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Robert Vadra likely to be frisked at airports

Congress chairperson Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law, Robert Vadra, is reportedly likely to be taken off the no-frisking list at airports.

Robert Vadra to now be frisked at airports?

Congress chairperson Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law, Robert Vadra, is reportedly likely to be taken off the no-frisking list at airports.

Tiruchirappalli airport receives hoax bomb call

An unidentified person called up a top airport official here informing a bomb would go off on its premises on Tuesday, police said.

US to scrap customs forms for air travellers

Travellers arriving bleary eyed to crowded US airports won`t have to fill out onerous customs forms by the end of 2016, the government said Friday, part of a drive to curb lengthy waits.

Airports in Pakistan put on high alert

 Security at all major airports in Pakistan has been beefed up after an intelligence report indicated a threat to airport security, media reported Monday.

US enhances security at major buildings, airports and cities

In the aftermath of recent terror attacks in Paris and other parts of the world, the US has announced to step up security measures at its major airports, government buildings, installations and big cities.

US to remove Mali from Ebola airport screening list

Travellers coming to the United States from Mali will no longer be required to undergo extra screening at selected airports for potential exposure to Ebola, US authorities said on Monday.

Madhur Bhandarkar finds airports fascinating

 A great power of observation is considered an asset for creative people, and filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar was at his observant best recently at an airport. He says an airport is a fascinating melting pot of people from various places. 

Arunachal urges Centre to develop airports in the state

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh has urged the Centre to develop airports and other ancillaries in the state in its new aviation policy.

AAI team in Prakasam, Nellore to study airport feasibility

A team of officials from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is on a visit to Prakasam and Nellore districts of Andha Pradesh to assess the feasibility for establishing airports there, State Municipal Administration Minister P Narayana said here on Friday.

Rules against racial profiling in US won't apply at airports, borders

The new rules against racial profiling by law enforcement agencies, to be imposed in the US, will not apply to the functioning of immigration agents at airports or borders, media reported Saturday.

E-Visa facility to be implemented at eight airports: Jaitley

 The e-Visa facility will be implemented at eight major airports of the country but will not be extended to the airports where security concerns are involved, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today.

New system to check suspicious passengers at airport from Thursday

Stepping up its measures to check smuggling, a new electronic system will be in place from Thursday to keep a track on suspicious passengers.

Airports should adhere to standard protocols to counter Ebola: Nadda

 Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Wednesday directed the civil aviation regulator to ensure that all the isolation and quarantine facilities set up at airports adhere to standard guidelines and protocols.

Airports should adhere to standard protocols to counter Ebola

 Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda Wednesday directed the civil aviation regulator to ensure that all the isolation and quarantine facilities set up at airports adhere to standard guidelines and protocols.

DNA: Stray animals on runway put passengers' life at risk

A recent incident of Spicejet hitting a buffalo on the Surat runway, made the Minister of Civil Aviation, Ashok Gajapathi Raju, direct the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to conduct an inquiry into the matter and asking the regulators to ensure that such accidents do not recur. But the constant intrusion of stray animals into the run way has raised serious concern for both the animals and passengers on board.

'Active monitoring' for travelers from West Africa to US: CDC

People entering the United States from the Ebola-hit nations of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone will undergo "active monitoring" for signs of the deadly virus for 21 days, health authorities said today.

Pakistan sets up Ebola screening facility at airport

 Pakistan has set up a special counter at the international airport in the capital Islamabad to screen passengers for the deadly Ebola virus, media reported today.

Stepped up Ebola screening starts at 4 US airports

Officials at airports in four American cities are scheduled to start taking the temperatures of passengers from three West African countries as part of a stepped up Ebola screening programme.

Britain to conduct Ebola screening among travelers

 Britain will conduct enhanced screening for Ebola among people traveling from countries affected by the disease, Downing Street announced Thursday.