Everything you need to know about Tiruchirappalli Airport: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Tiruchirappalli Airport: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) A day after a glass pane came tumbling down, closely missing two wheelchair-bound passengers in the domestic section of the new Rs.20 million terminal of the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, a pile of rubble, a defunct beverage kiosk and a large patch on the carpeted floor greeted tourists at the minimalist international lounge.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 14 (IANS) A flash strike by around 300 loaders at the international airport here Tuesday delayed flight departures .
Thiruvananthapuram, May 14 (IANS) A flash strike by around 300 loaders at the international airport here Tuesday delayed departures of international flights.
Srinagar, May 13 (ANI): A vehicle carrying two civilians from Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara District entered the tarmac of Srinagar Airport through the high security Air Force Station and parked near an aircraft to receive friends coming from New Delhi.
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Federal officials at the General Services Administration are set to sell a plane that once served as Air Force One, this week.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): In another incident of cyber-crime, 45 million dollars have been stolen by hacking a prepaid debit card database, followed by draining ATMs across the world, according to federal prosecutors.
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has directed national carrier Air India to stop the "companion free (travel) scheme" (CFS) which allowed its employees to take their spouse or any other family member for free on the fare of a single ticket.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The government Wednesday directed national carrier Air India to stop the "companion free (travel) scheme" (CFS) which allowed its employees to take their spouse or any other family member for free on the fare of a single ticket.
Port of Spain, May 8 (IANS) Indian High Commissioner to Trinidad & Tobago Malay Mishra has said he would prefer to put behind him an "incident" at the Piarco International Airport here last week when an immigration officer misbehaved with him, leading to the country/'s foreign minister expressing regret and promising corrective action.
Melbourne, May 07(ANI): Abu Dhabi Airport has been installed with "GoSleep" sleeping pods, which lets travellers take a quick nap before boarding a plane.
Washington, May 7 (IANS) In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, the US expects to have an automated system in place this month to close the student visa gap that allows many to enter the country even after they cease to be students.
Agra, May 2 (IANS) Agra's hope for a civilian airport as a boost to the Taj city's tourism industry was revived after an hour-long presentation in Lucknow before top Uttar Pradesh government officials by Agra District Magistrate Zuher Bin Sagir.
Stockholm, May 2 (IANS) Swaying, trancing, dervishing to the mantras beat on several score drums, thousands of demonstrators snaked through the wide arteries of the Swedish capital on May Day with one single demand: Let Stockholm be free of discrimination!
London, April 28 (ANI): Ireland is a hotspot for alien activity and pilots in the country have risked death to avoid spacecraft crashes, UFO experts have claimed.
New York, April 27 (ANI): Expressing his annoyance over one of minister's being subjected to a search and questioning at Boston Airport, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has cancelled a reception that was to be hosted in his honour by New York Consul General Dnyaneshwar Mulay.
Moscow, April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's largest airline Aeroflot misspent 13.9 billion rubles (over $443 million) in 2010-2011 and the first nine months of 2012, according to an Audit Chamber report.
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New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia's Indian subsidiary has sought the government's permission to launch its operations with a few aircraft.
Melbourne, Apr. 23 (ANI): A woman has claimed that she was detained by US border officials thrice in two weeks and accused of being a sex worker for carrying condoms and "racy underwear" in her baggage.
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): Aerospace giant Boeing has admitted that it may never know the cause of battery malfunctions in its 787 Dreamliner aircraft.
Los Angeles, April 23 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria has denied rumours that she is romancing one of the contestants from her axed reality TV show "Ready For Love".
Washington, Apr. 22 (ANI): Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of the brothers involved in the Boston bombing Marathon, left the country recently and returned a radically different man, according to a friend.
Washington, Apr. 19 (ANI): US Transportation Security Administration officials shut down a section at Miami International Airport after a male passenger tried to go through security checkpoint with a lighter disguised as a grenade, but turned out to be a novelty cigarette lighter.
Karachi, Apr.18 (ANI): Pakistan media has said fast-bowler Mohammed Asif's international cricket career is all but over after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) declined his appeal to lift his seven-year ban for spot-fixing.
