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‘Ensure Check-In Baggage is Delivered Within 10-30 Mins of Engine Shutdown’: BCAS Issues Feb 26 Deadline to Airlines

Curated By: Shahrukh ShahLast Updated: February 19, 2024, 10:10 ISTThe authority has issued letters to the top seven carriers in the country, directing them to take the necessary steps to deliver baggage on time. (Getty)The BCAS had already initiated the monitoring exercise at the start of 2024, ensuring no passengers have to deal with late baggage delivery on beltsAfter witnessing the delays in baggage deliveries at the top airports in India, the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) issued a strict warning to the

BCAS Issues Letters to Top Airlines to Streamline Baggage Delevery at Airports, Check Details

Curated By: Shahrukh ShahLast Updated: February 18, 2024, 12:45 ISTRepresentational Image. (Photo: iStock)The BCAS has already initiated the monitoring exercise at the start of 2024, ensuring no passengers have to deal with late baggage delivery on belts. After witnessing the delays in baggage deliveries at the top airports in India, the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) issued a strict warning to the top airlines, asking them to streamline their baggage handling procedures or face strict action.As per the

Flight Curbs Imposed at Mumbai Airport to Ease Congestion, Says Civil Aviation Ministry

The ministry noted that the action has been taken in larger public interest from the perspective of airspace safety, efficiency of operations and passenger satisfaction. (Representative Image)In a detailed statement issued late on Tuesday, the ministry said the airport operator should have proactively taken steps to streamline and regulate the air traffic movements to address the congestion issueThe civil aviation ministry on Tuesday said flight restrictions have been imposed at the Mumbai airport to ease congestion,…

Chennai Airport to Have 9 Aerobridges by 2025, Here’s What Ministry Says About Future Plans

Curated By: Shahrukh ShahLast Updated: February 13, 2024, 12:22 ISTChennai Airport New Terminal (Photo: MoCA Twitter)It has been reported that the construction for an additional Code E capable aerobridge is already underway, and will kickstart the operations by March 2024.In a move to handle long-haul, wide-body international flights at the Chennai Airport terminal, the authorities are gearing up to bring an additional aerobridge for Code E aircraft (types of plans whose wingspan fall under 52 m to 65m).It has been

Joby Aviation flying taxi launching service in Dubai UAE in 2026

Joby Aviation is one step closer to becoming the Uber of the air. The California-based air-taxi company announced Sunday that it has signed an agreement with the Dubai government to begin operating air taxis in the United Arab Emirates in 2026, with some operations beginning as early as next year. If it can hit this goal, Joby and the UAE will be able to boast the first regularly operating air-taxi service in the world.Joby has hit several milestones recently. Back in 2021, it showcased how much quieter its air-taxi…

Iceland’s famous Blue Lagoon evacuated as volcano erupts for 3rd time

A volcano in southwestern Iceland erupted on Thursday for the third time since December, sending jets of lava into the sky and triggering the evacuation of the Blue Lagoon spa, one of the island country's biggest tourist attractions.The eruption began at about 1 a.m. ET along a three-kilometre fissure northeast of Mount Sýlingarfell, the Icelandic Meteorological Office said. Several communities on the Reykjanes Peninsula were cut off from heat and hot water after a river of lava engulfed a supply pipeline.The strength of…

MoS Aviation Reacts on Flight Delays During Fog Season, Here’s What Minister Says in Parliament

Representational image. (Photo: Getty images)As per the details shared by the MoS aviation, he said, an additional 130-140 manpower were deployed at the airport during foggy season to help affected flyers.After seeing the multiple delays and cancellations of several flights due to bad weather in Delhi, the Minister of State (MoS) in Civil Aviation, Gen. (D V. K. Singh (Retd), shared all the steps that were being taken then to provide affected passengers with full comfort.While delivering brief details about the same in…

Gujarat: Surat Airport Lists as International Airport, Check Details

Curated By: Shahrukh ShahLast Updated: January 31, 2024, 19:53 ISTSurat Airport. (Photo: ANI)It has been informed that the decision will not only transform tourism in the state but also benefit foreign travellers as well.The newly built Surat airport in Gujarat now has been listed as an international airport in India. The decision came a month after when the proposal was sent to the ministry for approval. Later, after getting the green signal, the airport was declared as an international one.While sharing the news across

Colorado Supreme Court throws out Adams County noise case against DIA

The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday dismissed an aircraft noise violations case against Denver International Airport that had prompted a lower court to award $33.5 million to Adams County and other plaintiffs. The high court concluded that Adams County’s 2018 lawsuit against DIA was filed 20 years too late. The county and other participating communities, including Aurora, alleged that the airport had been underestimating its noise impacts on surrounding communities for years by using a method that violated an…

Veer Savarkar International Airport to Have ILS, RLS Soon, Here’s What We Know So Far

Curated By: Shahrukh ShahLast Updated: January 28, 2024, 12:06 ISTRepresentational image. (File photo)It has been reported that the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has been in close coordination with the Navy, and is planning to finish the ILS system by February 15.To make it more advanced and improve the operation at Savarkar International Airport, the authority is gearing up to set up an advanced Runway Lighting System (RLS) and Instrument Landing System (ILS). This will help the aircraft to perform safe operations