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Tag: Bhubaneswar Airport

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AirAsia Flight Makes Emergency Landing At Bhubaneswar Airport

Khan was given medical treatment inside the flight and later with the coordination of ATC, ATM and Apollo doctors was shifted to Capital Hospital in the City in an ambulance.

Bhubaneswar Airport Chosen For Voice of Customer Recognition 2021 By ACI
Bhubaneswar Airport Chosen For Voice of Customer Recognition 2021 By ACI

Apart from Bhubaneswar, six other airports - Chennai, Kolkata, Goa, Pune, Patna and Chandigarh have also been accorded with the Voice of Customer recognition.

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Bhubaneswar Airport Sees Passenger Traffic Drop By 50 PC Amid Surge In Covid-19

While around 12,000 passengers travelled from BPIA last week, the numbers have come down to 7,000-8,000 in the current week in view of the rising number of Covid-19 cases in Odisha

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Bhubaneswar Airport RTPCR Testing & Isolation On Arrival Guidelines Modified

Bhubaneswar Airport RTPCR Testing & Isolation On Arrival Guidelines Modified

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Bhubaneswar-Jaipur Flight Services Begin, Direct Flight To Goa From December; Check Details

The direct connections between the Temple City Bhubaneshwar and the Pink City Jaipur, will strengthen inter and intra-regional connectivity and promote trade, commerce, as well as tourism in the eastern state, said Sanjay Kumar, Chief Strategy and Revenue Officer of IndiGo.

Bhubaneswar-Goa Direct Flight Service From December
Bhubaneswar-Goa Direct Flight Service From December: BPIA Director

In a big cheer for air travellers from Odisha, the director of Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in Bhubaneswar on Saturday announced that direct flight service will soon be available from the Odisha Capital city to Goa.

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Watch | CISF Jawans Responding To Bomb Threat At Bhubaneswar Airport | Mock Drill

There is nothing to panic! This is just a mock drill carried out the Bhubaneswar Airport. The mock drill was carried out by CISF personnel on Thursday to ensure that nothing is left to chance. The CISF personnel swiftly got into action mode to deal with a bomb threat at the terminal 1 of the airport.

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Red Alert Sounded At Bhubaneswar Airport After Bomb Scare At IGIA Delhi

A red alert has been sounded at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA), Bhubaneswar for 10 days following terror threat at the New Delhi Airport. 

Privatisation Of Bhubaneswar Airport: Youth Congress Opposes Centre’s Move

Odisha Youth Congress on Friday demonstrated in front of the DGCA office in New Delhi before submitting a memorandum against privatisation of Bhubaneswar Airport

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More Wings To Odisha: Flights From Jeypore, Rangeilunda Soon

The Odisha government on Friday said that the much-awaited flight operations from two more airstrips in the State will begin soon. Odisha Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera said that the final decision on the roll out of flights from Jeypore in Koraput and Rangeilunda airstrips in Ganjam district has been taken by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

Odisha: Fresh Guidelines For Air Passengers Landing At Bhubaneswar Airport

The State government has issued a fresh set of guidelines for all the air passengers landing at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in Bhubaneswar.

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Cobra Stuck Inside Washroom Pipe At Bhubaneswar Airport Rescued

Bhubaneswar: The Snake helpline has rescued a cobra got stuck inside a pipe in the washroom at Biju Patnaik International Airport here today. The snake entered the washroom through an open pipe last night and got stuck inside it. The airport authorities called the Snake helpline secretary Suvendu Mallik who immediately rushed to the spot […]

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Mumbai Returnee Among Two Test Covid-19 Positive, Screening Begins At Bhubaneswar Airport

Bhubaneswar: Two symptomatic travellers who arrived at the Biju Patnaik International Airport on Wednesday have tested positive for Covid-19 even as the Bhuabeswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) begins screening of all passengers on their arrival at the airport from today. While one of the two Covid-19 positive passengers, who came from Mumbai, has been kept under […]

Threat To Bhubaneswar Airport! Proposed Runway Re-carpeting Work Delayed

Bhubaneswar: There seems to be a threat to Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar as its runway is not in proper shape owing to the delay in execution of the re-carpeting work. Though the authorities of the airport had planned to carry out the much-awaited re-carpeting work of the runway in 2019, it could not […]

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New Covid Strain Scare: Bhubaneswar Airport Issues SOP To Airlines

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) is fully prepared to tackle any untoward situation emerging out of possible spread of the new COVID-19 strain which has originated from the UK, BPIA Executive Director, Goutam Ray said on Wednesday. Speaking about the cautionary steps and counter measures taken at the airport, Ray said, “We have […]

