Logistics

Bengaluru Airport to handle 215 Air Traffic Movements per day with reduced terminal capacity

Our Bureau Bengaluru | Updated on May 23, 2020 Published on May 23, 2020

Indigo gets 47 per cent, Air Asia 16 per cent & Spice Jet 14 per cent of ATMs

As part of interim summer schedule, the Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (KIAB or 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.

Indigo, with 47 per cent, is the top airline during this schedule by ATMs, while Air Asia and Spice Jet have 16 per cent and 14 per cent respectively, said an BLR Airport release.

Slots have been optimised in 10-minute intervals, spread over an hour, through the day, to support passenger flow within the terminal, while maintaining both service standards and safe distances.

Meanwhile, BIAL will work closely with various government departments to ensure that air passengers adhere to the new quarantine policy.

With the airport set to resume operations from May 25, the Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) has announced an interim summer schedule 2020.

As defined by the Ministry of Civil Aviation, the new schedule is 32 per cent of the schedule which was expected to come into effect from March 29. The revised schedule will be in effect until June 30, 2020.

Published on May 23, 2020

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