Security tightened at Kochi airport

Security has been tightened at the International airport here in connection with the Republic Day celebrations.

Suicide bombing threat to Air India flights; major airports put on alert
Suicide bombing threat to Air India flights; major airports put on alert

Major airports across the country have been put on alert following the warning of an attack.

Kochi Airport will continue to be on red alert

The Kochi International airport, where security had been tightened following receipt of calls threatening attack by terrorists, would continue to be on red alert, but restrictions on the entry of visitors would be lifted by 6 AM tomorrow, airport officials said.

Kochi Airport put on high alert after terror threat calls

The Kochi International airport at nearby Nedumbassery was on Friday put on high alert after it received threatening calls stating that it would be attacked by terrorists with AK-47s, a top airport official said.

Gold biscuit valued at Rs 30 lakh seized at Kochi airport

A one-kg gold biscuit valued at approximately Rs 30 lakh was today seized by Customs Air Intelligence Unit from a passenger who arrived here from Dubai.

CPI(M) targets Chandy over Kochi airport gold haul

CPI(M) demanded a probe into the Kochi airport gold haul after a former staffer of CM Oommen Chandy figured on the Facebook contacts list of a smuggling gang kingpin.

Two women held for gold smuggling

Two women passengers returning from Dubai were detained at Kochi airport after they were found to be carrying 20 kg of gold, an official said.

Passenger smuggling in gold caught with 5 kg bars

Five kg of gold bars, valued at Rs 1.40 crore, were seized from a passenger who arrived here from Sharjah by the customs officials.

Saudi Airlines flight to Kochi diverted due to rains

A Kochi-bound Saudi Airlines flight with over 300 passengers was diverted here following heavy rains in that city.

Downpour, landslides claim 14 lives in Kerala, Kochi airport closed

14 persons died on Monday and several reported missing in landslips triggered by heavy rain in high range Idukki and adjoining districts of Kerala.

Bomb threat at Kochi Airport

Police and CISF personnel are on high alert at the Kochi Airport at nearby Nedumbassery following an anonymous call Tuesday morning that a bomb had been planted there.

High alert at Kochi Airport after bomb threat

Police and CISF personnel were placed on a state of high alert On Tuesday at Kochi Airport near Nedumbassery following an anonymous call that said a bomb had been planted somewhere in the premises.

KN Nehru`s brother detained

Former DMK minister K N Nehru`s
brother, against whom a lookout notice was issued by Tamil
Nadu Police in a land grab case, was today detained by
emigration officials at the airport here before he was to fly
to Dubai.

Gulf Air plane veers off runway at Kochi airport

At least seven passengers were
injured as a Gulf Air plane from Bahrain with 137 passengers
veered off the runway as it was landing at the international
airport and went into a muddy area.

Man picked up for questioning at Kochi airport

Security personnel at the Cochin
International airport have arrested a passenger after a
`dangerous` substance was found in his baggage, airport
sources said.

Kochi airport plans expansion with rise in profits

Kerala`s Kochi airport, the fourth largest airport that handles international passengers in India, on Saturday announced that its profit touched Rs 77 crore in fiscal 2009-10 and it will invest Rs 118 crore in expansion plans.

Smelly carton triggers scare at Kochi airport

There was some chaos and scare at Kerala`s Kochi Airport on Sunday.

AI plane makes emergency landing at Kochi airport

An Air India plane, with 49 on
board, landed under emergency conditions at the airport here
on Tuesday soon after take-off after the pilot noticed some
technical problem in one of the engines.