Flying into India? Make sure you know this revised list of details to be declared in customs form

Flying into India? Make sure you know this revised list of details to be declared in customs form

Passengers entering India will now have to declare Indian currency exceeding Rs 25,000 and LCD, LED or Plasma televisions being brought by them in the new customs declaration forms.

E-visa facility for 43 countries at nine Indian airports launched

Visitors from over 40 countries, including Germany, the US, Israel and Palestine, will soon be able to avail the much-awaited electronic visa facility which is set to be launched on November 27.

IB issues alert of possible terror attack on Kolkata airport, CISF asked to tighten vigil

IB issues alert of possible terror attack on Kolkata airport, CISF asked to tighten vigil

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which mans Indian airports, was on Thursday asked to tighten vigil at Kolkata's Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport after the Intelligence Bureau issued an alert regarding a possible attack on the airbase.

Visa on arrival to Russian biz men at 18 airports soon: Nirmala

The bilateral trade between the countries stood at USD 6 billion in 2013-14.

Suicide bombing threat to Air India flights; major airports put on alert

Suicide bombing threat to Air India flights; major airports put on alert

Major airports across the country have been put on alert following the warning of an attack.

29 cases of security breach at major airports since 2011: Govt

There have been 29 cases of security breach at major airports from 2011 till last month, though the number has been on the decline, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Domestic air traffic increases 3% in Jan-May

All Indian carriers flew 60.22 lakh passengers in May compared to 57.10 lakh in April.

Indian airports amongst world's best service providers

New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) and Mumbai's Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) have found place in the top five of the best service quality providers in the world.

CISF enhances security at all airports after Chennai blasts

CISF on Thursday issued alert across all domestic and international airports in the country to step up security at these facilities in the wake of the Chennai blasts.

Feb saw marginal growth in domestic air traffic

Marginal growth of less than one percent in domestic air traffic was witnessed in February compared to the same month last year, with IndiGo and Jet Airways-JetLite combine ruling the market share.

Indian airports to attract $12.1 bn investment: Minister

India is the 9th largest civil aviation market in the world and is expected to reach third position with a fleet size of 1,000 by 2020.

No special treatment to US diplomats at airports anymore

US diplomats and their families in India will not be able to avail special treatment at airports from Thursday night when the deadline expired for surrendering their special passes, as part of government`s retaliatory action against the treatment meted out to diplomat Devyani Khobragade in New York.

Airport privatisation may not be forever: ACI chief

Indicating that privatisation of Kolkata and Chennai airports' management should not be permanent, a global airport expert has said such a move by the government should be intended only to give a "breather" to the Airports Authority of India which has modernised them.

Airports alerted to prevent Italian envoy from leaving country

Airports across the country have been alerted to prevent Italian Ambassador Daniele Mancini from leaving the country.

Cargo terminals of big airports now under CISF

Cargo terminals of sensitive and big airports like Delhi and Mumbai will now be under the security cover of paramilitary CISF.

AAI directed not to levy airport dev fee at Kolkata, Chennai

The direction of Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh came amidst the process of fixing tariffs initiated by the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA).

IATA attacks govt for airport charges hike, delay in infra dev

Observing that India's airport regulator AERA allowed a whopping 346 percent hike in Delhi airport charges, IATA Director General and CEO Tony Tyler said "this is clearly unacceptable".

AAI asks states to prepare plans for setting up new airports

Aiming to operationalise 225 airports across the country by 2020, the Airports Authority of India has asked all state governments to prepare plans and create inventory of airports, helipads or even unused airstrips which they want to develop and upgrade.

Govt issues fresh directives for airport security

Fresh directives have been issued to all airport operators in the country to install sophisticated devices to shore up security, Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi informed the Lok Sabha.