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Indian Railway Stations may look alike Airports Very Soon
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
Indian Railway Stations may look alike Airports Very Soon. But Extra fees will be charged from the customers or passengers itself. Watch this video to know more.
Flyers alert! Strike at German airports affects over 100,000 passengers
Thu, Jan 10, 2019
Over one lakh travellers are estimated to be affected as security workers staged an all-day strike at several German airports on Thursday over a pay dispute, aviation authorities said.
Most punctual airlines and airports in the world: Check who tops the list
Tue, Jan 08, 2019
Are you a frequent flyer? Disgusted with the delay of the airlines every other time? Then, there is good news for you. OAG Aviation Worldwide Ltd has released a list of most punctual airlines of the world.
Aviation tips: Never buy these 5 things at airports
Wed, Jul 25, 2018
If you are frequent air traveler, you will notice that fair pricing is a rare thing at airports. A captive audience of consumers is deliberately targetted with marked up prices of goods. Admittedly, at airports, costs of retailers rise, but the hike in prices is totally abnormal.
Railways, Airlines be aware! Rains to increase further in Mumbai by July 02, says Skymet
Sat, Jun 30, 2018
In past two days, the India’s financial hub Mumbai has been receiving fruitful rains across areas, which makes monsoon quite enjoyable. The airlines and railways have been operating in a peaceful manner.
Monsoon forecast: Railways, airlines, passengers to take a hit in these cities
Sat, Jun 30, 2018
While the Monsoon is a good time for Indian farmers, heavy rains become a cause of concern for transporters like airlines and Railways.
Hi-tech baggage scanners to be installed at 9 airports
Thu, Feb 08, 2018
In a bid to enhance passenger convenience at airports, the AAI has placed an order worth over USD 50 million with global leader Smiths Detection for hold-baggage scanners, which will be installed in nine airports across the country.
Infrastructure allocation enhanced to Rs 5.97 lakh crore in budget
Thu, Feb 01, 2018
The government has also given thrust upon developing disaster resilient infrastructure with an allocation of Rs 60 crore in 2018-19.
Season's 'worst fog' hits over 350 flights at Delhi airport
Mon, Jan 01, 2018
Over 350 planes flying into and out of Delhi were delayed, diverted or cancelled as the season's "worst" fog reduced visibility to 50 metres at the Indira Gandhi International Airport on the New Year's eve.
Udan scheme round-II: Government receives 141 proposals for air routes
Wed, Nov 15, 2017
The government on Tuesday said it has received 141 proposals from airlines and chopper companies to operate flight services under the second round of air regional connectivity -- Udan scheme -- that aims to connect unserved and under-served airports.
Indian airports need to treble airport capacity in 10 years; capex to reach Rs 2.4 lakh crore
Mon, Oct 09, 2017
Airport infrastructure need a lot more funding than what was put in a decade ago on robust air traffic growth.
British Airways partially restores London airport service
Mon, May 29, 2017
In a statement shared on the company`s Facebook page, BA said: "Although some of the IT systems have returned, there will be some knock-on disruption to our schedules as aircraft and crews are out of position around the world."
Stamping of hand baggage to continue for those flying abroad
Fri, Mar 31, 2017
The hand baggage of passengers flying out of the country will continue to be stamped at all the seven airports where this practice will end tomorrow for domestic travellers, officials said here today.
CISF decides to stop stamping hand bags at these seven airports from April 1
Thu, Mar 30, 2017
Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Thursday said that it will do away with stamping of hand baggage tags at seven major airports with effect from April 1.
IATA questions laptop ban on some flights to US, UK
Wed, Mar 29, 2017
"The current measures are not an acceptable long-term solution to whatever threat they are trying to mitigate. Even in the short term it is difficult to understand their effectiveness. And the commercial distortions they create are severe," Alexandre de Juniac, IATA Director General and CEO, said.
New airport development costs to reach Rs 30,000 crore, says Jayant Sinha
Tue, Mar 21, 2017
Aviation Minister Jayant Sinha in a reply to Rajya Sabha questions on Tuesday said that the estimated cost for developing new ‘Greenfield’ airports will be nearly Rs 30,000 crore.
JSW Group looks to enter into civil aviation market
Mon, Feb 27, 2017
Steel and infrastructure conglomerate, Jindal Steel Works Group has offered bids to enter the civil aviation market, sources said on Monday.
Biometric security check may soon be reality at airports
Fri, Dec 23, 2016
"Modernisation is a continuous process and they will keep at it. I am not at BCAS or DGCA... We have to give them the policy frame (work). That is what we have done and we are working," Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju.
Govt plans to double airport count in 2-3 years: Jayant Sinha
Sun, Nov 20, 2016
On expansion of airports, he said most airports in India face capacity issues.
Govt clears four new airports worth Rs 2,300 crore
Mon, Sep 26, 2016
The three airports in Andhra Pradesh include Bhogapuram, Dagadarthi (Nellore) and Orvakallu (Kurnool). The airport recommended for 'site clearance’ will come up in Kothagudem in Telangana.