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  • Delhi airport starts conducting trials of full-body scanner at Terminal 2 Jun 28, 2022 04:23 PM IST

    Delhi airport starts conducting trials of full-body scanner at Terminal 2

    "Full-body scanners can detect non-metal objects, which are hard to detect with the conventional door frame metal detector", Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) said in a statement.

  • Video: Man pushes partner out of the way, punches airport staff after argument Jun 27, 2022 07:56 AM IST

    Video: Man pushes partner out of the way, punches airport staff after argument

    The clip is from Bristol airport in the UK, where the couple were stopped from boarding a flight to Spain because they were drunk.

  • DGCA issues safety directions to all airports for monsoon wildlife activity Jun 20, 2022 04:01 PM IST

    DGCA issues safety directions to all airports for monsoon wildlife activity

    The letter states that the presence of wildlife around airports poses a serious threat to aircraft operational safety. Airports have been requested to review their wildlife hazard management plan for any gaps and ensure strict implementation of strategies within and outside the airfield.

  • Flying Into India? Here's How to Fill Air Suvidha Form Before Reaching Airport to Avoid Last-Minute Hassles Jun 20, 2022 02:41 PM IST

    Flying Into India? Here's How to Fill Air Suvidha Form Before Reaching Airport to Avoid Last-Minute Hassles

    Many airlines also do not actively inform the passengers about the need to fill the Air Suvidha form, and most flyers are informed of this requirement by airlines staff at/before the check-in counters

  • Europe airports cut flights amid holiday rush, staff shortage Jun 18, 2022 02:46 PM IST

    Europe airports cut flights amid holiday rush, staff shortage

    London’s Gatwick, Amsterdam's Schiphol airports curtail operations to manage staff shortages in the peak holiday season

  • Ordeal of passenger with disability stranded on plane for over an hour Jun 12, 2022 03:04 PM IST

    Ordeal of passenger with disability stranded on plane for over an hour

    Victoria Brignell, a quadriplegic, had a harrowing time when she returned to the UK from Malta on June 4.

  • Come September, the two-airport model will take off in India Jun 10, 2022 06:28 PM IST

    Come September, the two-airport model will take off in India

    As airlines offer flights to Dabolim and MOPA, it would be interesting to see if airlines can raise prices for flights to Dabolim because it is closer to hotels and premium resorts, as well as how far would private operators go to attract traffic to a new airport.

  • European airport labour strife, staff shortages disrupt summer travel Jun 09, 2022 04:30 PM IST

    European airport labour strife, staff shortages disrupt summer travel

    Workers at France’s Charles De Gaulle airport are set to strike on Thursday for more pay, with a quarter of flights cancelled. In Italy, crews from budget carriers Ryanair, easyJet and Volotea walked off the job on Wednesday.

  • Airport-like new railway terminal becomes operational in Bengaluru Jun 07, 2022 11:33 AM IST

    Airport-like new railway terminal becomes operational in Bengaluru

    It was a joyous moment for the crew and passengers for being the first to use the city's third major terminal, which is situated between Banaswadi and Baiyyappanahalli in the city.

  • Bengaluru’s New Airport-Like AC Terminal Starts Ops: A Railway Station Sir M Visvesvaraya Would Be Proud Of Jun 06, 2022 07:37 PM IST

    Bengaluru’s New Airport-Like AC Terminal Starts Ops: A Railway Station Sir M Visvesvaraya Would Be Proud Of

    Named after him, the station today stands as the most sophisticated railway station in the country. The Byappanahalli terminal is the third major railway terminal in Bengaluru and the first air-conditioned one in the country

  • Taliban to sign agreement with UAE to cooperate on airport operations May 24, 2022 01:34 PM IST

    Taliban to sign agreement with UAE to cooperate on airport operations

    The announcement made on Twitter by Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar came after months of talks by the group with the UAE, Turkey and Qatar seeking to reach an agreement on airport security cooperation.

  • Flying from Mumbai on May 10? Check schedules as runways to be shut for pre-monsoon repair May 02, 2022 03:44 PM IST

    Flying from Mumbai on May 10? Check schedules as runways to be shut for pre-monsoon repair

    CSMIA said both runways of the airport will be shut for six hours between 11 am and 5 pm on May 10 for their yearly pre-monsoon repair.

  • Only 4 of top 51 airports cross pre-pandemic mark Apr 26, 2022 04:41 PM IST

    Only 4 of top 51 airports cross pre-pandemic mark

    For the top 20 airports, the average recovery in the last financial year was only 63.27% against FY 2019-20. The drop was largely because of the deadly second wave of COVID-19 in April-May of 2021.

