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Fire Breaks Out Inside Air India Office At Bangladesh Airport

A major fire broke out on Friday inside the Air India office at Bangladesh’s international airport in Dhaka. Ten firefighting units took nearly two hours to bring the situation under control. The airport has resumed normal flight operations. “We have resumed normal operations of the airport at 4 PM as the fire was completely doused,” said civil aviation authority spokesman ... Read More »

Hyderabad airport becomes India’s first to provide express security check

The Director General of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) OP Singh, on Friday, launched country’s first “Express Check In facility for domestic passengers” at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad. This will serve as ‘Express Security Check’ facility for domestic passengers travelling without any check-in baggage. OP Singh, DG, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) inaugurated this facility on Friday. The domestic ... Read More »

Sabarimala to get airport – Pinarayi Vijayan

Sabarimala which is thronged by millions of devotees every year during Onam, Karthigai Deepam and Makara Jyothi is all set to get its own airport. The temple shrine which is known for its strict rues with regards to not allowing women from the age group of 10-50 at the present moment can be reached via train and bus. There was ... Read More »

Cut height for flight path, 70 Mumbai buildings told

In the biggest-ever action to be taken against obstacles in the flight path of aircraft that enter and leave the Mumbai airport, India’s civil aviation regulator, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), has ordered about 70 buildings in surrounding Vile Parle, Santacruz and Ghatkopar to reduce their height in 60 days flat. This list of “obstacles” includes not just ... Read More »

Armed man at Orlando airport taken into custody

An armed man was detained on Tuesday night at the Orlando International Airport. He was possessing a gun and was taken into custody after a lengthy standoff in a rental car area, police said. The incident happened at the rental car area of Level 1, Side A as per the tweet from the airport.   “Everyone is safe,” Orlando police ... Read More »

Six More Airports To Go Handbag Tags Free; Trial Begins

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In a move to minimise hassles while air travel, six more airports will go handbag tag free very soon as the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) initiated trails of new security systems at airports of Chennai, Patna, Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram, Jaipur and Lucknow cities. This move is a follow up to the decision to do away with the handbag tag system for many ... Read More »

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