Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport


Explained: Why local people want Navi Mumbai airport to be named after DB Patil, not Bal Thackeray

June 25, 2022 1:05 pm

Massive protests against a proposal to name the upcoming Navi Mumbai international airport after Bal Thackeray have rocked Navi Mumbai, Raigad, Thane, and Palghar. Who was DB Patil, and why is he such a hero in this area?

Singapore Airlines resumes Airbus A380 services from Mumbai

March 16, 2022 3:34 pm

Singapore Airlines' Airbus A380 comes with 471 seats in four classes: six suites and 78 business class seats on the upper deck, as well as 44 premium economy class and 343 economy class seats on the main deck.

Festive buzz leads to chaotic scenes at airport, T1 to now open on Oct 13

October 09, 2021 1:05 am

The terminal has been shut since the Covid-19 pandemic erupted last March. Only T2 has remained functional.

Mumbai: Zambian woman held at airport with 3.5 kg of heroin

September 24, 2021 8:23 pm

During the course of the investigation, officials learnt that the woman is a housewife in Zambia and not part of a drug cartel.

At Mumbai airport, passengers wait in long queues for RT-PCR tests

December 04, 2020 11:30 am

Those with no report have to be tested at the station or airport before they can go home. Soon after the order was issued, the airport authorities had raised concerns regarding the lack of manpower to conduct the entire process.

Mumbai airport extends Covid testing facility for departing passengers

October 18, 2020 11:39 am

Airport officials said the test report will take 8-12 hours and can be mailed digitally to passengers or a passenger can book a slot and get himself or herself tested beforehand to get a physical copy while departing.

Lockdown impact: Mumbai airport saw sharpest decline in pollution

September 05, 2020 10:24 am

The average AQI (air quality index) recorded at the international airport during the pre-lockdown period was 153.05, which falls in the “moderate” category. The average AQI recorded at the station during lockdown was 54.41, falling in the “satisfactory” category.

At Mumbai airport: Miscommunication, frustrated travellers and absent ground staff

July 03, 2019 5:51 am

The cancellation and delays started after a SpiceJet flight skidded off the main runway on Monday night. Airport authorities said in a tweet that the secondary runway was being used on Tuesday and it may take up to 48 hours to make the main runway completely operational again.

Runway repair work to hit flight operations at Mumbai airport

February 02, 2019 8:29 pm

According to CSIA spokesperson, both the main runway and the secondary runway will remain closed on the said days due to recarpeting work going on at their intersection. However, the airport will operate the whole day on March 21.

Mumbai: Flight makes emergency landing

December 23, 2018 1:30 am

Due to a technical issue, Kuwait Airlines flight KU 304, which took off from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport to Kuwait City had to turn around and make an emergency landing on Saturday.