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Night landing facility at Tirupati from August 15

Written by: Staff

Hyderabad, July 7 (UNI) Come Independence day, the temple town of Tirupati will have night landing facility to accommodate more air crafts, according to Airports Authority of India (AAI) Senior Manager S Raman.

Talking to reporters after inaugurating a morning flight of Air Deccan here today, Mr Raman said the new facility would be operational from August 15 this year.

As the air traffic increased, it would provide necessary components for air crafts to land during night.

The new facility could accommodate wide bodied Jet Air Crafts inlcuding the Air Bus-320.

After operating Avros five days a week for almost two decades, Indian formerly Indian Airlines would increase its number of flights to Tirupati.

He said another budget airliner Spice Jet had shown interest to operate its service to Tirupati. The flight from Chennai would be upto New Delhi and the airlines was working with the Airport Authority of India(AAI) to commence its operations in the second half of the year.


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