Kempegowda International Airport

Smuggled arecanut seized from Kempegowda International Airport.

In another operation, tax officials seized a vehicle for transporting arecanut reusing an e-way bill, exposing tax evaders who posed as farmers.

published on : 4th December 2023

With new tech, gadgets in trays to be a thing of the past soon at KIA  

An advanced screening system for domestic passengers at the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) will be on trial within a few weeks, making security checks faster and safer.

published on : 28th November 2023

Over 2kg gold seized by Customs at Kempegowda International Airport

Three separate passengers on board Indigo flight 6E 1056 from Bangkok were caught, and each of them was wearing two crude gold chains around their necks, weighing 300 grams.

published on : 18th November 2023

IndiGo cancels flight, then flies one leaving behind many pax

Among the passengers put off with the all-round confusion was a four-member team of doctors of Sankara Eye Hospital heading to Shivamogga from different cities to attend multiple meetings.

published on : 17th November 2023

Godrej files case over its material stolen inside Kempegowda International Airport premises

The FIR states that 30 Rails Optimisers made of iron valued at Rs 3,50,000 which Godrej had kept inside the premises for construction work had gone missing.

published on : 14th November 2023

5kg gold seized at Kempegowda International Airport Terminal 2 in one night 

A Customs source said that five of the passengers had concealed the gold in semi-solid form in their rectum.

published on : 11th November 2023

Flyer leaves baggage at Kempegowda International Airport washroom as kiosks fail to print tags

Vani Sehgal, a senior brand strategist at a digital firm in Bengaluru said that  she was upset with the lack of empathy and support from the airline and airport staff.

published on : 11th November 2023

Man arrested for harassing woman passenger on flight from Frankfurt to Bengaluru

The incident allegedly took place mid-air on Monday night on board LH-0754 after it took off from Frankfurt, said a source.

published on : 9th November 2023

Flyer forgets bag with diamonds in flight, sends cops & security agencies into tizzy in Bengaluru

The bag contained a pair of solitaire diamond earrings and a ring which are worth nearly Rs 4 lakh. It also had Rs 1 lakh in cash.

published on : 6th November 2023

Cabbie assaults security supervisor at Kempegowda International Airport

FIR filed against unidentifed accused for abusing staffer who asked for ID; Airport says drivers flouting rules an issue  

published on : 27th October 2023

Kempegowda Airport world’s most punctual airport for three months in a row 

According to the report, this ranking measures the percentage of flights that departed within 15 minutes of the scheduled time.

published on : 18th October 2023

Rain doesn’t spare Terminal 2 of KIA, leaves puddles on Level 1

Water enters offices of Indigo, Vistara, ground handling firm Celebi Aviation, leak in ceiling rectified, says staff

published on : 12th October 2023

Man tries to open emergency exit of flight, booked at KIA  

According to sources, Swapnil Holey of Maharashtra tried to open the exit door on flight No 6E 6803.  

published on : 2nd October 2023

Flyers to and from Bengaluru suffer due to cancellations and need to report for travel early

Among the distraught passengers was Sindhu Kumar, a senior school teacher in Melbourne who was forced to dash from Kerala to Bengaluru and wait for nearly 12 hours to board her flight to Australia.

published on : 27th September 2023

Delhi-based hairdresser goes missing from Bengaluru airport amid concern over joining new job

Yogeshkumar Rojana arrived in Bengaluru on Sept 15 but decided to return to Delhi amid apprehension over taking up the new job.

published on : 18th September 2023

Travel diary: Bengaluru Airport’s Terminal 2 begins international operations

The swanky new Terminal 2, one of the biggest in the world replete with a hanging garden, was built at a cost of ₹13,000 crore and was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

published on : 14th September 2023

KIA welcomes its first batch of int’l flyers at T2

Saudia Airlines from Jeddah with 212 passengers first to land  

published on : 13th September 2023

International flight operations launched at Bengaluru airport's Terminal 2 on Tuesday

212 passengers on board a Saudia Airlines flight from Jeddah - SV 866 - was the first to arrive at T2.

published on : 12th September 2023

Bengaluru: Smoke emanates from Air India flight, creates panic 

Air India sources told TNIE that after all the passengers from Mumbai disembarked the flight at Bengaluru airport on Friday night, the airline crew took up regular maintenance as per protocol.

published on : 10th September 2023

Bengaluru: Custom officials seize 78 endangered animals

The animals were found in unclaimed baggage from the flight which arrived at 10:30 pm on Wednesday.

published on : 8th September 2023
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