Equipment directing aero planes to be installed at Mangaluru International Airport

Saturday, September 10th, 2016

Mangaluru: Mangaluru International Airport under the Airports Authority of India (AAI) will provide air navigation services to aero planes with more sophisticated equipment. The modern equipment being installed at this airport now would provide enhanced safe navigation services to flights. The total revamp of air navigational services equipment would cost approximately around Rs 18 crore […]

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

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

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 […]

Jet Airways to provide Mangaluru to Sharjah flight facility

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Mangaluru: Daily trip of Jet Airways from Mangaluru to Sharjah begun from Sunday, at Mangaluru International Airport. Speaking on the occasion NITTE Educatioonal Trust, President N Vinay Hegde said that it was a dream of each person who lives in Mangaluru and now the dream has come true. DK Incharge Minister Ramanath Rai said that […]

Custom officials at Mangaluru International Airport seize gold, saffron; 2 arrested

Saturday, July 16th, 2016

Mangaluru: Custom officials at the Mangaluru International Airport arrested two people for allegedly attempting to smuggle saffron and gold. Mohammed Haneef from Mangaluru and Uddapa of Kodagu were identified as those arrested and they were travelling by SpiceJet’s Dubai-Mumbai-Mangaluru flight. About 2 kg each of gold and saffron was recovered from their possession. Investigations are […]

Extension of additional taxiway at airport gets AAI approval

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Mangaluru : Mangaluru International Airport will have a long additional taxiway as the Board of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has approved the extension of the taxiway being built now. Taxiway is the stretch or the track connecting the runway with the apron (parking stand for aircrafts) in the terminal building. Aircraft use the […]

Customs Officials seized foreign currency from a Kasaragod person

Monday, May 25th, 2015
Foreign currency

Mangaluru : The Customs Officials at Mangaluru International Airport at Kenjar here seized foreign currency totaling 12,500 Saudi Arabian Riyals, 7,755 UAE Dirhams, 50 Kuwait Dinars and 400 Qatar Riyals equivalent to Rs 3,75,023 from a passenger Mohammed Ali Pallikunhi, 27, hailing from Mogralputhur in Kasaragod District on 24 Sunday. The officials intercepted him at […]

Five years after the air crash, Mangaluru airport yet to see expansion

Friday, May 22nd, 2015
Air Crash

Mangaluru : Five years after the country’s third biggest air crash, in which 158 people were charred to death, the Mangaluru International Airport, which handles 23 arrivals and departures every day, is yet to see the promised expansion. While the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has given concurrence for the expansion, which includes increasing runway […]

Jet Airways begins direct flight to Dammam

Monday, March 30th, 2015
Jet Airways

Mangaluru : Jet Airways, which began operating a daily flight between Mangaluru and Abu Dhabi on Sunday, is carrying out a study to ascertain whether introducing a direct flight from Mangaluru to Dammam in Saudi Arabia is feasible, said Raj Sivakumar, Chief Commercial Officer of the airline, here on Sunday. Talking to reporters at Mangaluru […]

Customs officials seized Rs 15.90 lakhs worth gold at MIA

Thursday, February 5th, 2015
MIA Gold

Mangaluru: The Customs officers at Mangaluru International Airport seized gold worth Rs 15.90 lakhs, totally weighing over 570 grams, her on February 4, Wednesday. The passenger named Mohammad Basheer from Pallatungal in Tekkil, of Kasargod district who arrived at the airport in the morning of February 4 by Jet Airways flight from Dubai carried the […]

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