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Security upped at Pune Airport

January 21, 2020 1:07 am

“The presence of security personnel in and around the airport has been increased. We have instructed all airlines to conduct a thorough security check inside the aircraft as well,” said a senior Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) officer from New Delhi.

Pune airport among 8 selected in India to test AI-run baggage screening system

January 11, 2020 10:19 am

The system is an AI-based solution developed to enhance security at airports, said AAI officials.

Runway closures in Mumbai hit operations at Pune airport

July 10, 2019 7:47 am

Airline sources say the delays also mean that airlines have to struggle to manage cabin crews.

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

October 15, 2018 3:40 am

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

October 14, 2018 7:59 am

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

September 01, 2018 5:59 am

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

July 10, 2018 8:12 am

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

May 09, 2018 1:07 am

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

January 15, 2018 8:43 am

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

December 23, 2017 5:47 am

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