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Srinagar, Jammu, Leh, Amritsar, Chandigarh airports closed for civilian operation

New Delhi | Several airports including Srinagar, Jammu, Leh, Amritsar and Chandigarh have been closed for civilian operation, airport sources said on Wednesday. According to informed sources, the airports’ facilities are currently being used by the Indian Air Force (IAF). Consequently, no commercial operation will take place in these airports. Several flights to and from these […]

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Threat to hijack Air India plane, security tightened at airports

Mumbai : Security in and around India’s busiest airport – the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) – as well others around the country has been tightened following a threat to hijack an Air India aircraft, official sources said here on Saturday. The threat came in a telephone call to the AI Operation Control Centre […]

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Udan-III: 235 routes to connect airports, water aerodromes

New Delhi :  The Central government on Friday awarded contracts to 11 companies to operate fixed-wing and seaplane services under the third round of air regional connectivity “Udan” scheme connecting destinations like Ambala, Amravati, Campbell Bay and Car Nicobar among others. Accordingly, the Ministry of Civil Aviation issued “Letter of Awards” for 73 proposals involving […]