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Air India A320neo plane to Bengaluru returns to Mumbai just 27 minutes after take off; here's why
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Air India A320neo plane to Bengaluru returns to Mumbai just 27 minutes after take off; here's why

Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is conducting an investigation into this incident. The A320neo planes of Air India have CFM's Leap engines on them

Ahead of the rains, Mumbai Airport completes runway maintenance work
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Ahead of the rains, Mumbai Airport completes runway maintenance work

Adani Group-owned Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport had temporarily shut the runway between 11 am and 5 pm on Tuesday to facilitate the maintenance and repair work

ED opposes Rana Ayyub's plea to quash Lookout Circular against her in money laundering case
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ED opposes Rana Ayyub's plea to quash Lookout Circular against her in money laundering case

Additional Solicitor General SV Raju appearing for ED said she received money to help the poor during the COVID-19 period that was siphoned off and fake bills were submitted by her

Watch: Pushback tow tug catches fire at Mumbai airport, no casualties
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Watch: Pushback tow tug catches fire at Mumbai airport, no casualties

The aircraft tug was on-site to push back Air India flight AI-647 from Mumbai to Jamnagar, which had 85 passengers on board

Mumbai: Rapid RT-PCR test mandatory for all international passengers landing at city's airport
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Mumbai: Rapid RT-PCR test mandatory for all international passengers landing at city's airport

All symptomatic passengers testing positive at the airport will be admitted at Seven Hills Hospital, while asymptomatic passengers will be admitted to BKC or Kanjurmarg Jumbo COVID Facility.

'Ruckus, chaotic scenes': Mumbai Airport witnesses heavy rush in festive season; several flights delayed
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'Ruckus, chaotic scenes': Mumbai Airport witnesses heavy rush in festive season; several flights delayed

The airport supposedly turned into a crowded and bustling railway station as the residents of Mumbai flocked to their hometowns to celebrate the festive season.

Adani group rejigs airport business leadership; to relocate AAHL head office from Mumbai to Ahmedabad
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Adani group rejigs airport business leadership; to relocate AAHL head office from Mumbai to Ahmedabad

The reshuffle comes following Adani Airport Holdings Ltd's acquisition of Mumbai Airport International Airport Ltd from the GVK group

Mumbai airport resumes operations after suspending flights for 11 hours due to Cyclone Tauktae
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Mumbai airport resumes operations after suspending flights for 11 hours due to Cyclone Tauktae

More than 55 flights, both incoming and outbound, were cancelled at the city's till 7.30 pm due to the closure

Air ambulance makes belly landing at Mumbai airport after losing wheel during take-off from Nagpur
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Air ambulance makes belly landing at Mumbai airport after losing wheel during take-off from Nagpur

All passengers were evacuated safely after the pilot belly-landed the aircraft on foam carpeting in Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport

Mumbai's T1 domestic airport opens on Wednesday; five airlines to resume operations
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Mumbai's T1 domestic airport opens on Wednesday; five airlines to resume operations

The terminal will cater to all domestic flight operations of Go Air, Star Air, Air Asia and Trujet. Furthermore, select flights of IndiGo with subset series 6E 5500 – 6E 5900, will operate to and from T1

BMC engineer arrested for taking bribes, allowing UK returnees to skip compulsory quarantine at Mumbai airport
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BMC engineer arrested for taking bribes, allowing UK returnees to skip compulsory quarantine at Mumbai airport

The BMC stated that junior engineer Dinesh Gawande has been suspended with immediate effect and a probe has been instituted

Institutional quarantine at own cost must for all arriving from Europe, West Asia, says Mumbai International Airport
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Institutional quarantine at own cost must for all arriving from Europe, West Asia, says Mumbai International Airport

Passengers will have to undergo the RT-PCR test during the 5th-7th day of the institutional quarantine at the hotel at their own cost, the CSMIA said, adding that those with a negative report will be discharged to observe home quarantine for 7 days

Ethiopian Airlines' cargo craft makes emergency landing at Mumbai Airport, no one injured
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Ethiopian Airlines' cargo craft makes emergency landing at Mumbai Airport, no one injured

The freighter ET-690 with eight crew members, which was on its way from Riyadh to Bengaluru, was diverted to Mumbai due to a technical issue

Adani Group to acquire 74% stake in Mumbai International Airport from GVK Group
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Adani Group to acquire 74% stake in Mumbai International Airport from GVK Group

A controlling 74% stake in Mumbai International Airport, together with the six non-metro airports it bagged in a government tender, will make Adani Group the largest private operator of airports in India

Mumbai allows doubling of daily arrivals and departures to 50 flights each; local trains for essential duty staff baby steps towards normalcy
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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
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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'
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'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
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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
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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
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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