Bengaluru Airport

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Bengaluru Bandh Over Cauvery Water Disturbs People, Airport Cancels 44 Flights

Due to a bandh over the Cauvery water dispute in Bengaluru, not only the locals but people flying to other regions are also suffering. According to sources, Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru reported the cancellation of 44 flights, which included both arrivals and departures. Of the 44 flights, 22 flights were inbound to Bengaluru, while the remaining 22 were outbound. Passengers expressed disappointment over the abrupt… read-more

Fri, 29 Sep 2023 - 12:23 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: bengaluru bandh, Airport, Flight Cancellation, cauvery water dispute, Passengers


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IndiGo Flight Delhi-Doha Diverted To Karachi Amid Medical Emergency

An IndiGo flight diverted to Karachi after a medical emergency was reported onboard. On March 13, an IndiGo flight from Delhi to Doha suddenly had to divert after a passenger Abdullah, a 60-year-old Nigerian national fell ill. Despite attempts to save him, the passenger died on board, confirmed the flight service. The flight was halted at Karachi airport for nearly five hours, and returned to Delhi.

Mon, 13 Mar 2023 - 01:54 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Travel, Passenger Died, Karachi, Airport, Delhi-Doha

Courtesy: NDTV

Delhi Airport

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Indira Gandhi International Airport Bags This Award: Delhi

Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport has been awarded the title of 'Best Airport over 40 million passengers’ category in Asia-Pacific. In addition, the airport has also been given the title of the 'Cleanest Airport' in the Asia-Pacific region. This is the fifth time in a row IGIA has bagged the award for the best airport in the Asia-Pacific region. Delhi Airport was recognised as the finest airport in the Asia-Pacific.

Tue, 07 Mar 2023 - 10:20 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Airport, Pacific Region, Clean Airport, Delhi Government

Courtesy: Zee News India

Gold Bars

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Mumbai Gold Smuggling: Customs Seize 12 Kg Gold Worth Rs 5.38 Cr, Detains 6 Persons

Mumbai Airport customs on September 11, seized 12 Kg gold worth Rs 5.38 crore in the airport. A Sudanese passenger reportedly smuggled the gold wearing a specially belt. Repeatedly, some passengers tried to facilitate his escape, but was overpowered. Furthermore, six persons have been detained in connection to the incident, and six others are being deported, as per a statement released by Customs.

Sun, 11 Sep 2022 - 11:57 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Maharashtra , Mumbai, Airport, Customs, Gold Smuggling

Courtesy: ANI

Airport construction

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Hollongi Greenfield Airport In Arunachal Pradesh Titled 'Donyi Polo'

The Arunachal Pradesh administration has named the Itanagar airport, which is currently under construction, "Donyi Polo Airport." The name of Itanagar's lone airport would signify the tribally dominating state's long-standing customs and rich cultural history, as well as the populace's long-standing indigenous veneration for the Sun (Donyi) and the Moon (Polo). Itanagar's "Donyi Polo Airport" will be Arunachal Pradesh's third airport,… read-more

Fri, 05 Aug 2022 - 05:11 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Arunachal Pradesh, Airport, Hollongi greenfield airport, Donyi Polo, Itanagar

Courtesy: Zee news


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Customs Agents Detain Man, Seize Air Weapons Worth Rs 20 Lakhs At Lucknow Airport

Customs officials apprehended a traveler who had come in from Dubai and confiscated air guns, telescopic sights, and weapons accessories worth Rs. 20,54,000 on July 19 at Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport in Lucknow. The person attempted to proceed via the green channel without making any declarations to Customs but was stopped due to database analysis. Additional investigations are being performed. 

Wed, 20 Jul 2022 - 11:50 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Lucknow, Airport, airguns, arrest, Dubai

Courtesy: ANI

Deoghar Airport

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PM Narendra Modi Inaugurates Deoghar Airport, Launches Maiden Flight From Deoghar To Kolkata

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 657-acre, Rs 401 crore Deoghar airport. He also signaled the departure of first IndiGo flight from Deoghar to Kolkata from the new airport. In next few days, the airport will be connected to Ranchi, Patna, and Delhi. IndiGo announced on July 12 that there will be four weekly flights connecting Deoghar and Kolkata. The airport will also connect Jharkhand, northern West Bengal, and south-eastern Bihar… read-more

Tue, 12 Jul 2022 - 05:50 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Deoghar Airport, Kolkata, IndiGo, Airport

Courtesy: Zee news


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DGCA Lays Down Conditions For Compensation When Airlines Deny Boarding To Passengers

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has laid down the conditions for compensation when a passenger is denied boarding. When boarding is denied to a passenger, the airlines must arrange an alternate flight within one hour. Failing to do so, the airlines is liable to pay Rs 10,000 and arrange an alternate flight withing 24 hours. The airlines is liable to pay Rs 20,000 if it exceeds 24 hours.

Tue, 14 Jun 2022 - 07:45 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Airlines , DGCA, Denied Boarding, Airport, Fligh Ticket

Courtesy: ANI

Face Masked Passengers

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DCGI Issues New Covid-19 Norms, Makes Mask Mandatory

Amid Delhi High Court (HC) orders, the aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation issued new Covid-19 norms for passengers. On June 8, the DCGA said, at airports, and aircrafts, masks will be mandatory throughout the journey. However, the norms permit mask removal only under exceptional circumstances. Furthermore, if anyone violates the law, he/she should face actions, including being on "no-fly list" and treated as unruly… read-more

Wed, 08 Jun 2022 - 08:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: DCGA, Aviation Regulator, Mandatory Face Mask, Airport, Covid-19

Vistara Airlines

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Vistara Launches New Security Check Procedure For Business Class Passengers: London Airport

Vistara has introduced a fast-track security clearance system for business class customers travelling from London's Heathrow airport on its journey to Delhi. Every day, Vistara operates a Boeing 787-9 on the Delhi-London-Delhi route. Vinod Kannan, the airline's CEO, characterised London as the "crown jewel" among the airline's ten non-Indian destinations. The services began at London Heathrow Airport from May 11.

Sun, 15 May 2022 - 08:45 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Vistara Airlines, london, London airport, Airport, Business Class

Courtesy: Zee News