Airports to Implement One Hand Baggage Rule For Domestic Passengers to Avoid Congestion

Airports to Implement One Hand Baggage Rule For Domestic Passengers to Avoid Congestion

To reduce security check-in screening time, aviation stakeholders, like the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security, airlines, and airport operators, should “meticulously” implement the ‘one hand baggage’ rule, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has said. In a communication to the BCAS on January 19, a senior CISF official wrote: “As per BCAS ‘AVSEC’ Circular, no […]

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Ahmedabad International Airport to Close for 9 Hours Daily till 31 May, Here’s Why

Ahmedabad International Airport to Close for 9 Hours Daily till 31 May, Here’s Why

Ahmedabad Airport. Image used for representation. (Photo Courtesy: Twitter/@ahmairport) Ahmedabad airport is scheduled to remain closed for 9 hours a day, daily, till the end of May 2022. News18.com Last Updated:January 17, 2022, 19:02 IST FOLLOW US ON: Flyers planning to take a flight to or from Ahmedabad might be in for some delays as […]

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Hong Kong to Suspend Flight Transits From Over 100 Countries Due to Omicron Variant

Hong Kong to Suspend Flight Transits From Over 100 Countries Due to Omicron Variant

The Airport Authority Hong Kong has said that Hong Kong will ban the transit of flight passengers from more than 100 countries and regions from Sunday until February 15 amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Passengers who have stayed in high-risk Group A specified places in the past 21 days will be banned from transferring through the […]

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Domestic Passenger Traffic Dropped by 37 Percent Since January 1 Due to Omicron

Domestic Passenger Traffic Dropped by 37 Percent Since January 1 Due to Omicron

Domestic passenger traffic in India dropped 37% since January 1, with less than two lakh people flying daily, which set the traffic back to the volumes handled in July last year. In addition to this, an estimated 30% drop in air passengers is expected in the final quarter of this fiscal, according to aviation observers. […]

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West Bengal to Allow Flights From Mumbai, Delhi Only Twice a Week From Today

West Bengal to Allow Flights From Mumbai, Delhi Only Twice a Week From Today

As cases of Covid-19 reflect a fresh surge, the West Bengal government has announced that flights to Kolkata from Delhi and Mumbai will be allowed to operate only twice a week- on Monday and Friday. The fresh guidelines will come in effect from today. The state government announced fresh curbs on Sunday amid a spike […]

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Ministry of Civil Aviation Advises to Play Indian Music in Flights, Airports

Ministry of Civil Aviation Advises to Play Indian Music in Flights, Airports

The Aviation Ministry has expressed its desire to play Indian music on flights and airport premises. Citing a request by the Indian Council of Cultural Research (ICCR), the ministry has written to airlines and airport operators to consider playing Indian music on board. Usha Padhee, the Joint Secretary in the Aviation Ministry, suggested the changes […]

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