Over Rs five lakh in foreign currency seized at Mangaluru International Airport

Saturday, January 11th, 2020

Mangaluru : CISF officials detained a passenger at Mangaluru International Airport after he was found to be carrying various foreign currencies valued at over Rs five lakhs here on Saturday, January 11. On 11.01.2020 at about 06.30 hrs during the X BIS Screening at International SHA of ASG Mangalore, CISF official observed some suspicious image […]

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 […]

Three nabbed at Mangaluru International Airport for posing as custom officials

Monday, December 16th, 2019

Mangaluru : Three people, who allegedly impersonated Customs officials for extorting a passenger at Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) were arrested by the Quick Response Team of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), on Sunday, December 15. The arrested are Riyaz, Mohammed Saheb Karabo and Khazi Aftab. It is gathered that the trio approached the arrived […]

Mangaluru International Airport New parking policy from Aug 1

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
Mangaluru International Airport

Mangaluru : Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) will be implementing the new parking management system from August 1. MIA Director V V Rao said that, as per the new parking charges, coaches, buses and trucks will be charged Rs 30 for up to 30 minutes. For cars and other vehicles, it will be Rs 20 and […]

Rs. 21.48 lakh foreign gold seized at Mangaluru International Airport

Saturday, June 8th, 2019

Mangaluru : A passenger arrested in Mangaluru International Airport who was trying to smuggle the gold arrived from Dubai by Air India Express flight IX814 on Saturday, June 8. The custom officials at the Mangaluru International Airport seized foreign origin gold concealed in the inner garments worn by a passenger. The 24 carat gold weighing […]

158 victims of IX 812 crash remembered

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Mangaluru : The coastal city of Mangaluru on Wednesday paid tributes to the 158 victims of the IX 812 crash that took place in 2010. In a solemn tribute to the victims, the city while recalling the spirit of humanity that triumphed over the tragedy on that fateful day, also resolved to work unitedly to […]

Rs 4.65 lakh worth gold seized at Mangaluru International Airport

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Mangaluru: Customs at Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) busted a new modus operandi of smuggling gold and seized foreign origin gold of 24 carat purity weighing 142.7 grams valued at Rs 4.65 lakh from an air passenger. The gold was concealed in the form of 32 mercury coated pieces in four magnetic bracelets that a passenger […]

MIA need 84 more acres of land for runway expansion

Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada MP Nalin Kumar Kateel urged the state government to acquire 84 acres of land which was needed for Mangaluru International Airport’s (MIA) runway expansion project. “Once the land is handed over to the airport, work on the runway expansion will be taken up,” he said while addressing the gathering at a […]

Eight people injured in cab drivers fight at Mangaluru International Airport

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Mangaluru: At least eight people were injured in an fight between Airport Taxi Union and Online Taxi Union at Mangaluru International Airport on Wednesday, November 7. It is said that on Wednesday morning a online taxi driver (OLA) entered to pick passenger from the premises of Airport, at the same time Airport Taxi union members of objected him and the airport […]