Thursday, 1 December, 2022

Topic: Airports

No cabin baggage, Covid-19 questionnaire — requirements for air travel post lockdown

Green status on Aarogya Setu app, web check-in, and temperature checks have also been proposed in the civil aviation ministry's draft Standard Operating Procedure.

Passengers to reach airport two hours early with protective gear when flights resume: CISF

Airport security Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) announced a new necessary post-lockdown plan for passengers to prevent spread of coronavirus.

Airports of the world are fast becoming ghost towns

The sudden collapse of air travel triggered by c and customer fears of coronavirus is having a severe impact on airport cash flows.

Karnataka wants to rename 5 airports after local historical heroes, asks for suggestions

The Bengaluru airport is already named after the 15-century Kempegowda, who is believed to be the founder of the Karnataka capital.

Modi govt plans to open 100 more airports by 2024

Modi govt proposal includes starting 1,000 new routes connecting smaller cities and launching a plane-lease financing business in the country.

India spent Rs 36 crore in 2018-19 on 27 airports where not a single flight takes off

Govt says it’s trying to start operations at these airports using market-based bidding under UDAN scheme, has planned parking charge concessions for aircraft.

These are the reasons why Indian planes are skidding off runways, says DGCA audit

The DGCA audit report comes just a month after five Indian aircraft veered off runways within a span of three days.

209 Jet Airways slots lying unused at 31 airports: Aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri

Modi government had decided to temporarily allocate the slots as well as international flying rights of Jet Airways to other airlines.

American airports are opening up to terminal tourists who just want to hang out

In a bit of a return to pre-9/11 days, US airports are allowing people beyond security checkpoints so they can meet arriving relatives or just hang out.

Indian airports to now get body scanners as govt steps up security measures

The Ministry of Civil Aviation has directed operators of all hypersensitive and sensitive airports to install the body scanners by March 2020.

On Camera


Congress MP Shashi Tharoor (Photo/ANI)

Operation ‘Discipline Tharoor’ failed in Kerala. But battle against Pinarayi won’t be easy

If his attacks on Modi and the BJP are any indication, Tharoor would rather be measured than go all-out, especially as an exponent of positive politics.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.