London, Apr 17 (ANI): An employee from Sawston, Cambridgeshire stunned his bosses with bizarre resignation letter iced on to a cake.
Lahore, Apr. 17 (ANI): The Information Ministry of Pakistan will resubmit its list of secret expenses before the Supreme Court on Wednesday, revealing the details of payments made from the government's secret funds.
Moscow, April 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow will heighten security for this summer's World Athletics Championships following the deadly Boston Marathon blasts.
Washington, April 16 (IANS) US President Barack Obama pledged the "full weight of justice" as two people were killed and more than 100 injured as two powerful explosions detonated in quick succession near the Boston Marathon finish line.
Bucharest, April 12 (IANS) A Turkish plane had to make an emergency landing Thursday near Romania's capital city of Bucharest, following a conflict among passengers on board.
Washington, Apr. 11 (ANI): Singapore's Changi Airport has been named the best in the world for the fourth time in 14 years at the prestigious World Airport Awards in Geneva.
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) Construction of a new airport in the Chinese capital will start next year, and the facility is expected to be completed and put to use in 2018, officials said Wednesday.
Chandigarh, April 3 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Wednesday criticised the central government for deliberately stopping international flights from the Amritsar airport.
Washington, Apr. 3 (ANI): Halle Berry, who has no tolerance for paparazzi when her daughter Nahla is around, was seen getting angry at photographers when they hounded the family at Los Angeles Airport after their return from their vacation in Hawaii.
London, Apr. 2 (ANI): Madonna, who adopted two kids from Malawi, fulfilled the promise that she made to bring them both back "every two or three years."
Washington, April 1 (IANS) A terminal at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport in the US was evacuated for about two hours Monday due to concerns over a suspicious device, CNN reported.
Auckland (New Zealand), April 1 (ANI): Rapper Scribe's tweets that critically injured New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder may have been responsible for the vicious attack on him last week, has been rubbished by Ryder's manager Aaron Klee.
New Delhi, Mar 31 (ANI): A motorbike race was hosted in New Delhi on Sunday with the sole aim to promote motor sports in India.
Islamabad, Mar 30 (ANI): New details on threats against former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf, who soon expected to visit Islamabad, have created tensions in the state security apparatus, a report has said.
Abu Dhabi, March 28 (IANS/WAM) Passenger traffic at the Abu Dhabi International Airport grew by 13.1 percent in February, with traffic from India showing a growth of 9.1 percent.
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The government Tuesday approved Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia's proposal to set up a new airline in the Indian civil aviation sector with partners Tata Group and Arun Bhatia-promoted Telestra Tradeplace.
Munich, March 26 (IANS) Around 120 kg of drugs were seized last year at the Munich airport, officials said Monday.
Sydney, March 24 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke hoped that his chronic back pain would not keep him out of the Ashes but his participation in next month's Indian Premier League (IPL) will be decided on the basis of advice from medical experts.
Yangon, March 23 (IANS) Myanmar's largest Mandalay International Airport will be upgraded, a media report said Saturday.
London, March 22 (IANS) A nuclear site in Britain was shut down Friday as rain and snow swept across the country causing transport chaos, floods and power failure, a media report said.
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Noting there was a Pakistani hand in the 1993 Mumbai blasts, the Supreme Court Thursday said the neighbouring country was violating its international commitment to prevent terrorist attacks emanating from its territory and inflicting injuries to other states.
London, Mar. 17 (ANI): Sri Lanka has denied entry to a British tourist at Colombo's international airport after he reportedly showed "a lack of respect for Buddhism".
Abu Dhabi, March 17 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi international airport has been named the best in the Middle East by the Airport Council International.
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): A London-based airport has been criticised for posting a photograph of a plane crash, in which a child had died, on its Facebook page, following which the airport deleted the post and apologised for its 'misconduct'.
Hyderabad, March 12 (IANS) Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) and Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) have bagged Airport Service Quality (ASQ) awards by the Airports Council International (ACI) for 2012.
