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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

Doha-bound IndiGo flight suffers bird hit in Chennai, all safe

A Doha-bound IndiGo Airlines flight with 134 passengers and 7 cabin crew members onboard suffered a bird hit in Chennai.

Nov 16, 2017, 08:54 AM IST

Flight from Dubai with 184 onboard suffers technical snag on landing in Chennai, all safe

A city-bound flight from Dubai suffered a technical snag after landing at the airport here but all 184 passengers and crew onboard got down safely, officials said on Wednesday.

Jul 26, 2017, 13:13 PM IST

Three unclaimed suitcases found at Chennai airport

Three unclaimed suitcases triggered a security scare at the Chennai airport on Saturday.

Apr 29, 2017, 09:58 AM IST

Man detained at Chennai Airport with foreign currency

A Singapore-bound air passenger was detained here for allegedly trying to carry foreign currency worth about Rs 18 lakh, airport officials said today.

Sep 27, 2016, 10:59 AM IST

Samsung phone catches fire in aircraft; DGCA summons company

A high-end Samsung smartphone caught fire inside a Chennai-bound IndiGo aircraft on Friday, creating a scare among 175 passengers on-board but the plane made a safe landing.

Sep 23, 2016, 17:01 PM IST

Police beef up security at Chennai airport ahead of Independence Day

The AAI has announced that armed CISF personnel would be on round-the-lock patrol in the airport complex. 

Aug 12, 2016, 12:46 PM IST