Mumbai airport to re-open terminal 1 on phases

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International AIrport (CSMIA) at Mumbai will re-open its Terminal 1 (T1) for flight operations starting tomorrow (Oct 13, 2021). The opening will be done in phases with all domestic flights of Go First and Star Air shifting with immediate effect. This will be followed by flights of AirAsia India and Trujet … Continue reading Mumbai airport to re-open terminal 1 on phases

Mumbai airport to consolidate operations at Terminal 2

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) at Mumbai seems to be reverting back to single terminal operations. The airport had re-activated its Terminal 1 (T1) for flight operations effective March 10, 2021. T1 was closed for operations from March 25, 2020 when India went into a lockdown. While subsequently domestic air operations re-started on … Continue reading Mumbai airport to consolidate operations at Terminal 2

Mumbai airport to resume domestic operations from Terminal 1, IndiGo flights split between terminals

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International AIrport (CSMIA) at Mumbai will re-open its Terminal 1 (T1) for flight operations starting tomorrow (March 10, 2021). India headed into a total lockdown last year with the last flights landing on March 24, 2020. While domestic aviation has restarted on May 25, 2020, it has been gradual with government … Continue reading Mumbai airport to resume domestic operations from Terminal 1, IndiGo flights split between terminals

Mumbai Airport needs a balancing act – for passengers benefit

The suspension of Jet Airways threw up some interesting challenges in Indian aviation. While the suspension led to capacity crisis, increasing fares and a lot more on the commercial side, over a period of time I was keenly observing how airports handle the capacity at Terminals. Even before I joined aviation, with my masters in … Continue reading Mumbai Airport needs a balancing act – for passengers benefit

Mumbai Airport introduces India’s first Self Bag-Drop

Indian airports are traditionally slower to embrace Information Technology led solutions and hence Hindustan Times report in April 2016 about Jet Airways & Air India planning to automate check-in at T2 at Mumbai Airport was a pleasant surprise.  (Link: No More queues: Jet Airways, AI to automate check-in process) Last week market leader SITA and … Continue reading Mumbai Airport introduces India’s first Self Bag-Drop