Five from Dakshina Kannada airlifted from Afghanistan

Monday, August 23rd, 2021
Afghan Flight

Mangaluru : Seven Kannadigas who returned to their homeland from Afghanistan on Sunday August 22, five of them from Mangaluru. The government has airlifted Indian citizens stranded in Afghanistan.  Dinesh Rai from Bajpe, Jagadish Poojary from Hosangady near Moodbidri, Desmond Davis D’Souza from Kinnigoli Pakshikere, Prasand Anand from Thokkottu and Shravan Anchan from Urwa were airlifted from Afghanistan […]

Gold worth Rs 25.45 lakh seized at Mangaluru airport

Thursday, October 8th, 2020
Gold Sumesh

Mangaluru : The Customs officials at Mangaluru airport have seized gold valued at Rs 25,45,920 from a passenger in Air India Express flight on October 4. The Passenger who had arrived from Dubai have been concealed inside the heating element of an electric rice cooker. The accused has been identified as Sumesh a resident of Kasargod. […]

Air India Express plane with 190 onboard skids off runway in Kozhikode, 11 Dead

Friday, August 7th, 2020
Air India flight

Thiruvananthapuram : At least 11 people were killed after an Air India Express plane with 190 onboard from Dubai skidded off the runway and broke in two while landing at Kerala’s Kozhikode on Friday amid heavy rain, the police said. Among those killed were the two pilots of Flight IX 1344, authorities said. Four people […]

Mangaluru : Air India Express flights Travel delayed

Friday, August 30th, 2019

Mangaluru : Air India Express flights arriving at the International airport in the city are delayed due to the late arrival of the incoming flights. Some departure timings of the flights are also affected as a result. This information was given by the airport manager. According to the revised itinerary, the flights will arrive or […]

Duty time over Air India Express pilot leaves flight at Coimbatore airport

Thursday, August 8th, 2019
Duty time over Air India Express pilot leaves flight at Coimbatore airport

Mangalore: The Air India Express flight IX 814, was flying from Dubai to Mangalore abandoned the flight at Coimbatore airport after landing on Thursday, August 8. The only excuse he gave was that his duty time was over. In reality, the flight was supposed to reach Mangalore International Airport at 4.25 am, but inclement weather […]

Air India Express aircraft VT-AYA skids on runway at Mangaluru airport

Sunday, June 30th, 2019
Air India skids

Mangaluru : The 5.30 pm Air India Express flight from Dubai with 183 passengers on board skids off the taxiway after landing at the Mangalore Airport on Sunday. All passengers and crew members on board the Dubai-Mangalore flight are safe, the airlines said in a statement. The incident happened at around 5.30 pm after the […]

Air India Express all-woman crew celebrates Women’s Day

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Mangaluru : Air India Express in Mangaluru joined the nation celebrating Women’s Day when its flight IX 885 Mangaluru-Dammam-Mangaluru was flown by an all-woman crew on Tuesday evening.  It was an all-woman affair right from the check-in barring a few loaders and engineering personnel, for the flight that left at 5.05 p.m. The aircraft that […]

Customs seized 140.900 grams of gold at MIA

Monday, November 10th, 2014
gold at MIA

Mangaluru : The officers of Customs at Mangalore International Airport seized 140.900 grams of gold on 09.11.2014, valued at Rs.3,69,158/-, in the form of cut pieces of a gold bar concealed in the Microwave oven motor carried by the passenger, who arrived from Dubai.  The passenger Shri. Shanid Angillath, aged about 23 years, is a […]

Air India Express Flights to Kuwait – Mangalore Sector public meeting -J.R. Lobo in Kuwait

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014
Lobo Kuwait

Kuwait : Presidents and office bearers of various Karnataka State Associations in Kuwait and large number of Coastal Karnataka NRIs in Kuwait interacted with visiting Karnataka Legislative Assembly Member Mr. J.R. Lobo and shared their prime concerns including patronizing Air India Express  flight services to Kuwait-Mangalore sector in a public meeting held in Kuwait. The meeting […]

Customs officials seized Rs.5,50,800/ gold at Mangalore International Airport

Friday, October 10th, 2014
coustomes officials

Mangalore : The officers of Customs at Mangalore International Airport seized 204.000 grams of gold, valued at Rs.5,50,800/-, concealed in the form of a measuring tape, buckles of a rexine travel bag, buckles of sandals, handles of hair brush and pen refill which were all kept in a travel bag carried by the passenger arrived […]