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Bon Voyage: Mysore Airport gets more wings
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Bon Voyage: Mysore Airport gets more wings

February 22, 2020

Mysore Airport at Mandakalli is well-known for the speedy pace of developmental activities. Even passengers showed interest and enthusiasm to travel from this tourist city to various destinations — Hyderabad, Chennai, Bengaluru, Goa, Cochin and Belagavi. Passenger flow ensured over 80 percent to 85 percent average flight occupancy all through on season and off season,…

1.85 lakh passengers use Mysore Airport in 28 months
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1.85 lakh passengers use Mysore Airport in 28 months

February 14, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: From Sept.17 2017 to Jan. 20, 2020, a whopping 1,85,254 passengers have landed and taken off from the Mysore Airport at Mandakalli, the Airport that was once a grazing land for bovines.  A total of 90,398 air passengers have arrived at the Airport through many flights operated by TruJet, Alliance Air and Indigo Airlines…

IAF’s helicopter base will not be shifted to Mysore Airport
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IAF’s helicopter base will not be shifted to Mysore Airport

February 10, 2020

Minister of State for Civil Aviation assures MP Pratap Simha  Mysuru/Mysore: The Indian Air Force (IAF) Helicopter Training Centre at Yelahanka in Bengaluru will not be shifted to Mysore Airport at Mandakalli.  This was assured by Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State for Civil Aviation in New Delhi this morning. The Minister was responding to…

Coronavirus: Health Clinic opens at Mysore Airport
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Coronavirus: Health Clinic opens at Mysore Airport

February 3, 2020

Mysuru: As a precautionary measure for the prevention and control of Coronavirus, Airport Authority, in association with Health Department, has opened a counter at Mysore Airport premises in Mandakalli, which began functioning this morning. Speaking to Star of Mysore, District Surveillance Officer Dr. Shivaprasad said, “We have opened a counter at Apollo Clinic located at…

Coronavirus: Health Clinic at Mysore Airport from Feb. 3
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Coronavirus: Health Clinic at Mysore Airport from Feb. 3

February 1, 2020

Health kiosks will be opened at Mysuru Zoo, Palace  Mysore/Mysuru: District Vector-Borne Diseases Control Officer Dr. Chidambara said yesterday that the Mysore Airport at Mandakalli would get a Health Clinic for screening passengers as a precautionary measure for the prevention and control of coronavirus. The Department’s Health Clinic will function from Monday (Feb. 3). “Posters,…

Bomb Suit for Airport Security
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Bomb Suit for Airport Security

January 17, 2020

Mysuru: The Mysore Airport at Mandakalli has got an advanced Bomb Disposal Unit through which hazardous explosive devices are diffused and rendered safe. The unit will adopt advanced bomb disposal techniques, including remote methods for handling and dismantling of explosives. As part of the unit, a Bomb Suit or Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) suit or…

New flight to Belagavi
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New flight to Belagavi

January 17, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: The new daily flight to Belagavi was inaugurated this morning and the plane is operated by TruJet. It will be a flight between Chennai-Mysuru and Belagavi. With the new flight, the Mysore Airport is presently handling eight flights and 16 routes including Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Kalaburagi, Goa and Chennai. The Kochi flight has been grounded…

Daily Mysuru-Kalaburagi flight from Dec. 27
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Daily Mysuru-Kalaburagi flight from Dec. 27

December 21, 2019

Mysuru: After Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad and Goa, one more new daily flight will be added to Gulbarga (Kalaburagi) from Dec. 27. This will boost travel to North Karnataka from the South region (Mysuru). A new airport at Kalaburagi was inaugurated recently.  Alliance Air, a wholly owned subsidiary of Air India will operate the Kalaburagi flight….

Plea to name Mysore Airport after Jayachamaraja Wadiyar
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Plea to name Mysore Airport after Jayachamaraja Wadiyar

December 4, 2019

Mysuru: Former President of the Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FKCCI) Sudhakar S. Shetty has urged the authorities concerned to name the Mandakalli Airport in Mysuru after Sri Jayachamaraja Wadiyar, the last ruler of Mysore. Shetty has written a letter to Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa stating that Jayachamaraja Wadiyar with his Statesmanship…

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