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Chhatrapati shivaji international airport mumbai   GVK   Vol no. 3 | Issue no. 1 | July 2018
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Connecting Mumbai Quarterly eNewsletter
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What’s New at CSIA
Launch of Garuda Indonesia
Launch of Garuda Indonesia Launch of Garuda Indonesia Launch of Garuda Indonesia
On 23rd April Garuda Indonesia commenced its direct operations to Bali from CSIA. The airline is operating a 222-seater Airbus 330 aircraft, with thrice weekly operations. A welcome ceremony was arranged by MIAL to welcome the 1st flight of Garuda Indonesia on 23rd April, 2018. The event was graced by H.E. Mr. Arief Yahya, the Hon. Minister of Tourism of the Government of Indonesia, CEO & President of Garuda Mr. Pahala N. Mansury along with other important dignitaries.
Launch of Jazeera
Launch of Jazeera Launch of Jazeera Launch of Jazeera
On 10th May 2018, Jazeera commenced direct Mumbai-Kuwait operations at CSIA. The airline is operating a 168-seater Airbus 320 aircraft, with daily operations. A welcome ceremony was arranged by MIAL to welcome the 1st flight of Jazeera on 10th May, 2018. The event was graced Mr. Rethah Almousawi AVP GO GCC EAST and Mr. Rafiq Bhogdady VP Sales.
On Ground Activation by KLM
On Ground Activation by KLM On Ground Activation by KLM On Ground Activation by KLMs
CSIA and KLM collaborated to create a make-n-feel of Holland and let all the passengers flying from CSIA experience mini Amsterdam at the airport.
Flyers Cycled before boarding the flight in the midst of Amsterdam and were offered variety of goodies from CSIA and KLM. Bringing back memories from their childhood, to kids getting motivated seeing their parents cycle, to unlocking stress and simply having fun after an exhausting business day – passengers shared variety of their experience and continued to click memories around our mini Amsterdam.
More than 300 passengers visited the activity and tried their feet on cycling.
Route Airlines Weekly Frequencies
Mumbai-Kuwait Jazeera Airlines 7
Mumbai Airport welcomed 7 new retail, Food & Beverage Outlets
Mumbai Airport welcomed 2 new retail, Food & Beverage Outlets
7 new retail, F&B outlets like Relay, Mufti, Kompenaro, Living Liquidz, Go Colors, Jumboking and Domino’s Pizza started serving guests During Q1-FY2018-19 at Mumbai Airport
RELAY: The world’s leading brand in Books, Press and Traveler Convenience. It has a worldwide network of stores across 20 countries. RELAY offers customers a perfect mix of International and National brands in Drinks, Snacks, Books, Magazines, Travel Accessories, Stationery and Toys & Games, Gifting Products and local souvenirs.
Kompenaro - Offering range of leather bags with a distinctive weathered look, vintage appeal and a contemporary design.
Jumboking: Serve’s mouthwatering Vada Pav to Mumbaikers and International passengers.
Mother’s Day Celebration through Chocolate Making Workshop
Mother’s Day Celebration through Chocolate Making Workshop Mother’s Day Celebration through Chocolate Making Workshop Mother’s Day Celebration through Chocolate Making Workshop
Mother’s Day was celebrated in a unique manner at Mumbai Airport. Chocolate making workshop was arranged at Baker Street, T2 Domestic Departures of Mumbai International Airport on the occasion of Mother’s Day. Passengers were given the opportunity to make chocolates and gift to their mothers. Kids and youngsters actively participated in this engaging activity where they not only learnt the art of making chocolates but showed gratitude towards their mothers.
Top 10 Food and Drink Picks at T2, Mumbai Airport!
Curly Tales did a special coverage of top 10 food and drinks at T2 of Mumbai Airport. The video showcases a range of food and drinks for every passenger type at the airport. Be it the foodies, health conscious travelers, family travelers or young couple, Mumbai Airport caters to the needs of all.
Watch the video on
Easter Celebration
Easter, also called Pascha, was celebrated with fun and frolic at Mumbai Airport. Games were organised for the children who won Easter chocolate eggs as surprise prizes! The activities were organised at Baker Street (T2 domestic), Street Foods by Punjab Grill and international food court of Mumbai Airport.
Easter Celebration
Mango Mania
Summers are for mangoes. To keep this tradition alive, Mango festival named ‘Mango Mania’ was organised at Naashto, Street Foods and Punjab Grill where array of dishes were made with the king of fruits. The Mango Mania festival was organised in the month of May, 2018. Passengers were offered a range of mango dishes, including Aamras Puri, Mango Rabdi, Mango Dhokla, Fresh Mango Sheera, Mango Jalebi with Rabdi and Fajeto with Mango Pulao.
Mango Mania Mango Mania Mango Mania
Summer Coolers Fiesta
TFS, the F&B operator at T1, Travel Club Lounge, T2 domestic Loyalty Lounge, and GVK Domestic and International Lounge, launched Summer Coolers Fiesta, beginning April, 2018 until 31st May, 2018. The festival offered curated beverages to the passengers to enjoy this summer season. The range included Iced teas, lemonades, smoothies, healthy juices, and much more. Passengers could relish on both Indian coolers and a range of mocktails, aqua refreshers and cocktails.
