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Kerala CM flays takeover of Thiruvananthapuram Airport by Adani Group

20 Jan 2021

Kerala CM flays takeover of Thiruvananthapuram Airport by Adani Group

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday criticized the takeover of Thiruvananthapuram Airport by the Adani Group, saying it is not for the development of the facility but to protect the interest of monopolies.

Coronavirus vaccine consignment awaits government nod for take-off from Pune

08 Jan 2021

Coronavirus vaccine consignment awaits government nod for take-off from Pune

On Thursday night, the Pune Airport was prepared to airlift vials of coronavirus vaccine, the first such exercise in India's massive inoculation drive.

Goa NSUI wants Salman banned after actor snatches fan's phone

29 Jan 2020

Goa NSUI wants Salman banned after actor snatches fan's phone

After a video of Bollywood actor Salman Khan snatching a fan's phone away went viral, the National Students' Union of India (NSUI) has demanded a ban on the 54-year-old actor in Goa.

IndiGo ordered to compensate fliers who found cockroach on flight

03 Jan 2020

IndiGo ordered to compensate fliers who found cockroach on flight

An IndiGo flight from Pune to Delhi on December 31, 2018, turned horrifying for two passengers, who found a cockroach on the aircraft.

Now, travel paperless at Bengaluru Airport

24 Jul 2019

Now, travel paperless at Bengaluru Airport

In what comes as good news for fliers, passengers boarding from the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA), Bengaluru can now travel without having to present any travel documents.

Soon, you may have to pay more for flight tickets

08 Mar 2019

Soon, you may have to pay more for flight tickets

Passengers travelling via air, both domestic and international, might have to pay more for their tickets soon, as Passenger Service Fee (PSF) is due for an increase.

Govt-run airports to have separate food counters with affordable snacks

08 Sep 2018

Govt-run airports to have separate food counters with affordable snacks

Tea and snacks would be available at the MRP at some counters in government-run airports in India, the Airport Authority of India (AAI) said.

26 mid-air misses reported over Indian airspace this year: Sinha

02 Aug 2018

26 mid-air misses reported over Indian airspace this year: Sinha

Twenty-six cases of mid-air miss were reported over the Indian airspace this year till June, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha informed Lok Sabha.

Bombay-HC slaps Rs. 5L fine on Leela Hotels for 'forum-hunting'

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.

Indian airports witness 21.7% growth in passenger-traffic in April YOY

03 Jun 2018

Indian airports witness 21.7% growth in passenger-traffic in April YOY

The passenger traffic in Indian airports in April registered a substantial growth of 21.7% over the corresponding month last year, according to the latest figures released by the Airport Authority of India (AAI).

Airport Authority of India recruits its first woman firefighter

22 Apr 2018

Airport Authority of India recruits its first woman firefighter

Firefighting in Indian aviation is no longer a man's job alone.

Chennai's 2nd airport- Private companies buys 2500 acres

10 Jun 2017

Chennai's 2nd airport- Private companies buys 2500 acres

A private company has bought approximately 2,500 acres of land and plans to build a second airport in Chennai.