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PMC supply falls short, airport struggles to meet daily water demand

AAI officials said presently, the airports gets about 35 thousand litres of water from the PMC, which is not enough for the 22,466 passengers (as per the Environmental Status Report presented by the PMC) who visit the airport every day.

Soaring high: With better facilities and expansion in full swing, Pune airport eyes international status

Once the airport gets the international tag, foreign airlines will be able to start operations from Pune, said Airport Director Ajay Kumar


Pune: Authorities plan special freight aircraft at Lohegaon airport

Director Pune Airport Ajay Kumar said since the volume of the domestic cargo at Pune Airport is growing at a phenomenal, the plan to expand the capacity is on the anvil.

Passenger traffic at Pune airport grows at 29 per cent, fastest in western region

The feat is remarkable considering that Pune is the only airport among top airports (handling more than 5 million passengers per annum) operating only ‘Code C’ aircraft.

Last hurdle cleared: Aviation ministry approves Purandar site for new airport

The ministry’s nod comes three months after the Ministry of Defence’s No-objection Certificate, which had given a much-needed push to the project that had been stuck for many years.

7-hour delay leaves 171 passengers stranded at Pune airport

Passengers claimed that GoAir staffers at the airport “only made piecemeal announcements”. They kept assuring us that the flight will depart in an hour, a passenger claimed. The GoAir 283, which was scheduled to depart at 7.40 am on Sunday, departed at 3.30 pm.


At Pune airport, restaurants ignore directive, overcharge passengers for water, tea and coffee

They were asked to sell water and hot beverages at ‘economical prices’

Over 4-hour delay leaves 125 stranded at Pune airport

A majority of passengers decided to cancel their tickets after waiting for several hours.

Pune airport may go silent soon, proposal awaits final approval

Already, airports in Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Chennai have gone silent.

ISIS recruit heading to Syria detained at Pune airport

At least 14 youths have been arrested early this year by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) as part of its probe on indoctrination of youths by the banned terror group.