Aizawl, March 11 (IANS) The Airport Authority of India (AAI) will soon take over Mizoram's Lengpui Airport to expand operations, an official said Monday.
Chennai, March 11 (IANS) Low-cost air carrier AirAsia Monday announced promotional fares for Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur from different cities of the country.
Melbourne, Mar. 11 (ANI): A topless barmaid has claimed that she was unfairly dismissed after she refused to change kegs in the cool room in her undies.
Beijing, March 11 (IANS) Sales of first and business class flights have dropped as China's frugality campaign gathers pace beyond high-end dining, according to the country's civil aviation authorities.
New York, Mar 9 (ANI): An aircraft using French fries and chicken wings as fuel has been announced by Dutch airline company KLM and will fly from John F Kennedy (JFK) International Airport, New York to Amsterdam, Holland.
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Dismissing a petition challenging renaming of Amritsar's Rajasansi International Airport to Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport, the Supreme Court Friday said that approaching it for enforcement of constitutional rights should be for much larger issues affecting people and society.
Buenos Aires, March 8 (IANS) Frustrated with the team's 0-1 loss to Argentine Club Atletico Tigre, a group of fans from Brazil's Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras attacked the team's players here at the Jorge Newbery Airport.
New Delhi/Kuala Lumpur, March 6 (IANS) Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia is all set to roll out the seventh scheduled domestic carrier in the Indian skies, after its proposal for starting a new airline was approved by the government Wednesday.
Washington, Mar. 6 (ANI): A commercial pilot has claimed he spotted a drone aircraft flying near his plane as he landed at John F. Kennedy Airport.
New Delhi/Kuala Lumpur, March 6 (IANS) Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia Wednesday received regulatory approvals from the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) for starting a new airline venture in the Indian civil aviation sector with partners like the Tata Group and Arun Bhatia promoted Telestra Tradeplace.
Washington, March 6 (IANS) The American capital braced as a massive storm headed its way after breaking a snowfall record in Chicago and prompting the cancellation of more than 1,000 flights for Wednesday.
Dhaka, March 3 (IANS) Bangladesh Sunday accorded a red-carpet welcome to President Pranab Mukherjee, complete with a 21-gun salute, as he arrived here on a three-day visit, his first trip abroad as India's head of state.
Tokyo, Mar 2 (ANI): The president of All Nippon Airways, Boeing's biggest single customer for its troubled 787 Dreamliner, has said that the aerospace giant has made progress in resolving problems with the aircraft's lithium-ion batteries.
London, Feb. 25 (ANI): Luxury watchmaker Rolex has beaten off competition from Apple to be crowned Britain's favourite brand.
Santo Domingo, Feb 22 (IANS/EFE) Singer Martha Heredia was detained in possession of heroin as she prepared to board a flight at Cibao International Airport in the northern city of Santiago, Dominican authorities said.
New Delhi/Kuala Lumpur, Feb 21 (IANS) Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia is set to invest anywhere between $30 million to $60 million in its airline venture in India.
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Airport operator Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Ltd. (MIAL) Wednesday said it has entered into a 10-year partnership with air transport and communications firm SITA.
Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) Asia's leading low cost carrier AirAsia Berhad (AirAsia) plans to start an airlines in India, joining hands with Tata Sons and Arun Bhatia of Telestra Tradeplace, and has approached the Indian Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) for investment.
Robbers who stole $50 million worth of diamonds from a Brink's armoured truck at Brussels International Airport in Belgium were disguised as cops, Belgian prosecutors said Tuesday.
Singapore, Feb 19 (IANS) Google launched its indoor maps feature in Singapore Tuesday, making the city state the second country in Asia to have it.
La Paz, Feb 19 (IANS/EFE) The Bolivian government Monday nationalized the Spanish-owned firm that runs the Andean nation's three largest airports, accusing the company of not investing enough in improvements.
Beijing, Feb 17 (IANS) Fresh smog shrouded Beijing and some other provinces in China early Sunday, disrupting highway traffic and flights.
Washington, Feb. 17 (ANI): Four separate shootings took place in the span of 90 minutes on Friday evening in Chicago.
