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airport security


Four more airports to get CISF security cover soon

March 18, 2018 7:26 pm

The Shirdi airport, they said, could be the first to have the armed security cover by early next month, like 59 civil airports that have a CISF cover in the country at present.

Shirdi Airport to get CISF cover; ISTRAC Port Blair secured

October 12, 2017 5:01 pm

Constructed at an investment of around Rs 350 crore, the airport, with a 2,500 m-long runway, is capable of handling single narrow-body aircraft, such as Airbus A320 and Boeing 737s.

Passenger Service Fee may hike to fill up gap of airports security cost

August 20, 2017 2:25 pm

The Home Ministry had set up a committee to find out the actual cost of providing security in the 98 functional airports while the Civil Aviation Ministry would find out how much revenue it could generate from the PSF, car parking facilities and through rentals in all airports in the country.

Ukranian held for entering Delhi airport on fake ticket

July 26, 2017 9:47 pm

The man was identified as Ukranie national S Podbolotnyy. He told the CISF personnel that he had come to see off his woman friend, who was travelling to Almaty, the official said. He told officials that he used a cancelled ticket to enter the airport terminal, he said.

Airport security: A safety check for better co-ordination

February 10, 2016 2:15 am

After toying with the idea of the proposed Civil Aviation Security Force, the civil aviation ministry has come to the conclusion that airport security will remain with CISF — with a focus on improving communication with Airports Authority of India.

Airports in India: Security air pockets

January 20, 2016 6:05 am

Amid burgeoning threat perceptions across airports, the proposal to cut down on CISF deployment, coupled with other security loopholes, is worrying and calls for a relook.

CCTV network soon to watch 18.8-km airport perimeter

January 29, 2015 12:55 am

“We are looking at installing 111 cameras along the perimeter," said a MIAL officer.

Police sound Air India hijack alert, security beefed up at airports

January 05, 2015 12:51 pm

Security has been stepped up at airports after intelligence agencies warned of a possible hijack attempt.

Police launch probe into threat call to Air India office

January 04, 2015 6:57 pm

An Air India said agencies like the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) are looking into the issue.

CISF to halve airport security check time for passengers

May 26, 2014 12:42 am

Measures taken after survey at Indian airports found out that extended waiting time for security checks was troubling maximum number of air fliers in country.