Mumbai Airport

  • First commercial super jumbo A380 flight to land in Delhi today 30-05-2014 08:39 AM

    New Delhi: Singapore Airlines will become the first airline to start commercial operations of the world's largest passenger aircraft Airbus 380 in India on Friday. The airline will fly the A380 daily from Mumbai and Delhi. It is scheduled to land in Delhi after 8 pm on Friday evening. The...
  • 25 kg gold worth Rs 6.5 cr seized at Mumbai airport; 2 held 11-05-2014 05:12 PM

    Mumbai: The Airport Intelligence Unit (AIU) of Mumbai Airport on Sunday arrested two passengers, in two different operations, on their arrival from Dubai and seized over 25 kg gold worth Rs 6.5 crore. This is the highest seizure of smuggled gold from the airport in a day, claimed Milind Lanjewar,...
  • FIR against Kejriwal, AAP members for causing disruptions at Mumbai airport 13-03-2014 04:56 PM

    Mumbai: An FIR has been registered against AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal and his party members by the Mumbai Police for the chaos that ensued upon his visit to the city. The FIR has been filed at the airport police station under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code for disobedience...
  • Blackout at Mumbai Airport, passengers call it a security lapse 13-03-2014 09:05 AM

    Mumbai: Mumbai's domestic airport faced a 15-minute black out on Wednesday after the Tata Power lines reportedly snapped around 2 pm during the day. An alternate power supply was arranged by Reliance along with a power back up but the power went off around 8 pm on Wednesday evening for...
  • Damage reported in United Airlines' plane, grounded at Mumbai airport 21-02-2014 04:49 PM

    A Boeing 777 aircraft of American carrier United Airlines was grounded at Mumbai airport on Thursday night after engineers found that its right engine cover was badly damaged, official sources said on Friday. The aircraft, operating flight UA-48 from Newark to Mumbai, arrived around 2200 hours on Thursday and the...
  • Inside Mumbai's airport terminal: First look of the new gateway 11-01-2014 03:33 PM

    Here is the first look of Mumbai's new airport terminal 'T2'. Chairman of the GVK group, GVK Reddy, which has built the terminal, said that it was a daunting task to build the new gateway. The new terminal has been built by GVK-led consortium and the cost of building it...
  • News 360: US jury indicts, Devyani returns to India 10-01-2014 09:13 PM

    In just over an hour from now, Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade will return to India- after being charged for visa fraud and making false statements. But the diplomatic tussle is far from over with Delhi asking Washington to withdraw one of its diplomats in what is being seen as a...
  • Peacock-themed Mumbai airport a treat for art lovers 10-01-2014 08:15 PM

    Mumbai: Built at a cost of Rs 5500 crore, Mumbai airport's long-awaited swanky new terminal is a haven for art lovers. The four-floor marvel that puts the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport on the world map has laid great focus on design and art. "If a person was to be blindfolded...
  • PM inaugurates T2 terminal at Mumbai airport 10-01-2014 07:18 PM

    Mumbai: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday inaugurated the newly built international terminal (T2) at Mumbai's Chatrapati Shivaji airport and said it marks the beginning of a fresh chapter in development of civil aviation industry. "This shows our ability to build world class infrastructure. The T2 is truly first class...
  • Mumbai Airport gets a new gateway, Terminal 2 to be inaugurated today 10-01-2014 04:20 PM

    Here are some of the details of Terminal 2 of the Mumbai International Airport, that has been built by GVK-led consortium. Cost of building the terminal is close to Rs 5,500 crore. It has been designed by New York's Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) who have also designed Dubai's...
  • Mumbai airport's new terminal with hi-tech facilities to be inaugurated today 10-01-2014 09:48 AM

    Mumbai: Mumbai, the financial capital, can now boast of an airport at par with the best in the world. From gardens and fountains to multi-level car parks, the Terminal-2 at GVK Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport has much to show off. The state-of-the-art T2 is an integrated four-level terminal spread over...
  • Sneak peek: Mumbai airport's new Terminal-2 09-01-2014 02:19 PM

    The state-of-the-art T2 is an integrated four-level terminal spread over 4.39 lakh sq metres. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is due to inaugurate the new Mumbai airport T2 terminal on Friday. ...
  • Snapshot: Deepika's sister Anisha reaches Mumbai for New Year celebrations 31-12-2013 11:31 AM

