Husband and wife arrested for smuggling gold

Sunday, March 28th, 2021

Mangaluru : Officials of Mangaluru Air Customs on March 28 arrested a woman passenger and her husband hailing from Cheroor of Kasaragod in Kerala on the charges of smuggling gold. The woman had concealed the gold in her inner garments after turning it into in powder form and mixing it with a solid gum. The […]

Customs officials seizes 44.2 lakh gold from a passenger

Friday, January 22nd, 2021

Mangaluru : Customs officials at Mangaluru International Airport  seized 0.8 kg of gold valued at 44.2 lakh from a passenger hailing from Madikeri on Thursday. Joint Commissioner, Customs, Mangaluru, Joannes George said in a statement that based on intelligence inputs, officials intercepted the passenger, Ubaid Baliyath Azeez, after he arrived from Dubai by an Air […]

Customs officials seize 2.15 kg of gold from two Kasargod residents at Mangaluru Intl. Airport

Friday, January 15th, 2021

Mangaluru : The Customs officials seized 2.15 kg of gold worth Rs 1.09 crore at Mangaluru International Airport on Thursday, January 14. The two passengers Faizal Thotty Melparamba (37) and Mohammad Shuhaib Mugu (31) Kasargod residents who arrived on a Air India flight IX 1384 intercepted  and recovered the gold concealed in paste form in underwear. Commissioner of Customs, Imamuddin Ahmed, IRS […]

Customs officials seize 1.575 kg gold at Mangaluru International Airport

Thursday, January 9th, 2020

Mangaluru : Customs officials at Mangaluru International Airport seized 1.575 kg gold valuing over Rs 63 lakh in three separate cases here. On January 6, gold weighing 336.7 grams was found in possession of an inbound air passenger. The passenger who arrived on Air India flight from Dubai had concealed the gold in his socks. […]

Mangaluru : Man arrested for trying to smuggle gold hiding it under wig

Thursday, December 19th, 2019

Mangaluru : Customs officials at Mangaluru International Airport arrested an air passenger attempting to smuggling gold hidden under his wig. The man who had arrived from Dubai via Air India flight SG60 on December 17 was found in possession of 24-karat gold bars, weighing 247.70 grams, valued at Rs. 9.57 lakhs. The gold bars were […]

Air India flight cancelled due to technical hurdle

Monday, January 29th, 2018

Mangaluru: Mangaluru to Mumbai bound Air India flight was rescheduled due to technical reasons. It has been learnt that the aircraft had picked up passengers and was on the runway when the officials detected technical issues in the engine, it is said. The flight has 116 passengers and as the airlines policy, the company had […]

Air India flight makes emergency landing at Mangaluru airport

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Mangaluru: A Kochi-bound Air India flight from Mumbai with 58 passengers and crew on board made an emergency landing at the airport here on Monday due to a technical obstacle. “The Air India flight coming from Mumbai and heading towards Kochi made an emergency landing at 7.50 PM at Mangaluru airport due to a technical […]

Air India flight from Dubai diverted to Kochi

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012
Air India flight

Mangalore : An Air India Express Flight from Dubai which was scheduled to land at Bajpe Airport at 6.30 am on Thursday was diverted to Kochi, due to poor visibility conditions at the airport. The visibility was just 100 meters, Airport Director Vasudeva  said. He has also said all the 150 passnegers on board have […]

Air India plane makes emergency landing in Pakistan

Monday, July 9th, 2012
Air India

New Delhi: An Air India plane made an emergency landing at Nawabshah airport in Sindh in Pakistan on Monday at 3:30 am. The flight, Airbus 319, was on it’s way from Abu Dhabi to New Delhi. Local media reports say all 130 passengers on board the Air India flight were still inside the plane, but […]

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