AIRPORT

  • Mumbai: Man held for jumping out from aircraft's emergency exit door 9 hours 1 minutes ago

    Mumbai: A man for has been arrested for opening the emergency exit door of a Chandigarh-Mumbai flight and jumping off at the aircraft's wing while it had landed at the parking bay of Mumbai airport, police said on Sunday. "We have arrested Akash Jain (27) on Saturday for endangering the life...
  • Woman passenger files police complaint against Delhi immigration official for sexual harassment Yesterday

    Bengaluru: A woman passenger has filed a police complaint against Delhi immigration official on Saturday for sexual harassment. Earlier, a senior immigration officer Vinod Kumar had been suspended by authorities for allegedly harassing a woman passenger. After prima facie merit was found in the allegations against him, the Ministry of...
  • Immigration official harrasses woman passenger, suspended after MHA's intervention Yesterday

    Bengaluru: A senior immigration officer Vinod Kumar has been suspended by authorities for allegedly harassing a woman passenger. After prima facie merit was found in the allegations against him, the Ministry of Home Affairs ordered an inquiry into it. Earlier on Friday evening, a young woman from Bengaluru was harassed repeatedly...
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  • News 360: Immigration official suspended after harassing a woman passenger at Delhi airport 2 days ago

    The Home Ministry on Friday suspended an immigration officer at the Delhi airport after a female passenger complained that he allegedly verbally sexually harassed her by asking some offensive questions when she was flying to Hong Kong via Delhi on March 18. ...
  • Delhi airport official accused of sexual harassment suspended 2 days ago

    Bengaluru: The Home Ministry on Friday suspended an immigration officer at the Delhi airport after a female passenger complained that he allegedly verbally sexually harassed her by asking some offensive questions when she was flying to Hong Kong via Delhi on March 18. The Home Ministry also said that a departmental...
  • Woman accuses Delhi airport official of verbally sexually harassing her, files complaint 2 days ago

    Bengaluru: A homemaker in Bengaluru has alleged that she was verbally sexually harassed by an immigration officer at the Delhi airport on March 18 when she was flying to Hong Kong via Delhi. The woman claimed that the immigration officer harassed her by asking her several uncomfortable personal questions. The...
  • Navi Mumbai airport to be completed by 2019, Maharashtra CM sets deadline 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has laid out the timeline to make the Navi Mumbai International Airport operational. The tenders for the construction of the airport will be issued in May. The construction of the new airport is scheduled to begin in October and the work is estimated to...
  • 15 million passengers use Bengaluru airport: Reports 4 days ago

    Bengaluru: Kempegowda international airport in this tech hub registered a record 15 million passengers arriving and departing in this fiscal year (2014-15), making it the third busiest terminal after New Delhi and Mumbai. "The 15-millionth passenger landed at our airport on Sunday (March 15) evening, making our terminal the third busiest...
  • Work to install platform screen doors in Delhi Metro begins 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The process to install platform screen doors in Delhi Metro has begun at the Chawri Bazar station of Yellow Line while work at five other stations would be started by April. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation officials said the move was primarily a part of its attempts towards crowd...
  • GoAir offers discount on fares, lowest at Rs 999 March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: In a fresh round of fare cut, budget carrier GoAir on Saturay rolled out a limited period low fares scheme, offering one way ticket prices as low as Rs 999 with a more than four months validity period for travel across its network. The bookings for the three-day offer...
  • 63-year-old man cuts guard with machete, attacks two others with wask spray March 21, 2015

    Kenner (Louisiana): A 63-year-old man was shot at a security checkpoint in the New Orleans international airport after he cut a guard with a machete and sprayed two others with wasp spray. Richard White entered the airport on Friday and went through the TSA pre-check line where boarding passes are...
  • Passenger removed from United Airlines flight after yelling 'Jihad!' March 17, 2015

    Washington: Alert passengers on board a United Airlines flight averted a potentially dangerous situation when they subdued a young co-passenger started yelling "Jihad! Jihad!" and appeared to threaten a hijacking. United Flight 1074 bound for Denver returned to Dulles International Airport outside Washington, DC last night after passengers pounced on...
  • Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport bags two international awards in Paris March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) has bagged two awards at the World Airport Awards 2015 in Paris. The two awards, The Best Airport in Central Asia/India and Best Airport Staff in Central Asia/India to IGIA would help it in further enhancing the passenger experience, a Delhi International Airport...
  • Solar Impulse-2 aircraft extends stopover in city once again March 16, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Solar Impulse-2 (SI-2), the world's first aircraft to be powered solely by solar energy, which made a stopover in Ahmedabad en route its round-the-world trip, delayed its departure until Wednesday due to "fog concerns". The announcement was made by the SI-2 crew on their official Facebook page on Monday. "Flight3...
  • India's first private airport to be operational by April in Durgapur March 16, 2015