    Deepika Padukone has given four back to back hits in 2013 and the actress deserves a much needed break. And, what better way than to celebrate New Years with her family. Deepika's sister Anisha and mother Ujjala were spotted at the Mumbai airport and it seems the family is reuniting...
  • Decision to shut Mumbai airport's main runway for 8 hours on hold 28-10-2013 08:00 PM

    Mumbai: The decision to shut main runway of Mumbai airport for 8 hours is awaiting clearance. The main runway is to be shutdown order to build two rapid exit taxiways. All airlines have then to reschedule their flights. A secondary runway has been planned but implementation proving difficult. The Juhu...
  • Mumbai airport's main runway to be shut for 8 hours till May 2014 28-10-2013 06:38 PM

    Mumbai: The main runway at the Mumbai airport will be shut for 8 hours a day starting from October 28 till May 2014 in order to build two rapid exit taxiways. All airlines have been told to reschedule their flights. A secondary runway has been planned but implementation proving difficult....
  • Should sensitivity towards differently abled at airports be compromised with safety? 13-07-2013 12:10 PM

    After Suranjana Ghosh Aikra told how she was harassed at the Mumbai airport just last week and was asked to take off her prosthetic leg and that meant she had to strip, Bhagyam Arvind narrates the same ordeal. ...
  • Should Indian airports be more sensitive towards the differently abled? 12-07-2013 09:05 PM

    Mumbai: A woman on Friday said she was harassed at the Mumbai airport just last week. Suranjana Ghosh Akira was asked to take off her prosthetic leg and that meant she had to strip. Suranjana Ghose Akira would strike one as any young successful hardworking professional, which she is. She...
  • Woman asked to remove her prosthetic leg before boarding flight in Mumbai 12-07-2013 02:40 PM

    Suranjana Ghosh Aikara, who is an above the knee amputee, was asked to take off her prosthetic leg, which required her to strip, at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport for security check. ...
  • Saudi Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Mumbai 16-06-2013 10:36 PM

    Mumbai: A Saudi Airlines flight with 321 passengers on board, made an emergency landing at the Mumbai international airport after the pilot noticed a fire alarm in rear cargo hold of the aircraft, authorities said. The aircraft was taken to primary isolation bay, Mumbai airport authorities said, adding that it...
  • Mumbai airport stops announcement system to cut noise pollution 22-04-2013 09:38 AM

    Mumbai: The oft-heard boarding announcements that would alert passengers at airports about the departure of their flights, is now a thing of the past at Mumbai's domestic airport. Departing private airline passengers at the airport will now have to rely on large display screens put up throughout the airport to...
  • Space crunch to hit parking of helicopters at Mumbai airports 17-04-2013 01:43 PM

    Mumbai: Space crunch may hit parking of helicopters and small airplanes at the two airports in Mumbai, with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) planning to implement stringent guidelines to decongest the aerodromes and their runways. Lack of parking space is more acute at the main Chhatrapati Shivaji International (CSI)...
  • AI eyes KFAr's self check-in kiosks at Mumbai airport 07-04-2013 11:49 AM

    Mumbai: National carrier Air India has shown interest in acquiring some of the self check-in kiosks of Kingfisher Airlines (KFA) at the city's domestic airport, weeks after private carrier Jet sought to take over some of the international and domestic routes of KFA, say airport sources. "Since Kingfisher Airlines is...
  • Woman held at Mumbai airport for smuggling Ketamine 20-11-2012 11:59 PM

    Mumbai: A 41-year-old housewife was arrested from Mumbai International Airport for allegedly trying to smuggle out five kg of Ketamine drugs worth Rs 50 lakh to Kuala Lumpur, a customs official said on Tuesday. Gopi Janki, who hails from Chennai, but is currently staying in Thane district, was intercepted on...
  • Bomb scare on Mumbai-Delhi GoAir flight, probe on 10-11-2012 10:54 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi-bound GoAir flight was called back after a passenger alerted authorities regarding a suspicious object on board the plane. The plane was then taken to the isolation bay at the Mumbai airport and thoroughly checked by the CISF teams. The DGCA will conduct the final round of...