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Chaitanya Peddi

People management gets a re-haul

Much of the mundane work in HRD is now AI assisted.

03 Mar 2019 1:51 AM

Pink balloon spooks city airport security

The security agencies of Mumbai airport were on their toes on Thursday morning after receiving information of a pink balloon being sighted near the primary runway of the airport, but it turned out to

11 Nov 2016 1:15 AM

Staff crunch at Juhu airport hits operations

The air traffic controllers (ATCOs) working with the Juhu aerodrome — India’s busiest heliport according to the civil aviation ministry — recently wrote to the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to com

08 Nov 2016 1:43 AM

Smuggling cases at airport surge in festive season

250 cases of smuggling have been registered in Sept. and Oct. 2016 alone, out of the 250 booked this year.

06 Nov 2016 4:27 AM


Mumbai, Juhu airports unfit for emergency ops: AAI staffer

Obstacles such as high-rise buildings have rendered Mumbai airport and Juhu aerodrome unsafe and unfit for emergency operations/landings involving aircraft which may have any technical snag.

05 Nov 2016 1:26 AM

39 helicopter mishaps took place between 2005-15

Thirty-nine helicopter accidents took place in India from 2005 to 2015, out of which 17 were fatal.

02 Nov 2016 1:57 AM

Indigo pilot spots ‘drone’ at Kurla, alerts ATC

The pilot of an Indigo flight complained to the Mumbai Air Traffic Control around 6 pm on Tuesday about having sighted a drone.

19 Oct 2016 1:38 AM

Whistle-blower says AAI violated rules to transfer her

The deputy general manager (aviation safety of western region) of the Airports Authority of India (AAI), S.

19 Oct 2016 1:33 AM

Ex-corporator, son held for killing RTI activist from Kalina

Bhupendra Vira’s kin blame BMC, cops for inaction despite warning them in past.

18 Oct 2016 7:10 AM


Ex-corporator, son arrested for murder of RTI activist

Former Congress corporator Razzak Khan (68) and his son Amjad (45) have been arrested in connection with the murder of 70-year-old anti-encroachment activist Bhupendra Vira, who was shot dead at his r

18 Oct 2016 6:25 AM

Charters to change path for runway work

In the wake of the airport runway carpeting work, the Juhu aerodrome on Monday issued a change in its flight path notice to charter operators, asking them to fly in the south Mumbai direction.

18 Oct 2016 1:26 AM

Commissioning of INS Kalvari delayed

The commissioning of Scorpene-class submarine, INS Kalvari, the first of the six that are to be commissioned by the Navy, has been put off to December 2016, sources said.

17 Oct 2016 1:13 AM

Cops nab two dirty clean-up marshals

The Sahar police station of Andheri has registered a case against two Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) clean-up marshals for illegally imposing penalties.

16 Oct 2016 2:10 AM

Surge in currency smuggling at airport

Mumbai airport officials have seized foreign currency worth around `3.60 crore being smuggled out of the country in the past 20 days. The seizure was made from six passengers on three occasions.

15 Oct 2016 3:59 AM


199 live Indian turtles seized at city airport, two detained

The Mumbai International Airport (MIAL) officials in the early hours of Friday detected and seized four bags containing a total of 199 live turtles.

15 Oct 2016 1:25 AM

Space-crunched Air India plane leaves eight Gujarat-bound fliers in lurch

Eight passengers booked in national carrier Air India (AI) flight AI-0017 were forced to cancel their journey to Ahmedabad from Mumbai after the airline failed to accommodate them in an aircraft.

09 Oct 2016 1:06 AM

Air India’s ‘Free air tickets’ take 600 Facebook users for a ride

Nearly 600 profiles on a social networking site fell prey to a spam message that claimed to offer two free air tickets on Air India as the airline was celebrating its 30th birthday on Monday.

04 Oct 2016 2:21 AM

Marriage portal cheat arrested

The domestic airport police arrested a 36-year-old man for allegedly robbing a 30-year-old woman after meeting her on the pretext of marriage.

02 Oct 2016 1:52 AM

Fake customs official strikes again, another teen duped

In the second such incident in the past 10 days, another teenager has approached the Mumbai airport customs department over being duped by a man posing as a customs official.

01 Oct 2016 7:16 AM