Airport

  • Civil Aviation Minister inspects facilities at Chennai airport 3 days ago

    New Delhi: After receiving complaints of lack of cleanliness at Chennai airport, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju has carried out an inspection of the key infrastructural facilities there. "Accompanied by his Minister of State, GM Siddeshwara, Raju yesterday inspected the key infrastructural facilities at Chennai airport, where the chairman of...
  • Centre relooking UPA's airport privatisation plan 3 days ago

    New Delhi: With airlines complaining of high airport charges in the country, the government is having a relook at the process of privatisation of six major airports started by the previous UPA dispensation. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju has suggested fresh broad-based consultations between the Centre and states and with...
  • Vistara takes delivery of first Airbus A-320 aircraft in Delhi 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Taking a step closer to getting its flying licence, Tata-SIA joint venture Vistara took delivery of its first Airbus A-320 aircraft that landed at the IGI Airport on Thursday, as the airline planned to go ahead with its operational launch next month. The launch of Vistara has been delayed...
  • Pakistan: PIA airhostess arrested in Italy for carrying drugs 6 days ago

    Lahore: In yet another scandal involving PIA staff, an airhostess with the state-run airlines has been arrested in Italy after illegal drugs were recovered from her luggage at the Milan airport. The Pakistan International Airlines's flight-733 Lahore-Milan-Paris left for its destination from the Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore on Tuesday. On...
  • Delhi airport extends support to Kashmir flood victims 6 days ago

    New Delhi: In its ongoing efforts to provide assistance to the flood hit victims of Jammu and Kashmir, the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) in New Delhi has dispatched the first lot of six high power, sophisticated de-watering pumps to the state. According to the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), the...
  • Air India asked to give compensation to man who lost baggage 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Air India has been asked by a consumer forum to pay compensation to a man, who lost his baggage at airport, saying the airline caused "extreme mental agony" due to its "deficiency in action and gross negligence". The New Delhi District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, presided by CK Chaturvedi,...
  • Kerala: Gold worth Rs 35 lakh seized from passenger September 21, 2014

    Kozhikode: About 1.27 kg of gold worth approximately Rs 35 lakh was seized on Sunday by Customs officials from a passenger who arrived at nearby Karipur international airport. The man had arrived here from Sharjah on an Air India Express flight. The gold was found concealed in a loudspeaker in his...
  • Kerala: Peacock feathers worth Rs 7.39 lakh seized from passenger September 16, 2014

    Kochi: Peacock feathers weighing 29.8 kg and valued at Rs 7.39 lakh in the international market were seized on Tuesday by customs officials from a Singapore bound passenger at the airport. The feathers were found concealed inside towels in the checked in baggage of the man, hailing from Chennai, just as...
  • Delhi Metro to sell travel tokens to all lines from Airport station September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Monday started operating an exclusive token counter at the Airport Metro station of the Airport Express Line to sell tokens and smart cards for journey from New Delhi station to all other metro lines. "Airport Express Line passengers who...
  • Bombay HC orders scanner for Ebola screening at Pune, Nagpur airports September 15, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday asked the Centre to immediately provide thermal image scanners at Nagpur and Pune Airports for the screening of passengers from African countries for a possible Ebola infection. The division bench headed by justice Abhay Oka on Monday adjourned the...
  • Residents emerge in shellshocked Ukrainian city September 15, 2014

    Luhansk: Months of daily shelling reduced the east Ukraine city of Luhansk to a ghost town, silent but for the explosions. On Sunday, following a ceasefire agreement signed September 5, residents in the secondlargest city held by proRussian rebels in east Ukraine emerged in a rare show of jubilation that was...
  • Ahead of Chinese President Xi's visit Gujarat CM reviews preparation September 14, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel on Sunday paid a visit to the Ahmedabad airport as well as the Sabarmati riverfront to take a stock of the preparations for Chinese President Xi Jinping's oneday visit scheduled on September 17. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to arrive at the airport on...
  • Small plane crash in Slovenia kills 3, injures 1 September 14, 2014

    Ljubljana: Police say a small plane has crashed in southwest Slovenia, killing three people and critically injuring another. The Robin DR400 plane crashed on Sunday at Divce airport, about 70 kilometers southwest of the capital, Ljubljana. Three people died instantly, while the fourth victim was rushed to a hospital in critical...
  • President Pranab Mukherjee arrives in Vietnam for state visit September 14, 2014

    Hanoi: President Pranab Mukherjee arrived on Sunday on a fourday state visit to strategically important Vietnam during which he will hold talks with the country's top leadership and the two nations will ink pacts in key areas of oil exploration and air connectivity. Mukherjee was received at the Noi Bai...
  • Reopen HAL airport in Bangalore: Aerospace major chief September 13, 2014

