Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
25 May 2020
Five-year-old flies to Bengaluru alone, meets mother after months
As domestic flights resumed in India after weeks, among the first fliers was a five-year-old, who was stuck in Delhi for the past three months.
15 Sep 2019
Irrfan Khan returns to India after 'successful surgery' in London
Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan returned to Mumbai on Saturday after undergoing treatment for cancer in London, United Kingdom.
26 Jul 2019
Heavy rains batter Mumbai: Flights delayed; waterlogging, traffic jams reported
Heavy rainfall has once again brought life to a standstill in Mumbai where massive waterlogging and traffic snarls due to the downpour were reported from across the city.
03 Nov 2018
Air India cancels Mumbai-Jeddah flight after massive 8-hour delay
National carrier Air India canceled a Jeddah-bound flight from Mumbai via Hyderabad late yesterday night, eight hours after its scheduled departure time, without offering any reason to around 300 harried passengers for the inordinate delay.
15 Oct 2018
Air India air hostess falls off plane while closing door
A 53-year-old air hostess was injured today after falling off an Air India aircraft which was getting ready for departure at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai.
05 Oct 2018
India's two busiest airports to shut down runways for repair
Two of India's busiest airports, the Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi and the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, will shut down their runways for repair for 13 days from November 15 this year, and between February and March next year, respectively.
19 Sep 2018
Delhi airport had best punctuality among the world's busiest airports
In a notable feat, Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, in August, achieved the best on-time performance (OTP) for a month among the world's most congested airports.
16 Aug 2018
#ForeverOurHero: How Vajpayeeji made India a nuclear state
In an article, Shakti Sinha, who served as private secretary to late Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee from 1996 to 1999 wrote, 'For Vajpayee, nuclear weapons security for India is an article of faith and not a slogan.'
26 Jul 2018
Security-check without "security-checked": New policy in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru airports
Next time your boarding pass isn't stamped "security checked", don't fret! This might be a new policy in place.
23 Jul 2018
Woman rejects man's proposal, he tells airport-authorities she carried bomb
On Saturday, a man called Mumbai airport authorities to inform that a woman carried a bomb in her bag. The authorities quickly swung to action only to learn the man was taking a revenge as the woman had rejected his marriage proposal.
21 Jul 2018
Delhi airport: Semi-robotic TaxiBots to help curb air pollution
After 'air-purifier' plants, Delhi airport authorities have taken another environment-friendly step by introducing TaxiBots, 'pilot-controlled semi-robotic machines' which reduce emissions and fuel-consumption by a stunning 85%.
16 Jul 2018
Bombay-HC slaps Rs. 5L fine on Leela Hotels for 'forum-hunting'
The Bombay HC today imposed a fine of Rs. 5L on Hotel Leela Venture Limited for "forum-hunting" by seeking that their pleas, challenging eviction proceedings, be heard by a single-judge bench.
10 Jul 2018
Air India Express plane overshoots runway in Mumbai, averts mishap
A major mishap was averted today after an Air India Express aircraft overshot the runway while landing at the Mumbai-airport amid heavy rains.
30 Jun 2018
Fourth-time-lucky: Vijay Mallya's favorite aircraft finally sold
Beleaguered businessman Vijay Mallya's favorite luxury airplane, Airbus A319, which is parked at the Mumbai Airport since 2013, has finally got a buyer.
11 Jun 2018
5yrs, Rs. 10cr: Mumbai airport's loss for parking Mallya's aircraft
Tainted entrepreneur Vijay Mallya's favorite luxury airplane, Airbus A319, which is parked at the Mumbai Airport since 2013, is proving to be a costly burden for the authorities.
19 May 2018
Mumbai: Domestic, International flights to be delayed till June 5
Several flights were delayed by almost an hour yesterday and day before, as Mumbai airport officials are upgrading the Instrument Landing System (ILS), responsible for guiding flights.
10 May 2018
Flight tickets from Mumbai most expensive in India
If you are planning for a Mumbai to Goa vacation, please book your tickets in advance, because any last-minute flight in this route will cost you anywhere from Rs. 4,500 to 6,500.
23 Apr 2018
Mumbai airport gets SAGA, advanced surveillance tool for smoother operations
Mumbai airport, the country's second busiest airport, always battles with flight delays or cancellations and during monsoon, it's worse.
