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South African woman held at Mumbai airport


August 25th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) A South African woman was Friday arrested for carrying 18 kg of amphetamine, a banned drug, at the Mumbai international airport, a customs official said."We have ... Read more...

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South Africa keen to have Indian investments


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 22 (IANS) South Africa and India are set to reach a target of trade worth $15 billion by 2014 and South Africa is keen about Indian investment ... Read more...

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Passengers stranded as Kingfisher cancels flights


August 8th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Passengers of Kingfisher Airlines were stranded Wednesday as flights from the national capital and Mumbai were cancelled due to a strike by pilots over non-payment ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh assures faster clearance for Navi Mumbai airport


July 30th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Monday said the government would fast-track all clearances required for building the Navi Mumbai International Airport.Singh gave the assurance during ... Read more...

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High aircraft parking charges at Mumbai flayed


July 13th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Business aircraft operators Friday decried the sharp hike in parking penalties for planes at Mumbai airport, terming the move as "illegal and beyond jurisdiction" of private ... Read more...

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New taxiway at Mumbai airport


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) A new rapid-exit taxiway, which will reduce the runway occupancy time of aircraft, was commissioned at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here Wednesday, an official said.... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Mumbai, surrounding areas


July 4th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Mumbai and surrounding areas, including Thane and Raigad, Wednesday, disrupting road and rail traffic, officials here said.Although the downpour offered respite from the ... Read more...

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Pre-departure clearance to aircraft to be upgraded


June 20th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Pre-departure clearance to aircraft by Air Traffic Control (ATC) in India is all set for a major technology upgradation as the Airports Authority of India ... Read more...

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‘Peddlers’ team in customs hassle


May 31st, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) "Peddlers" co-producer Guneet Monga and director Vasan Bala were held up at the Mumbai airport by customs officials for carrying iPads and were released after they ... Read more...

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‘Joker’ features in New York Times, Shirish excited (Movie Snippets)


May 13th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Shirish Kunder is excited to know that his much- anticipated movie "Joker" has featured in New York Times' August movie release schedule."'Joker' features in ... Read more...

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‘Shirin Farhad Ki…’ first and last film: Farah Khan (Movie Snippets)


May 5th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Choreographer-turned-filmmaker Farah Khan, who makes her acting debut with Bela Sehgal's "Shirin Farhad Ki Nikal Padi", says she won't take up any acting assignments now."(Producer) ... Read more...

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SpiceJet makes precautionary landing at Mumbai airport


April 13th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Budget carrier SpiceJet said that its Ahmedabad-to-Chennai flight carrying 106 passengers and crew made a precautionary landing at Mumbai airport early Friday morning due ... Read more...

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Mumbai Airport to close for reconstruction work


February 25th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport will remain closed starting Saturday (today) and the next two Saturdays for five hours each for reconstruction work, an official ... Read more...

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Mumbai airport ranked third for ’service quality’


February 16th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), Mumbai, has been adjudged among the top three performing airports of last year in the airport service quality survey, by the ... Read more...

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Four Nigerians held for cheating


February 1st, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Four Nigerians have been arrested for cheating by using official logos of the union finance ministry, the Airports Authority of India and the International Cricket ... Read more...

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GMR launches ‘Fly via Hyderabad’ campaign in Chhattisgarh


January 27th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 27 (IANS) GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited (GHIAL) Friday launched its 'Fly Hyderabad' campaign in Raipur to attract flyers from central India to travel to and from Hyderabad.The ... Read more...

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Main Mumbai airport runway to shut for 8 hours till May


January 20th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) The main runway of the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here will be shut for eight hours every day from Friday till May 20 for construction of ... Read more...

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Coach rams into Go Air plane at Mumbai airport


December 29th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) In a freak accident, an empty passenger ferry coach rolled forward and rammed into a stationary Go Air plane Thursday morning at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International ... Read more...

