International Flight Operations at Bengaluru Airport Postponed
Delays in Terminal Transition Cause Postponement
BENGALURU: The international flight operations from Terminal 2 of the Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) from Thursday morning have been postponed due to lack of full preparedness of the new airport.
27 International Carriers Affected
A total of 27 international carriers were all set to be shifted from KIA’s Terminal 1 to Terminal 2 on Thursday. However, in an unexpected move, the Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), operators of KIA decided to postpone the commencement of the operations from T2.
New Date Yet to be Announced
A BIAL spokesperson said, “the proposed shifting of international operations to Terminal 2 at Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru on August 31, 2023, stands postponed.”
Consultation with Regulatory Authorities
The spokesperson added that after consulting all regulatory authorities, BIAL will release a date for transition of international operations on Thursday.
Operations to Continue from Terminal 1
International operations will continue to operate from Terminal 1 until further notice.
“We regret the inconvenience and appreciate your patience and understanding as we work towards creating the best possible travel experience for our passengers. We request all international passengers to reach out to their respective airlines for any further information,” the spokesperson added.