Visa on Arrival at Goa airport to boost tourism

The Goa airport at Dabolim has issued 357 Visa-on-Arrival (VoA) within ten days of the commencement of this facility by the Centre, offering a glimmer of hope to the sagging tourism in the state, officials said on Tuesday.

Congress backtracks on new international airport

In a complete reversal from its earlier stand, the Congress on Tuesday said the proposal for the new international airport at Mopa can wait, as the current facility at Dabolim is adequate enough for the next 70-80 years.

Goa airport to be closed partially this weekend

Domestic flights arriving in Goa have been re-scheduled for four days due to temporary closure of the runway at Dabolim airport.

Bird hits AI aircraft while landing at Goa airport

An Air India aircraft with 263 passengers on board was hit by a bird at Dabolim airport on Saturday morning.

Dabolim airport in Goa to be upgraded by 2012: Governor

Goa Governor Dr SS Sidhu on Wednesday said
that the work on upgradation and expansion of Dabolim airport
in the state would be completed by June 2012.

Navy posing hurdles in expansion of Dabolim airport: MP

Rajya Sabha MP from Goa Shantaram
Naik on Friday alleged the Navy was posing hurdles in the
expansion of Dabolim airport which was approved by Prime
Minister Manmohan Singh.