Runway

  • Decision to shut Mumbai airport's main runway for 8 hours on hold October 28, 2013

    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 October 28, 2013

    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....
  • Glitch in the Apple Maps app again guides drivers to US airport runway September 28, 2013

    Anchorage: To the chagrin and worry of Alaska transportation officials, Apple reactivated maps app directions Friday that guide drivers to the edge of a runway instead of a terminal at the Fairbanks airport. Apple had notified Fairbanks International Airport officials that the faulty directions had been disabled. Officials, though, noticed the app...
  • Bangalore: Indigo pilots grounded after accident September 16, 2013

    Bangalore: The Captain and the First Officer of the Indigo Airlines (A320) that met with an accident at the Bengaluru International Airport Limited (BIAL) on Thursday night have been grounded by the company. An Indigo flight from Delhi with 110 passengers on board and 6 crew members had veered off the...
  • Bangalore: Narrow escape for over 100 passengers as Indigo flight hits runway lights September 13, 2013

    Over 100 people on board an Indigo flight from Delhi had a miraculous escape when the aircraft landed at Bengaluru International Airport amidst heavy rain and hit the runway lights, deflating its tyres. "All 110 passengers and six crew members on board are safe with no injuries reported. They have been...
  • Passenger plane overshoots runway in Moscow's Domodedovo airport August 26, 2013

    A passenger plane overshot the runway at Moscow's Domodedovo airport on Sunday but no injuries were reported, local media said. The Boeing 737-800 landed at around 12.30 pm Moscow time from the Greek resort of Rhodes, reports Xinhua. An interior ministry spokesperson said 170 people, including seven crew, were aboard. A police official...
  • SpiceJet flight aborted at the last moment as loader jumps out on runway August 17, 2013

    An Ahmedabadbound SpiceJet flight aborted takeoff at the last moment after a loader jumped off from the luggage section of the plane while it was taxiing on the runway at Dabolim airport in Panaji, police said. Police officials said the incident happened at 4.45 pm. "When the flight was on the...
  • Indonesia: Passenger plane skids off runway after hitting a cow August 9, 2013

    A Lion Air jet carrying 117 people hit a cow while landing and skidded off a runway in eastern Indonesia, an official said on Wednesday. No injuries were reported, but the incident forced the cancellation of flights, stranding hundreds of passengers traveling for the Eid holiday. The incident occurred on Tuesday...
  • Robbers pull off huge diamond heist at Brussels airport February 20, 2013

    Brussels: Robbers dressed as police and armed with machine guns have stolen 120 parcels of diamonds worth millions of dollars from the runway of Brussels Airport in one of the biggest heists the industry has seen. Two vehicles carrying eight men drove up to a van belonging to security firm...
  • Mumbai runway to remain shut during daytime till Feb 7 November 30, 2012

    Mumbai: Mumbai airport's main runway has been shut for maintenance. Mumbai's main runway will be shut between 9 am and 5 pm till February 7, 2013. Domestic flights from Mumbai will be affected. Over 120 domestic departures have been affected, airport sources said, adding, "by the time the work gets completed,...
  • Mumbai airport's main runway to be shut for upgrade November 29, 2012

    Mumbai: Flights in and out of Mumbai airport will be seriously affected over the next two months as the main runway has been shut for upgrading radars and other operational equipment. According to airport sources, over 120 domestic flights have been affected due to this. They further said, "By the time...
  • Plane with UP minister on board skids off runway September 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Minister Shivpal Yadav on Saturday had a miraculous escape when a small plane carrying him skidded off the runway after landing at the IGI airport in Delhi. The incident took place at around 12 noon when the plane skidded off the runway after landing and the nosewheel...
  • Google Glass hits the ramp September 10, 2012

    A model displays Google Glass at the Diane von Furstenberg Spring/Summer 2013 collection show during New York Fashion Week.
A model wearing Google Glass participates in a run through before the Diane Von Furstenberg Spring 2013 collection is modelled during Fashion Week in New York.
Google founder Brin adjusts a pair of Project Glass glasses on designer von Furstenberg before the rehearsal for von Furstenberg's Spring/Summer 2013 collection show during New York Fashion Week.
  • Mumbai airport to get a runway over the sea July 16, 2012

    Mumbai: With the initiative to develop Juhu airport, as a secondary airport gaining momentum, and plans to shift all of the small aircraft operations from Mumbai airport to Juhu on the anvil, it has now been decided that the existing runway will be extended westwards into the Arabian Sea ...
  • Bangalore: New runway may affect IAF training July 16, 2012

