Airport News

July 10, 2016 - Vizag Airport - Daily Flights now to Ahmedabad & Coimbatore
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July 09, 2016 - Vizag Airport - Daily Non-Stop Flight  to Kolkotta
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May 20, 2016 - Vizag Airport Passengers Traffic - Breaks own record
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July 24, 2015 - Vizag Airport operates 24 /7 from now 
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July 08, 2015 - RTC Bus to Vizag Airport from RK Beach & Gajuwaka
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June 12, 2015 - Delex Air Cargo office was formally opened by Union Minister of Civil Aviation Read more>>

June 04, 2015 -  AirAsia  starts Daily direct flights to Bangalore from Vizag Airport 
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April 25, 2015 - SpiceJet Airlines SG 3278 Timings changed  
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Apr 14, 2015 - Vizag to Chicago Flight starts June 1, 2015
Air India announced a new destination to USA from Visakhapatnam airport. First flight to America from Vizag airport via Hyderabad Read more>>

Apr 12, 2015 - Greenfield International Airport at Bhogapuram Visakahapatnam
Andhra Pradesh government selects Bhogapuram for it's Greenfield International Airport project, the first after the new state was constituted. Read more>>

Apr 07, 2015 - AirAsia India To Introduce flights to Bangalore and Chennai from Vizag
AirAsia India To Introduce flights to Bangalore and Chennai from Vizag International Airport in its Summer Schedule 2015

Mar 13, 2015 - Daily Flights from Tirupathi to Visakahapatnam
Air Costa to start daily flights from Vizag to Tirupati starting March 29th, 2015. Read more>>

Mar 11, 2015 - Air Asia to Start Second Flight from Vizag to Kaulalampur
Air Asia announced Second Direct Tri-weekly Flight to Kuala Lampur . Flight Starts from May 7th, 2015. Schedule as follows.Read more>>

Feb 15, 2015 - Malindo Air Launches First Flight from Kaulalampur to Vizag
On Sunday late night Malindo Air launched its direct flight from Visakhapatnam to Kuala Lumpur. MP Kambampati Haribabu said  Read more>>

Dec 24, 2014 - Air India launches Direct flight from Visakhapatnam to Port Blair
Air India Regional Charter Service announced Tri Weekly Flight from Vizag to Port Blair. Now you can fly directly to Andaman Nicobar from Vizag via Air India.

Oct 21, 2014 - More destinations will be connected to Vizag airport
Yesterday itself Hyderabad and Delhi were connected (from Vishakhapatnam). Today more areas are getting connected," Aviation Minister AG Raju

Oct 19, 2014 - Check-in Counters Food Stalls Opens
Only four check-in counters will be made operational. Amenities like food counters have also been set up again. VIP lounge at the airport will be open for senior citizens and women.

Oct 19, 2014 - Vizag Airport was designed to withstand only 150 KMPH 
The airport terminal building, designed to withstand wind speed up to 150 kmph, was considerably damaged in the cyclonic storm whose speed was recorded at about 180-190 kmph.
Oct 18, 2014 - Debris & Water removed off  Vizag Airport Terminal 
The complete terminal building has been cleared of debris and water removed from there as well as the baggage conveyor belts, while the X-ray screening machines have also been made operational.

Oct 18, 2014 - Air India resumed Flights - Vizag airport becomes operational
Air India resumed flights from the port city on Friday as the Airports Authority of India restored all major navigational and technical services at Vishakhapatnam airport, which was badly hit by cyclone Hudhud. Another nine flights by other operators may start in a day or two. Flight to Delhi departed from Vizag at 1:30 PM Friday Oct 18, 2014

Oct 18, 2014 - International flights to Fly from November 1, 2014
The airport is being restored and all efforts are being made for operation of immigration facilities so that the international flights may start by November 1, 2014. Operation of flights to and from Visakhapatnam (Vizag) would commence from Friday Oct 18, 2014.   The Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju requested passengers to cooperate, as comfort level at the airport initially would not be like pre-Hudhud strike days and air conditioning may not work.

Oct 18, 2014 - No NIGHT flights from Vizag for the next One Month
The civilian passengers terminal of the airport will be repaired in 3 months. While the radar antenna at the airport has been completely damaged, it will be replaced in a month's time.  will be taking off as lights on the runway are damaged.

Oct 17, 2014 - What was destroyed at Vizag Airport
A press release from Civil Aviation Ministry said due to the cyclone, a large portion of the terminal building, including glass, roof-top covering, air-conditioning, computer system, communication systems and electrical connections, was destroyed at the terminal.

Oct 16, 2014 - Navigation System restored at Vizag Airport
AAI official said vital navigational aids like the Instrument Landing System and Doppler Very High Frequency Radars were restored within 48 hours of the weakening of the cyclone.

Oct 16, 2014 - Plan B to Passengers flying from Vizag Airport
Till the airport is made operational, passengers wishing to fly in or out of the city, will have to travel to Rajahmundry, the nearest airport at about 190 km away.

Oct 12, 2014- Only the Navy flights and those carrying relief materials were operated
The roof of the airport was ripped apart and the premises turned into a battleground with debris all around. All the television sets and display boards along with the window panes have turned into shatters. The check-in counters for airliners were nowhere to be seen. Even the security equipment used for checking the passengers and their baggage is not functioning.

Mar 2013- Vizag Airport now operating 24 hours 3 days a week
Indian Navy announced that 24-hour airport operations in Vizag Airport would be kicked off from March 1 for three days only on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays. 24-hour operations may be increased to more days if more number of airlines choose to fly into Vizag.

Nov 2012- Singapore To Vizag First Flight Sil Air Landed on Vizag Airport
Singapore To Vizag Flight No MI 448 took off from Singapore Changi Airport at 3.25 p.m. (Singapore local time) and arrived here at 5.10 p.m. (IST) on Sunday. The return flight MI 447 was scheduled to take off at 10.55 p.m. (IST) and reach Singapore at 5.55 a.m. (Singapore local time) on Monday (October 29).

Singapore To Vizag Flight Information           Vizag To Singapore Flight Information

Oct 2012 -  Srilankan Airlines Air lanka plans to launch flight to Vizag
Air Lanka is planning to operate flights either to Hyderabad or Visakhapatnam from Colombo in the near future, according to Air Travellers Association of India.

Sep 2012 -  Visakhapatnam Airport Operation hours extended w.e.f from October 1, 2012
Vizag airport was given a green signal by the Union defense ministry for extending the hours of operation by four more hours. The airport currently closes by 8 pm would now be allowed to function till 1.55 pm to accomodate international flights to land and take off. The services would come into effect from October 1, 2012 .

July 2012 -  Vizag to Singapore direct flights to start from October 1, 2012
Silkair planned a direct flight from Singapore to Vizag from October 1st this year but still there are issues casting a shadow over the proposed airlink. There are no 24 hour operation at Visakhapatnam airport even though the infrastructure for the night landing has been made a long time ago. The airport operates from 8 am to 8 pm and the operations should be extended by three hours if Silkair were to fly.

April 2012 - Indigo is likely to introduce Vizag-Singapore-Vizag flights from April. This new route would really help the coastal andhra passengers to fly to Singapore and from there catch connecting flights to US, Australia and New Zealand.

March 2012 - First International Operations from Visakhapatnam Airport
Air India began international air operations between Dubai and Visakhapatnam via Hyderabad.This was the first international route in the city and is operated by Airbus A321 aircraft.
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