Test Your AVsavvy: Feasibility issues with the trip? (June 7)

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Suppose your passenger requests the trip below on July 15th:

Registry: NXXXX

Aircraft type: G4

Type of flight: Part 91

Crew: 3

Passengers: 3

ETD DUBAI/OMDB 23 JUL/0400 UTC
ETA MUMBAI/VABB 23 JUL/0700 UTC
ETD MUMBAI/VABB 23 JUL/0800 UTC
ETA DELHI/VIDP 23 JUL/0930 UTC
ETD DELHI/VIDP 26 JUL/0330 UTC
ETA AGRA/VIAG 26 JUL/0900 UTC
ETD AGRA/VIAG 28 JUL/0230 UTC
ETA CHENNAI/VOMM 28 JUL/0445 UTC
ETD CHENNAI/VOMM 28 JUL/0545 UTC
ETA BANGKOK/VTBD 28 JUL/0850 UTC

The following is the country information you need for the flight:

OMDB Information

UTC CONVERSION: + 4.00

AIRPORT HOURS:
NORMAL HOURS 24 HOURS
PEAK HOURS 0800-2200 LOCAL

THE AIRPORT DOES MAINTAIN SECURITY 24 HRS A DAY. AIRFIELD SECURITY SERVICES ARE STRICTLY CONTROLLED BY THE AIRPORT AUTHORITY. NO OTHER COMPANIES OR ORGANIZATIONS OUTSIDE OF THE AIRPORT AUTHORITY ARE PERMITTED TO PROVIDE AIRSIDE OR AIRCRAFT SECURITY.

DUE TO SAFETY REGULATIONS FOR DUBAI INTL AIRPORT, NOSE OUT PARKING OF AIRCRAFT WILL NO LONGER BE ALLOWED EXCEPT IN UNAVOIDABLE CASES. EXEMPTION WILL BE GIVEN IN SPECIAL CASES BY DCA OPERATIONS WITH SPECIFIC CONCURRENCE FROM ATC.

SLOTS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OPS. SLOT REQUESTS MUST BE MANUALLY SENT TO THE OMDB SLOT COORDINATOR IN SCR FORMAT. BE ADVISED THAT APT PEAK HOURS OF OPERATION ARE FROM 0800 LCL – 2200 LCL. SLOTS CAN BE DIFFICULT TO OBTAIN DURING THESE TIMES. SLOTS VALID +/- 15 MINS.

LANDING PERMIT IS REQUIRED FOR ALL AIRCRAFT TRAVELING TO THIS COUNTRY.

VABB Information

UTC CONVERSION: + 5.30

AIRPORT HOURS:
NORMAL HOURS 24 HOURS BUT 2115-2315 DEPARTURES ONLY

AIRPORT CLOSURES FOR GA, MILITARY, HELICOPTER:
0800-1000 LOCAL
1730-1930 LOCAL

PROCEDURES FOR FILING OF FLIGHT PLANS AT THIS AIRPORT: THE AIRPORT CONTROLLERS DEMAND THAT THE CAPTAIN BE PRESENT WHILE FILING THE FLIGHT PLAN.
AIRCRAFT PARKING IS VERY DIFFICULT TOOBTAIN DUE TO VERY LIMITED PARKING AVAILABILITY. IT’S RECOMMENDED THAT PASSENGERS ARE DROPPED OFF/PICKED UP AND THE AIRCRAFT IS REPOSITIONED TO ANOTHER AIRPORT

IT IS ADVISABLE TO MONITOR BOTH THE TOWER AND GROUND CONTROL AFTER LANDING. IT’S ALSO RECOMMENDED TO REQUEST A FOLLOW ME VEHICLE.

AIRCRAFT TRAVELING TO THIS AIRPORT MUST CARRY TOW BAR AND PIN ONBOARD OR PARKING WILL NOT BE ALLOWED.

ARRIVAL AND DEPARTYRE SLOTS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL AIRCRAFT AND ARE CONFIRMED IN ZULU/UTC TIME. ONCE APPROVED, THE DEVIATION IS +/- 5 MINUTES.
MINIMUM OF 1 BUSINESS DAY PRIOR NOTICE IS RQRD FOR PVT/CHARTER O/FLY REQUESTS, BUT 3 DAYS IS RECOMMENDED. MINIMUM OF 3 BUSINESS DAYS IS RQRD FOR PVT/CHARTER LANDING PERMITS, BUT 5 DAYS IS RECOMMENDED.

VIDP Information

UTC CONVERSION: + 5.30

AIRPORT HOURS:
24 HOURS
2200-0600 LOCAL STAGE 2 AIRCRAFT ARE BANNED

PROCEDURES FOR FILING OF FLIGHT PLANS AT THIS AIRPORT: THE AIRPORT CONTROLLERS DEMAND THAT THE CAPTAIN BE PRESENT WHILE FILING THE FLIGHT PLAN.
HANDLERS HAVE NO FIXED PARKING SPACES. PARKING IS ALLOTED BY THE DELHI INT’L APT PVT LTD. (DIAL); APRON CTRL THROUGH ATC AND NO NEED FOR AIRCRAFT REPOSITION REQUIRED.

ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE SLOTS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL AIRCRAFT. THIS AIRPORT HAS BANNED STAGE 2 AIRCRAFT FROM NIGHT OPERATIONS. ENSURE TO INCLUDE IN YOUR AIRCRAFT STAGE IN YOUR SLOT REQUESTS. SLOTS VALID +/-15 MINS. ALL SLOT TIMES CONFIRMED ARE IN ZULU/UTC TIME.

THE A/P AUTHORITY OF INDIA ISSUED A CIRCULAR THAT ALL A/C COMING INTO THE COUNTRY MUST CARRY A TOW BAR ON BOARD. POWER OUT TAXIING IS PROHIBITED, SO THE A/C MAY HAVE TO BE PUSHED BACK OR TOWED OUT OF PARKING BAY PRIOR TO STARTUP.

THROUGHOUT INDIA, ONCE AN A/C HAS BEEN SEALED, IT IS EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO GET PERMISSION TO GO BACK TO THE A/C TO RETRIEVE ITEMS OR BAGGAGE.
MINIMUM OF 1 BUSINESS DAY PRIOR NOTICE IS RQRD FOR PVT/CHARTER O/FLY REQUESTS, BUT 3 DAYS IS RECOMMENDED. MINIMUM OF 3 BUSINESS DAYS IS RQRD FOR PVT/CHARTER LANDING PERMITS, BUT 5 DAYS IS RECOMMENDED.

VIAG Information

UTC CONVERSION: + 5.30

AIRPORT OPERATING HOURS:
SUNRISE-SUNSET WITH OVERTIME ON REQUEST

AIRPORT RESTRICTIONS:
SUNRISE-SUNSET TUE/THU/SAT/SUN NO GA TRAFFIC
SUNRISE-1359 LT MON/WED/FRI NO GA TRAFFIC
1701 LT-SUNSET MON/WED/FRI NO GA TRAFFIC

SLOTS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL AIRCRAFT OPERATING INTO AND OUT OF AGRA AIRPORT.

MINIMUM OF 1 BUSINESS DAY PRIOR NOTICE IS RQRD FOR PVT/CHARTER O/FLY REQUESTS, BUT 3 DAYS IS RECOMMENDED. MINIMUM OF 3 BUSINESS DAYS IS RQRD FOR PVT/CHARTER LANDING PERMITS, BUT 5 DAYS IS RECOMMENDED. A MILITARY PERMIT IS REQUIRED FOR ALL AIRCRAFT TRAVELING TO THIS AIRPORT. IT TAKES 30 BUSINESS DAYS TO PROCESS THE REQUEST. BOTH NUMBERS WILL NEED TO BE LOADED IN THE PERMIT NUMBER FIELD SO THEY WILL BE VISABLE TO THE FLIGHT PLANNERS FOR ENTRY IN THE ITEM RMKS 18 FIELD IN THE ICAO FLT PLAN.

VOMM Information

UTC CONVERSION: + 5.30

AIRPORT OPERATING HOURS:
24 HOURS

AIRPORT CLOSURES UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: 1430-1630 LOCAL TUE AND SAT FOR RUNWAY MAINTENANCE

ALL NON-SCHEDULED FLIGHTS THAT REQUIRE OVERNIGHT PARKING MUST HAVE PRIOR PERMISSION GRANTED IN ADVANCE. A MINIMUM OF 48 HOURS NOTICE IS REQUIRED.
AIRPORT SLOTS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL AIRCRAFT OPERATIONS TO THIS AIRPORT. SLOT APPROVALS ARE GIVEN IN ZULU/UTC TIME AND THE DEVIATION IS +/- 30 MINUTES.
MINIMUM OF 1 BUSINESS DAY PRIOR NOTICE IS RQRD FOR PVT/CHARTER O/FLY REQUESTS, BUT 3 DAYS IS RECOMMENDED. MINIMUM OF 3 BUSINESS DAYS IS RQRD FOR PVT/CHARTER LANDING PERMITS, BUT 5 DAYS IS RECOMMENDED.

DUE TO NON-AVAILABILITY OF POWER-OUT PARKING STANDS, OPERATORS TO VOMM SHOULD CARRY TOW BARS ONBOARD AIRCRAFT, ESPECIALLY ALL NON-SCHEDULED AIRCRAFT.

VTBD Information

UTC CONVERSION: +7.00

AIRPORT HOURS:
24 HOURS

AIRPORT SLOTS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL OPERATIONS AT THIS AIRPORT. SLOTS MUST BE APPROVED BEFORE LANDING PERMITS CAN BE REQUESTED. SLOT CONFIRMATION ARE IN ZULU/UTC TIME AND THE DEVIATION IS +/- 10 MINUTES.

LANDING PERMITS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL AIRCRAFT TRAVELING TO THIS COUNTRY. THE LEAD TIME FOR PRIVATE NON-REVENUE FLIGHTS IS 7 WORKING DAYS, WHILE CHARTER (NON-SCHEDULED COMMERCIAL) FLIGHTS HAVE A LEAD TIME OF 10 WORKING DAYS.

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