    Durgapur: Country's first private greenfield airport at Durgapur, promoted by Bengal Aerotropolis Projects Ltd (BAPL), is likely to be operational by April 14. "The final calibration of navigational aids at the airport by Airport Authority is done. Now, we expect to get final DGCA licence in a month," state Transport Secretary...
  • Muscat-Delhi Oman air flight makes emergency landing at Delhi airport, all passengers safe March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Oman air flight from Muscat to Delhi made an emergency landing on Thursday at Delhi airport. All the passengers are safe, IGIA airport sources said. The flight WY 241 from Muscat had just landed when two nose-wheel tyres of the aircraft burst around 6 AM, the sources said. Oman...
  • 300-odd passengers of Air India face harrowing time, made to wait for 15 hours March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: About 300 passengers of an Air India Delhi to Mumbai flight had a harrowing experiencing when they were made to wait all night at the Delhi airport because of incessant delays in the intervening night of March 8 and 9. Worse, according to passengers, there was only one person...
  • SpiceJet flight skids off runway while landing at Hubli airport; all 77 passengers safe March 8, 2015

    Bengaluru: A Bengaluru-Hubballi SpiceJet flight with 77 people on board had skidded off while landing at Hubli Airport in Karnataka on Sunday. According to sources, the incident took place around 7.15 PM when the aircraft's wheel got deflated and it veered off the runway. All 77 passengers were onboard escaped unhurt. Karnataka...
  • US: Plane skids off LaGuardia runway, crashes into fence; 6 injured March 6, 2015

    New York: A plane from Atlanta skidded off a runway at New York City's LaGuardia Airport while landing during a snowstorm, crashing through a chain-link fence and coming to rest with its nose perilously close to the edge of an icy bay. Photos showed the nose of the plane resting on...
  • Arvind Kejriwal gets VVIP security in Bengaluru, travels in a convoy to naturopathy hospital March 5, 2015

    Bengaluru: After 'ousting' two of his main rivals in the party, Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday landed in Bengaluru for a ten day naturopathy course to 'detox' his body and cure his 'trademark' cough. Contrary to his 'aam aadmi' image in Delhi,...
  • Delhi Metro services on Holi from 2:30 PM onwards March 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro will not operate in the morning hours on March 6 and will start its services at 2.30 PM on account of Holi. The Airport Express Line, that connects New Delhi Railway Station to Indira Gandhi International Airport, is also scheduled to start operating on 2.30 PM. DMRC...
  • Turkish Airlines jet with 238 onboard misses runway while landing at Kathmandu airport March 4, 2015

    Kathmandu: A Turkish Airlines jet with nearly 240 people on board had a lucky escape when the plane missed the runway on landing in dense fog at the Kathmandu airport on Wednesday day and skidded onto nearby grassland. The Airbus A330 from Istanbul skidded off after over-shooting it at the Tribhuvan...
  • Delhi: Rain affects flight operations at airport, several areas waterlogged March 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Unusual rainfall has affected operations of flights at India's busiest and biggest airport Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) in New Delhi. According to Delhi International Airport Limited, 34 domestic flights and three International flights have been delayed due to low visibility at the airport. Visibility dropped at the...
  • 17 additional trains in Delhi Metro from Monday March 1, 2015

    New Delhi: The induction of 17 trains into the services of Delhi Metro from Monday may offer the commuters a slight respite from the constant jostling for space, especially during the peak hours in the evening. The addition of the trains, which will be undertaking 104 extra trips during off peak...
  • US citizen carrying 25 live cartridges arrested from Amritsar airport February 25, 2015

    Amritsar: A US citizen of Indian origin was detained on Wednesday at the Amritsar International Airport with 25 live bullets when she was trying to board a flight to New Delhi, police said. The woman, a Non-Resident Indian (NRI), was being checked by security personnel, a senior police officer said. The woman,...
  • Jet Airways starts testing mobile boarding passes from Bengaluru February 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Private carrier Jet Airways has started testing mobile boarding passes on select flights from the Bengaluru airport, the airline said in a statement on Thursday. The airline said the pilot project has been kicked off on select flights from Bengaluru to Mumbai and New Delhi from February 12. To...
  • Delhi airport ranked best in ACI award; Mumbai's in top 5 February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Airport has been adjudged the best, among the world's most performing airports in the 25-40 million passengers per annum category by the Airport Council International (ACI), with Mumbai Airport also figuring in the top five list. Indira Gandhi International Airport won the annual Airport Service Quality (ASQ) award,...
  • Airports authority staff to go on strike March 11 February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The employees unions of state-run Airports Authority of India (AAI) have called for a countrywide strike from March 11 to protest against the government's move to hand over airports to private operators. Airports Authority Employees Union general secretary and joint forum member Balraj Singh Ahlawat conveyed the decision on...
  • Book stalls to be set up at railway stations, airports February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: To encourage people to read books, HRD Ministry would approach the Railway and the Civil Aviation ministries to set up book stalls of National Book Trust (NBT) on platforms and in airports. "We will get in touch with the Railway and the Civil Aviation ministries to enable NBT...