Union Minister Helps Shooter Board Flight After "Insult" By Air India Officials

February 20, 2021

Indian Olympian and shooter Manu Bhaker was allegedly refused permission to board an Air India flight from Delhi on Friday unless she coughed up over ₹ 10,000 as she was carrying weapons and ammunition for her training. Ms Bhaker was able to board her flight to Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, only after Union Minister Kiren | Read more|

AAI to procure 198 body scanners for 63 airports

July 19, 2020

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has decided to procure 198 body scanners for 63 Indian airports that will replace the existing door frame metal detectors and hand-held scanners, besides pat-down searches of passengers to detect metallic objects, officials said. | Read more|

More than 1,200 Beijing flights slashed as Covid-19 makes comeback

June 17, 2020

Chinese airlines have suspended half of all inbound and almost 70 percent of all outbound Beijing flights as part of emergency measures designed to contain a spike in coronavirus infections that was discovered days ago. At least 1,255 scheduled flights were canceled as of Wednesday morning, local media reported, just a | Read more|

20 fresh COVID-19 cases reported in CISF

May 26, 2020

The Central Industrial Security Force on Tuesday reported 20 fresh coronavirus cases, with 18 from its unit that guards the Delhi airport, officials said. As per news report of PTI, the force has a total of 78 active COVID-19 cases, while 132 personnel have recovered from the disease till now. | Read more|

Govt issues guidelines for domestic flight

May 21, 2020

The Civil Aviation Ministry on Thursday issued detailed guidelines for airlines, airports, passengers and other stakeholders. The ministry said it will prescribe lower and upper limit on air fares and airlines will have to adhere to it "during the period of COVID-19 pandemic". | Read more|