    Bangalore: The proposed second runway at the Bangalore International Airport (BIA) is likely to have an adverse impact on the Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots training activities at its Yelahanka airbase here. The IAF and BIA operate in close proximity and the distance between their existing runways is around 5.3...
  • Mumbai: Dubious aviation report to help builders May 16, 2012

    Mumbai: While the fate of a controversial study report by certain Airports Authority of India (AAI) officials recommending shutting down a runway at Juhu aerodrome rests with the Government of India, MiD DAY has learnt that certain developers attempted to use the information to gain additional height for...
  • Mumbai airport's runway safety report bogus? May 15, 2012

    Mumbai: Even as aviation authorities are making a bid to revive the Juhu aerodrome, certain officials, it appears, are taxiing in the opposite direction. MiD DAY is in possession of documents that indicate an unholy nexus between some Airports Authority of India (AAI) bigwigs and the builders lobby, endeavouring to...
  • Bangalore airport to shut for seven hours till April 3 March 1, 2012

    BANGALORE: The Bangalore International Airport (BIA) will be closed for seven hours every day from March 11 to April 3 for runway modernisation. As part of protocol, the airport authorities have confirmed that they have informed all airlines and concerned authorities that the airport would not allow any emergency landing...
  • Mumbai airport to shut down for 5 hours on Saturday February 25, 2012

    Mumbai: Flight operations at the Mumbai Airport, the second busiest in India, will remain shut for five hours on Saturday for its scheduled expansion. The main runway will remain closed from 11:30 hrs to 16:30 hrs for setting up Rapid Exit Taxiway Lights to enhance runway efficiency, said a statement by...
  • Flight delays likely at Mumbai Airport from Jan 20 January 14, 2012

    Mumbai: The flights taking off from Mumbai Airport may face delays over the next four months as its main runway will be shut for constructing a rapid exit taxiway from January 20 until June 1, between 9 am and 5 pm, sources said. Delays of up...
  • Tareque Masud's last film screened in India November 12, 2011

    Kolkata: 'Runway', the last film of legendary Bangladeshi film director Tareque Masud, who died in a car accident in August, was screened here today at a film festival being organised by the Cine Central. The late director's wife Catherine Masud presented the film before the audience at the sevenday carnival International...
  • Runway on the sea October 14, 2011

    At this time last year, Siddharth Verma was scouring the world for an airplane that could land on water except in pictures he'd never even seen one. He had just launched Mehair, an aircraft venture that had big plans with small planes. Most of the aircraft were to be...
  • Klum the most dangerous star on web! September 18, 2011

    London: It might come as a shocker to many, but supermodel Heidi Klum has been named the most dangerous star on the internet. According to online security company McAfee Inc, fans searching for downloads of the 'Project Runway' judge have a onein10 chance of landing on a site that can damage...
  • Calicut airport runway to be extended: AAI September 6, 2011

    New Delhi: The Airports Authority has finally swung into action to extend the runway safety area at the Calicut airport, days after CNNIBN aired a report on its safety concerns. Giving temporary relief to serious safety concerns at the Calicut airport, a notice has been issued to provide the minimum Runway...
  • Mumbai airport's main runway reopens September 5, 2011

    Mumbai: After remaining shut for four days, the main runway of the Mumbai airport was on Monday reopened after a team of engineers towed away a Turkish Airways' Airbus 340 aircraft, which got stuck in the mud when it skidded off the tarmac, airport officials said. "The Turkish Airways' plane...
  • Mumbai airport's main runway shut till 8 am September 4, 2011

    Mumbai: A massive salvage operation is currently on at Mumbai Airport. More than 100 people are working round the clock to dislodge this Turkish Airlines' Airbus 340 aircraft that has been stuck in mud just off the main runway since it skid off the rapid exit taxiway on early Friday...
  • Mumbai's main runway closure extended to 8 am September 4, 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...
  • Mumbai: deadline to tow stranded plane missed again September 3, 2011

    The main runway still remains shut as incessant rains have hampered efforts to dislodge the plane from the runway. ...
  • Mumbai airport main runway may reopen by noon September 3, 2011

    Mumbai: The main runway of the international airport in Mumbai remained shut on Saturday morning as incessant rains hampered towing away of a Turkish Airline plane stuck in mud near the taxiway, officials said. Continuous rain in the airport area has made the ground near the main runway more slushy,...
  • Mumbai: One day on, Turkish plane still stranded September 3, 2011

    The Turkish Airlines flight from Istanbul skidded off a rapid exit taxiway after landing in Mumbai on Friday. ...