AIRPORT

  • Goats, llama and shepherdess help clear plants at Oregon airport 5 hours 0 minutes ago

    As planes took off and landed behind a fence one unusually warm April day at Portland International airport, a herd of goats lay basking in the sun, taking a nap break from their 24-hour job of chowing down on invasive plants. Soon afterwards though, the 40 Spanish and Kiko breed goats...
  • Government rules out cut in privileges for MPs, VIP protocol at all airports in India 9 hours 45 minutes ago

    The Centre has said that there is no proposal to cut privileges and protocols of VIP passengers and Members of Parliaments at various airports. Speaking in Parliament, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said the VIP protocol is to be followed by all concerned, including private airports and airlines. ...
  • No proposal to cut privileges of MPs, VIPs at airports: Government Yesterday

    New Delhi: Government on Monday said there is no proposal to cut privileges and protocols of VIP passengers and MPs at various airports. Giving this information in the Lok Sabha, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said some of the facilities being provided to the VIPs and Members of Parliament include...
  • Delhi airport immigration officer accused of sexually harassing a woman arrested 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Days after a Bengaluru woman filed a complaint against him of sexually assaulting her, Delhi airport senior immigration officer Vinod Kumar has been arrested. Vinod had been suspended by authorities for allegedly repeatedly harassing harassing a young woman passenger from Bengaluru at the Delhi Airport. After prima facie merit...
  • Peruvian national was arrested at Delhi Airport with cocaine worth Rs 6.5 crores 6 days ago

    Delhi: A Peruvian national was arrested at the Delhi Airport on Wednesday with 1300 grams of pure cocaine worth Rs 6.5 crores. The drugs were concealed in the cavities of the accused's bag and were elaborately wrapped with 4 layers of plastic and silver foil to avoid detection during the...
  • Jet Airways plane experiences a technical problem while landing at Khajuraho airport April 13, 2015

    Khajuraho: There was a miraculous escape for 59 passengers and eight crew members of a Jet Airways flight at the Khajuraho airport on Monday in Madhya Pradesh when one tyre of the plane malfunctioned while landing. The cause behind the collapse of the landing gear is being investigated and the...
  • Glad that my name is removed from frisking exemption list, says Robert Vadra April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: "I am glad that this formality is going to be removed," said Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra on Saturday reacting to a report that he could be dropped from the list of people exempted from frisking and security checks at airports if Government approves an aviation...
  • Delhi Police to record woman's statement allegedly harassed by IGI airport immigration officer April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police will record the statement of female passenger who was allegedly harassed by an immigration officer at the Indira Gandhi International airport. The Delhi Police will send a team to Bengaluru this week to record her statement. An FIR was registered against the immigration officer for sexual...
  • Watch: Inside Air India flight in Yemen evacuating stranded Indians April 7, 2015

    In the first visuals from the Sana'a airport, a part of the premises is seen damaged due to the air strikes. Indian Airforce has been conducting evacuation operations from this airport. But many Indians still remain stuck in isolated pockets. ...
  • In pics: Rescued Indians wait at Sana'a airport for their return back home April 3, 2015

    Saudi Arabia has been conducting air strikes in Yemen against Houthi rebels. Over 3000 Indians still believed to be stranded in Yemen. Most of the Indians living in Yemen comprise nurses, hospital staff, university professors, professionals, white collar workers, IT professionals and managerial and clerical staff in the private sector....
  • Robbers decamp with goods worth Rs 25 crore from Delhi's Kalindi Kunj April 2, 2015

    New Delhi: In a major robbery case, a gang decamped with goods worth around Rs 25 crore along with a truck from Delhi's Kalindi Kunj area. The daring heist took at around 1 am on April 1. The truck carrying Samsung's Electronic goods was stopped by the robbers who broke...
  • SpiceJet makes part payment of dues to AAI April 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Budget carrier SpiceJet has made a part payment of its dues to the state-run Airports Authority of India (AAI) and also signed an agreement with aircraft leasing firm BBAM to settle out of court the dispute over Boeing rentals. "SpiceJet has paid a part payment of Rs 25...
  • Dubai-Mumbai Jet Airways flight makes safe landing after a bird hit at Mumbai airport March 31, 2015

    Mumbai: A Dubai-Mumbai Jet Airways flight on Tuesday made safe landing after a bird hit. The incident took place around 6:30 PM at the Mumbai airport when a bird hit the aircraft. Meanwhile, another SpiceJet flight also suspected have been hit by a bird. Five flights have been diverted and four...
  • Delhi Police registers FIR against airport official for harassment of a woman March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: A First Information Report (FIR) has been registered by the Delhi Police against airport official under sections 354 A, 354D and 506 for harassment of a woman. A homemaker in Bengaluru has alleged that she was verbally sexually harassed by an immigration officer at the Delhi airport on March...
  • Mumbai: Man held for jumping out from aircraft's emergency exit door March 29, 2015

    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 March 28, 2015

    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 March 28, 2015

    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...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob March 27, 2015

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  • News 360: Immigration official suspended after harassing a woman passenger at Delhi airport March 27, 2015

    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 March 27, 2015

    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 March 27, 2015

    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 March 26, 2015

    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 March 25, 2015

    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 March 22, 2015

    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...