Chennai Airport

Customs sleuths foil bid to smuggle gold worth Rs 50L

A white cloth pouch was found hidden under the cushion of one of the seats.

published on : 28th May 2019

Chennai airport to take 3 months to modify baggage screening

Further, to assist senior citizens and women, additional manpower have been deployed near the X-ray machines for handling heavy luggage. 

published on : 26th May 2019

Singapore-bound plane makes emergency landing at Chennai airport

Nobody was injured in the incident and all 170 passengers were safely disembarked, officials said.

published on : 20th May 2019

Customs foil attempts to smuggle gold worth Rs 2 crore at Chennai airport

Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) sleuths belonging to the Customs department foiled attempts to smuggle 6kg gold worth Rs 2 crore at Chennai airport.

published on : 18th May 2019

AIADMK MP briefly stopped at Chennai airport for carrying Rs 25 lakh in cash 

The parliamentarian, V Elumalai of the AIADMK, is seeking re-election from his Arani Lok Sabha seat.

published on : 17th May 2019

Iranian saffron, gold worth Rs 70 lakh seized at Chennai airport

Air Intelligence Unit sleuths from the Customs department foiled bids to smuggle Iranian saffron worth Rs 60 lakh and gold worth Rs 13.3 lakh and arrested one person at the airport here on Thursday.

published on : 17th May 2019

Foreign currency worth Rs 9.60 lakh seized at Chennai airport

Acting on a tip off, officials at the departure terminal intercepted the man bound for Singapore and recovered 14,000 US dollars concealed in his baggage, an official release said.

published on : 12th May 2019

Bids to smuggle gold worth Rs 41.65 lakh foiled at Chennai airport

In a separate incident, two female passengers who had arrived by Gulf Air flight GF 068, were intercepted by AIU officers at exit on suspicion of carrying gold.

published on : 8th May 2019

Bids to smuggle gold worth Rs 22.11 lakh foiled at Chennai Airport

Air Intelligence sleuths of Customs foiled bids to smuggle gold worth `22.1 lakh through Chennai Airport on Thursday.

published on : 3rd May 2019

Chennai Metro Rail officials mull airport-Kilambakkam line

Among three options presented by consultant to expand phase-1, authorities likely to favour route with 16-km alignment along GST.

published on : 2nd May 2019

Gold worth Rs 72 lakh seized at Chennai airport

Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) sleuths of the Customs department foiled attempts to smuggle 2.186-kg gold worth Rs 72 lakh in different incidents at the airport.

published on : 30th April 2019

Customs officials foil attempts to smuggle gold

The Air Intelligence Unit of the Customs department foiled bids to smuggle 3.4kg gold worth `1.12 crore at Chennai Airport and arrested two persons in this regard.

published on : 27th April 2019

Bid to smuggle gold, foreign currency foiled by Customs department at Chennai Airport

A customs release said AIU officials detected two cases of gold smuggling on Wednesday night and one case of foreign currency on Thursday morning.

published on : 26th April 2019

1.36-kg gold worth Rs 44.4 lakh seized in separate incidents at Chennai airport

Air Intelligence Unit sleuths of the Customs department foiled attempts to smuggle 1.36-kg gold worth `44.4 lakh in separate incidents at the Chennai airport.

published on : 25th April 2019

Smuggling bids rise in Chennai airport

In February this year, the Customs department seized a leopard cub.

published on : 20th April 2019
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