Mumbai Airport

  • 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...
  • 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'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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • Dia Mirza fined by Customs for duty evasion 07-01-2012 10:30 AM

    Mumbai: In the latest incident of duty evasions by the actors, the custom officials fined actor Dia Mirza a sum of Rs 1.25 lakh at the Mumbai International Airport on Saturday. The penalty was imposed on the actor for carrying undeclared goods while returning returning from Bangkok. She was let...
  • AI flight fails to take off, passengers create ruckus 02-01-2012 09:57 AM

    Mumbai: There was high drama at Mumbai airport on Sunday evening as an Air India flight to Dubai got delayed by five hours. The passengers complained that they were not informed about the reasons for delay. AI flight 957 was supposed to take off at 8 pm. Not having been...
  • Mallya knocks for help to end Kingfisher crisis 02-12-2011 10:43 PM

    New Delhi: Kingfisher chairman Vijay Mallya has said he is in talks with an Indian investor to bail out Kingfisher Airlines. This even as Mumbai Airport authorities have put the airline on notice for not paying dues up to Rs 90 crore, threatening to disallow flights to Mumbai airport, if...
  • Kingfisher gets notices to clear airport dues 01-12-2011 03:58 PM

    New Delhi: Vijay Mallya-led Kingfisher Airlines is in more trouble with several airports slapping the aviation major notices to clear their dues. Mumbai airport has issued notice to Kingfisher Airlines to pay usage charges immediately amounting to Rs 90 crore. Sources say that the airline has been told to pay...
  • Airport charges at Delhi, Mumbai may go up 16-10-2011 10:41 AM

    New Delhi: A proposal for a big hike in landing, parking, navigation and other charges at the Delhi and Mumbai airports is being considered by the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA) and a decision is likely by early next year. The AERA is seeking the views of airport users, including...
  • Navi Mumbai airport stuck in fresh land row 15-10-2011 10:17 PM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai airport, at present, caters to 29 million passengers a year, and the overburdened airport is expected to reach its peak saturation capacity of 40 million passengers by 2012. Its only hope is the Navi Mumbai International airport, around 30 km away from it. The airport has an...
  • Navi Mumbai Airport hits another road block 13-10-2011 08:16 AM

    Mumbai: Navi Mumbai Airport has been hit by another road block after farmers demanded Rs 20 crores per acre as compensation. Farmers are demanding 4 to 5 times the market rate, for over a thousand acres of land, needed for the airport. Apart from this, they are also demanding rehabilitation...
  • 9/11-type terror threat looms over Mumbai highrise 26-09-2011 08:26 AM

    Hubli: The Intelligence Agencies on Sunday received a tip off that a hijacked private plane from Hubli airport in North Karnataka could be used to carry out a terror strike on a high rise building in Mumbai, along the lines of 9/11. Following the alarming terror threat, the security was...
  • Mumbai airport on high alert, security beefed up 13-09-2011 10:32 AM

    New Delhi: The security at the Mumbai airport has been tightened in view of an alert sent by central agencies. Security at the Chhatrapati Shivaji airport has been put on high alert after an alert was sent by central agencies of a possible threat from an aircraft. Unwilling to take...
  • Runway fiasco: Mumbai desperate for new airport? 12-09-2011 08:34 AM

    Mumbai: The past one week has almost been a nightmare for the passengers and authorities at the Mumbai airport. There have been at least five near misses or technical problems in one week. The Turkish Airlines flight stuck in mud was towed away only after three days. The incident put...