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Scam-tainted Congress looks to repeat win in Goa


December 25th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 25 (IANS) Though mired in various scandals and corruption allegations, Goa's ruling Congress party is looking to repeat its win against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) even ... Read more...

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Mallika excited at playing Haryanvi in film


December 9th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) Bollywood's export to Hollywood, Mallika Sherawat, is excited about starting work on her next Hindi film "Kismat Love Paisa Dilli", which has her playing a Haryanvi ... Read more...

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Mumbai airport gets tough with Kingfisher over pending dues


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Concerns grew over Kingfisher Airlines' ability to operate out of Mumbai airport which threatened to put the airline on a cash-and-carry basis -- or pay ... Read more...

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Mumbai airport’s cost escalation: Shivaji statue in blame game


November 11th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) A Mumbai legislator has protested the purported statement of a top official of builder GVK blaming a statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji for the cost escalation of ... Read more...

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Navi Mumbai mulls hovercraft services


November 2nd, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, Nov 2 (IANS) The city administration is planning to reintroduce hovercraft travel between south Mumbai and Navi Mumbai, an official said Wednesday.City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) of ... Read more...

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Kingfisher flight returns to Hyderabad after snag


October 29th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 29 (IANS) A Goa-bound Kingfisher flight, with 50 passengers on board, returned to Hyderabad Airport Saturday as it developed a "technical snag", an airport official said.Flight 4475 Hyderabad-Goa, ... Read more...

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Gandhi souvenirs outlet opened at Mumbai airport


October 2nd, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 2 (IANS) For the first time, souvenirs dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi will be available at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport as part of a special corporate initiative, an ... Read more...

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New taxiway to cut congestion at Mumbai airport


September 27th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) A new taxiway will be built at the Mumbai airport to slash runway occupancy time and reduce congestion, an official said Tuesday.The taxiway shall be constructed ... Read more...

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Air cargo operations launched from Ojhar airport


September 20th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Sep 20 (IANS) Air cargo operations supported by state-of-the-art facilities have been started from Ojhar airport, on the outskirts of this pilgrim and industrial centre in northern Maharashtra, ... Read more...

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Unclaimed bag sparks bomb scare at Mumbai airport


September 16th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) In the third incident of its kind in one week, an unattended baggage found at the Mumbai airport Friday created a security scare and sent officials ... Read more...

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Unattended bags create security scare at Mumbai airport


September 10th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Two incidents of unattended bags lying at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport created a security scare here and sent officials working overtime.Both incidents took place Friday. ... Read more...

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Plane removed, operations resume at Mumbai airport runway


September 5th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Nearly 75 hours after it skidded and got stuck in mud, the stranded Turkish Airlines plane was finally removed from the Mumbai airport runway early Monday, ... Read more...

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Mumbai airport’s main runway not yet functional


September 4th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Mumbai airport's main runway is yet to reopen as the authorities Sunday continued the massive effort of retrieving a Turkish Airlines aircraft that skidded off Friday, ... Read more...

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Herculean efforts on at Mumbai to move stuck aircraft


September 3rd, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Indian authorities Saturday launched massive efforts to retrieve the Turkish Airlines Airbus aircraft which has been stuck in mud off Mumbai airport's main runway, leading to ... Read more...

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Mumbai airport main runway shut till 11 p.m. Saturday


September 3rd, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) The closure of Mumbai airport?s main runway has been extended till 11 p.m. Saturday as work to extricate a Turkish Airlines aircraft from slush continued despite ... Read more...

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Turkish Airlines plane skids; Mumbai airport shut till Saturday


September 3rd, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Mumbai airport's main runway was shut down Friday after a Turkish Airlines Airbus aircraft skidded after landing and got stuck in the soft mud following heavy ... Read more...

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Ekta Kapoor detained at airport, released


August 8th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Television and film producer Ekta Kapoor was detained at the airport here on her way back from Bangkok Sunday night for carrying undeclared goods and ... Read more...

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