Air India flight

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Air India Passenger Sent To Jail For Unruly Behaviour

Another incident of unruly behaviour by passenger in a flight was reported. In Mumbai, an Air India passenger was sent to jail, after he misbehaved with the crew members and was caught smoking in the flight.  Later, when he was asked to pay bail amount of Rs 25,000, the accused identified as Ratnakar Dwivedi, he refused to pay the cash amount claiming bail amount to be Rs 250. 

Tue, 14 Mar 2023 - 01:15 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Maharashtra, Mumbai Airport, Court, Air India Passenger, Smoking

Mumbai International Airport

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Mumbai International Airport Switches To Green Energy

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport has switched to green sources for its energy consumption needs. Notably, the airport has procured around 5% of the airport's electricity requirement through its onsite solar generation and the rest 95% from other green sources such as hydro and wind energy, said a statement by CSMIA. Moreover, the airport attained the landmark 100%  utilization of renewable sources of energy in August 2022.… read-more

Mon, 10 Oct 2022 - 08:15 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Mumbai Airport, International Airport, Green Energy, Solar Energy, CSMIA


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Mumbai DRI Arrests 1 Person In Drugs Case, Seizes 16 Kg Heroin

In Mumbai, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) arrested Binu John, a resident of Kerala, for smuggling drugs. The DRI also seized 16kg of heroin which is worth more than Rs 80 crores at the international airport, after receiving information of a man carrying drugs, which was later found in his fake cavity. The DRI also made an arrest in the case and registered a case under the NDPS Act. 

Thu, 06 Oct 2022 - 07:55 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: NDPS Act, Mumbai Airport, Drugs, arrested, Heroin

Mumbai Airport

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Mumbai Airport Receives Mail Warning About Bomb On IndiGo Plans; Security Tightened

The Mumbai International Airport received an email warning about a bomb on an IndiGo airplane, informed officials on October 2. Following the bomb scare, security has been tightened at the airport. The information has been termed a “hoax”. The flight which was mentioned in the mail, was delayed and checked thoroughly. After dismissing the claims, the flight continued to take off and land at Ahmedabad without any hassle.

Sun, 02 Oct 2022 - 02:04 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Maharashtra , Mumbai, Mumbai Airport, Bomb Scare, indigo flight

Courtesy: ANI

Black Cocaine

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NCB Nabs Supplier Of High-Grade Black Cocaine Coming From Brazil At Mumbai Airport; 3.20 Kg Seized

Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) seized 3.20 Kg of black cocaine coming from Brazil at Mumbai airport and nabbed the supplier, on September 29. The accused, a Bolivian lady was reportedly travelling from Brazil to Goa with layovers at Addis Ababa and Mumbai. She was carrying the drugs in 12 tight packets, making use of her luggage’s false cavity. A Nigerian national has also been arrested from Goa regarding the same. 

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 - 06:00 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: NCB, Black Cocaine, Brazil, Mumbai Airport, Bolivia

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

Will Smith

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Will Smith Spotted At Mumbai Airport, 1st Public Appearance Since Oscars Incident

Hollywood actor Will Smith has made his first public appearance since the Oscars incident at the Mumbai airport. He was spotted waving at the paps. The 'Men in Black' actor had received a global backlash last month after physically assaulting comedian Chris Rock at the Oscars over a joke. He has been banned from attending 'The Oscars' for a whole decade now. This is not Will's first visit to India.

Sat, 23 Apr 2022 - 05:00 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Will Smith, Hollywood, Mumbai Airport, Bollywood, Controversy

Courtesy: NDTV

BEST bus

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BEST Launches Direct AC Bus For Airport Terminal 1, 2: Mumbai

In order to make airport travel easier for Mumbai people, the Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport (BEST) launched a new AC bus service for travelling from terminals I, and II, which are 5 km apart. On April 7,  the BMC flagged off the bus, connecting the two terminals, at a price of Rs 50, one-way. The new service would help passengers  to avoid expensive Uber rides, and time.

Fri, 08 Apr 2022 - 10:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: BEST, Mumbai Airport, Terminal I and II, Bus Service, Passengers

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport

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Adani Acquires Mumbai Airport, Controls 33% Of India's Air Cargo

According to a press release, the Adani Group acquires Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) and will begin construction of the greenfield airport in Navi Mumbai. Adani owns a 74% stake in MIAL. Meanwhile, in addition to the six airports, Adani now possesses MIAL. The multinational conglomerate will control 25% of the passenger traffic and 33% of India's air freight, making it India's largest airport infrastructure company.

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 - 06:17 PM / by Umang Bafna

Tags: Mumbai Airport, Gautam Adani, privatization, Adani Groups

Courtesy: Business Standard

Ejaz and Eijaz Khan

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Actor 'Ajaz Khan' Is Arrested, Not 'Eijaz Khan': Bigg Boss-Famed Clarifies

Actor Eijaz Khan has taken to Twitter to clarify that how people confused the arrest of another actor Ajaz Khan with him. Irked with the media blunder, the Bigg Boss-famed actor asked people to "wear their spectacles" before jumping to conclusions. Earlier, on March 31, the NCB had arrested Ajaz Khan from the Mumbai airport after his name popped in the NCB’s interrogation with drug peddler Shadab Shaikh alias Shadab Batata.

Fri, 02 Apr 2021 - 11:48 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Eijaz Khan, Ajaz khan, NCB, Drugs, Mumbai Airport

Courtesy: India .com

Covid-19 Test Kit

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Mumbai Airport Introduces COVID Kit To Provide Results In 13 Minutes

In order to save the time of travellers, the Mumbai International Airport has launched a new COVID-19 testing technology that would provide results in just 13 minutes. ‘ID Now’, the rapid molecular testing kit, is developed by Abbot Laboratories and it falls in accordance with all the COVID-19 standards set by the ICMR. A spokesperson of the airport said the express kit launched on December 15 has garnered flyers' confidence from the first… read-more

Wed, 30 Dec 2020 - 12:33 PM / by Rishika Agarwal

Tags: Covid-19, Covid-19 Test, Mumbai Covid-19 Hotspots, Mumbai Airport

Courtesy: Times of India