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  • Mumbai airport servers restored after two hours of chaos and confusion Dec 01, 2022 07:02 PM IST

    Mumbai airport servers restored after two hours of chaos and confusion

    Airport authorities explained: “There was a network interruption resulting from a cable cut during some construction work in the city. This interrupted the various ticketing systems."

  • Modi govt built 7 airports in northeast against 9 between 1947-2014: Officials Nov 18, 2022 08:12 PM IST

    Modi govt built 7 airports in northeast against 9 between 1947-2014: Officials

    Airports in the five northeastern states of Mizoram, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, and Nagaland have seen flights take off for the first time in 75 years.

  • In Pics | Donyi Polo Airport: Arunachal's first greenfield airport to be inaugurated by PM Modi on Nov 19 Nov 18, 2022 07:57 PM IST

    In Pics | Donyi Polo Airport: Arunachal's first greenfield airport to be inaugurated by PM Modi on Nov 19

    The first greenfield airport in Arunachal Pradesh has been developed in an area of over 690 acres, at a cost of more than Rs 640 crore. With a 2,300-metre runway, the airport is suitable for all weather day operations.

  • PM Modi to inaugurate first Arunachal airport Saturday Nov 18, 2022 04:45 PM IST

    PM Modi to inaugurate first Arunachal airport Saturday

    The Donyi Polo airport is located at Hollongi and when it becomes operational it will boost connectivity, trade and tourism in the hilly north eastern state, officials said.

  • Customs seizes Rs 2.95 crore worth gold concealed inside body shapers at Delhi airport, 3 held Nov 01, 2022 09:47 PM IST

    Customs seizes Rs 2.95 crore worth gold concealed inside body shapers at Delhi airport, 3 held

    The accused were intercepted after they arrived from Sharjah on October 28.

  • Second-home market: Goa rental yields climb to 4-10 percent Oct 27, 2022 01:21 PM IST

    Second-home market: Goa rental yields climb to 4-10 percent

    Rentals and occupancy have increased by 25-30%. Developers are capitalising on this growing market by selling villas with a carpet area of 1,500 sq. ft to 4,500 sq. ft. in gated communities.

  • Terminal at Srinagar airport to be expanded three times its present size at Rs 1,500 cr: Jyotiradiatya Scindia Oct 10, 2022 08:46 PM IST

    Terminal at Srinagar airport to be expanded three times its present size at Rs 1,500 cr: Jyotiradiatya Scindia

    He said the decrease in VAT on aviation turbine fuel (ATF) from 26.5 per cent to one per cent by the J-K administration has set a new dawn for air connectivity in the Union Territory.

  • More than 600 smuggled exotic animals seized at Mumbai airport Oct 08, 2022 05:41 PM IST

    More than 600 smuggled exotic animals seized at Mumbai airport

    The animals, smuggled into the country concealed in an imported consignment of live fish, included rare lizards, pythons and iguanas

  • Flight operations at Mumbai airport to remain suspended for six hours on October 18 Sep 22, 2022 08:21 PM IST

    Flight operations at Mumbai airport to remain suspended for six hours on October 18

    Mumbai airport has two intersecting runways, the main runway 9/27 and secondary runway 14/32, which handle around 800 flights per day, making it the second busiest aerodrome after Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport.

  • Kanpur Airport to have world-class facilities by December; take a look at proposed project Sep 01, 2022 03:17 PM IST

    Kanpur Airport to have world-class facilities by December; take a look at proposed project

    Airport Authority of India (AAI) has undertaken the development work of Civil enclave at Kanpur Airport with enhanced passengers’ facilities at a project cost of Rs 143.6 crore, an official release said.

  • Noida International Airport will cater to 4 million passengers in its first year of operation: Christoph Schnellmann Aug 30, 2022 06:13 PM IST

    Noida International Airport will cater to 4 million passengers in its first year of operation: Christoph Schnellmann

    Schnellmann said that the airport will be operational by October 2024 and while the majority of the traffic the airport will cater to will be domestic, he was hopeful that airlines will also start operating international short-haul flights from Noida airport soon after its launch.

  • Singapore wants to make its airport pandemic proof Aug 23, 2022 07:28 AM IST

    Singapore wants to make its airport pandemic proof

    The move comes as the city-state works to cement its place as Asia’s primary aviation hub, with rival Hong Kong still imposing Covid quarantines and other border restrictions.

  • DGCA issues guidelines to prevent bird hits at airports Aug 13, 2022 04:58 PM IST

    DGCA issues guidelines to prevent bird hits at airports

    There have been various incidents of bird hits during the last few weeks. On August 4, Go First’s flight to Chandigarh returned to Ahmedabad on Thursday after suffering a bird hit.

  • SpiceJet passengers walk on Delhi airport tarmac because of shuttle bus delay. Airline’s response Aug 08, 2022 09:36 AM IST

    SpiceJet passengers walk on Delhi airport tarmac because of shuttle bus delay. Airline’s response

    The Directorate General of Civil Aviation is looking into the matter.

  • Go First's aircraft rejects take off as dog comes on Leh airport runway Jul 19, 2022 09:52 PM IST

    Go First's aircraft rejects take off as dog comes on Leh airport runway

    The DGCA officials called it a routine incident.

  • Help desks at airports, training for doctors in Kerala: Preventive steps against monkeypox Jul 17, 2022 07:42 PM IST

    Help desks at airports, training for doctors in Kerala: Preventive steps against monkeypox

    Giving details of the intensified preventive measures, State Health Minister Veena George said help desks have been started at Thiruvananthapuram, Cochin, Kozhikode and Kannur International airports.

  • PM inaugurates Jharkhand's second airport in Deoghar Jul 12, 2022 04:47 PM IST

    PM inaugurates Jharkhand's second airport in Deoghar

    The Deoghar airport is the second airport in Jharkhand and was constructed at an estimated cost of around Rs 400 crore. The airport's terminal building has the capacity to handle over five lakh passengers annually.

  • 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.