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Mallya’s Kingfisher Airlines Rethinks International Operations

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Indian Billionaire Vijay Mallya’s Kingfisher Airlines is re-evaluating whether it should launch the international operatios or defer it for a few months.

Due to sharp rise in aviation turbine fuel prices, the slowdown in international travel and the uncertainty in the aviation market (many US carriers have gone bankrupt) Kingfisher Airlines has decided to rethink its whole strategy of flying abroad.

“Vayu Vajra”: Bangalore International Airport shuttle buses

GHIAL introduced Volvo Aeroexpress buses to make the commuting easy to the new Hyderabad International Airport, now Vayu Vajra is ready for new Bangalore International Airport passengers.

The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has named its Volvo airport special shuttle service to Bengaluru International Airport as “Vayu Vajra“.

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BMTC will inaugurate Vayu Vajra, 40 Volvo and 140 Leyland buses by end of this month.

Indian Airport union calls off strike

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Airport Authority of Employees Union (AAEU) called off its two-day “strick” over privatization after Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel has assured that no future contracts would be signed like the ones signed for Hyderabad and Bangalore airports.

Existing Hyderabad, Bangalore airports would continue to remain operational for general aviation (corporate and business jets), defence purposes and national emergencies.

Airport Strike – Impact across India over privatisation

Around 15,000 airport employees across India is on an indefinite strike from Wednesday, which it has described as “non-cooperation” against the government.

Workers including airport cleaners, baggage handlers, and ground staff at 129 state-run airports in India walked off in protest over plans to privatize two major airports — Hyderabad and Bangalore.

Bangalore Open : Sunitha Rao disappointed

US-based Indian Sunitha Rao, second best Indian women’s tennis player(181) on the WTA Tour after Sania Mirza(Sania Mirza boycotted WTA Bangalore Open) failed to make it to the main draw of the $600,000 WTA .

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She lost in straight sets to Tiantian Sun of China at the Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association (KSTA) Monday.