Chennai Airport

CISF recovers 2.4 kg gold worth Rs 1 crore from a housekeeping staff at Chennai Airport

At around 6.15 am, the CISF noticed suspicious activities by Vijayakumari, a staff of TFS (Travel Food Service), Chennai as she was leaving the new international terminal building in a hurried manner.

Feb 01, 2020, 20:26 PM IST

4 flights diverted, 10 delayed due to poor visibility at Chennai airport

According to authorities, Air Australia flight B738 from Re-Union island (Saint-Denis) to Chennai was diverted to Trichy. 

Jan 04, 2020, 10:02 AM IST

Gold worth over Rs 18 lakh seized by customs at Chennai Airport

Gold rods weighing 203 grams and valued at Rs 8 lakh were recovered from Sekh Mohammad Maim, 23, of Hooghly, West Bengal.

Nov 30, 2019, 23:21 PM IST

Two passengers apprehended at Chennai airport for smuggling gold worth Rs 36 lakh

The name of the accused duo is Mohamed Yasin and Sheikh Abdullah. The seized gold weighs around 909 grams which was recovered from their rectum.

Oct 19, 2019, 17:27 PM IST

Rasam, sambar, Halwa: Chinese President Xi Jinping to relish south Indian delicacies

PM Modi will be hosting a special dinner for the Chinese President in Mamallapuram tonight where a variety of Indian culinary delights will be on display.

Oct 11, 2019, 16:43 PM IST

Pythons, monitor lizards hidden in check-in baggage seized at Chennai airport

Officials of the Customs Air Intelligence Unit seized juvenile pythons and monitor lizards from the checked-in baggage of two passengers who had arrived at the Chennai airport from Kuala Lampur via Batik Airways Flight 6018. 

Oct 10, 2019, 19:51 PM IST

Major haul of performance-enhancing drugs at Chennai Airport; over 3,000 pieces worth Rs 10 lakh seized

The person had landed in Chennai from Cambodia, via Kuala Lampur on board an Air Asia flight (AK11). Investigations have revealed that the individual was headed for Kolkata to supply the contraband to local gyms in the city.

Sep 16, 2019, 23:50 PM IST

Singapore-bound plane makes emergency landing at Chennai airport

 No one was injured in the incident and all 170 passengers were safely disembarked.

May 20, 2019, 09:24 AM IST

Air India software shutdown effect: 137 flights to be delayed on Sunday

Thousands of passengers were stranded on Saturday morning at airports across the world as Air India's passenger service system (PSS) software, which looks after check-in, baggage and reservation, did not function between 3:30 am and 8:45 am due to a technical glitch.

Apr 28, 2019, 12:26 PM IST

Leopard cub seized from passenger's bag at Chennai airport

The Air Intelligence Unit at Chennai International airport on Saturday seized a leopard cub from the baggage of a passenger in Tamil Nadu.

Feb 02, 2019, 16:38 PM IST

Watch: Leopard cub seized from baggage of passenger in Chennai airport

A leopard cub was seized from the baggage of a passenger on Saturday at the Chennai airport in Tamil Nadu. 

Feb 02, 2019, 15:45 PM IST

Emergency declared at Chennai airport as IndiGo flight develops snag before landing

According to news agency ANI, a full emergency was declared at Chennai airport before the landing of the aircraft. All passengers are safe.

Nov 05, 2018, 15:55 PM IST

Rs 2500 cr terminal to come up at Chennai airport: AAI official

The Airport Authority of India (AAI) on Friday confirmed the construction of a new terminal in Chennai. 

Sep 28, 2018, 18:39 PM IST

Air India flight from Singapore suffers bird hit before landing in Chennai

The flight, which was later scheduled to leave for Singapore, was cancelled as the aircraft was considered "not fit" for the journey.

Jul 23, 2018, 20:16 PM IST

Air India flight makes 'priority landing' at Chennai airport due to technical snag

The flight was carrying 111 passengers besides the crew.

Jul 21, 2018, 17:45 PM IST

Gold, foreign currencies worth Rs 56.7 lakh seized at Chennai airport

In the first incident, the sleuths intercepted 24-year-old Sheikh Abdullah Jahhupar Sathik who arrived here from Kuala Lumpur today and recovered gold that was concealed inside the cells of laptop batteries kept in his baggage.

Jul 06, 2018, 09:38 AM IST

Cost of tea, coffee at Chennai airport 'horrifies' Chidambaram; Twitterati take potshots at Congress leader

Karti, son of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram was on March 23, 2018, granted bail in the INX Media case. 

Mar 25, 2018, 22:11 PM IST

Narrow escape for passengers as two tyres of Delhi-bound SpiceJet flight burst

At least 199 passengers onboard a  Delhi-bound SpiceJet flight had a narrow escape on Thursday as their plane suffered two tyre bursts during take off.

Feb 08, 2018, 23:42 PM IST

Bengaluru techie falls to death from Chennai airport ramp

Mystery shrouds the death of a 29-year old software engineer from Andhra Pradesh who fell from an elevated ramp at the domestic airport in Chennai on Monday. Chaitanya, hailing from Vijayawada, fell from the ramp near gate no 4 of the domestic departure terminal and rushed to a government hospital where he was declared brought dead, police said.

Jan 29, 2018, 21:58 PM IST

IndiGo passenger bus catches fire at Chennai airport, no injuries

No injuries have been reported as passengers had deboarded the bus at the time of the incident.

Dec 29, 2017, 16:10 PM IST