Thailand's new bill proposes death for airport closure

Anyone found guilty of causing closure or damage of an airport in Thailand could face the death penalty under new proposed law by the military junta.

CBI registers case against DGCA official

The CBI has registered a case of graft against the Joint Director General of aviation regulator DGCA for allegedly giving extension to a flying school in Bilaspur on the basis of irregular documents.

Libya Islamists launch new assault on Benghazi airport

Islamist fighters launched another offensive Wednesday on the airport in Libya`s Benghazi, the final redoubt in the eastern city of an ex-general who has been waging war on them, an AFP correspondent said.

Goa politicians gripe over Rs 345-crore new airport terminal

Once vaunted and an object for appropriation of cheap brownie points for Goa's political parties while it was being constructed, Goa's 10-month-young new airport terminal, built at a cost of Rs 345 crore (USD 56.5 million), is suddenly "nobody's child".

Passenger held on suspicion at Mangalore airport

 A passenger from Dubai who arrived here last night was taken into custody at the Mangalore International Airport for carrying suspicious liquid, police said.

Police leave explosives in suitcase at Australia airport

The Australian Police apologised on Thursday after a suitcase with plastic explosives inside used for sniffer dog training was left at Sydney airport and only found four weeks later by a passenger.

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Police create 'green corridor' to transport heart to save patient

In a heart-warming action, city traffic police today created a "green corridor" to facilitate unhindered transport of a donor's heart from a hospital here to the airport to be transplated on a patient at Chennai.

Chennai airport gets another hoax call, checks intensified

For the second time in two days, the Airport here received a bomb threat call on Wednesday, following which security was intensified and checks carried out at over 20 areas in the premises, police said.

Medical team to screen passengers at Tamil Nadu airport

A medical team had been formed to screen passengers coming in from Ebola-hit countries to an airport in Tamil Nadu, S Isakki, Airport Medical officer said.

Odisha inks pact for second airport in state

The Odisha government signed a pact with the Airport Authority of India for developing the state`s second airport in the district headquarters town of Jharsuguda, an official said.

Russian airport evacuated after bomb scare

An airport in Russia`s northern capital of St. Petersburg was briefly evacuated Tuesday following a bomb threat. However, no suspicious object was found.

Airport in Russia`s St Petersburg evacuated after bomb threat

The Pulkovo airport in Russia`s St Petersburg has been evacuated because of a bomb threat, police said today.

Abu Dhabi-bound flight aborts take-off following problem

An Abu Dhabi-bound flight with around 117 passengers and crew on board aborted take-off following a `technical problem`, airport officials said.

Pakistan arrests US citizen at airport for ammunition

A United States citizen was arrested at Islamabad airport for attempting to board a plane carrying ammunition, Pakistan officials said, in the second such case since May.

Karunakarans`s name proposed for Kochi International Airport

The Kerala Chief Minister said the state would put up a request at the next director board meeting of Cochin International Airport Limited to rename it after veteran congress leader and former State Chief Minister K Karunakaran.

Ukraine forces end rebel airport blockade

Ukraine said on Monday its forces had ended a rebel blockade of a strategic airport in the east as it traded charges and threats with Russia over violations of their joint border during a weekend of fierce military combat.

Heavy fighting breaks out near Libya`s Tripoli airport

Heavy fighting broke out near the airport of the Libyan capital Tripoli on Sunday, residents and witnesses said.

Rebels kill 23 Ukraine troops, shredding truce hopes

Ukraine`s military reported losing 23 servicemen in clashes across the separatist east that threatened to shatter slim Western hopes of a truce in Europe`s deadliest conflict in decades.