Tag: Bhubaneswar Airport

Vistara flight hits bird, grounded

Bhubaneswar: The front part of a New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Vistara flight was damaged as the plane hit a bird while landing at the Biju Patnaik International Airport on Thursday morning. According to sources, a plane of public carrier Vistara-UK709 hit a bird. The matter came to fore when the flight landed at the city airport at […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Hailstorm prevents landing of 2 flights at Bhubaneswar airport

Bhubaneswar: A sudden hailstorm on Friday afternoon prevented landing of two flights at the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar. According to sources, two flights – one each of of Air India and Indigo airlines – were unable to land due to bad weather conditions in the afternoon. The Air India flight was coming from […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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Security beefed up at Bhubaneswar Airport

Bhubaneswar: Following a terrorist attack on an Indian Air Force (IAF) base at Pathankot in Punjab in the wee hours on Saturday, authorities of the Biju Patnaik International Airport here have stepped up security measures in and around the airport. Informing the media about this on Saturday, director of Biju Patnaik International Airport Sharad Kumar […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Gold seized from passenger at Bhubaneswar airport

Bhubaneswar: The officials of the Air Intelligence Unit of Customs on Sunday night seized gold worth more than Rs 5.5 lakh from a passenger at the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar. The accused identified as a resident of Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu arrived at the Bhubaneswar airport from Kuala Lumpur by Air Asia flight […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Odisha-Middle East air connectivity hampered by bilateral traffic rights

Bhubaneswar: Even though different airliners are approaching the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) authorities to begin flight operations between Middle Eastern countries and Odisha, it has not been possible till now as the bilateral traffic rights of the Aviation Ministry have posed a major hindrance for its implementation. As per reports, flights services can be […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
WB passenger dies after mid-flight medical emergency

Bhubaneswar: A passenger died after developing medical complications while travelling in IndiGo flight today. The deceased has been identified as Rajkumar Karmakar (32) of West Bengal. He was travelling in Kolkata-Bengaluru IndiGo flight 822. According to reports, the flight had reportedly made an emergency landing at around 11:15 AM at Bhubaneswar airport after Karmakar fell […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Bhubaneswar airport to have ceremonial lounge soon

Bhubaneswar: Passengers will soon avail better facilities at the Biju Patnaik International Airport as a new master plan is being prepared for its all-round infrastructural development. The airport authorities informed that several proposals are being mooted including a permanent ‘ceremonial lounge.’ The new facility will come handy in making necessary arrangements during visit of VVIPs […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Bhubaneswar airport to introduce surface movement system for traffic control, safety

Bhubaneswar: The authorities of Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar have decided to install a new system to ease traffic movement and ensure better monitoring at the airport. Airport director Suresh Chandra Hota on Wednesday informed that a new project named Airport Surface Movement Guidance and Control System (ASMGCS) will be very installed at the […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
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Make In Odisha lands record number of chartered flights in BPI Airport

Bhubaneswar: No one knows if this Make in Odisha conclave would result in the industrial growth in the State, but the Biju Patnaik International (BPI) Airport in Bhubaneswar seemed to be the busiest today as after so many years it created a record for the number of chartered flights to have landed at the airport […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
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Flights cancelled due to Cyclone Titli

Bhubaneswar: It seems the landfall of the ‘very severe cyclonic storm’ Titli in coastal Odisha and Andhra Pradesh tomorrow morning would be very intense as flight services to and from Bhubaneswar have been cancelled for tomorrow. As per official sources, five IndiGo flight services from Bhubaneswar have been suspended for tomorrow which were scheduled to […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
Chopper Conspiracy: While Police Summons Have Discrepancies, Minister Too Changes Version

Bhubaneswar: Even after officials of the BPI Airport and Chilika Development Authority presented their stance on the former MP Jay Panda’s helicopter route and plan approval, the police summons to IMFA and Panda have been reportedly framed with lot of discrepancies. In a tweet, Panda mentioned that the FIR by Odisha Police changed ‘sea plane’ […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
Jay Panda had taken permission & given flight plan: BPI Airport Director

Bhubaneswar: After former MP Baijayant Panda’s helicopter and hangar were seized at the Bhubaneswar airport on charges of flying in “no flying zone” over Chilika lake, Director of the BPI Airport SC Hota today stated that the former MP had taken permission from the airport authorities along with a proper flight plan. Hota said, “We […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
Customs officials foil gold smuggling bid at Bhubaneswar Airport

Bhubaneswar: Thwarting yet another attempt of gold smuggling through the Biju Patnaik International Airport here, officers of the Air Intelligence Unit of Customs seized gold worth Rs 21.89 lakh from a passenger who arrived at the Airport in an Air Asia flight from Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday. Acting on a spot intelligence, the officials intercepted […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
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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  • Wednesday, 02 June 2021
Body of Odia labourer arrives from Kuwait; Jay Panda pays tribute

Bhubaneswar: Body of an Odia labourer who died in Kuwait arrived in Bhubaneswar today. The deceased identified as Papina Lenka from Podana village of Niali area in Cuttack, was engaged as a plumber in Kuwait. After the body arrived at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BJIA), former MLA Baijayant Jay Panda paid his tributes and […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021