Construction Work Of Bhubaneswar Airport Link Building Resumes

Bhubaneswar: The construction work of the ‘collapsed’ link building of Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar finally resumed after some 7-odd months following grant of permission by the court. The concerned firm has recommenced construction work after a detailed probe in this regard. The incident which happened on the night of January 24 had left […]

Martyrs Return To Homeland: Odisha Pays Tributes To Galwan Heroes

Bhubaneswar: Wrapped in Tricolour, the mortal remains of two jawans from Odisha, who were martyred in the violent clash with Chinese troops in Galwan Valley in Ladakh, reached Bhubaneswar on Thursday. The mortal remains reached the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar in a special aircraft. A guard of honour was given to the martyr […]

Bhubaneswar Airport Runway Re-Carpeting Work Hits Roadblock

Bhubaneswar: The re-carpeting work of the runway at Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) is yet to commence even though domestic flight operations resumed after a gap of two months. As per reports, the re-carpeting work which was slated to begin at the airport from November last year in two phases could not be taken up […]

Domestic Flight Ops Resume At Bhubaneswar & Jharsuguda Airports

Bhubaneswar: After a hiatus of almost two months, domestic flight operations commenced in over 60 airports across India, including in Odisha today. The services started after Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri announced last week to reopen Indian airspace for all domestic airlines. The flight operations in India recommenced with the departure of a […]

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Column: Does An ‘Aerial Survey’ Serve Any Purpose In This Age?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has come and gone after the customary ‘aerial survey’ of the areas in West Bengal and Odisha devastated by Cyclone Amphan. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who had done the same yesterday, accompanied the PM on the aerial survey today. The PM, of course, had done the same – making an aerial […]

COVID-19 In Odisha: Resumption Of Flight Services, Bhubaneswar Airport To Be ‘Touch Free’

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of resumption of the much-awaited domestic passenger flight services, Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in Bhubaneswar is all set to make passenger management ‘touch free’ as a precautionary measure to keep COVID-19 at bay. BPIA director, VV Rao informed that a detailed Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) is ready and they are waiting for […]

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First Repatriation Flight With 151 Stranded Odias From Dubai Lands In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A special Air India flight from Dubai carrying the first batch of 151 stranded Odia migrants landed in Bhubaneswar on Thursday night. The passengers were received at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) by senior officials and their health screening was conducted. “First international flight from Dubai has arrived at Bhubaneswar airport during lockdown. […]

Air India Flight From Dubai To Bhubaneswar Carrying Stranded Odias
First Direct Flight From Dubai To Land In Bhubaneswar With Stranded Odias On May 14

Bhubaneswar: After the Centre gradually eased air travel restrictions imposed since March 24 to contain the spread of COVID-19, national carrier Air India and its subsidiary Air India Express embarked on repatriating stranded people under India’s ‘Vande Bharat’ evacuation mission. That which hadn’t been possible till now is finally going to happen in the times […]

Bhubaneswar Airport Readies SOP To Resume Operations After COVID-19 Lockdown

Bhubaneswar: Even as uncertainty prevails whether the nation-wide lockdown will end on May 3 or get extended, Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar is preparing itself for resumption of operations after getting necessary approvals from the Centre. Bhubaneswar Airport Director V V Rao today informed that the resumption of flight services (domestic and international) is […]

Janta Curfew and Lockdown In Odisha: Passengers Stranded At Bhubaneswar Airport

Bhubaneswar: With several States now going for temporary lockdowns to contain the spread of coronavirus, there seems to be a rush among air travellers to return to their homes. Though people across the country are supporting ‘Janta Curfew’, many passengers were left stranded at Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in Bhubaneswar on Sunday. Apart from […]

Bhubaneswar Airport Woman Employee Alleges Workplace Harassment Against Pvt Company Official

Bhubaneswar: A woman employed with a third party service provider at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in Bhubaneswar has brought serious charges of workplace harassment on a senior employee of the company. Sources said, Swati (Name Changed) was working in the house keeping department of a third party vendor called Bird Group, which provides […]

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First Direct Flight From Bhubaneswar To Surat Takes Off

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in the capital city of Odisha has added another feather to its hat, with the take-off of Bhubaneswar-Surat-Bhubaneswar direct flight service this morning. As per reports, the flight operations set up by the PSU Carrier Air India to connect Bhubaneswar with the textile hub of Gujarat, Surat will […]

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Re-Carpeting Of Bhubaneswar Airport Runway To Commence In Feb, 2020

Bhubaneswar: The re-carpeting work of runway at Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in Bhubaneswar will commence in February, 2020, informed airport director VV Rao on Monday. A new coating of the runway to smoothen its surface will be undertaken from the first week of February 2020. It will to take around eight to 10 months […]

