Chennai airport

Bids to smuggle gold worth Rs 40 lakh foiled at Chennai airport

A total of 416 gm of gold worth Rs 21.8 lakh was recovered. He was arrested. In a separate case, Air Intelligence officers intercepted a person walking suspiciously.

published on : 16th October 2020

Gold worth Rs 83.7 lakh seized at Chennai Airport

They confessed to carrying bundles of gold paste concealed in rectum. 1.62 kg gold valued at Rs 83.7 lakh was seized. All three were arrested.

published on : 28th September 2020

Chennai to be fourth gateway for Air France

Interestingly, Air France had planned to launch the service in June but it got postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic. 

published on : 26th September 2020

Bid to smuggle gold worth Rs 64 lakh foiled, 2 held

Upon suspicion, passenger Jahir Hussain (54) of Tiruvarur was intercepted. Officials found gold weighing 1.16 kg concealed in a tool kit.

published on : 29th August 2020

AITUC seeks Hardeep Puri's intervention to save jobs of 2,500 workers at Chennai Airport

There are fears that the workers of Bhadra International India Ltd (BILL) at the airport may lose job after the ground and cargo handling work is given to some other contractor or firm.

published on : 28th August 2020

Two arrested in connection with currency seizure at Chennai airport

Two people were arrested in connection with the seizure of foreign and Indian currency at the international courier terminal at the airport here.

published on : 28th August 2020

Ecstasy pills worth Rs 1.6 crore seized from parcels by Chennai Air Customs

A total of 4,060 pills pegged at Rs 1.2 crore were recovered and seized under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, 1985.

published on : 13th August 2020

‘Flights carrying stranded Tamils can land here’

Seeking more clarification, the bench of Justices R Subbiah and R Krishnan Ramasamy, adjourned the matter by a day.

published on : 30th June 2020

No direct flights from Mumbai but passengers still reaching Chennai sparking COVID-19 fears

Till now, a total of 217 passengers flying to Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu have tested positive in the last one month.

published on : 26th June 2020

Ecstasy pills parcel from Netherlands seized by Customs in Chennai, one held

The pills contained more than 470 gms of MDMA and the parcel was addressed to a 27-year old man hailing from Bhimavaram in West Godavari district.

published on : 17th June 2020

Air passengers from Covid hotspot states dealt with as per SOP: Tamil Nadu

Directorate of Public Health and Preventive Medicine official refuted a news report that said the passengers from Delhi, Maharashtra and Gujarat are not being screened on arrival at Chennai airport

published on : 12th June 2020

Uber resumes services for airport travel in Chennai

Riders will now be able to access UberGo, Uber Premier and Uber XL services for safe, reliable and convenient airport travel needs, as permitted by government guidelines, a release stated.

published on : 2nd June 2020

Construction of T2 terminal at Chennai airport to be delayed

The  T2 integrated terminal building at the Chennai airport which was  expected to be ready by the end of this year may have to wait till  the middle of next year.

published on : 30th May 2020

Long walks are out as prepaid taxi counter opens inside airport

Only 2,400 people flew in and out of Chennai on Tuesday, which is unimpressive against Monday’s 2,300 when number of flights were comparatively less

published on : 27th May 2020

Chennai airport welcomes flyers to all-new experience

However, confusion and chaos prevailed for several hours as airlines cancelled several schedules without intimating the passengers.

published on : 26th May 2020
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