Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) has set up a "Integrated Security Check Point" in Terminal 2 (T2). All international and domestic travellers would exit through T2, receive a common security clearance at Level 04, and proceed to the appropriate e-gates for the first time at any airport in India at this integrated security checkpoint. Then, every departing traveller goes to the relevant "Security Holding Area" (SHA). The particular... Read More
On May 10th, Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA), one of India's busiest airports, will be closed for six hours. The airport's runways must be prepared for the considerable rains that Mumbai experiences every year as the monsoon season approaches. Mumbai airport will close its runways from 11:00 to 17:00 on May 10th, in keeping with its annual tradition of pre-monsoon repairs and maintenance. "All operations will resume as usual... Read More
Tribunal Refrains Mumbai Airport Authorities From Removing Jet Airways’ Assets From Airport Premises
In an interim relief to Jet Airways, the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has ordered Mumbai International Airport Ltd (MIAL) to not remove the airline’s assets from Mumbai airport premises, including its hangar. The tribunal has also directed the airport authorities not to deny Jet Airways’ representatives from accessing its assets at the airport. In the order, the tribunal noted that although Jet Airways has stopped its operations, its former... Read More
Mumbai Airport Covid Guidelines Revised, Rapid RT-PCR Made Compulsory for All International Travellers
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has revised Mumbai airport covid guidelines on January 4 that all overseas travellers arriving at the Mumbai airport will be required to undergo a rapid RT-PCR test. Only international travellers travelling from ‘at-risk nations’ were required to undergo airport RT PCR test. Now Mumbai airport Rapid RT-PCR applies to all international travellers arriving in Mumbai, regardless of whether they came from an at-risk country or... Read More
To adhere to the recent Central Government’s guidelines on Omicron, Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) have improved the testing facilities. The authorities have established new 100 registration counters and 60 sampling booths at the airport. They also added 100 rapid RT-PCR testing machines. In a relief to the passengers, rapid RT-PCR now costs Rs 3900 instead of the old rate of Rs 4500. Normal/standard RT-PCR test costs Rs... Read More
According to a report from Economic Times, Adani Airport Holdings is sanctioning a loan of Rs 15,000 crore from the State Bank of India for the proposed airport in Navi Mumbai. The report also claims that the estimated project for the second airport in India’s commercial capital has increased to Rs 20,000 crore. Adani Group may invest up to Rs 5000 crore, and the remaining will be funded through other... Read More
Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the country. But on the weekends, especially during the festive season, the footfalls inside the airport increase dramatically. According to a TOI report, on Sunday, passengers arriving at the Mumbai airport in the early hours of Sunday had to meet with heavy and long-queues at the immigration counter. While the airport officials said that the immigration clearing... Read More
The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaja International Airport (CSMIA) will now be providing COVID-19 testing facility to the departing passengers as well. Until now, only the international passengers from other countries were undergoing COVID-19 tests when they arrived at the Mumbai airport. But now, the passengers who are departing from the airport will also have to undergo RT-PCR test for COVID-19. Even the family members who come to see off the passengers... Read More
Every state that you fly to will have some quarantine rules that you will have to follow. You should be aware of the quarantine measures of the state you are flying to. There are different rules for both domestic and international travellers for some states. There are different quarantine measures set by the government for business travellers flying for a short period. Although the flights are being operated at a... Read More
Airports are back in action from May 25, 2020, as the domestic flights have resumed. Passenger safety is the biggest concern for airport authorities and airlines. Even the passengers will be worried about how safe flying is going to be. Mumbai Airport has introduced a new set of rules to ensure that passengers have safe travel experience. Social distancing norms have been put into place and passengers will have to... Read More
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) is all set to resume operations post lockdown period. Since the government extended the lockdown period until May 03, 2020, to combat Covid-19, the airport authorities are taking all the precautionary measures which would ensure safe air travel. Mumbai Airport has made some standard procedures for the passengers and airport staff which will ensure safety from the deadly virus. The Airport has made special... Read More
The Airport Authority of India (AAI) has installed a new radar system at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, capable of better surveillance and air traffic management. The airport already has two other radars. “The new radar system has higher data capability to communicate with aircraft flying around the airport,” explained Anuj Aggarwal, Chairman of Airport Authority of India. Besides, the new radar system can eliminate the ‘Cone of Silence’. The... Read More
GVK Mumbai Airport has been taking strides to make the airport experience top notch for all the passengers which come to board the flight. The airport first introduced the fast security check method and has now launched a new technology-driven initiative. This introduction by CSIA is the ‘Digi-Yatra’ which aims at eliminating ‘boarding pass stamping’ for all domestic airlines operating out of Terminal 2. This introduction of Digi Yatra will... Read More
Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL), in which GVK retains a 50.5% stake has come under the radar of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) as per a new update. A GVK spokesperson has said that the Ministry has asked for certain details and and informations from the company and the company has cooperated with the ministry in normal fashion. GVK’s Other Companies Remain Out of Questions The GVK spokesperson has... Read More
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