ACI World issues guidance for security screening during COVID-19 pandemic

As the COVID-19 global pandemic continues to unfold, Airports Council International (ACI) World has issued new best practice guidance on airport security screening to help protect screeners, passengers and staff while preserving security. Read More

Coronavirus: India bans international flights

NEW DELHI : The Indian government on Thursday banned commercial international airlines to operate to India for a week from 22 March, following an effort to curb the outspread of Covid-19, which has already seen the country temporarily ban foreigners from entering it. Read More

Promotion of Safety Management System Training by Aviation Safety India.

Dear Sir,

Greetings from Aviation Safety Management Society of India (ASMSI).
Safety Management System was introduced in the country on 20 Jul 2013 by DGCA and as per the provisions of DGCA CAR,all the operators were required to implement Safety Management System in four phases by 20 Jul 2013.Considering the great importance of SMS,ICAO had issued a dedicated Annex -19 on SMS.

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Coronavirus scare: Domestic air traffic may fall 15-20%

Civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri said coronavirus scare may lead to a 15% -20% drop in domestic air traffic, while stressing that India would overcome the challenge and see robust growth in the civil aviation sector. The current challenges in the sector can be converted into opportunities as the aviation industry has ushered in an era of expansion, driven by factors such as low cost carriers (LCCs), modern airports, FDI in domestic airlines, usage of advanced IT systems and growing emphasis on regional connectivity. Read More

Proud achievement! Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, 6 other Indian airports bag awards for World’s best airports

Along with Delhi Airport, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (BOM) in Mumbai bagged the numero uno position in the category of ‘Over 40 million passengers’ in the Airport Service Quality Programme (ASQ) 2019 rankings. Read More

Top Airports on the basis of On Time Performance (OTP) 2018 Category Mega:OAG Delhi Airport ranked 13th

Mega Airports departing 30 Million + seats per annum.

Average on-time performance in 2018 among the world’s biggest airports is 77.1%, meaning this percentage of arriving and departing flights operated within 15 minutes of their scheduled arrival and departure times. Average data coverage for these 20 airports was 94.3%.

Seven of the Top 20 airports in this category are in North America, with a further six in Asia Pacific. Six of Europe’s biggest airports also make it into the Top 20 in this category

Although OTP at Tokyo Haneda & Delhi has fallen slightly, the airports retains there place at the top of the mega airport rankings.

While Atlanta, Singapore Changi and Los Angeles move up the table, ranked 2nd, 3rd and 5th respectively, Madrid, London Heathrow and Frankfurt have all moved down.

Munich Airport is a new entrant to this ranking, having qualified for the Mega Airports category for the first time, while Paris Charles de Gaulle and Dubai have dropped out of the table altogether.