bial

Bangalore airport promoter raked huge profit by selling stake: panel


December 22nd, 2009 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 21 (IANS) A joint house committee of the Karnataka legislature Monday took exception to the huge profits made by Unique Zurich Airport, one of the promoters of the Bangalore international ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Assembly panel slams Bangalore airport builders for poor work (Lead)


December 21st, 2009 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 21 (IANS) A joint house committee of the Karnataka legislature recommended suitable action against Infosys chairman N.R. Narayana Murthy and promoters of the Bangalore international airport - Larson & ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Infosys chief, promoters in trouble over Bangalore airpot


December 21st, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 21 (IANS) A Karnataka legislature committee Monday recommended appropriate action against Infosys chairman N.R. Narayana Murthy and promoters of the Bengaluru international airport - Larson & Toubro (L&T), Siemens and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

GVK picks L&T stake in Bangalore airport for Rs.686 cr


December 7th, 2009 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 6 (IANS) Leading infrastructure developer GVK Power and Infrastructure has acquired 17 percent in Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) from Larson and Toubro (L&T) for Rs.686 crore (Rs.6.86 billion), the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Minister ingores summons, Modi government defends her


February 4th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 4 (IANS) The Gujarat government has said state Minister Maya Kodnani has "constitutional right" to defend herself even as she has refused to heed to repeated summons from a Supreme ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bangalore airport chief executive Brunner quits


November 21st, 2008 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 21 (IANS) Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) chief executive officer (CEO) Albert Brunner is quitting the high-profile post and has decided not to renew his contract, the company said here ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

HAL-built Hawk aircraft inducted into Indian Air Force


August 14th, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Aug.14 (ANI): In a glittering ceremony held here, the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)-built first Hawk Mk132 trainer jet was handed over to Indian Air Force, marking a new era in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Cyclone relief to Myanmar


June 9th, 2008 - 11:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Kestur Vasuki Bangalore, June 9 (ANI): As part of the humanitarian assistance to Cyclone Nargis ravaged areas of Myanmar under the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) 30 metric tonnes of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Airport ground-handling policy may be rescheduled


June 5th, 2008 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The government may reschedule the new ground-handling policy, as operators of the new Bangalore airport have said that no airline with a market share below 25 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Manmohan Singh to inaugurate Bengaluru International airport


June 3rd, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, June 3 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has accepted Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappas invitation to inaugurate the Bengaluru International Airport. Yeddyurappa on Tuesday informed the reporters in ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

New Bangalore airport handles 341 flights day one


May 25th, 2008 - 12:29 am ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) The Bengaluru International Airport Saturday handled 341 air traffic movements, including 172 arrivals and 159 departures, setting a record of sorts on the inaugural day of commercial operations. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New Bangalore airport opens to traffic sans fanfare


May 24th, 2008 - 2:42 am ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) The much-awaited Bengaluru International Airport finally opened late Friday to commercial operations, with an Air India Airbus A320 (IC 609) from Mumbai being the first to land at ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New Bangalore airport set for soft launch, finally


May 23rd, 2008 - 8:18 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 23 (IANS) The Bengaluru international airport, 40 km from India's IT hub, is set for a soft launch five minutes (00:05 IST) into Saturday, when state-run Air India will fly ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New Bangalore airport launch put off to Saturday (Lead)


May 21st, 2008 - 10:29 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) The launch of the new international airport at Devanahalli, about 40 km from this IT hub, has been put off by a day to May 24, the promoters ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Corporate honchos oppose Bangalore airport closure


May 17th, 2008 - 12:24 am ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) Top corporate heads Friday strongly opposed the closure of Bangalore city airport May 23 when the new international airport is set to commence operations from Devanahalli, about 40 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No flying from old Bangalore airport, says BIAL


May 13th, 2008 - 1:02 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL), the developer of Bangalore's new greenfield airport, has told the central government that it is not feasible to operate the new ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bangalore airport launch by May-end


April 29th, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The new airport at Bangalore will become operational by the end of May with its private operator having to keep an option open for allowing smaller aircrafts ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New Bangalore airport take off likely to be delayed


April 27th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The flight operations from the new airport in Bangalore are expected to be further delayed as contentious issues like user development fee are yet to be resolved, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jet Airways inks pact with Bangalore airport


April 25th, 2008 - 7:23 am ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Leading private carrier Jet Airways has signed a framework agreement with Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) for sub-leasing land to construct a base for maintenance and engineering facility ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

High court directs government to re-negotiate Bangalore airport deal


April 16th, 2008 - 8:00 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, April 16 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Wednesday directed the central government and the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to renegotiate the concession agreement (CA) with Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bangalore airport to start operations after May 10


March 13th, 2008 - 8:04 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi , Mar 13 (ANI): The Government has asked Bangalore International Airport Private Limited (BIAL) to consider a suitable date after May 10 for commencing operations of the Devanahalli airport.. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

New Bangalore airport launch delayed


March 11th, 2008 - 10:02 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi/Bangalore, March 11 (IANS) The launch of the new international airport at Bangalore has been put on hold for at least four weeks due to inadequate air traffic control (ATC) officials, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bangalore airport user fee to be fixed on assessed costs


March 11th, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 11(IANS) The government will fix the User Development Fee (UDF) levied on passengers at the new Bangalore International Airport only after receiving the final audited project cost from its ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

User fee a must, says new Bangalore airport operator


March 9th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by admin
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) Promoters of the new Bangalore international airport on the outskirts of India's silicon hub have ruled out waiving the user development fee (UDF) on passengers, saying ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Deccan, Kingfisher land and take-off at new Bangalore Airport


March 7th, 2008 - 8:19 pm ICT by admin
By K.G.Vasuki Devanahalli (Karnataka), Mar.7 (ANI): Two aircraft - one of them a Kingfisher Airlines from Mumbai and the other an Air Deccan flight from Bangalore - landed and took off at the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Existing airports in Bangalore, Hyderabad to be closed


February 26th, 2008 - 11:39 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel has said Tuesday that the existing airports in Bangalore and Hyderabad will be closed once the new airports in these two cities ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New Bangalore airport races against time for take-off


February 21st, 2008 - 10:49 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, Feb 21 (IANS) With the clock ticking away, it is a race against time for the consortium of Bengaluru International Airport Ltd to complete the Rs.25-billion greenfield project by March 30 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Subscribe