At Delhi Airport, full emergency has been declared after a Dubai-bound flight suffered bird hit. According to sources, the FedEx flight had just taken off when it suffered bird hit, leading to a full emergency, to avoid danger of an accident, troubling passengers. Furthermore, the Civil Aviation authority took the decision so that the aircraft could land at the Delhi airport and technicians could check the plane before clearance.
A Delhi-bound Vistara flight on March 14, noon made a go-around scaring passengers. The flight UK 836 which departed from Chennai. Getting into details, Sandeep Amar, a passenger who was on the flight said the flight aborted landing after the flight descended closer to the ground. Amar said, "Everyone was shocked and scared as we came as close as 20-30 meters to the ground and then the flight ascended back-right-up."
The Supreme Court (SC) bench led by CJI DY Chandrachud agreed to the urgent listing of a petition filed by Congress, against the arrest of its spokesperson Pawan Khera. Notably, the petition was filed after Pawan Khera was arrested by Assam Police over a remark against PM Modi, at a public rally. Notably, the Delhi Airport drama unfolded, just a few days after the Modi remark.
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Congress leader staged a protest after leader Pawan Khera was stopped from taking an IndiGo flight. On February 23, Khera has forced to de-board the flight due to a baggage issue. Addressing the media, Khera said, "They said the DCP will meet you. I have been waiting for a long time. There is no sign of law and order." The sit-in right next to the aircraft is underway.
A Russian aeroplane received a bomb threat, following which the Indian Civil Aviation Department alerted at the Delhi Indira Gandhi International Aiport, On October 14, morning, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) received an e-mail warning of a bomb on the flight, with 386 passengers and 14 crew members, who were evacuated immediately. Furthermore, an investigation is also underway in this regard.
A huge ruckus was reported at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, after German carrier Lufthansa airlines cancelled almost all passenger and cargo flights on September 2. The flights were cancelled from Frankfurt and Munich, due to planned strike action by pilots. Notably, the pilots staged a protest strike, amid a hike in salary demands. The cancellation had a direct effect in Delhi, where people gathered outside the airport, demanding… read-more
In Delhi airport's Terminal T-2, a Maruti Swift Dezire stopped right under the nose area of Indigo flight VT-ITJ, on August 2. It was also noted that the car narrowly avoided collision with the aircraft. It was when the flight was set to take off to Patna, the vehicle appeared in the scene. A senior DGCA official ordered probe into the matter, and reportedly, the driver was not drunk.
The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) detained four people and seized foreign currency worth Rs 59 lakh at the Delhi international airport, confirmed police on June 30. As per sources, 2,19,740 Saudi Riyals and USD 15,200 worth about Rs 59 lakh was recovered from a tiffin-box in the name of passengers, travelling from Delhi to Dubai. The four were later handed over to customs officials and a detailed investigation is underway.
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
Trials of full body scanner at Terminal 2 of Indira Gandhi International Airport has been started by Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL). The airport authority stated that the scanners have cleared heath safety standards and will scan the full body without making any contact. Reportedly, the trials will be on real-time basis, and the passengers would have to pass through it during their security check.
In a case related to the seizure of fake Indian currency and gold at Indhira Gandhi International Airport, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed chargesheet against four accused. The case pertains to the seizure of fake currency to the tune of Rs 10 lakh and 175 grams of gold at New Delhi airport, by the customs. The chargesheet has been filed against Mohd Shahjan, Amir-Ul-Haq, Abdul Wahid and Amandeep.