Kempegowda International Airport

Bengaluru: Gold worth Rs 1.14 crore seized from air passengers

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.

published on : 18th May 2019

Air passengers claim they were ‘held hostage’ by SpiceJet airline

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.

published on : 12th May 2019

Rash drivers risk life and limb on Airport Road for thrill of fast ride

In four months, 19 two-wheeler riders have been injured while three have lost their lives.

published on : 6th May 2019

Orphaned children have a memorable day at Kempegowda International Airport

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. 

published on : 5th May 2019

Lost in translation: Guitar box sparks panic at Bengaluru airport

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.

published on : 23rd April 2019

2,000 passengers used heli-taxi service to Kempegowda International Airport in one year

The heli-taxi services from Electronics City to Kempegowda International Airport has ferried around 2,000 passengers since its launch in March 2018.

published on : 13th March 2019

Gold worth Rs 37 lakh seized at Kempegowda International Airport, two held

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. 

published on : 13th March 2019

Man makes hoax bomb threat in bid to board flight after arriving late

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.

published on : 27th February 2019

Security beefed up at Kempegowda International Airport, railway stations

Bangalore International Airport Ltd, operator of the airport, is yet to respond to a questionnaire sent in this connection.

published on : 27th February 2019

IndiGo bus hits Air India ​employee at Bengaluru airport's tarmac

Contractual employee Shiv Shankar suffered serious injuries in the incident, including a lumbar fracture.

published on : 24th February 2019

Airport system upgrade leads to long queues, to go on till April-end

The process of security check should barely take a few minutes for regular passengers, but now, it is taking much longer, say fliers.

published on : 17th February 2019

Works on Metro link to Kempegowda International Airport will start next year

It is also proposed to construct pedestrian flyover for inter modal transport facility at Yeshwanthapur and Metro Rail Stations.

published on : 9th February 2019

Kempegowda International Airport may go totally green by 2020

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.

published on : 7th February 2019

Fog prediction tool to be developed for Kempegowda International Airport

A Memorandum of Understanding for the same was signed by JNCASR and KIA on Monday.

published on : 5th February 2019

Kempegowda International Airport to be partially closed for Aero India

 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.

published on : 22nd January 2019
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