Mangalore airport to change its name as ‘Mangaluru International Airport’

Thursday, November 3rd, 2022

Mangaluru : The airport authority of India (AAI) has issued an official aeronautical information publication (AIP) supplement stating the change of city and airport name from Mangalore to Mangaluru with effect from December 1. The AIP supplement said the purpose is to officially inform all stakeholders regarding the name change for Mangalore Airport and Mangalore […]

Kuwait CID detained 63-year-old Udupi origin woman from Kuwait Airport

Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

Udupi: A 63-year-old woman, hailing from Udupi who had been working as a housemaid in Kuwait for the last 28 years went missing on September 12 from Kuwait International Airport. On September 12, the lady was supposed to board an Indigo flight to Bengaluru from Kuwait. She had spoken to her daughter from the airport […]

Sharjah and Dammam 346 stranded Kannadigas land in Mangaluru

Sunday, July 19th, 2020

Mangauru : Two flights with 346 stranded Kannadigas from Sharjah and Dammam landed at Mangalore International Airport on Saturday night. The chartered flight from Dammam landed with 178 stranded people, while an Air India flight from Sharjah brought back 168 stranded passengers under the Vande Bharath Mission. All the passengers underwent a health checkup on arrival […]

Mangaluru : Airfares reduce after rail, road connectivity restored

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

Mangaluru : With the road and train services from Mangaluru being restored, airlines operating from Mangaluru International Airport that made a killing during the floods have pared down their prices. The airfares are now below Rs 2,000 one-way to Bengaluru. The airlines had hiked the fares to the nearest destinations, especially Bengaluru, by almost three to […]

Worth Rs 3.89 lakh from a dubai-bound passenger at mangaluru international Airport here

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

Mangaluru : The CISF officials seized foreign currency worth Rs 3.89 lakh from a Dubai-bound passenger at Mangaluru International Airport here. The seizure was made on Thursday, August 15 from a traveller identified as Razack Khaleel Qazi, who was supposed to fly to Dubai via a Spicejet flight. A routine security check at the airport […]

Youth arrested for trying to fly with someone else’s passport

Saturday, May 26th, 2018

Mangaluru: A youth from Kerala, who was trying to travel abroad by using a passport held in another person’s name was caught by the immigration officials at Mangaluru International Airport and handed over to Bajpe police station on Thursday, May 24th. The arrested young man has been identified as Santosh (30) a resident of Bailangady […]

MIA cleanest among B-category AAI airports in the country

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Mangaluru: Mangaluru International Airport has been declared as the cleanest and the best maintained airport in the country in the 15 lakh to 50 lakh passenger handling airport category (B-category) by the Airports Authority of India, among AAI-managed airports. V.V. Rao, director of the airport, told reporters here on Tuesday that the survey was done […]

1.2 kg gold seized from international passenger at MIA

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Mangaluru: Officers of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) nabbed a resident of Kasaragod for attempting to smuggle gold into India at Mangaluru International Airport. Acting on a tip off that Ahamed Nabeel Gaffoor,21, arriving by Spicejet flight from Dubai to Mangaluru at 6pm on Tuesday was attempting to smuggle gold, the DRI sleuths launched surveillance […]

World Tourism Day celebrated at Udupi

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Udupi : Former minister Vinay Kumar Sorake said that the government is planning on setting up an airport that would improve air connectivity in the coastal belt with Udupi district as the next destination in mind. Speaking after inaugurating World Tourism Day celebrations and launching a tourism app of the district at the DC’s office […]

MLA Mohiuddin Bava escaped in a accident near Panambur

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
Bava Car

Mangaluru : North MLA B.A. Mohiuddin Bava suffered a fracture on his left arm after the car he was travelling in fell into a ditch at Panambur, near Mangaluru, on Wednesday. According to police, Mr. Bava was on his way to Mangaluru International Airport to catch a flight to Bengaluru. Near the MCF in Panambur, […]