West Bengal  /  Published 25.02.22

Bagdogra to shut in April

The Airports Authority of India has formally notified that flight operations at Bagdogra airport will remain closed from April 11 to 26 for refurbishing works on the sole runway. The AAI announced th...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

India  /  Published 11.02.22

Norms eased for travellers

Fully vaccinated travellers arriving in India will no longer need to furnish pre-travel Covid-19 test results, the Union health ministry said on Thursday, announcing updated travel guidelines that als...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

News  /  Published 10.02.22

Kolkata airport wins laurels

The six other AAI airports are Chennai, Goa, Pune, Patna, Bhubaneswar and Chandigarh, which took part in the ACI-ASQ survey in 2021. The Airports Council International had initiated the ‘Vo...
By My Kolkata Web Desk, Agencies in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.21

AAI to visit north Bengal airports

A delegation of Airports Authority of India (AAI) will visit three defunct airports in north Bengal this week and scrutinise the readiness of the facilities and report to the Centre, which will then t...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 12.09.21

Adani tag out of Mangaluru airport

After months of sustained protests by local social activists, the tag 'Adani airports' has been removed from the name boards of the Mangaluru International Airport (MIA). The original name bo...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mangaluru


World  /  Published 10.09.21

Air travel now: deathly silence

To understand how very different the experience of flying was before Sep. 11, 2001, consider this story from Felix Hernandez about ordering pizza. In 1999, Hernandez was the pilot on a Trans World Air...
By Peter Kujawinski in New York

Business  /  Published 10.09.21

Calcutta picked as plane repair hub

The Calcutta airport has been picked as one of the eight prospective maintenance hubs by the civil aviation ministry.  Under the new policy for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) servic...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 07.09.21

Mumbai: 4x traffic in airport

The onset of the festive season coupled with some countries easing visa and travel curbs helped Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) to post a nearly four-fold growth...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 04.08.21

RS: Bill on small airports passed

The Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned till Thursday amid continuous protests by opposition parties over the Pegasus snooping controversy, and issues of farm laws and price rise. However, the Upp...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 22.07.21

Advisory groups for aviation

The civil aviation ministry has formed three advisory groups to deliberate and resolve challenges faced by the sector, an official statement said on Wednesday.  The group will include airli...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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