Tag: Bhubaneswar Airport

Bhubaneswar airport to get new terminal soon

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in Bhubaneswar will transform into a completely new avatar as the Union Government has decided to begin construction of an all-new terminal by September 2019. The project, estimated to cost of Rs 935 crore is likely to be completed in two-and-a-half-years, informed Airports Authority of India (AAI) Chairman, […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Gold bars worth Rs 20.5 lakh seized at Bhubaneswar airport

Bhubaneswar: Gold bars weighing around 610 grams worth Rs 20.5 lakh were seized from a passenger at Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) here early morning on Wednesday. As per reports, a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) constable deployed at the airtport detected suspicous activity of a passenger and later recovered two gold bars of foreign […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Know the new parking charges at Bhubaneswar airport

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) authorities have implemented the new parking policy which brings into force a new set of guidelines for parking of vehicles inside the airport. Here’s a brief look at the new rules, which have come into effect from 1400 HRS on April 9, 2019. No charges will be applicable […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
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 […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Jharsuguda airport
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
SOP For Airlines
'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 […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021