Eight passengers arrested over Rs 2 cr seized at MIA

Friday, January 20th, 2023
Gold

Mangaluru : Customs officials at the Mangaluru International Airport have seized 3,677 grams of gold worth Rs 2,01,69,800 in different cases between January 1 and 18. As many as eight passengers were detained in this connection on charges of smuggling gold. During this period, e-cigarettes with e-nicotine liquid worth Rs 3,20,265 were seized from a […]

MIA races past FY target for induction of EVs to its motor pool, adds fourth

Tuesday, January 17th, 2023
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Mangaluru: Mangaluru International Airport (MIA), pursuing its goal of environmental sustainability in a focused manner, added the fourth electric vehicle to its vehicle pool for the current fiscal on the eve of Makar Sankranti. The airport in August last had initiated its journey towards sustainability by procuring two EVs for its routine operations and added […]

MIA to recarpet runway 06/24 from January 27

Monday, January 2nd, 2023
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Mangaluru: The Mangaluru International Airport ( MIA ) will carry out major rehabilitation/recarpeting work on its runway 06/24 for a little over four-month period starting from January 27, 2023. The work will take place from 9.30am to 6pm from Monday to Saturday on all days except Sunday and national holidays until May 31, 2023. Airlines […]

CISF at MIA gets bomb detection & disposal equipment

Saturday, December 10th, 2022
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Mangaluru: Mangaluru International Airport ( MIA ) as part of its continued focus on security, handed over specialized Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad equipment to the Airport Security Group (ASG) of CISF. The state-of-the-art equipment will aid the ASG personnel tasked with maintaining the security of the airport deal with any nefarious designs by individuals […]

MIA glows in ‘Tiranga’ during Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

Wednesday, August 10th, 2022
MIA

Mangaluru : With India on the cusp of celebrating Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav AKAM), a patriotic fervor permeates the length and breadth of the nation. Capturing this essence in a creative way is Mangaluru International Airport through lighting and installations. If the lighting adds luster to the exteriors, the installations inside gives one a peek […]

Gujarati artisans spice up AKAM celebration at MIA

Monday, August 8th, 2022
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  Mangaluru: With India’s 75th Independence Day less than a week away, Mangaluru International Airport is gearing to observe this  Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM) in a unique way. The airport in tandem with Craftroots, an organization that works to empower artisans, has organized a 10-day passenger engagement activity that also straddles another important festival […]

MIA operationalises electric vehicle charging station

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022
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August operationalized an electric vehicle charging station. This step further reinforces commitment of this coastal  Gateway To Goodness to ‘Go Green’ and reduce its carbon footprint. This charging station will be made available for use internally and for the public. The direct-current fast electric vehicle charging station is located at traffic island four near the […]

Mangaluru Customs Officials seized Rs. 43.88 lakh worth gold at MIA

Friday, October 8th, 2021
Gold MIA

Mangaluru : The Officials at Mangaluru Customs at Mangalore International Airport (MIA) seized 920 grams of gold valued at Rs. 43.88 lakh on Friday. The passenger who arrived at the airport from Dubai via Air India Express flight IX 384 ld was concealed in powder form inside a specially stitched pocket in the underwear worn […]

Customs officials seized Rs 53.5 lakh worth gold from two passengers at MIA

Thursday, February 18th, 2021
gold

Mangaluru : The Customs officials at Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) on Thursday seized gold weighing over 1 kg from two passengers including a woman. The value of the seized gold is Rs 53.5 lakh, a customs release here said. The two were found with 1.103 kg gold in a sanitary napkin, while 0.404 kg gold […]

MIA renaming : DK District BJP MLAs submits memorandum to CM

Friday, December 11th, 2020
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Mangaluru : DK District in-charge Minister Kota Srinivasa Poojary witgh BJP MLAs from Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts met Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa at his office in Bengaluru on December 10, Thursday and submitted a memorandum requesting him to name the Mangaluru International Airport after Tulunadu folk legends Koti Chennaya. Mangaluru South MLA Vedavyas […]