In a different seizure by the Customs on May 14, a woman passenger was found carrying a gold chain coated with a silver colour from a flight heading to the city from Muscat.
Major delays in SpiceJet flights from Kempegowda International Airport to New Delhi, Patna and Ahmedabad on Friday and Saturday have ruined the travel schedule of flyers.
In four months, 19 two-wheeler riders have been injured while three have lost their lives.
Between the ages of 4 to 18, those taken on the outing comprised 25 girls and 25 boys raised at the orphanage, run by NGO Reaching Hands.
When the woman inquired about the Dutchman's guitar box, he said "It's a machine!" which she misunderstood as a machine gun. The woman raised a security alarm, delaying the flight.
The heli-taxi services from Electronics City to Kempegowda International Airport has ferried around 2,000 passengers since its launch in March 2018.
Customs officials at the Kempegowda International Airport on Tuesday arrested two people in separate cases on charges of smuggling and seized 1.12 kg of gold worth `37.05 lakh.
The attempt by Pratik Thakore Mahesh to delay the flight from Bengaluru misfired and he is in judicial custody now. The flight departed 40 minutes late due to the hoax call.
Bangalore International Airport Ltd, operator of the airport, is yet to respond to a questionnaire sent in this connection.
Contractual employee Shiv Shankar suffered serious injuries in the incident, including a lumbar fracture.
The process of security check should barely take a few minutes for regular passengers, but now, it is taking much longer, say fliers.
It is also proposed to construct pedestrian flyover for inter modal transport facility at Yeshwanthapur and Metro Rail Stations.
A rooftop solar plant that can generate 3.35 MW of power for Kempegowda International Airport and generate 47 lakh solar units annually was inaugurated on Wednesday.
A Memorandum of Understanding for the same was signed by JNCASR and KIA on Monday.
The Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) will witness a partial closure of operations between February 14 and February 24, to make way for Aero India 2019.