Mumbai International Airport (CSMIA)- Flights, Lounges, Duty-Free & More

Mumbai International Airport

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport is the name of Mumbai International catering Mumbai city and Mumbai metropolitan Region. It is considered the busiest airport in the country after the Delhi International Airport. It initially went by the name Sahar Airport until 1999 it was re-named Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport after Chatrapati Shivaji of 17th century the Maratha Empire.

One thing that will remain extraordinary about this airport is there are different non-passenger crowds of paparazzi outside the arrival and departure gates to engage and photograph Bollywood celebrities. 



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Owner and Operator of The Mumbai International Airport.



Airports Authority of India owns the Mumbai International Airport which is operated by Mumbai International Airport Limited, a joint body comprised of Adani enterprises and airport authorities of India where Adani group holds a 74% share and the remaining 26% of the Airports Authority Of India.


Landscape and infrastructure



Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaja International Airport, Mubai has two terminals, T1 and T2. t1 is also called Santacruz Airport, and T2 is Sahar Airport. 



Features of the T2

Facilities  Present  Past 
Parking stands for Aircrafts 108 84
Boarding Bridges 60 25
Check-in-counters  192 135
Car Parking Lot 5000 3600




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What else is inside the Mumbai International Airport?



You can also get your incomplete readings completed here apart from just waiting ideally. Lounges come with a free buffet and you can indulge in the food here in a well-furnished exclusive access room. Or take a Nap! 


Free duty therapy

What comes to your mind when you hear Duty-free? It is an inducement one must not miss out. There are many things available exclusively there, and you cannot find them outside. If your pocket doesn’t permit, indulging your eyes is also still considered a treat and a good way to kill some time instead of ideally sitting and waiting, this can be your cardio workout for the day!


Check out the new gadgets, Liquor is a popular purchase at this alley.



There are Spa services available to the passenger inside the airport’s walls. This is new, and this is a way to enjoy the airport before boarding the plane and resume your nap until the destination gate is open to you



A Museum Tour for Art Enthusiasts

There is an art museum at Mumbai Airport, in terminal 2 showcasing ranges of our own artifacts, and crafts displaying the richness of the cultural heritage of India. This is a place not to miss out while you are here and have some time on your hands to waste.


Kids fun zone

Call it momentary kid daycare and let your little ones jump into some fun activities. Children cannot endure idleness while adults can and to make your little one engaged and entertained, distracted from disturbing and complaining to you about long idle rides



Don’t miss out on the last grab and last bite of Vada Pao

If you are here in Mumbai or any region of Maharashtra, you cannot miss out on the famous local savory treat, Vada Pao and it is addictive, so airport restaurants and food stalls give you the cache to grab the last bite of Vada Pao at the heart of the airport, Foodcourt.


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International destinations and flight


Airlines  International destinations 
Air Arabia  Abu Dhabi, Sharjah
Air Canada  Seasonal: Toronto-Pearson
Air France  Paris- Charles de Gaulle
Air India  Abu Dhabi, Bangkok Suvarnabhumi, Bhuj, Doha, Dubai-International, Kuwait City, London-Heathrow, San Francisco
Air India Express Abu Dhabi, Muscat 
Air Mauritius Mauritius 
Air Peace Lagos 
Air Seychelles Mahe
Air Tanzania Dar es Salaam
All Nippon Airways  Tokyo-Narita 
Azerbaijan Airways  Baku
Batik Air Malaysia Kuala Lumpur-International
Bhutan Airways Seasonal: Paro (begins 23 Sep 2024)
British Airways London-Heathrow
Cathay Pacific Hong Kong
Egyptair  Cairo 
El Al Tel Aviv (resumes27 Oct 2024)
Emirates  Dubai-International
Ethiopian Airways Addis Ababa


Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi
FlyArystan Almaty 
Fly Baghdad Baghdad, Najaf
flydubai Dubai-International
flynas Dammam, Jeddah, Riyadh
Gulf Air Bahrain
IndiGo Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Dammam, Dhaka, Doha, Dubai-International, Istanbul, Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta, Kathmandu, Kozhikode, Kuwait City, Male, Muscat, Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta, Phuket, Singapore
Singapore Airlines Singapore 
SpiceJet Dubai- International
SriLankan Airlines Colombo-Bandaranaike
Star Air Belgium, Kolhapur
Swiss International Air Lines Zurich 
Thai Airways International Bangkok- Suvarnabhumi


Thai Lion Air Bangkok-Don Mueang
Turkish Airlines Istanbul  
Uganda Airlines Entebbe
Uzbekistan Airways Tashkent 
VietJet Air Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City

Seasonal: Da Nang, Phu Quoc

Vietnam Airlines Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City
Virgin Atlantic London-Heathrow
Vistara  Abu Dhabi, Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Colombo-Bandaranaike, Dammam, Dhaka, Doha, Dubai-International, Frankfurt, Jeddah, Kathmandu, Mauritius, Muscat, Paris- Charles de Gaulle, Singapore, 
Yemenia  Aden 


How to reach the Mumbai International Airport



Air-conditioned City bus services from Thane to the airport are available and the options open wide with the availability of Uber or OLA pre-booking online cab services making it all convenient to reach the Airport Day or Night. Mumbai has recently started experiencing the wave of Metro Convenience service and the planning of further development is still under construction. 


Navi International Airport, Mumbai


Navi Mumbai International Airport called D.B Patel International Airport is going to be the second international airport located at Ulwe, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, and it will serve Mumbai along with the existing international airport. 



Navy International Airport, Mumbai has its own, sustainable planned backup within its parameter landscape with a 151000 m sq fuel farm, three aircraft hangers, and a thoroughly planned and dedicated MRO facility. This airport is owned by CIDCO (26%) and MIAL(74%) and will be operated by Nabi Mumbai International Airport.

At present, it is announced that this airport will be open to the public and initiate the operation at 31st March 2025.



This airport plan is not yesterday’s planning coming to friction today. It was first laid out in November 1997. The future is a science-fictional dream development coming to fruition from Mumbai, Maharashtra accommodating many incoming and outgoing passengers.

Welcome to Mumbai, Where Dreamer chases dreams, welcome to the Land of Bollyhood 


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