CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

  • 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...
  • India's first double-decker flyover opens in Mumbai April 18, 2014

    Mumbai: India's first double-decker flyover was opened for public use in this west coast megapolis and the country's commercial capital on Friday. The project - Santacruz-Chembur Link Road (SCLR) - will provide a critical east-west suburban link in the city and has slashed travel time from the earlier 90 minutes to...
  • Delhi-bound Air India flight grounded in Paris over a spoiler snag March 16, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi-bound Air India flight was grounded in Paris following a spoiler snag. 236 passengers were on board Air India's flight AI 142 which had to be grounded just when it was to take off from Paris CDG Airport on Saturday night as the aircraft's spoilers - speed...
  • With 189 passengers onboard, Dubai-bound Air India flight makes emergency landing March 8, 2014

    A Dubai-bound Air India Express flight with 189 passengers onboard on Saturday made an emergency landing at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport after it was diverted here due to technical issue. A spokesperson of the airline said all the passengers were safe and another aircraft was arranged to fly them to...
  • Operations to start from Mumbai's T2 terminal on Feb 12 February 10, 2014

    Mumbai Airport on Monday said it is all geared up to commence international flight operations from the recently inaugurated T2 (Terminal 2) at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport from Wednesday. The transition of all international flights from the existing terminal to the T2 will begin with the arrival of the Air...
  • Manmohan Singh inaugurates new Terminal 2 at Mumbai airport January 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday inaugurated Terminal2 at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai. "Mumbai terminal will establish new global benchmarks. I compliment Mumbai International Airport Ltd. for building a state oftheart airport," Singh said. The new terminal has been built by GVKled consortium and the cost of building...
  • Mumbai airport's new terminal with hitech facilities to be inaugurated today January 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai, the financial capital, can now boast of an airport at par with the best in the world. From gardens and fountains to multilevel car parks, the Terminal2 at GVK Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport has much to show off. The stateoftheart T2 is an integrated fourlevel terminal spread over...
  • Sneak peek: Mumbai airport's new Terminal2 January 9, 2014

    The stateoftheart T2 is an integrated fourlevel terminal spread over 4.39 lakh sq metres. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is due to inaugurate the new Mumbai airport T2 terminal on Friday. ...
  • Air passenger arrested for attempting to smuggle in rough diamonds August 21, 2013

    An Indian passenger has been arrested at the international airport in Mumbaifor allegedly trying to smuggle in 4.9 kg of rough diamonds valued at Rs 1 crore from the United Arab Emirates, a customs official said on Wednesday. Prashant Harsora had arrived from Sharjah on an Air Arabia Airline flight at...
  • I was harassed for over 30 minutes at Mumbai airport, claims Suranjana Ghosh July 12, 2013

    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. ...
  • Twitter reacts to Suranjana amputee who was asked to take off her prosthetic leg at Mumbai airport July 12, 2013

    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. ...
  • Amputee alleges harassment: Citizens say India not disabled friendly July 12, 2013

    After a woman said she was asked to take off her prosthetic leg at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport for security check, citizens are saying there should be a separate counter for disabled people to make the process more easy for them. ...
  • Amputee alleges harassment: Activists say need to sensitise CISF July 12, 2013

    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. Suranjana was told that the metal detectors would be set off by the metal components of her artificial...
  • Mumbai: Diamonds worth Rs 3.91 crore go missing May 19, 2013

    Mumbai: City police registered a case of theft after diamonds worth Rs 3.91 crore that were to be exported to Belgium went missing from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. According to the complaint, filed with Sahar Police, the complainant, who happens to be the employee of a diamond trading firm, sent...
  • Mumbai: Ranbir Kapoor detained, fined for customs violation May 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor was on Saturday detained and fined about Rs 60,000 on undeclared branded personal goods he was carrying at the Mumbai International airport, a customs official said. The 30yearold actor was later let off. Ranbir, who landed at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport on a British...
  • Flying from Mumbai airport to be costlier from Feb 1 January 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Come February, flying from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai will be costlier as the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA) on Wednesday approved a 154 per cent rise in development fee from passengers. The new tariff would come into effect from February 1. Passengers will have to pay Rs 346...
  • Mumbai airport ground staff on strike October 20, 2012

    Mumbai: The ground staff at the Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) are on a protest. The cleaning and loading crew said that they are protesting against the firing of 150 workers. They are also agitating for the wages that have not been paid to them for two months. Last week,...
  • Mumbai: Airport garbage bins used for smuggling March 14, 2012

    Mumbai: You never know what you might find inside the garbage cans at Mumbai airport. Now before you start planning to get your hands dirty, let's clarify here that the matter pertains to the Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of Mumbai customs busting a smuggling racket involving some employees at Chhatrapati...
  • Mumbai airport to stay shut for 5 hours today February 25, 2012

    Mumbai: For the first time in recent years, both runways of the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai will be shut for construction work for 5 hours on Saturday. Operations will be closed between 11:30 am to 4:30 pm. Flights or passengers are not likely to be affected, as airlines had...
  • Diamonds not mine, claims Minissha Lamba May 19, 2011

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Minissha Lamba who was detained at the airport on Wednesday for not declaring jewellery estimated to be worth Rs 3550 lakhs, has claimed that the ornaments were for promotional purpose and do not belong to her. The 26yearold, who was let off past midnight after being grilled for...
  • Delta flight lands in Mumbai after bomb scare November 5, 2010

    Mumbai: A Delta Airlines flight from Amsterdam with 244 passengers onboard made an emergency landing at the Mumbai airport following a bomb scare. The flight made the emergency landing after Delta staff in Amsterdam alerted authorities of suspicious material in the cargo hold of the aircraft. The flight was scheduled to...
  • Passengers suffer as Mumbai airport gets face lift September 24, 2010

    Mumbai: Even as the Mumbai airport is in the middle of a huge revamp, airport authorities have shut down the Instrument Landing System on its main runway a vital system that provides electronic guidance to landing aircraft. With more than 650 flights taking off and landing from its crossrunways,...
  • Two aircraft avoid near collision at Mumbai airport October 30, 2009

    Mumbai: Nearly 244 passengers had a miraculous escape when two aircraft came face to face on the taxi way at Mumbais Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport late on Thursday night, an airport official said. A Kingfisher airlines aircraft with 117 people on board was about to take off when an Air India...
  • Mumbai airport will be closed for six hours every Tuesday October 27, 2009

    Mumbai: Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) will be closed for six hours for the next 22 Tuesdays due to repair and reconstruction work on the runways, an airport official said. The work at the intersection of the main runway and the alternative runway will be taken up between...
  • 3 Indian airports crash land on Forbes' worst 5 list January 11, 2009

    New Delhi: The ego has crashlanded for the countrys three busiest airports as they make their way into Forbes survey list of worlds worst five airports. Indian airports rank among the most delayed arrival airports in the world for the year 2008, with Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport bagging the top...
  • Mumbai airport in the dock over Rs 4.5 cr diamond heist October 16, 2007

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Sunday arrested three Air India cargo loaders in a diamond robbery case at the citys high security Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. The police may have managed to solve the case but the simple manner in which the theft was conducted has raised some uncomfortable questions for...