In another operation, tax officials seized a vehicle for transporting arecanut reusing an e-way bill, exposing tax evaders who posed as farmers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Customs source said that five of the passengers had concealed the gold in semi-solid form in their rectum.
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.
The incident allegedly took place mid-air on Monday night on board LH-0754 after it took off from Frankfurt, said a source.
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.
FIR filed against unidentifed accused for abusing staffer who asked for ID; Airport says drivers flouting rules an issue
According to the report, this ranking measures the percentage of flights that departed within 15 minutes of the scheduled time.
Water enters offices of Indigo, Vistara, ground handling firm Celebi Aviation, leak in ceiling rectified, says staff
According to sources, Swapnil Holey of Maharashtra tried to open the exit door on flight No 6E 6803.
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.
Yogeshkumar Rojana arrived in Bengaluru on Sept 15 but decided to return to Delhi amid apprehension over taking up the new job.
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.
Saudia Airlines from Jeddah with 212 passengers first to land
212 passengers on board a Saudia Airlines flight from Jeddah - SV 866 - was the first to arrive at T2.
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.
The animals were found in unclaimed baggage from the flight which arrived at 10:30 pm on Wednesday.