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Five-year-old flies to Bangalore alone, meets mother after months

25 May 2020

Five-year-old flies to Bangalore 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.

Irrfan Khan returns to India after 'successful surgery' in London

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.

Heavy rains batter Mumbai: Flights delayed; waterlogging, traffic jams reported

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.

Air India cancels Mumbai-Jeddah flight after massive 8-hour delay

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.

Air India air hostess falls off plane while closing door

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.

India's two busiest airports to shut down runways for repair

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.

Delhi airport had best punctuality among the world's busiest airports

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.

#ForeverOurHero: How Vajpayeeji made India a nuclear state

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.'

Security-check without "security-checked": New policy in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru airports

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.

Woman rejects man's proposal, he tells airport-authorities she carried bomb

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.

Delhi airport: Semi-robotic TaxiBots to help curb air pollution

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%.

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.

Air India Express plane overshoots runway in Mumbai, averts mishap

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.

Fourth-time-lucky: Vijay Mallya's favorite aircraft finally sold

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.

5yrs, Rs. 10cr: Mumbai airport's loss for parking Mallya's aircraft

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.

Mumbai: Domestic, International flights to be delayed till June 5

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.

Flight tickets from Mumbai most expensive in India

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.

Mumbai airport gets SAGA, advanced surveillance tool for smoother operations

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.

100 flights cancelled as Mumbai Airport shuts-down for two days

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.

Mumbai-airport: Main runway to remain shut for 6hrs today, tomorrow

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.

Most Indian airports to be over-stressed in 5years. But why?

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.

Major win: Dawood Ibrahim's aide Farooq Takla brought to India

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.

Delhi, Mumbai airports numero uno in quality service: ACI Survey

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).

Mumbai airport sets new flight handling world record

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.

Navi Mumbai airport to be operational in next 5 years

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.

At Mumbai airport, pet therapy de-stresses anxious flyers

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.

Bridge linking South Bombay to international airport made toll free

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.

Mumbai-Delhi third busiest air route, but with poor punctuality

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.

Center considering proposals to rename nine airports

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.

CEO makes hoax bomb threat at Mumbai airport, arrested

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.

Mumbai airport main runway operations resume after 26 hours

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.

SpiceJet Incident: Whistleblower writes to Aviation Ministry about potential hazard

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.

Mumbai Rains: Flight operations, local train services badly hit

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.

Mumbai based acid attack victim finds love at 26

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.

Mumbai Police to go bulletproof 9 years after 26/11

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.

As security becomes pricier, flights get costlier

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).

Chennai airport to become 'silent' from May 1

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.

Mumbai, the city where old and new blend in

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.