Faking labels and using these in luggage wrapping machines at Kochi airport to siphon off money from the company which has taken the contract of the job.
The Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) has invited an expression of interest (EoI) for its proposed five-star hotel project coming up in Nedumbassery, near Terminal-3.
The renovation of the business jet terminal had started in September 2021.
Srijith and Manoj, both 33-years-old, were returning home after dropping off a relative at Kochi airport.
Earlier, there were not many flights between the two destinations.
The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Monday seized 6.2 kg of gold in compound form from seven passengers who arrived at Kochi airport by various flights in the wee hours of Monday.
The direction was issued during the Covid review meeting held on Friday. The Chief Minister directed the health department to take necessary measures to reduce the high cost of RT-PCR in airports.
Kannada-Tamil film actor and model Akshara Reddy was questioned by Enforcement Directorate officials in connection with the Nedumbassery gold smuggling case.
Handled 3,01, 338 foreign travellers in Dec 2021; Airports Authority of India data reveals that airport’s passenger volume increased by 10L in 2021 than 2020
However, when compared to the pre-Covid time passenger movement at the airport, the numbers show that the air passenger movement is yet to revive.
Airport now handles around 6,000 passengers per day in departures alone
As concerns grow over the new coronavirus variant, Omicron, the Kochi airport has scaled up its Covid testing facilities for inbound international passengers, enabling 700 tests an hour.
The Kochi airport, India’s first airport built on a public-private partnership, will soon have a new stakeholder — the Tatas, the country’s biggest conglomerate.
CIAL managing director S Suhas said the chairman and the board of directors have taken proactive steps to re-establish air connectivity to Kochi from all international travel hubs.
In a major haul, the air intelligence unit and customs team seized 5.064kg of gold from seven passengers, including a woman, at the Kochi airport.