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Chandigarh airport


Change name of Chandigarh airport, appeals Sikh group

October 30, 2019 2:05 pm

General Secretary of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Seva Society, H S Sabharwal, said they had written to various authorities, including the Chief Minister of Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh, and the Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar, for the purpose.

Pilot cites low fuel, Air India flight to Delhi takes off after high drama

August 30, 2019 4:44 am

The flight (AI-9832) that was to depart from Chandigarh Airport for New Delhi at 7.50 pm eventually took off around 10.10 pm. One of the passengers booked on the flight told Chandigarh Newsline that the pilot refused to fly the airplane citing “fuel shortage”.

Court stays licence termination notice by Chandigarh airport to CITCO till August 14

August 10, 2019 3:33 pm

The court of Civil Judge Simran Singh stayed the notice after considering the pleadings of both the counsels. The matter will now come for hearing on August 14.

‘Someone is taking advantage of our lack of technical knowledge’

February 22, 2019 8:31 am

The court was informed that at present the airport, is operational from 7 am to 5.45 pm hours from Monday to Saturday, and 1 pm to 5.45 pm on Sundays.

Mockery of court: HC summons Punjab chief secretary, AGs to hearings

February 22, 2019 7:54 am

As the court was angry over the lack of action in the matter related to the encroachment, it asked Assistant General of India Chetan Mittal regarding his earlier statement that Punjab had earned Rs 10,000 crore because of the airport.

31 acres needed for proposed Chandigarh airport project: Study

August 28, 2018 8:36 am

The DMRC, under its head, Planning Parameters, stated that proper signage is to be provided on both the entries and also in between to pre-warn the drivers about the maximum speed allowed on this road connectivity.

Alternative route to Chandigarh airport to cost Rs 1,217 crore: DMRC study

August 28, 2018 8:18 am

The total length of this road connectivity is 6.41 km, including approaches and clover leaves. Out of this, 3.458 km is at grade (means main road), 1.88 km is underground (tunnel) and 1.072 km elevated.

Gold seized since 2016 remains unclaimed at Chandigarh airport, say officials

July 05, 2018 7:55 am

“Carrying gold without declaring comes under act of smuggling. No person is coming forward because the entire racket is operated by gangs. Even if they come to claim it, they will face the law,” said a DRI official.

Chandigarh airport: Gold worth over Rs 21 lakh seized at airport, man held

June 13, 2018 2:46 am

A senior DRI official told Chandigarh Newsline that acting on a prior input, a DRI team caught a person who was carrying gold with him. The passenger, sources said, was acting as a courier and had travelled to Bangkok last week. The gold was hidden inside his rectum.

Chandigarh airport to get three more aerobridges, conveyor belt

June 07, 2018 5:03 am

Currently, there are three aerobridges, but only two are operational. “The Chandigarh airport authority will install three more aerobridges.