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    Mumbai: No handing over of airport land

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday refused to hand over a piece of land near the T2 terminal of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport to four original owners of the land. The owners demanded possession of their land, which had been acquired by the Central government for ‘public purpose’ in 1953. The court considered the fact that the owners had moved the court after more six decades and accordingly imposed a

  • Gold worth Rs 2.59 crore seized from Dubai-Mumbai Jet Airways flight

    Mumbai: Gold bars worth over Rs 2.59 crore were recovered from a Jet Airways flight at the international airport here on Tuesday. Acting on a specific input, the Air Intelligence Unit of Customs searched a Jet Airways flight, which had arrived from Dubai, an official said.

  • Ex-SIMI member held at airport

    Mumbai: Anti-Terrorism Squad of Maharashtra on Saturday apprehended a former Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) member from the international airport here.

  • Huge blast near Damascus airport, ‘probably’ Israeli strike

    Beirut : A huge explosion hit near Damascus International Airport early on Thursday setting off large fires, with Syrian regime ally Hezbollah saying it was “probably” the result of an Israeli air strike.

  • AI crew held for smuggling banned drug to US

    New Delhi: A cabin crew member of national carrier Air India has been arrested at international airport here for allegedly trying to smuggle about 300 bottles of a banned drug to the US.

  • Navi Mumbai Airport to become MRO hub

    Mumbai : With the availability 160 hectares area of land, Navi Mumbai International Airport (NMIA) will soon get a state-of art Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility.

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    Intl operations from Tirupati airport to begin by June end

    Vijayawada: International operations from Tirupati Airport will begin by June end, with initial flights to the US and the middle-east (via New Delhi), a senior Andhra Pradesh government official said today.

  • Man arrested at Mumbai airport with Gold bars worth Rs 1.65 cr

    Mumbai : A passenger coming from Singapore was detained by Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) at Mumbai International Airport on Friday and 52 foreign marked gold bars of 116.6 gms each whose total value is Rs.1.65 crore were seized. The total weight of 52 gold bars is 6.054 kg.

  • Air passenger caught trying to smuggle 7kg of gold

    Mumbai : The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) on Monday arrested a person for attempting to smuggle 7kg of gold out of the international airport here. AIU recovered seven gold bars of one kg each from the passenger, who arrived from Paris.

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    South African woman held with drugs worth Rs 20 crore

    Kochi: A South African woman has been arrested after over 14 kg of drugs, worth Rs 20 crore, were allegedly recovered from her at the international airport at Nedumbassery here. Customs officials said the woman was about to leave for Doha last evening when the drugs were detected in her baggage.

  • IGRMS expo at airport opens today

    BHOPAL: Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sanghralaya, in collaboration with Raja Bhoj International Airport, organised a special exhibition of tribal and folk paintings in the security hold area of the international airport. The exhibition will be inaugurated by Alok Sanjar, MP and Rameshwar Sharma, MLA on Wednesday.

  • Air Arabia flight suffers bird hit, lands safely in Jaipur

    Jaipur: A Sharjah-bound Air Arabia flight with 165 passengers onboard suffered a bird hit during take off at the international airport here forcing the aircraft to land back, airport authorities said. There was a minor technical fault in the plane, and 165 passengers were safe, they said. The incident occurred yesterday at around 6:00 am when the flight took off from the Jaipur International Airport and had to make an emergency landing after a bird

  • Kozhikode airport clash: 15 booked for murder

    Kozhikode/New Delhi : Flight operations resumed at the Karipur international airport in Kerala on Thursday after an over 6-hour shutdown following last night’s violent clashes between CISF and AAI personnel that left a jawan dead, prompting the authorities to book 15 people for murder.

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    Rail tickets at Delhi airport for Nepal evacuees

    New Delhi: Indian Railways has opened reservation counters at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) to provide immediate rail tickets to people evacuated to Delhi from quake-hit to help them undertake their onward journeys in a smooth manner.

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    AI flight forced to return to Newark after engine trouble

    New Delhi: A Mumbai-bound Air India flight from Newark Liberty International Airport with over 250 persons on board was forced to return and make an emergency landing today due to a serious engine problem, sources said. The pilot, however, made a safe landing, they said. “The flight had taken off for Mumbai at around 1650 hours (US time) and landed back at Newark (US) after being airborne for about two hours due to violent vibrations