MUMBAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

  • AI flight to Kuala Lumpur delayed, commotion at Mumbai airport July 20, 2014

    Mumbai: There were reports of commotion at the Mumbai International airport on Sunday after the takeoff of an Air India Express flight to Kuala Lumpur was delayed. The flight was scheduled to takeoff around 12 noon. Air India said that there was a technical glitch. ...
  • Peacockthemed Mumbai airport a treat for art lovers January 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Built at a cost of Rs 5500 crore, Mumbai airport's longawaited swanky new terminal is a haven for art lovers. The fourfloor 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 and...
  • Snapshot: New photos of 16monthold Aaradhya Bachchan April 1, 2013

    Aaradhya Bachchan was clicked fast asleep in her mother's arms at the Mumbai international airport. ...
  • Minor fire at Mumbai airport's cargo complex July 29, 2012

    Mumbai: A fire that broke out in the cargo complex of the Mumbai International Airport on Sunday evening. Four fire tenders have been pressed into service to douse the flames at the cargo complex. Sources said that it is a minor fire. No causality has been reported in the fire so far. The...
  • Air fares from Mumbai to soar from Tuesday April 30, 2012

    Mumbai: The cost of air travel from the city will go up by Rs 600 for those flying to overseas destinations and by Rs 100 for domestic travellers with the levy of development fee from Tuesday. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has directed all the aircarriers to collect development...
  • Every third flight from Mumbai delayed: Report March 3, 2012

    Mumbai: The ontime performance report of flights at the city airport for January 2012 reads like entries made in the school diary of a habitual adolescent latecomer, except that the latter is more innovative. The excuses run the whole gamut, from the very grave to the mildly serious to the somewhat...
  • Mumbai's main runway closure extended to 8 am September 3, 2011

    Mumbai: The main runway of the international airport in Mumbai remained shut for the second day on Saturday as incessant rains hampered the towing away of the Turkish Airline plane stuck in mud near the taxiway. Because of heavy rains, the deadline to make the runway operational has now been...
  • Main runway of Mumbai airport may reopen today September 3, 2011

    Mumbai: The main runway of the Mumbai International Airport will remain closed till 2 am on Saturday, following the accident on Friday morning when a Turkish plane skidded off while landing. The runway was supposed to be reopened for traffic by 8 pm on Friday, but towing away of the aircraft...
  • Minissha let off by Customs after 16 hours May 19, 2011

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Minissha Lamba, detained by Customs officials at the international airport for allegedly not declaring gold and diamond jewellery worth over Rs 50 lakh, was let off after 16 hours of questioning, officials said on Thursday. "Lamba was allowed to go at 1 am after 16 hours of...
  • Minissha Lamba detained in Mumbai by Customs May 18, 2011

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Minissha Lamba was on Wednesday detained at the international airport in Mumbai after undeclared jewellery was allegedly found in her possession. Lamba, who landed at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport from Cannes, France, was crossing the green channel when she was intercepted, a senior Customs official said. During the...
  • No airport development fee for Delhi, Mumbai: SC April 26, 2011

    New Delhi: Passengers travelling out of Delhi and Mumbai airports would no longer have to pay Airport Development Fee (ADF) with the Supreme Court on Tuesday quashing the levy which has yielded about Rupees 2,500 crore in two years. Hearing an appeal against the Delhi High Court's order which had upheld...
  • Navi Mumbai Airport faces crucial litmus test September 22, 2010

    Mumbai: After a war of words, the much delayed Navi Mumbai International Airport project, now faces a crucial litmus test. The Environment Ministry's Expert Appraisal Committee will decide on whether it must go ahead or not. This after a report submitted by CIDCO, which has rejected every suggestion made by...
  • Kingfisher Airlines VP arrested for bribery June 12, 2010

    Mumbai: CBI today arrested a senior official of Kingfisher Airlines for his alleged collusion with a senior IPS officer who has been booked on the charge of misusing his power and taking illegal gratification. Leslie Missal, Assistant Vice President (Security) of the Airlines, was apprehended after the investigating agency found that...
  • Flight collision averted at Mumbai airport May 27, 2010

    Mumbai: A major mishap was averted at the city airport after an Indigo aircraft entered the runway instead of turning into the taxiway. The IndiGo aircraft, as per ATC instructions, was supposed to turn into the taxiway. However, it entered the runway, a Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) statement said...
  • Mumbai airport heist: Robbers decamp with gold, silver May 26, 2009

    Mumbai: In a daring robbery at the Mumbai International airport, a group of gunmen struck at the Air India cargo killing the guard and making good with gold and silver coins worth over Rs 35 lakh, weighing nearly 150 kg. The police claim to have identified four of the attackers...
  • One killed in freak 'air accident' in Mumbai June 13, 2008

    Mumbai: Ruins of a small room in the slums right behind Mumbai's international airport in an area called Jari Mari lay proof to Shivaji Ghole's unexpected death. Around 2000 hours IST on Thursday evening a strong blast of hot air hit the weak, makeshift ceiling of Ghole's house and caused...
  • Tech glitch in Mumbai Airport leaves passengers stranded November 5, 2007

    New Delhi: A glitch in the computer systems at the Mumbai International Airport on Sunday evening held up flights for several hours. The baggage handling services of Air India and several other airlines were disrupted leading to long queues. Passengers had to wait for hours outside gate numbers 3 and 4,...