flights to Amritsar and Ahmedabad without the hassle of connecting through Mumbai or New Delhi.

Flight services from Puri Airport likely by 2022-23

The flight operations from Odisha’s Puri are likely to start by 2022-23 as work to establish an International Airport has begun announced the state Commerce and Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera. The process to identify a suitable location for the development of an airport has been started. The Rath Yatra of Puri is a world-famous annual event attracting lakhs of pilgrims and visitors from across the world.

SpiceJet launches Delhi-Belgrade charter series

SpiceJet will begin a series of charter flights from New Delhi to Belgrade, which are planned to operate throughout July. The flights are operated by Boeing 737-800 aircraft routing via Yerevan in Armenia or Tbilisi in Georgia.

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