February 16th, 2022 6:07 PM 0 COMMENTS

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

January 25th, 2022 7:55 PM 0 COMMENTS

Navi Mumbai International Airport Construction Stopped Due to Villagers Protest

Because of the villagers' protest, the construction of the Navi Mumbai International Airport has stopped. Hundreds of villagers from 27 different villages came together to protest and stop the construction at the airport. According to an IndianExpress report, the village protesters are angry about the fact that the City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) had not fulfilled their promises when acquiring the land. The villagers have demanded that the airport... Read More

January 5th, 2022 10:50 PM 0 COMMENTS

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

December 31st, 2021 11:30 PM 0 COMMENTS

UAE-India Travel Becomes Difficult in the Light of New COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

Flight bookings to and from India may decline as a result of the country's top airports adopting new COVID-19-related requirements for all passengers. Due to an increase in Omicron instances, Delhi and Mumbai, India's two largest flight hubs, have issued updated passenger arrival procedures. According to a source cited by Gulf News, the new bookings have stalled, and families appear hesitant to travel under the new Covid restrictions because it... Read More

December 4th, 2021 9:36 PM 0 COMMENTS

Mumbai Airport Gears Up for Omicron Battle, Reduces the Rate for Rapid RT-PCR Testing

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

November 27th, 2021 2:21 PM 0 COMMENTS

Adani Airport Holdings Arranges Rs 15,000 Crore Loan From SBI for Navi Mumbai Airport

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

November 10th, 2021 9:29 PM 0 COMMENTS

Indigo and MakeMyTrip Join Hands to Initiate Charter Flights to Phuket

In the recent development of events, India’s one of the most prominent airlines Indigo and travel company MakeMyTrip have joined hands to launch exclusive charter flights to Phuket, Thailand from Mumbai, India. The announcement came on Wednesday as the travel restrictions due to covid are now easing. MakeMyTrip and Indigo are all ready to fly their passengers to Phuket in charter flights as Phuket still remains closed for direct flights... Read More

November 8th, 2021 2:20 PM 0 COMMENTS

Mumbai Airport Immigration Clearing took Hours on Sunday

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

November 1st, 2021 8:42 PM 0 COMMENTS

Indigo Initiates Six New Flights from Country, Expands Its Domestic Network

In the recent development of events, Indigo has launched six new flights on Monday connecting the city of Kanpur to some major cities of the country, namely Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad. The airlines said in a statement that the flights would operate every day of the week except for Sunday. The Civil Aviation Minister of the country, Jyotiraditya Scindia flagged the approval of the flight’s operation on Monday. The launch... Read More

October 19th, 2020 10:54 AM 0 COMMENTS

Mumbai Airport: COVID-19 Testing for Departing Passengers Too

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

September 12th, 2020 1:10 PM 0 COMMENTS

Mumbai Airport Quarantine Measures: Mandatory Institutional Quarantine

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

September 1st, 2020 1:35 PM 0 COMMENTS

Mumbai Airport Social Distancing Norms to Ensure Safety of Passengers

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

August 30th, 2020 4:22 PM 0 COMMENTS

Mumbai Airport Gears up For Post Lockdown Operations

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

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