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.

Govt orders probe into fire at Chennai ATC

Government on Tuesday ordered a probe by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation into the fire incident at Chennai airport`s Air Traffic Control room in the wee hours.

Chidambaram seeks release of man held for photographing him

Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday expressed surprise over the arrest of a person who reportedly attempted to take some pictures of him.

Man held at Chennai airport for taking pictures of Chidambaram

A 34-year-old man has been taken into custody for questioning after he was seen taking pictures of Finance Minister P Chidambaram.

Close shave for Kingfisher passengers at Chennai airport

Passengers on board a Kingfisher Airlines’ plane had a close shave after a baggage trolley collided with the aircraft at the Chennai airport on Wednesday.

Chennai airport: 2 held for smuggling hawala money

A businessman and an airport employee were arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle out USD 35,000 to Singapore.

Chennai: Flights delayed due to poor visibility

Poor visibility owing to a layer of haze disrupted flight movements at the Chennai airport.

Chennai airport: 2 held for smuggling hawala money

A city-based businessman and an
airport employee were arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle out USD 35,000 to Singapore.

Day 3: Amid ruckus, AP Assembly adjourned

The script remained the same for the third successive day in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly Thursday
as the House could not transact any business.

Woman gives birth to stillborn baby at Chennai airport

A 36 year-old Malaysia-bound woman gave birth to a stillborn baby boy at the airport here on Thursday.

Suitcase causes flutter ahead of PC’s arrival

An unclaimed suitcase at the domestic airport here caused A flutter, as it was discovered minutes before Union Home Minister P Chidambaram`s arrival.

Man detained at airport over possession of idols

A man was detained at the
international airport here by officials of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) after he was found carrying five idols believed to be having antique value.