Dabolim airport

Stray dog menace disrupts Air India flight landing at Goa airport

An Air India flight was forced to abort its landing at Goa's Dabolim Airport over stray dogs running amok on the runway in the wee hours of Tuesday. 

Aug 14, 2019, 09:21 AM IST

Beware of your next online hotel booking, it may be a killjoy

The bizarre incident comes to light at a time when the central government has taken cognisance of many consumer grievances arising out of online e-commerce companies.

Jan 07, 2018, 12:09 PM IST

GST will end 'inspector raj', boost economic growth: Amit Shah

Praising President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Modi for the GST launch, he said the midnight witnessed India's biggest tax reform since Independence.

Jul 01, 2017, 15:11 PM IST

Jet Airways flight veers off runway at Goa airport; DGCA probing incident

The incident occurred when Jet Airways Goa-Mumbai (9W 2374), which had arrived from Dubai, was about to take off.

Dec 27, 2016, 09:10 AM IST

UK's first direct flight to Goa lands at Dabolim airport

The flight operated by Thomas Cook Airlines with 311 passengers on board landed at the airport from London Tuesday night.

Nov 03, 2016, 09:19 AM IST

BRICS 2016: PM Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping's bilateral talks underway

Delegation level talk between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping is underway as the latter arrived in Goa today to attend BRICS 2016 Summit. 

Oct 15, 2016, 18:37 PM IST

Vladimir Putin's arrival in Goa delayed due to poor visibility

Russian President Vladimir Putin's arrival in Goa on Saturday to attend the BRICS Summit was delayed due to poor visibility with thick fog making it difficult for his plane to land in the coastal state.

Oct 15, 2016, 09:35 AM IST

Assorted foreign currencies seized from man at Goa airport

Foreign currencies with a face value of Rs 25.6 lakh were seized from a passenger while he was about to fly to Dubai from the Dabolim airport in Goa today, Customs officials said.

Sep 28, 2016, 12:01 PM IST

How many tourists visit Goa? Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar has no answer

Even as state Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar claimed that 90 percent of the passengers arriving on Goa's Dabolim airport are tourists, legislators from both ruling and opposition parties benches cornered him for not being able to furnish adequate visitors' data from AAI.

Jan 12, 2016, 14:40 PM IST

Parrikar intervenes, Goa airport extends runway use timings

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar`s intervention on Saturday forced the authorities at Goa`s Dabolim airport to extend the re-scheduled take-off and landing time by two hours, a statement issued by the state government said on Saturday.

Mar 14, 2015, 20:01 PM IST

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.

Dec 16, 2014, 11:23 AM IST

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.

Apr 08, 2014, 14:42 PM IST

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.

Apr 24, 2013, 13:41 PM IST

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.

Oct 29, 2011, 20:44 PM IST

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.

Jan 26, 2011, 15:57 PM IST

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.

Jul 17, 2010, 00:22 AM IST