Chennai airport

Chennai airport gets water-level recorder

When the water level swells above the 9.5m mark, (and touches the bottom level of the bridge at 10.5 metre), the system will sound an alarm in the control station.

published on : 11th January 2022

Bid to smuggle 1,364 star tortoises foiled at Chennai airport

A total of 1,364 star tortoises were seized by Chennai Air Cargo Customs at air cargo export shed in Meenambakkam. It was being smuggled to Malaysia, according to a release.

published on : 6th January 2022

Chennai airport ranked 8th in global list for on-time performance

It is the only Indian airport ranked in the top 10. The top three are Miami Airport in the United States, Fukuoka Airport and Haneda Aairport from Japan.

published on : 5th January 2022

Nod sought for aircraft maintenance complex on Chennai airport premises

Proposal sent to AAI to set up facility on 50 acres of land near airport

published on : 12th December 2021

Rapid PCR, RT-PCR tests made cheaper at Chennai Airport

The decision was taken by the Airport Authority of India to help its passengers, considering the pandemic situation. 

published on : 8th December 2021

Trial run of Chennai airport’s much-awaited car park facility likely in January

The MLCP will have five screen multiplexes, two food courts, retail shops, kids engagement stores and bars and restaurants. 

published on : 7th December 2021

Five international Covid positive passengers unlikely to have Omicron variant, says TN Health Secretary

Health Secretary says no S-gene drop out in their samples but sequencing will be done

published on : 6th December 2021

Omicron scare: Chennai airport puts up special corridor to isolate returnees from high-risk countries

Sixty-eight passengers who arrived at the Chennai Airport on Wednesday midnight in a Qatar Airlines flight had a first-of-its-kind welcome to receive them.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Land need of the hour for Chennai airport

Though one of the busiest in country, Chennai Airport operates on a meagre 1,317 acres

published on : 18th November 2021

TN considers diverting drain to protect Chennai airport

Baalu chaired the meeting which was convened at Chennai International Airport on Monday to review developmental aspects and other issues pertaining to passenger facilitation.

published on : 16th November 2021

Chennai Airport resumes normal operations after five-hour suspension of arrivals

The wet and windy day had resulted in the cancellation of 22 arrivals as well as 28 departures. All these were domestic flights, said a spokesman. 14 flights were diverted.

published on : 11th November 2021

Chennai Airport suspends arrival of aircraft till 6 pm amid heavy rains and winds

The decision has been taken for the safety of passengers considering the severity of winds, said Chennai Airport Director Dr Sharad Kumar. However, departures of aircraft will continue.

published on : 11th November 2021

More rains: Chennai airport prepares contingency plan

Chennai Airport has come out with a contingency plan after Chennai received heavy rains on Wednesday and IMD predicted more rainfall for Thursday.

published on : 11th November 2021

Chennai rains: IndiGo, Air Arabia cancel evening flights as thunderstorms predicted

Seven flights which were scheduled to arrive in the evening at Chennai Airport have been cancelled

published on : 10th November 2021

Bid to smuggle 3.2 kg gold foiled at Chennai airport

Twelve gold pieces (702 gm) wrapped with black adhesive tape were found concealed inside a water heater at the toilet of the aircraft.

published on : 30th October 2021
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