Cocaine worth Rs two crore seized at Chennai airport

 Cocaine valued at Rs two crore in the international market, concealed in 200 Parker pens, was today seized from a passenger who arrived from Dubai at the airport here.

Flight makes unscheduled landing after technical snag

A Tiruchirappally-bound private airline from Singapore made an unscheduled landing here following a technical snag.

Portion of false ceiling caves in at Chennai airport

In the third such incident this month, a portion of false ceiling came down crashing at the airport here on Friday, but no one was injured.

Lufthansa flight grounded due to snag at Chennai airport

A Frankfurt bound Lufthansa flight with 180 passengers on board was grounded here today due to a technical snag, airport authorities said on Monday.

Minor fire near Chennai airport runway

A minor fire broke out at the grassy area near a runway at the airport here, triggered by crackers used to scare away birds, airport officials said.

AI pilot assaults engineer at Chennai Airport; DGCA seeks report
AI pilot assaults engineer at Chennai Airport; DGCA seeks report

The Air India pilot who assaulted an engineer posted at the Chennai Airport on Saturday morning has reportedly been derostered, and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has sought an inquiry report on the incident, even as the union representing the engineers at the airport are demanding justice.

Flights delayed at Chennai airport

The departure and arrival of 32 flights was delayed by about two hours from 7.30 AM at the airport here due to heavy smoke on account of burning of material by people on 'Bhogi', the first day of the Pongal harvest festival, airport sources said.

Fog delays departure, arrival of 18 flights in Chennai

The scheduled departure and arrival of 18 flights at Chennai airport was Wednesday delayed due to dense fog covering the runway, airport officials said.

Punjab, Kerala, others oppose Centre's draft Civil Aviation Policy

Punjab, Kerala and some other states on Tuesday strongly opposed the government's draft Civil Aviation Policy that talks of creating only six international hubs in the country.

13 kg of gold seized at Chennai airport

In a major haul, officials on Tuesday recovered 13 kg of gold at the airport here, with the value of the seizure estimated to be around Rs five crore.

Punjab Police arrest top Khalistani terrorist at Chennai airport
Punjab Police arrest top Khalistani terrorist at Chennai airport

 The Punjab Police Thursday arrested a top Khalistani terrorist, Ramndeep Singh alias Goldy, from Chennai airport, a senior police officer said.

Civil aviation min inspects facilities at Chennai airport

 After receiving complaints of lack of cleanliness at Chennai airport, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju has carried out an inspection of the key infrastructural facilities there.

Kenyan woman detained at airport in TN

A 26-year-old Kenyan woman was detained by immigration authorities here after it was found that she allegedly had a fake visa and overstayed in India, airport authorities said.

Heroin worth Rs 1 cr seized in Chennai

Heroin worth about Rs one crore in the international market has been seized from a Kuwait-bound passenger at the international airport here, airport authorities said.

Security beefed up at Chennai airport ahead of PM`s stopover

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s stopover here on June 29 enroute to Sriharikota to witness the launch of PSLV C-23, security has been increased manifold at the city airport, police said on friday.

Gold biscuits worth Rs 26 cr recovered from dustbin at airport in TN

In a major catch, Customs and CISF officials on Saturday seized gold biscuits worth Rs 26 crore which were found dumped in a dustbin at the airport here.

Glass door, panel collapses at Chennai airport

The incident occurred even as passengers, booked on the four flights, were entering the airport through the gate.

Chennai woman argues with CISF personnel, detained

A Malaysia-bound woman passenger was briefly detained at the airport in Chennai on Wednesday following an argument with CISF personnel over some security procedures, airport officials said.

Chinese held in Chennai for attempting to smuggle

A 44-year old Chinese national bound for Hong Kong was on Saturday detained by custom officials at the airport when he attempted to smuggle 27 kg of rosewood in a suitcase, airport sources said.

Man tries to board flight with invalid papers, held

One person was arrested at the Chennai airport for allegedly trying to board a flight to Qatar without valid documents, police said on Wednesday.