Tag: Bhubaneswar Airport

2 detained with gold, silver ornaments at Bhubaneswar airport

Bhubaneswar: Two persons were detained by customs officials at Biju Patnaik International Airport here today for ‘illegally’ carrying gold and silver jewellery worth over Rs 9 lakh. As per reports, gold ornaments weighing 304 grams were seized from the possession of a passenger who had arrived at the airport by Air India flight AI 338 […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Is Bhubaneswar Airport becoming a haven for gold smugglers?

Bhubaneswar: Uncannily frequent seizures of smuggled gold at Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar have stoked concerns that the airport is becoming a preferred route for gold smugglers. Earlier today, gold biscuits weighing 1.2 kg valued at over Rs 35 lakhs were seized by the Commissionerate of Customs (Preventive) from two passengers who arrived from […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Gold bars worth Rs 35L seized at Bhubaneswar Airport

Bhubaneswar: A day after gold bars and rings weighing over 350 grams were seized from two passengers at the Bhubaneswar Airport, the Commissionerate of Customs (Preventive) today seized gold biscuits weighing 1.2 kg from two passengers from Dubai. The value of the seized gold bars is estimated to be around Rs 35 lakhs.  Sources said […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Rs 12 lakh gold seized at Bhubaneswar airport

Bhubaneswar: In yet another instance of gold smuggling through the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar, the Commissionerate of Customs (Preventive) on Wednesday seized gold bars & rings weighing 378.370 grams from two passengers. The officials of Air Intelligence unit of the Commissionerate of Customs seized three gold bars and 143 gold rings from the […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Get details of IndiGo flights cancelled at Bhubaneswar airport

Bhubaneswar: IndiGo has cancelled as many as eight scheduled departures & arrivals at Bhubaneswar Airport on March 15 and 16 after the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) decided to ground the budget carrier’s A320Neo planes over faulty engines. IndiGo flight number 211 which was slated to depart New Delhi at 15.45 hrs and arrive […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
IndiGo cancels 47 flights from Bhubaneswar & other cities

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: Budget carrier IndiGo has cancelled as many as 47 flights from several cities including Bhubaneswar on Tuesday after the country’s aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) grounded its eight A320Neo planes with faulty Pratt & Whitney engines, along with three such aircraft of GoAir. Apart from Bhubaneswar, flights have also been cancelled […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Four detained at Bhubaneswar airport for carrying gold, foreign currency

Bhubaneswar: The Customs officials seized foreign currency and gold estimated to be Rs 22.23 lakh from the possession of four persons who arrived at the Biju Patnaik International Airport here from Bangkok today. The sleuths detained the four persons for questioning to elicit more information about the reasons behind carrying so much foreign currency and […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Gold bars worth Rs 20 lakh seized at Bhubaneswar airport

Bhubaneswar: Officers of Air Intelligence Unit of the Customs seized gold worth Rs 20 lakh from a passenger at Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar. Acting on spot intelligence, the officers at the airport intercepted one passenger hailing from Thane, Maharashtra, who arrived from Bangkok via Kuala Lumpur in an AirAsia flight AK-31 Monday night. […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Odisha begins process to set up new airport in Khurda

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has begun the process of constructing a new airport on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar. A meeting in this regard was held in the State Secretariat today. During discussions in presence of Ministry of Civil Aviation’s joint secretary Usha Padhi and Odisha Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi among others, the Khurda district administration […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Ola, Uber to provide cab service kiosks at Bhubaneswar airport soon

Bhubaneswar: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Thursday partnered with cab service providers Ola and Uber to provide commuting facilities for passengers at selected aerodromes including Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar. As part of the strategic alliance, passengers will be able to avail cab services of both Ola and Uber at Chennai, Kolkata, […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
CM Naveen returns home to a rousing welcome

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik returned to Odisha today after being awarded as the Best Administrator at the Outlook Speakout Awards in New Delhi on Friday. Thousands of party workers and leaders from across the State gathered outside the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) to congratulate the CM. After arriving, he was felicitated by the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Wife hits woman in public suspecting illicit relationship with husband

Bhubaneswar: The scene of a woman thrashing another lady in public view at Biju Patnaik International Airport has become the talk of the town here on Friday. A woman who is reportedly a journalist today got hold of another lady who she claimed having an affair with her husband and thrashed her in public. According […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Bhubaneswar Airport wall collapses; no impact on flight operations

Bhubaneswar: An operational boundary wall on northwest side of Biju Patnaik International Airport collapsed due to heavy rains accompanied by gusty winds here on Wednesday. The boundary wall surrounding the airport to a length of around 100 mts collapsed due to the torrential rain triggered by low pressure as a result of which rain water […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Flight cancelled: Air India passengers create ruckus at Bhubaneswar airport

Bhubaneswar: Tension prevailed at Biju Patnaik International airport here after a Delhi bound Air India flight was cancelled on Sunday. According to reports, the Air India flight AI-076 reportedly developed some ‘technical glitch’ on the runway minutes before its take off. All the passengers were immediately asked by the crew of the plane to deboard […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Bhubaneswar-bound Indigo flight diverted to Kolkata

Bhubaneswar: Bhubaneswar bound Indigo flight 6E-6512 was diverted to Kolkata as it failed to land at the Biju Pattnaik International Airport due to rough weather here on Wednesday. The Indigo flight from Delhi carrying 180 passengers  took off from the national capital at 6: 25 pm. It was scheduled to land at Bhubaneswar airport at […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021