Satyaki Raghunath, Chief Strategy and Development Officer at Kempegowda International Airport, explains the vision behind the contactless travel ‘DigiYatra’ programme in creating a pan-Indian solution to be used across the entire travel and transportation ecosystem in India and beyond.
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Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL)
In this instalment of International Airport Review’s exclusive series, Hari K Marar, Managing Director and CEO of BIAL, discusses the transformation Bangalore International Airport has undergone and the growth the airport has driven through a pioneering sustainable mindset.
Bengaluru Airport City is to welcome the opening of a first-of-its-kind 3D sand printing #technology space, developed by manufacturer Peekay Group.
As a result of its efforts in energy conservation through the use of renewable energies, such as solar and wind, Kempegowda Airport has achieved one of its ambitious sustainability targets.
The new cargo facility, which is exclusively for the export and import of international couriers, will significantly boost the trade and economy of the region.
Following the installation of a range of new upgrades, BLR Airport's South Runway is now fully CAT IIIB compliant and can facilitate aircraft landing with a Runway Visual Range as low as 50m and take-offs at 125m.
BLR Airport has become the first metro airport in India to record growth in freight in September 2020, compared to the same period in 2019.
Hyperloop would connect BLR Airport to the city centre in approximately 10 minutes; helping BIAL achieve its goal of an airport transportation hub.
BIAL's 4.95km airport section of the ORR-Airport Metro will connect Kempegowda Airport's terminals with the Central Silk Board Junction.
Satyaki Raghunath, Chief Strategy and Development Officer at Bangalore International Airport Limited, discusses how Kempegowda Airport responded to the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and how it is preparing for the full resumption of operations.
The heightened safety measures include an emphasis on contactless service, ensuring that passengers can travel safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bengaluru International Airport is a pioneer among airports in Asia with regard to sustainability. Hari Marar, MD and CEO of Bangalore International Airport Limited, tells us about the various environmentally-friendly initiatives that have been implemented.
Plastic waste has become one of the largest burdens of our modern world, but Bengaluru Airport has found a novel way to re-purpose the material.
As passenger numbers continue to rise, airports are developing solutions to pressure points. In India, the use of Digi Yatra has ensured that despite the increase in passengers, efficiency and reliability have not been compromised. This can only continue to aid terminal operations and create a more seamless journey for…