Chennai Airport

Multiplex at Chennai airport likely to be opened by Pongal

Officials said the cinema facility will open once its licence gets approved from the authorities.

published on : 10th January 2023

Protests, paddy fields and barbed wires: The story of TN 'airport' village

Unknown to the outside world till recent times, Parandur grabbed headlines first in August after the government said that the place is its choice for a greenfield airport.

published on : 25th December 2022

Chaos and confusion make landfall ahead of Mandous

28 flights to Chennai cancelled; a few ATR flights diverted to Bengaluru

published on : 10th December 2022

AAI to prepare revised proposal for expansion of Chennai airport

Cost to purchase 306 acres as per current proposal too high, finds survey by TN government.

published on : 7th December 2022

EV charging points at Chennai airport

The chargers can be operated through a dedicated mobile app or an RFID card.

published on : 25th November 2022

Chennai Airport's efficiency in handling passenger, baggage processing time to increase from next year

Airports Authority of India has appointed Celibi Airport Services India and Globe Ground India as additional GHAs and this would reduce passenger and baggage processing time.

published on : 22nd November 2022

FOOTNOTE | Chennai can do without Parandur mega airport: Expert

First and foremost, Chennai is not Tamil Nadu, but merely a part of it, congested by concentrating all industrial and job-creating activities in an exploitative and discriminatory manner.

published on : 19th November 2022

Gold ingots concealed in DVD writer seized at Chennai airport

On further examination of the bag, 15 mobile phones and 9,000 foreign cigarettes were found, a press release from the Customs said.

published on : 31st October 2022

Even flights in ‘grey area’ can now be tracked at Chennai airport

New tech being tested to monitor aircraft in the region above Indian Ocean, to be introduced at Chennai ATC soon

published on : 21st October 2022

Second Chennai airport shouldn’t affect Parandur ryots’ livelihood: Thangam Thennarasu

The people of 13 villages around Parandur told us that they have faith in the government but their livelihood should be protected, the minister said.

published on : 20th October 2022

Multi-level car parking at Chennai Airport to be thrown open by Oct-end

The trial of the multi-level car park (MLCP) at the Chennai Airport has begun, and it is likely to be commissioned by the month end, airport director Dr Sharad Kumar said.

published on : 8th October 2022

Six land parcels identified for Chennai airport expansion

This comes after AAI sought 306 acres to build additional terminals

published on : 27th September 2022

After 11 years, runway over Adyar to cater to wide-bodied aircraft

Nearly 11 years after building its second runway over the Adyar river, Chennai Airport is finally going to use it to cater to wide-bodied aircraft.

published on : 31st August 2022

Tipsy Chennai man delays Dubai-bound flight with hoax bomb threat, lands in police net

Following the threat call, a thorough check was undertaken by the security agencies to ascertain if any explosive items were planted in the flight.

published on : 27th August 2022

Chennai airport to be 306 acres larger

Land to be used for add’l int’l & cargo terminals of Chennai Airport on Adyar’s other side

published on : 27th August 2022

Govt to pay 3.5 times market value to acquire land for Chennai’s second airport

The State has planned to acquire 4,563.56 acres of land spread across 13 villages. Of these, 3,246.38 acres are patta land (2,446.79 acres of najai land and 799 acres of punjai land).

published on : 27th August 2022

20 years after flight, Thanjavur fugitive grounded at Chennai airport

A 43-year-old man who was on the run for the past 20 years was nabbed at the Chennai Airport on Wednesday. 

published on : 26th August 2022

MP TR Baalu pushes for big planes on both runways of Chennai airport

The airport spokesman said the district administration has been asked to clear the obstacles on the approach path.

published on : 20th August 2022

Parandur airport to cost Rs 20,000 crore: Stalin

Stating that the new airport would be a stepping stone for the State’s development and another milestone in the journey towards making TN a $1 trillion economy,

published on : 3rd August 2022

Parandur frets over second Chennai airport proposal

D Thilagam (49) of the same village lamented that she constructed a house there after a couple of generations. She is yet to complete the monthly EMIs.

published on : 3rd August 2022
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