Delhi IGI airport Terminal 2 gets Express check-in facility! Flyers can head straight to boarding area

The Terminal 2 of Delhi Airport handles as many as 45,000 domestic passengers daily. Out of which, over 13,000 passengers travel without any check-in baggage. This roughly makes 30 percent of the total domestic flyers
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Kerala rains leave Cochin International Airport in a mess! Runway area water-logged; flight ops suspended

The flight operations were suspended as there was a rise in water level in Periyar river and a canal adjacent to Cochin International Airport due to heavy rains in the state.

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Delhi Airport is expanding! IGI airport to have 4 runways, facial recognition, self-baggage drop; top 10 facts

DIAL, that runs the Delhi Airport, has exuded confidence that passenger handling capacity will go up to 100 million passengers per annum (MPPA) by 2022.

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Leaking infrastructure! Portion of ceiling slab falls at Mumbai airport’s T2; watch video

While Mumbai airport has two terminals- T1 and T2, all the international flights arrive and depart from Terminal 2. A few domestic airlines such as Air India, Jet Airways and Vistara also operate thei


Modi government may lease out 10 airports including Varanasi, Patna, Amritsar under PPP model

Unlike the last round, the probable list for privatisation includes loss-making airports like Indore and Raipur

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Dholera International Airport: India’s 1st futuristic city to get new greenfield airport; 5 cool facts

The Dholera International Airport is a part of Dholera Special Investment Region (Dholera SIR) of Gujarat government, located at a distance of 100 kilometres south west of Ahmedabad.

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Soon you can fly to Kuala Lumpur, Kathmandu, Yangon, Hanoi from Guwahati under UDAN scheme; details here

Under the UDAN scheme, the state government provides subsidy for the difference between the cost of airline operations on a route and the expected revenues from that route.

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Fly paperless from Bengaluru airport! Passengers can board flights without showing documents at every point

Flyers can simply enrol their ID and biometric data along with with their flight details ahead of entering the Terminal in Kempegowda International Airport (BLR), Bengaluru.

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Big relief for air travellers! Dholera International Airport project cleared to take off

The first phase of the Rs 2,000-crore greenfield airport, which would ease congestion at the Ahmedabad airport, is likely to be operational by the year 2024.

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SpiceJet aircraft stuck at runway: How DGCA is avoiding Mumbai airport shutdown-like situation for other airports

The disabled aircraft recovery kit in airports and aerodromes plays a pivotal role in case an aircraft gets stuck on the runway. The disabled aircraft recovery kit is deployed to extract and remove an


Jewar airport on fast-track! GMR, Adani, L&T, Reliance Infra in race for Rs 16,000 crore project

Jewar Airport: The bidding for Jewar project is expected to witness keen competition between existing players and new entrants as it will be the second airport in the national capital region. It will

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Pakistan opens airspace for all civilian traffic; Indian flights to operate soon

"Pakistan has permitted all airlines to fly through its airspace from around 12.41 am today. Indian airline operators will start using normal routes through Pakistan airspace soon," the sources said.

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Major safety loopholes at Chennai, Ahmedabad Airports! DGCA issues show-cause notices; check details

The inspection by DGCA officials revealed that concrete slabs, open concrete chambers were found on the runway strip and a number of large loose stones were found at the runway end safety area in Chen

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Bad news! Mumbai airport main runway unlikely to open today; several flights, full operations hit

Operations from the main runway of the city airport, which has been shut since Monday night due to the skidding of a SpiceJet aircraft and the subsequent blocking of a part of the runway, is unlikely

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Modi Cabinet approves leasing out three major airports – Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Mangaluru

The Adani group had also won the bids to operate the Jaipur, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram airports, owned by the AAI.

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Centre soon to take view on Kerala govt bid to run Thiruvananthapuram international airport

"This is privatisation (of Thiruvananthapuram airport). One private bidder has got it and then the Kerala government is apparently a second bidder. We have to examine that bid. I have seen a communica

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DGCA warns airlines, says aircraft landing with unstabilised approach in bad weather to attract punitive action

The circular, titled 'Monsoon Operations', comes as the main runway at Mumbai airport continues to remain shut after a SpiceJet plane from Jaipur veered off it while landing and got stuck in the adjac

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Good news for Mumbaikars! Mumbai airport main runway likely to be operational soon; check details

In more woes for airlines, the main runway of the Mumbai airport is likely to remain closed for flight operations till Thursday as it will take more time to remove the SpiceJet plane that was stuck pa

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Hyderabad airport launches Face Recognition system for entry on pilot basis

The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here has initiated Face Recognition (FR) system on a trial basis for passengers for entry into the aerodrome, sources said Tuesday.

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Aviation sector: Turbulence in wake of Jet Airways closure

The capacity deficit caused by the event will take time to be filled, say experts.

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Airport tariffs to soar at Delhi’s IGI airport, go down at Mumbai

Airports of Delhi and Mumbai will have new passenger tariffs by the end of 2019, an Airports Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA) official said . The user charges for both passengers and airlines at t

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Flying in and out of Kerala? No daytime flights for 4 months from Cochin International Airport! Check details

According to the airport operator, Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL), there will be no daytime flight service for four months due to runway re-carpeting works.


India to get modernised air traffic management! AAI inks pact with Boeing; check details

Under the project, Boeing will work closely with aviation regulator DGCA, airlines operating in India, airport operators and stakeholders.


PM Modi impressed with Cochin International Airport! 10 facts about world’s 1st fully solar-powered airport

On an average, the airport, receives 1.62 lakhs units of power in a day through the solar plant, whereas the daily consumption of power stands at around 1.52 lakhs units.

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