India-WI 3rd ODI: Players Of Both Teams To Reach Bhubaneswar Today

Bhubaneswar: After cruising to a series-leveling 107-run victory over West Indies at Visakhapatnam, the Indian Cricket Team is on its way to Bhubaneswar for the 3rd and final One Day International (ODI) at the historic Barabati Stadium in Cuttack. The men in blue along with the West Indies team will be travelling in a special […]

Stuck In CAA Protest In Assam For 2 Days, Odisha U-19 Cricket Team Returns Home

Bhubaneswar: Members of the Odisha under-19 cricket team, who were stranded in Assam for 2 days due the ongoing protests following the passage of the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 in Parliament, safely returned to Odisha on Friday evening. The under-19 players and its support staff had gone to Assam for the Cooch Behar Trophy and […]

Gold Over Rs 50 Lakh Seized At Bhubaneswar Airport

Bhubaneswar: Gold weighing 1310.650 grams and estimated to be worth over Rs 50 lakh was seized at Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) on Wednesday. As per reports, the gold was recovered from a passenger of Indian origin hailing from Kozhikode, Kerala, who arrived in Bhubaneswar from Kuala Lumpur by an AirAsia flight. Officials of Air […]

Partial Shutdown Of Bhubaneswar Airport Postponed For One Month

Bhubaneswar: The partial shutdown of Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) at Bhubaneswar for re-carpeting of its runway which was scheduled to begin from today i.e 1st November 2019 has been postponed for a month. Director of BPIA Suresh Chandra Hota informed that the partial closure of the airport will take effect from 1st of December […]

Odisha FC Gears Up For Debut In Indian Super League 2019-20

Bhubaneswar: The 25-member squad of the Odisha Football Club arrived in Bhubaneswar today for preparations ahead of its debut in the sixth edition of Indian Super League (ISL) scheduled to commence from October 20. The squad which has two players hailing from Odisha- midfielder Shubham Sarangi and goalkeeper Ankit Bhyuan landed at the Biju Patnaik […]

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'Flights Unlikely To Get Much Affected Due To Partial Shutdown Of Bhubaneswar Airport'

Bhubaneswar: Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA)’s Director Suresh Chandra Hota today informed that the scheduled partial shutdown in the airport in view of the first phase runway maintenance works between November, 2019 and June, 2020 may not affect flight services much in the airport. “As per the existing timing of the flights, as many as […]

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Jharsuguda Airport To Get Instrument Landing System Soon

Jharsuguda: The Veer Surendra Sai (VSS) Airport will have Instrument Landing System (ILS) soon for regular operations. According to reports, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) will install the ILS in Jharsuguda airport with an aim to facilitate daily flight operations. The ILS, a device which is also called radio navigation system and can provide […]

Gold worth Rs 22 lakh seized at Bhubaneswar airport

Bhubaneswar: The officials of Air Intelligence of Customs today thwarted another gold smuggling bid at Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar. Nearly 612.85 grams of gold worth Rs 22 lakh was seized from two Chennai-based passengers, who arrived at the airport from Kuala Lumpur by Air Asia flight today. Official sources said gold worth Rs […]

Hyderabad-Guwahati Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Bhubaneswar Airport

Bhubaneswar: A Hyderabad-Guwahati flight made an emergency landing at the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar. As per reports, the plane had to make the emergency landing after one of the passengers on board allegedly created disturbance in the plane. It is said that the passenger is mentally unstable. The airport staff reportedly handed over […]

Bhubaneswar airport to get 2 more aerobridges soon

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to resolve the hassles faced by passengers, two more aerobridges will be constructed at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) here, informed Airport Authority of India (AAI) chairman Guruprasad Mohapatra today. The aerobridges will facilitate passengers to board flights directly from the terminal. Once the aerobridge project is completed, all the […]

Bhubaneswar flights cancelled Cyclone Fani
Cyclone Fani Impact: No Flights From Bhubaneswar For Next 24 hrs; Odia Passengers Stranded In Bangkok

Bhubaneswar: As extremely severe Cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ inches closer to Odisha coast, all flights to and from Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar have been cancelled as a precautionary measure. As per latest information, several passengers including from Odisha have been stranded at Bangkok airport after Air Asia flight was cancelled today. Official sources said […]

Customs official accused of demanding 'bribe' from air passenger at Bhubaneswar Airport

Bhubaneswar: A customs official at the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar found himself in trouble after an air passenger accused him of threatening with dire consequences and forcefully demanding a bribe. As per sources, one Kuppuswamy Nagarajan, a native of Shevapet in Tamil Nadu, arrived at the BPI Airport from Bangkok in AirAsia flight […]