Monday 26 February 2024

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Infrastructure | Ports

First flight from Mopa by 2019, work starts in Aug

The developer of the new greenfield airport in Mopa will be announced by February next year, Laxmikant Yashwant Parsekar, Goa Chief Minister, said on Tuesday. READ

SpiceJet adds 6 new flights, including Goa-Ahmedabad

SpiceJet is starting six new routes, including Ahmedabad-Goa, from 25 October as part of its new winter schedule. READ

After ceiling collapse, AAI forms team to inspect Dabolim air port

The Civil Aviation Ministry has formed a team of five officials to regularly inspect the Goa airport terminal, after its false ceiling caved-in earlier this year. READ

False ceiling collapsed at Dabolim air port

Two passengers were injured when a false ceiling at Goa airport collapsed this morning. READ

Goa air port includes 31 new countries to E-tourist visas

The Goa International airport is set to issue E-Tourist Visas (ETVs) to 31 new countries enlisted for this facility granted by the Centre recently, a move that will boost tourism during monsoon. READ

Goa Govt told to clear garbage to avoid birds hitting planes

Days after a Delhi-bound Air India flight with 164 passengers on board had to abort its take-off due to a bird hit at Goa airport, the Airport Authority of India (AAI) has asked the state ... READ

Air India tyre bursts & bird hits Delhi flight in Goa

A Delhi-bound Air India flight via Mumbai with 164 passengers onboard had to abort take-off at the last minute on Tuesday after it suffered a tyre burst as well as a bird hit at Dabolim ... READ

Shifting Navy from Dabolim is anti-national: Parrikar

Shifting naval base from Dabolim to Karwar is anti-national, defense minister Manohar Parrikar made his stand clear on the controversy of retaining only Dabolim and dropping proposed Mopa air port. READ

Goa trying for more parking space at Dabolim

Facing shortage of parking space for aircraft at the Dabolim airport, Goa government will seek the Centre's help to get additional space at the Navy-operated facility in the state. READ

Anti-Mopa front kicks off 'Go to Village' campaign

The movement against a second airport for Goa, proposed to come up at Mopa in north Goa, has announced its plans to go back to the villages to convince people through awareness drive that the ... READ