Custom Officials seized gold worth Rs 33,75,47 at Mangaluru international airport

Saturday, March 13th, 2021
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Mangaluru : The custom Officials at Mangalore international Airport seized 737 grams of gold worth Rs 33,75,470 that was smuggled into the country, at Mangalore International Airport (MIA) in the wee hours of Saturday. According to officials, Koppa Mammini Khalid, aged 45, hailing from Koppa of Kerala had arrived at the airport from Dubai via Air India […]

Direct flight between Mysuru and Mangaluru inaugurated

Friday, December 11th, 2020
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Mangaluru : The long-awaited Mysuru-Mangaluru flight service was inaugurated here on Friday enhancing the region’s connectivity with coastal areas of the State. It is a non-UDAN flight by , a subsidiary of Air India, and is expected to boost tourism of both the regions apart from giving an impetus to investment. Alliance Air flight AI […]

Air India to start flight from Belagavi to Bengaluru

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Belagavi: Air India will operate one trail flight between Belagavi-Bengaluru from July 21 and daily flight service between two cities will be begun from July 12. MP Suresh Angadi said that they had asked for the Airport Authority of India(AAI) for the same and the they have positively responded for the same. He additionally said […]

Mangaluru-Mumbai Air India flight delayed due to technical snag

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
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Mangaluru: An Air India flight got delayed at Mangaluru International Airport after a technical snag was detected. Air India flight AIC680 which was to depart from Mangaluru to Mumbai was delayed after engineers detected a technical snag in the aircraft. Out of 110 passengers, 72 were provided hotel accommodation, 13 cancelled their journey, and 14 […]

Minister UT Khader welcomed the decision to cancel the Haj subsidy

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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Mangaluru: Food and Civil Supplies Minister UT Khader has expressed his gratitude for the Center’s proposal to cancel the subsidy given to Haj pilgrimage. A subsidized government of Haj pilgrims Speaking to reporters in Mangalore, he said Air India had benefited from Haj subsidy and the subsidiaries were forced to travel by Air India and […]

Air India Announces Mangaluru-Sharjah Flight Service

Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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Mangaluru: Air India has announced new flight service from Mangaluru airport to Sharjah with effect from October 31, 2017. New Mangaluru- Sharjah flight service will operate on all Tuesdays. The flight will leave Mangaluru at 08.40 AM (IST) and reach Sharjah at 11.05 AM (local time) whereas flight IX 884 will leave Sharjah at 12.05 […]

Rs 69.74 lakh valued 10 different countries currency seized at MIA

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Mangaluru : The officers of Airport Customs, in a major operation at Mangaluru International Airport, seized assorted foreign currency notes of 10 countries, including US Dollars, Russian Roubles, EUROs, Pound Sterling etc equivalent to INR 69.74 lakhs. A passenger who was departing to Dubai on Saturday vide Air India Express flight IX-383 would attempt to […]

Air India removes 57 over-weight crew members from flying duty

Friday, January 20th, 2017
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New Delhi: Cracking the whip on its over-weight cabin staff, the government-owned Air India has temporarily taken off 57 crew members from flying and put them on ground duty. These cabin crew members, including air hostesses, have been told to “shape up” within a stipulated time frame, failing which they would be grounded permanently, Air […]

Smuggling in MIA; officials seized contraband values over Rs 52 lakh

Saturday, October 1st, 2016
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Mangaluru: In the month of September, Mangaluru International Airport customs officers have detected 18 cases of smuggling of contraband goods and recovered 1133.000 grams of gold, foreign currency equivalent to INR 12.74 lakhs and 236 cartons of foreign cigarettes having no statutory pictorial warning, totally valued over Rs.52 Lakhs. Dr M Subramaniyam, Commissioner of customs […]

Air India staff sent off a passenger for not paying Rs 500 fine

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016
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Mangaluru: Air India airlines staff sent off a passenger after he fell short of Rs 500 to pay the fine amount, on Tuesday at Mangaluru international airport. Valerian Matthias of Shakarapura Udupi is the passenger who suffered from the Air India staff’s decision. He was supposed to take flight at morning 8.55 from Mangaluru to […]