    Bangalore: Aerospace major HAL on Saturday said reopening of HAL airport here will place the city in the league of international cities which have more than one airport. Speaking at a function organised by Society of Indian Aerospace Technologies (SIATI) here, HAL Chairman R K Tyagi...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 11, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 11, 2014

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  • News 360: 200 dead, lakhs rescued, over 6 lakhs still stranded in J&K floods September 11, 2014

    Even as relief and rescue teams evacuated around one lakh people and shifted them to safe shelters in the flood hit Kashmir Valley, there are many stranded people who are reluctant to leave their homes. ...
  • Rehabilitate slum dwellers near Mumbai airport: Centre to Maharashtra government September 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The Civil Aviation Ministry has said that it wants slum dwellers near the Mumbai Airport to be relocated. CNNIBN has accessed the letter written by the Ministry to the Maharashtra government. The state government has been asked to rehabilitate 90,000 slum dwellers living in close proximity to the airport. The...
  • London's Luton airport reopens after alert September 9, 2014

    London: Hundreds of passengers were evacuated and flights were suspended for hours on Monday from Luton Airport near London after a suspicious package was found in a securityscreening area. Passengers were stranded outside the terminal as emergency services examined the suspicious item. The approach road to the airport was closed, triggering...
  • UK's Luton airport evacuated over suspicious item September 8, 2014

    London: The UK's fifth largest airport was evacuated on Monday after a security alert over a "suspicious" suitcase, disrupting flights for thousands of passengers. All incoming flights were suspended at the Luton Airport in London over an alert sparked by the checkedin suitcase which was picked out by a security scanner. Police...
  • Man nabbed with gold worth Rs 49 lakh at Ahmedabad airport September 6, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A domestic passenger was arrested today at the airport here for allegedly trying to smuggle gold items, some of them hidden inside his body, worth around Rs 49 lakh, customs officials said. The accused, Avinash Kumar, a resident of Jalandhar in Punjab, was intercepted at the city airport on suspicion....
  • Security breach at Delhi airport, drunk passenger crosses emergency doors, runs on the runway September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bizarre incident of security breach at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, a drunk passenger started running on the runway on Saturday morning. The passenger a British national was drinking alcohol while waiting for his connecting flight at the T3 lounge. He pressed...
  • HC asks Centre if passengers are being screened for Ebola September 5, 2014

    Mumbai: The Union Government told the Bombay High Court that it had installed thermal scanners at the airports in Mumbai, Delhi and elsewhere to find out Ebolainfected passengers among those arriving from Africa. The court, however, was not satisfied and asked the Centre to file an additional affidavit by September...
  • Gujarat: Two held with 3.2 kg gold worth Rs 89 lakh from city airport September 3, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Two people were held on Wednesday with 3.2 kg gold worth Rs 88.88 lakh at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International (SVPI) Airport here by the customs department. "Two passengers were held today by the Customs at SVPI Airport, Ahmedabad, trying to smuggle gold bars weighing 3,200 grams," an official...
  • Ebola: Six 'high risk' passengers quarantined at Delhi airport September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Six people deemed "high risk" Ebola suspects were today admitted to a quarantine facility at Delhi airport, health ministry said on Monday. The suspects were among 181 passengers who arrived in India from the affected western African countries. As of today, the ministry said, as many as 816 passengers were...
  • CISF to study body language for sharper vigil at airports August 31, 2014

    New Delhi: In order to reduce the security screening time for fliers at Indian airports, CISF has directed its personnel to train themselves to study the body language of air passengers and cut down drastically on the existing system of manual checking of tickets. As part of efforts to make...
  • New counterterrorism units at Australian airports August 27, 2014

    Canberra: New counterterrorism units have been working at Australia's two largest airports since last week and had already intercepted a person of interest, the prime minister said Wednesday. Tony Abbott said the units operating at Sydney and Melbourne Airports would soon be introduced at all Australian international airports to monitor the...
  • Centre says India Ebolafree; 112 passengers who arrived from Liberia declared safe August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The government clarified that none of the 112 passengers who returned from Liberia on Tuesday have Ebola. All of them were screened and found to be healthy except for one passenger who had fever and sore throat. That passenger has been isolated in the quarantine cum isolation facility...
  • Six passengers quarantined at Delhi airport hospital test negative for Ebola: Government August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Health Ministry on Tuesday said that the six passengers who were quarantined at the Delhi airport hospital on fears of having been exposed to the Ebola virus have tested negative. The passengers who arrived in Delhi from Liberia on Tuesday have now been shifted to the Ram Manohar...