Runway

  • 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....
  • Glitch in the Apple Maps app again guides drivers to US airport runway 28-09-2013 03:02 PM

    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...
  • Bangalore: Indigo pilots grounded after accident 16-09-2013 02:56 PM

    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...
  • Bangalore: Narrow escape for over 100 passengers as Indigo flight hits runway lights 13-09-2013 11:39 AM

    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...
  • Passenger plane overshoots runway in Moscow's Domodedovo airport 26-08-2013 04:36 AM

    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....
  • SpiceJet flight aborted at the last moment as loader jumps out on runway 17-08-2013 03:53 AM

    An Ahmedabad-bound SpiceJet flight aborted take-off 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...
  • Indonesia: Passenger plane skids off runway after hitting a cow 09-08-2013 06:18 AM

    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...
  • Google Glass hits the ramp 10-09-2012 04:40 PM

    Models walked the ramp at Diane von Furstenberg's Spring/Summer 2013 collection show wearing Google Glass, a pair of smart glasses designed to carry out many of the functions currently done on a smartphone, such as sharing pictures and accessing information.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.
  • Tareque Masud's last film screened in India 12-11-2011 02:06 PM

    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 seven-day carnival...
  • Runway on the sea 14-10-2011 10:57 AM

    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! 18-09-2011 12:41 PM

    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 one-in-10 chance of landing on a site that can...
  • Calicut airport runway to be extended: AAI 06-09-2011 07:42 AM

    New Delhi: The Airports Authority has finally swung into action to extend the runway safety area at the Calicut airport, days after CNN-IBN 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...
  • Mumbai airport's main runway reopens 05-09-2011 07:30 AM

    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 03-09-2011 09:07 PM

    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 03-09-2011 05:36 PM

    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 03-09-2011 02:37 PM

    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 03-09-2011 10:57 AM

    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 03-09-2011 08:53 AM

    The Turkish Airlines flight from Istanbul skidded off a rapid exit taxiway after landing in Mumbai on Friday. ...
  • Kerala govt assures action over Calicut airport safety 09-08-2011 12:32 PM

    This came after a CNN-IBN report exposing how the Calicut airport has no runway safety area. ...
  • Jet Airways plane's tyre catches fire 17-02-2011 01:43 PM

    Kochi: A Chennai-bound Jet Airways flight from Kochi was aborted when one of its tyres caught fire just before take-off. All the passengers were safe. Rafi, one of the passengers on board the plane, said that a few passengers noticed the fire and immediately informed the air hostess. "The entire...
  • Navi Mumbai airport: runway construction cleared 10-11-2010 04:56 PM

    Mumbai: The construction of Navi Mumbai airport's runway has been finally cleared. The decision on the controversial international airport in Navi Mumbai was taken at the meeting of an expert group on Wednesday. Two hundred acres of mangroves have to be chopped, a river to be diverted, a hill to...
  • Rampant mining threatens Mangalore airport 27-09-2010 09:19 AM

    Bangalore: Three months after one of India's worst ever air disasters, Mangalore airport is in focus again. It may be the site of another mishap, if rampant mining under the runway isn't stopped immediately. Laterite rocks are being mined right under the Mangalore's famed tabletop airport which is housed on...
  • Mumbai airport to go for revamp soon 27-08-2010 11:40 AM

    Mumbai: The main Mumbai airport runway will go under repair soon. The renovated airport will ensure timely arrival and departure mandatory for all airlines. Once the repair works start, it would result in reduced work capacity through peak holiday season this winter. Hence, before passengers enjoy a better, upgraded airport,...
  • Drunk man lies on runway, traffic disrupted 28-02-2010 03:37 PM

    The incident has exposed the loopholes in Airport security. ...