  • Why Chinese man lived in an airport for 14 years Apr 01, 2022 09:12 AM IST

    Why Chinese man lived in an airport for 14 years

    Wei Jianguo, 60, has set up a makeshift bed at the waiting area of Beijing’s International Capital Airport. He left home because his family would not allow him to drink or smoke.

  • Goa tourism could catapult to a higher level when second airport opens Feb 21, 2022 12:10 PM IST

    Goa tourism could catapult to a higher level when second airport opens

    Mopa will provide the capacity the existing airport in Dabolim, a naval air field, is missing. More importantly it will allow 24x7 operations and will allow airlines to better schedule flights in line with check-in and check-out timings of hotels

  • Delhi Airport gets an all-new arrival terminal for a better experience Feb 18, 2022 07:44 PM IST

    Delhi Airport gets an all-new arrival terminal for a better experience

    The domestic passengers arriving in Delhi now have a new arrival terminal, which is set to become operational from early morning of February 24. Entire arrival operations of T1C to shift to the new Arrival Terminal at T1. The new Arrival Terminal of Delhi Airport’s T-1 offers a distinctive experience to flyers.

  • DIAL says expansion work of arrival terminal at T1 complete; ready for operations Feb 07, 2022 04:55 PM IST

    DIAL says expansion work of arrival terminal at T1 complete; ready for operations

    The work has been done as part of expansion plans and once complete, the airport's total terminal capacity and airside capacity will increase to 100 million and 140 million, respectively.

  • 'GAY' code for Gaya airport inappropriate, make efforts to change it: Parliamentary panel tells government Feb 07, 2022 01:18 PM IST

    'GAY' code for Gaya airport inappropriate, make efforts to change it: Parliamentary panel tells government

    The parliamentary panel had recommended changing the code of Gaya airport from 'GAY' and also suggested an alternate code name like 'YAG'.

  • Ladakh's carbon neutral airport in progress in Leh Jan 29, 2022 12:05 PM IST

    Ladakh's carbon neutral airport in progress in Leh

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on multiple occasions, has reiterated that the Union Territory of Ladakh would be developed as a climate neutral region.

  • Pilots want October 15 declared National Aviation Day to honour JRD Tata's first flight Jan 27, 2022 01:56 PM IST

    Pilots want October 15 declared National Aviation Day to honour JRD Tata's first flight

    In a letter to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Federation of Indian Pilots also said the next major international airport be named after JRD

  • Multiple agencies, myriad laws, copious documentation: Why a National Logistics Policy is critical to boost exports  Dec 10, 2021 02:57 PM IST

    Multiple agencies, myriad laws, copious documentation: Why a National Logistics Policy is critical to boost exports 

    Since 2019, the government has been discussing a national policy that would ease logistics bottlenecks through a coordinated response. But the policy has not been announced until now. A parliamentary panel has now questioned the ministry over the inordinate delay and sought an action-taken report 

  • COVID-19 Omicron variant: RT-PCR mandatory for international travellers arriving in Delhi Dec 02, 2021 01:10 PM IST

    COVID-19 Omicron variant: RT-PCR mandatory for international travellers arriving in Delhi

    Health Minister Satyendar Jain’s statement came soon after six people who flew into Delhi from abroad were admitted to the Lok Nayak Hospital and four of them tested positive for COVID-19

  • COVID-19 | Maharashtra makes RT-PCR test compulsory for domestic travellers due to new Omicron variant Dec 01, 2021 10:27 AM IST

    COVID-19 | Maharashtra makes RT-PCR test compulsory for domestic travellers due to new Omicron variant

    The development comes after a new COVID-19 variant Omicron was detected in South Africa and declared a “variant of concern” by the World Health Organization.

  • Seven-day quarantine must for passengers from 'at-risk' countries arriving in Mumbai Dec 01, 2021 10:16 AM IST

    Seven-day quarantine must for passengers from 'at-risk' countries arriving in Mumbai

    Apart from under-going quarantine, passengers will also need to undergo an RT-PCR test on arrival at Mumbai International Airport.

  • Jewar airport to be North India’s logistics gateway; Noida, Ghaziabad manufacturing hubs to get boost Nov 25, 2021 07:04 PM IST

    Jewar airport to be North India’s logistics gateway; Noida, Ghaziabad manufacturing hubs to get boost

    The airport will open up new avenues of export because it will avoid the supply-chain leakage since transit time and distance will decrease. Also, it will have better connectivity with two major corridors – the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor and the Dedicated Freight Corridor, say experts.

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