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Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport


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.

Mumbai: Man held with watches worth Rs 53 lakh at airport

December 20, 2018 2:18 am

Identified as Hatim Kothari, he was intercepted by the Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of Customs on the intervening night of December 11 and 12 on his arrival from Hong Kong.

WATCH: Passenger suffers cardiac arrest at Mumbai airport, saved by quick thinking CISF men

October 29, 2018 3:24 pm

The first aid treatment given by the CISF personnel proved vital as the passenger, who was later shifted to Nanavati Hospital, is reported to be in a stable condition.

Mumbai: Maintenance, repair at airport hit over 200 flights

October 24, 2018 2:06 am

Most airlines accommodated passengers either in their morning or evening flights by combining flights.On an average, the CSIA handles 1,000 flights a day.