Indian Aviation

Mumbai Sahar International Airport
(IATA code: BOM - ICAO code: VABB)

Mumbai Airport Photo Gallery


An Air India Cargo Airbus A310 parked at the cargo ramp.















































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A view of Terminal IB at Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. This terminal is used by all the private airlines (except Kingfisher) and is the busiest single terminal (ca 7 m passengers p.a.) facility in India. The first phase an Rs 830 m expansion/modernisation of the terminal has been completed. The airport, India's busiest, handled altogether some 17.4 m passengers in 2005. Total daily aircraft movement numbers averaged 149 international and 361 domestic in Janaury 2006. 587 movements (one every 2.5 minutes) were handled on Dec 31, 2005. A new 2 km long taxiway along the main runway with rapid exit is now in operation. Terminal 1A, with 5 aerobridges, is used by Indian Airlines, Air Alliance and Kingfisher Airlines.

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A view of Terminal 2C, Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. This terminal is used by Air India and partner airlines. The international terminals, 2A, 2B (arrival hall merged with 2A) and 2C form one continous crescent shaped terminal building with 14 aerobridges in use. Terminal 2C was opened in 1999. The airport has 75 parking bays and 12 under construction.

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Mumbai - An Air-India Airbus A310 at take-off. Air-India operates a fleet of 19 A310s. Incidentally Air-India became the first all-jet airline (starting with Boeing 707s) in the world in June 1962 after retiring the last Super Constellation in its fleet. Read more on the history of the Air-India fleet here >>

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Mumbai - A Jet Airways ATR-72-500. The ATR-72-500 was certificated in 1997 and has a 4.5 m longer fuselage than the older ATR-42. Jet operates eight of this type of 64-seater turboprop aircraft on short haul flights.

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Mumbai - Domestic terminal 1B apron with 3 Jet Airways B737's, an Air Deccan A320 and an Air Sahara B737.

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Mumbai - An Air-India Boeing 747-400 parked in front of the international terminal. Air-India received its first Boeing 747-237B on 18 April 1971 and introduced the famous Your Palace In The Sky livery. Today AI's fleet includes 16 Jumbos.

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Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport - An Indian Airlines Airbus A320 on final approach. The Airbus A320 is the workhorse of Indian Airlines, which operates 47 of this type. Indian Airlines was one of the first airlines to receive the widebodied A300 (with a capacity of approx. 250 passengers) in the mid-seventies although the fleet size of this type has now decreased to only a few. The A300 was mainly used on trunk routes between Bombay, Delhi, Calcutta, Madras, Bangalore, Guwahati and Hyderabad. Other aircraft operated by Indian Airlines in the past include the Sud-Aviation Caravelle, Fokker F-27 Friendship, Hawker Siddeley 748 (Avro) and Boeing 737 Classic.
Delhi IGIA Domestic Apron
Mumbai Airport Control Tower
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An Air-India B747-400 at Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
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A Jet Airways A340-300E parked at Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport.