Tag: Airport

Airport-like Railway Station
Bhubaneswar Railway Station Will Be Redeveloped On Par With International Airports

The Bhubaneswar railway station will be upgraded on par with world-class airports with all modern facilities, informed Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw.

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  • Tuesday, 18 October 2022
Mumbai International Airport switches to Green sources
Mumbai International Airport switches to Green sources

CSMIA was the first in India to launch hybrid technology which solely runs on green energy since April 2022, thus enabling a highly efficient and low carbon future for aviation.

  • Monday, 10 October 2022
Man held with foreign currency worth Rs 54L at IGI airport

The passenger was later identified as Jaswinder Singh, who was supposed to travel from Delhi to Dubai by a SpiceJet flight.

  • Wednesday, 07 September 2022
India govt aims to operationalise 100 airports by 2024
India govt aims to operationalise 100 airports by 2024

The Government has set a target to operationalise 100 airports by 2024 subject to availability of supporting infrastructure such as land, statutory approvals etc.

  • Friday, 29 July 2022
International Travellers To Go To Quarantine In India
All International Travellers To Go For 7-Day Home Quarantine On Arrival In India

India on Friday revised the existing guidelines for all international arrivals in India in view of the rising Covid cases and the Omicron threat, to make seven days home quarantine mandatory.

  • Friday, 07 January 2022
Controversy surfaces over naming Jharsuguda airport

Bhubaneswar: Controversy surfaced over naming of Jharsuguda airport after Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha denied receiving any proposal in the form of a resolution from the State government while Odisha CM had written a letter to the Centre urging to name the new airport after freedom fighter Veer Surendra Sai. In […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
2 Bhubaneswar-bound flights diverted to Kolkata due to bad weather

Bhubaneswar: Heavy rains today lashed the city affecting flight operations at the Biju Patnaik International Airport here. At least two flights- Bangalore- Bhubaneswar Indigo and Hyderabad-Bhubaneswar AirAsia- had to be diverted mid air due to harsh weather conditions, airport authorities confirmed Gusty wind accompanied by rains lashed most parts of the State including the twin […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Jharsuguda airport may miss deadline

  Jharsuguda: Launch of flight operations from Odisha’s second commercial airport at Jharsuguda may get delayed. Though June 14 is the scheduled date for launch of flight services, the new airport has not received Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) license and training of security officials is still incomplete, sources said while citing reasons that could lead […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Pradhan seeks expeditious construction of new airport in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan in a letter to Union Civil Aviation Minister, Suresh Prabhu has requested to expedite and hasten the process of construction and development of a new airport in Bhubaneswar. Pradhan in his letter stated, “As the construction and development of the airport takes considerable time, this process needs to be […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
NRIs with 5 kg gold detained at Bhubaneswar airport

Bhubaneswar: Choosing the Biju Patnaik International Airport to smuggle gold proved costly for three NRIs from Kuala Lumpur who arrived here today.  All the three were detained by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence officials and 5 kgs gold worth Rs 1.82 crore was seized from their possession. They are being interrogated. Acting on a tip-off, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Shaded walkway, canopy at Bhubaneswar airport soon

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to introduce better facilities for passengers and provide high quality, safe and customer-oriented services, the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) on Friday took a new initiative to construct a shaded walkway and canopy for vehicular lanes in front of the Domestic Terminal Building (T-1) in Lane 2. The project will come […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
‘Best practices exercise’ conducted at Bhubaneswar airport for nationwide implementation

Bhubaneswar: With regional air connectivity and number of air travellers likely to increase following implementation of Central scheme Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN), the Airports Authority of India (AAI) today kicked off a tabletop exercise to examine airport emergency best practices which would be implemented throughout the country. As many as 25 directors of […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Bhubaneswar airport soon to get rid of handbag stamping

Bhubaneswar: A trial run to stop stamping of handbags will begin at the Bhubaneswar airport from June 5 as per Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) sources. The week long trial will only be for domestic flyers, said CISF officials. Beginning June 1, five airports – Chennai, Jaipur, Lucknow, Patna, Trivandrum and Guwahati, will end stamping ”security […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
POK surgical strike: High alert sounded in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A state of high alert has been issued in Odisha following the surgical strike across the Line of Control (LoC) by the Indian Army on the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday. Director General of Police (DGP) KB Singh said security at all vital establishments and defence set ups have been beefed up following […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
World's largest airport 'under one roof' to open in Istanbul

Istanbul: The world’s largest airport terminal “under one roof” with a capacity to serve 90 million passengers will be officially opened on October 29 in Istanbul, Turkey. Dubbed as phase-1A of the project – Istanbul New Airport – will have a capacity to handle 90 million passenger per year, making it the largest such facility […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021