Summer Coolers Fiesta Summer Coolers Fiesta Summer Coolers Fiesta
Cocktail/Mocktails sessions
Every Monday and Tuesday, witness the art of making cocktails and mocktails at Clink Bar, Level 3 of T2 between 3 pm and 7 pm until the end of July, 2018. Passengers can engage in interactive sessions with Gary, the mixologist, and can check out for unique cocktail/mocktails sessions. Gary has been awarded as one of the top 20 bartenders in India by Diageo for 2 years in a row.
Cocktail/Mocktails sessions Cocktail/Mocktails sessions Cocktail/Mocktails sessions
FIFA Celebrations
FIFA Celebrations   FIFA Celebrations
FIFA celebrations ran at multiple locations at T2.
Locations - International Food Court, Clink Bar, Bottoms Up Bar.
Décor was put up at these locations including exclusive FIFA menu. The menu was curated basis the FIFA teams.
Award to Travel Club Lounge
Travel Club Lounge at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport was named regional winner (for Middle East, Africa and India) under the category for ‘Airport Food & Beverage Offer Best Reflecting Sense of Place’ at 7th Annual Food & Beverage (FAB) Conference and Awards, 2018
Duty Free is now Free’ Shopping Festival
Duty Free is now Free’ Shopping Festival   Duty Free is now Free’ Shopping Festival
Mumbai Airport is running ‘Duty Free is now Free’ Shopping Festival for all the international passengers at departures and arrivals. The Shopping Festival is offering great discounts, cashbacks, offers and assured vouchers from the partner brands to the passengers. To mention some of the offers, While 15% cashback is applicable on all citi credit and debit cards, Vodafone is offering flat Rs 1,000 off for Vodafone Mumbai International Travellers. Not only this passengers, can get upto 20% off on pre-orders, to name a few.
In the month of June, the offers were extended to Fashion and Luxury Category as well.
Mumbai Duty Free is now online!
Passengers travelling from Mumbai Airport can now do their duty free shopping online. The website offers duty free products online to the passengers, wherein they can do their shopping online and collect the products at the airport. Not only this, passengers can get assured discounts through online pre-order.
Mumbai Duty Free is now online!
Jaya He celebrated a splendid carnival week with traveler, employees, artists, delegates, students, design teachers and many more for a cultural extravaganza! The quarter witnessed a host of many national and international delegates to dive into the treasures of our country through Jaya He.
International Visitors
Jaya He hosted notable personalities from around the globe and ignited the love for Indian art and culture within them. The tours served as a platform for engaging dialogues of similarities in the cultures and new ways of appreciation.
Indian Delegates - Hon. Droupadi Murumu, Governor of Jharkhand | Mr. Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Civil Aviation | RJ Siddharth, Mumbai BIG FM | Mr. Anil Naik and Moreshwar Patil, Artists
The Stakeholders enjoying the carnival. Taking a break from their daily routine.
Pranaam reaches for the stars with IIFA
Pranaam GVK Guest Services had a star studded kick start for the new financial year. As a long standing airport hospitality partner for IIFA, Pranaam provided assistance to all guests travelling to Bangkok for the award function. The celebrities & star performers got an insight on the bespoke services of Pranaam!
Pranaam reaches for the stars with IIFA
AWARDS - Best airport in India and Central Asia” by Skytrax. |  GOLD Plaque at the ACI Asia-Pacific Green Airport Recognition award 2018.
EXOTIC DESTINATIONS AROUND MUMBAI - Matheran – Hills that Speaks & you can hear Harmony of Nature
Matheran which means "forest on the forehead" (of the mountains) is an eco-sensitive region, declared by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India. It is Asia's only automobile-free hill station. The roads are not metalled and are made of red laterite earth. The smallest hill station in India, located on the Western Ghats range at an elevation of around 800 m above sea level. It is about 100 km from Mumbai. Matheran’s proximity to many of the nearby metropolitan cities makes it a popular weekend getaway for urban residents. There are around 38 designated look-out "points" (viewpoints) in Matheran
Places to visit & Things to do: Louisa point | Shivaji's ladder | Charlotte Lake | Porcupine point
Reaching Matheran;
By Rail: Neral is the nearest rail station, from Neral a small Toy Train (Narrow gauge) takes you through a zigzag route of about 21 kms to Matheran.
By Road: State Transport buses regularly ply between Mumbai and Neral.
By Air: Nearest airport is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai that is located around 100 km away from Matheran. There are various rail and road transport options from Mumbai.
Upcoming business events in Mumbai
S no. Business Events Date For more details
1 Social Media Marketing Event 28th - 29th Jul 2018
2 Crescent Moon Exhibition 1st Aug 2018
3 GLOBAL REALTY SHOW 2018 1st - 2nd Sep 2018
4 World Office Expo 2018 28th Sep 2018
Trivia - The railway station of Navapur is built in two states. One half is in Maharashtra and the other half is in Gujarat. Surprisingly, even a train which halts at Navapur Railway Station is stationed half in Maharashtra and half in Gujarat
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