Mumbai allows doubling of daily arrivals and departures to 50 flights each; local trains for essential duty staff baby steps towards normalcy
As coronavirus cases continue to pile up with Maharashtra with the state reporting a total of 1,10,744 cases as of Tuesday, Mumbai is gradually opening up with the railways resuming suburban train services in Mumbai for ferrying essential staff from Monday. Not only local trains, but the city has also opened up its airports from Tuesday with AAI-GVK group operated Mumbai Airport set to handle 100 departures and arrivals, reports PTI.
Strong winds cause Spicejet ladder to crash into parked IndiGo aircraft at Mumbai airport; right wing, engine cowling damaged
An IndiGo aircraft was hit by a SpiceJet ladder due to strong winds at Mumbai Airport on Saturday morning leading to some damage to wings and engine cowling
'I flew from Mumbai to Bagdogra during lockdown, it wasn't easy; confusing guidelines, squabbling state govts, cancelled flights only complicated it'
At Mumbai International airport, the CISF personnel did not conduct a body scan, however, at the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru (I had a connecting flight to Bagdogra in West Bengal), body scanners were used by the security.
Vistara cancels four flights to and from Delhi, diverts five others owing to poor visibility, smog; IndiGo systems down across networks
As Delhi and surrounding NCR regions battle deteriorating air pollution levels, Vistara airlines on Monday cancelled four of their Delhi-bound flights citing poor visibility due to smog
Mumbai airport will be 100% plastic-free from 2 October; offenders to be fined between Rs 5,000-Rs 25,000
The Mumbai airport will become 100 percent plastic-free from 2 October (Wednesday), said the GVK-run Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) in a statement on Monday. The MIAL released released a notice, laying out the guidelines of plastic-ban in accordance with the Union government.
PMC Bank has enough liquidity, depositors' money fully safe; HDIL sole reason for present crisis, says suspended MD
The PMC Bank management admitted that one large account-HDIL--is the sole reason for the present crisis
Scare at Mumbai airport after man walks into path of taxiing SpiceJet flight; alert pilots avert disaster
In a video being circulated on social media, the man is seen taking a stroll on the taxiway. Though officials haven't revealed information on how the man entered the area, CNBC-TV18 reported that he climbed the boundary wall before causing the scare.
Mumbai rains: Expect heavy rains in city, suburb on Thursday, predict weather forecaster; 46.76% cloud build up over city, reports Skymet
SkyMet Weather reports of a significant cloud buildup above the city, and the forecast for Thursday is heavy rain at isolated places. Mumbaikars can expect moderate spells of rains with some intense showers in between today.
Heavy rains batter Mumbai; Andheri, Colaba, Sion, Chembur among worst affected areas, IMD predicts more rainfall till Thursday
Mumbai Rains LATEST updates: Heavy rains lashed Mumbai's Western suburb on Wednesday, leading to water-logging and traffic woes in several areas and affecting train services on the central line. In the city's Andheri area, eight people were injured after three cars collided due to low visibility early on Wednesday morning.
Mumbai experienced heavy rainfall in the intervening night between Tuesday and Wednesday, which has led to waterlogging in several suburbs of the city, like Sion, Dadar, Mumbai Central, Kurla, Andheri, and Sakinaka.
Mumbai rains: City to receive moderate to heavy rainfall in the next few hours; part of hill collapses in Asalpha
Mumbai will continue to have intense showers throughout the city, as reported by Skymet Weather. The agency also said that the intensity of rains would decrease in a couple of hours over Colaba, Navi Mumbai, Panvel and Thane during next 2-3 hours.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD), Mumbai, forecast that the city will receive a day of intermittent rainfall with heavy fall in the adjoining suburbs. KS Hosalikar,deputy director-general (meteorology), regional IMD also took to twitter to share the weather forecast.
SpiceJet aircraft stuck at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport's main runway pulled out after two days
A SpiceJet aircraft, which has been stuck on the runway at the Mumbai International Airport since Tuesday, was finally pulled out on runway surface on Thursday night
SpiceJet aircraft to be towed to Mumbai airport’s hangar by Friday; 46 flights cancelled till 8 pm on Thursday
SpiceJet and city airport authorities expect the Boeing 777 aircraft, which has been stuck since Monday night after it skidded off the main runway on landing and veered off to the grassy area, to be towed to the hangar by Friday
Air India teams pulls back SpiceJet plane stuck on Mumbai airport runway; main airstrip to be operational soon
The Boeing 737 plane of SpiceJet that has been partially stuck on the runway and the nearby grassy area at the city airport since Monday night, has been pulled back from the spot
DGCA issues safety directions to airlines following four landing-related mishaps this week, says crew roster should factor in fatigue element
Indian aviation regulator DGCA Tuesday issued safety directions to airlines in the wake of multiple incidents of planes overshooting runways while operating amidst bad weather conditions
Mumbai rains: 22 killed in wall collapse in Malad, several flights, trains cancelled as city struggles to recover; IMD predicts heavy rains till 5 July
BMC additional commissioner Ashwini Joshi said an inquiry will be held into the Malad wall collapse in northern Mumbai.
Mumbai airport’s main runway to remain closed till 4 July; 203 flights cancelled, 350 delayed as work continues to remove stuck aircraft
The main runway of the Mumbai airport is likely to remain closed for flight operations till Thursday as it will take more time to remove the SpiceJet plane that was stuck partially on the runway on Monday
Mumbai rains: 54 flights diverted, 52 flights cancelled as airport’s main runway shut after SpiceJet flight overshot runway
Around 54 flights were diverted to the nearby airports and 52 flights were cancelled as heavy rains continue to lash Mumbai
Deepika Padukone was stopped at the Mumbai airport by a security personnel and asked to show her ID. She responded by showing her ID, without any hesitation.