09 Apr 2018
100 flights cancelled as Mumbai Airport shuts-down for two days
Due to pre-monsoon repair and preventive maintenance work on the intersection of two cross-runways (09/27 and 14/32), Mumbai Airport will remain shut today and tomorrow for six hours.
09 Apr 2018
Mumbai-airport: Main runway to remain shut for 6hrs today, tomorrow
Flight operations at Mumbai airport are likely to be affected for two days as the private aerodrome operator today announced the closure of the main runway for six hours daily for pre-monsoon maintenance work.
18 Mar 2018
Most Indian airports to be over-stressed in 5years. But why?
Owing to a massive surge in passenger numbers, Indian airports are stretched well beyond their capacity and require billions of dollars worth of investment in infrastructure, analysts have warned.
08 Mar 2018
Major win: Dawood Ibrahim's aide Farooq Takla brought to India
In a major win for India, an aide of wanted gangster Dawood Ibrahim has been deported from Dubai.
07 Mar 2018
Delhi, Mumbai airports numero uno in quality service: ACI Survey
Delhi Airport grabbed the top spot in service quality survey conducted by Airports Council International (ACI).
05 Feb 2018
Mumbai airport sets new flight handling world record
Mumbai airport, the busiest single-runway airport in the world, broke its own flight handling record on 20th January when it handled 980 arrivals and landings in 24 hours.
01 Feb 2018
Navi Mumbai airport to be operational in next 5 years
Civil Aviation minister Jayant Sinha on Wednesday said the Navi Mumbai airport will take at least four to five years to become operational.
30 Jan 2018
At Mumbai airport, pet therapy de-stresses anxious flyers
Whether you're anxiously waiting for your connecting flight, upset about bidding goodbye to your loved ones or just stressed about the journey, Mumbai Airport's T2 Terminal has a solution to all of these.
20 Jan 2018
Bridge linking South Bombay to international airport made toll free
The resident of South Bombay traveling to the upcoming Navi Mumbai international airport will not be required to pay any toll.
11 Jan 2018
Mumbai-Delhi third busiest air route, but with poor punctuality
The Mumbai-Delhi air route was the third busiest last year with about 130 flights daily, an air travel intelligence company has found.
03 Jan 2018
Center considering proposals to rename nine airports
Nine airports in India might soon have different names, if approved by the civil aviation ministry.
02 Jan 2018
CEO makes hoax bomb threat at Mumbai airport, arrested
Police have arrested the CEO of a US-based company for allegedly making a hoax bomb threat at Mumbai airport.
22 Sep 2017
Mumbai airport main runway operations resume after 26 hours
Flight operations at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport gradually resumed a day after a SpiceJet flight overshot the main runway 27, which remained non-operational for 26 hours.
21 Sep 2017
SpiceJet Incident: Whistleblower writes to Aviation Ministry about potential hazard
Following the SpiceJet flight skidding incident at Mumbai, Airports Authority of India's DGM (Aviation Safety), S Mangala, flagged off a potential hazard.
20 Sep 2017
Mumbai Rains: Flight operations, local train services badly hit
Torrential rains continued to batter Mumbai for the second day, severely affecting the flight operations, delaying the suburban rail services, and disrupting the road traffic.
24 May 2017
Mumbai based acid attack victim finds love at 26
In 2012, Lalita Ben Bansi was attacked with acid by her cousin, who threw it on her over a minor argument.
10 May 2017
Mumbai Police to go bulletproof 9 years after 26/11
9 years ago when Anti-Terrorism Squad Chief Hemant Karkare went to take on the terrorists involved in 26/11, his bulletproof vest was no match for the terrorists' AK-47s.
07 May 2017
As security becomes pricier, flights get costlier
Looking at the increasing security threats, the Centre has decided to requisite the services of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) to guard India's 98 airports. This will mean that flyers will have to pay more as airfares will increase with an imminent hike in passenger security fee (PSF).
01 May 2017
Chennai airport to become 'silent' from May 1
The Airports Authority of India has decided to make Chennai airport silent from May 1, like those that meet international standards. The scheme is part of modernization plans.
08 Dec 2016
Mumbai, the city where old and new blend in
The state government will boost cashless transactions in rural areas via biometric ration cards and PoS machines.