Madrid, Feb 16 (IANS/EFE) Spanish airline Iberia announced that more than 1,200 flights will be grounded next week, when workers are scheduled to go on strike to protest a restructuring plan that includes 3,807 layoffs.
Shanghai, Feb 15 (IANS) Two parents busy making phone calls mistakenly took wrong baby baskets with infants inside at a Shanghai airport, a media report said Friday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 14 (IANS) The Kerala government Thursday blasted the Left for seeking to build an airport near the Sabarimala temple while in power and opposing it while out of power.
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) India's largest cafe chain Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) will open 300 more outlets this year to beat increasing competition from the likes of Barista Lavazza, Costa Coffee and Starbucks.
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) The body of a labourer was recovered Monday from the debris of an under-construction bridge that collapsed here last week, taking the toll from the tragedy to four.
Dubai, Feb 11 (IANS) Dubai airport chief executive Paul Griffiths has said the world's first concourse exclusively for Airbus A380 "superjumbo" has been completed and is now fully operational.
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The swanky Airport Metro Express Line (AMEL) in the capital will run at higher speed from Monday, an official said.
New York, Feb 10 (IANS) Over 400,000 homes and businesses shivered without power in northeast America and people began digging out as a monster blizzard drifted away leaving cities and towns buried under mounds of snow.
New York, Feb 10 (ANI): Even though it is proven statistically that flying is safer than driving on for miles, getting in an airplane still makes lots of people nervous.
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The swanky Airport Metro Express Line (AMEL) in the capital will soon run at high speeds again, a Delhi Metro official said Sunday.
Islamabad, Feb 9 (ANI): The Toronto Sun newspaper's website has been blocked by the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA).
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) A failure in power supply to the radar systems of the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here late afternoon delayed several flights Friday.
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Around 100 stranded Jet Airways passengers travelling from Delhi to Leh protested at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here Wednesday, demanding accommodation and other facilities.
The Hague, Feb 6 (IANS) Dutch sprinter Brian Mariano was sentenced to 12-month imprisonment, of which six months conditionally, on charges of possession of 720 grams of cocaine in his luggage at the airport of Curacao.
Sydney, Feb. 4 (ANI): Australian carrier Qantas Airways will consider increasing flights to destinations such as Beijing and Delhi from 2016.
Beijing, Feb 3 (IANS) More than 100 flights were cancelled Sunday following heavy snowfall in the Chinese capital.
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal Friday accused Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit of conniving with power distribution companies and not allowing lowering of tariff but Dikshit rejected the charge and termed the allegations an "utter lie".
Kolkata, Jan 31 (IANS) A major disaster was averted and all flight operations at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport here halted for two hours after monitors at the Air Traffic Control suddenly went blank, said airport officials.
Chennai, Jan. 31 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari has said that as a vital infrastructure, civil aviation plays an essential role in economic progress and integration of a country.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 29 (IANS) Global infrastructure major GMR group Tuesday said the first unit of its 1,050 mega watt (MW) power plant in Odisha has been synchronised with the central grid.
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Employees in Beijing are wearing gas-mask style protective headgear at their desks as residents across northern China battled through choking pollution.
London, Jan. 29 (ANI): Japan's transport ministry has said the airline safety inspectors have found no faults with the battery used on Boeing's 787 Dreamliner.
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) Even after the inauguration of a swanky Rs.20-billion terminal, the sorry plight of Kolkata airport continues with no new international airline applying for permission to operate. But the officials are optimistic.
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) Pakistan's national basketball team has returned home after clinching the silver medal in the second South Asian Basketball Association (SABA) Championship in Dhaka.
Wellington, Jan. 23 (ANI): American sports car Hennessey Venom GT has set the Guinness World Record (GWR) for having the fastest 0-300 kilometres per hour (kmh) acceleration.
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Wednesday started chilly and foggy in the national capital with the minimum temperature at 4.4 degrees Celsius, three notches below average. But the skies cleared up as the day advanced, offering some respite.
Melbourne, Jan 22 (ANI): Shane Warne and his lady love Elizabeth Hurley looked a little worse for wear during Sunday night's Aussie Millions Poker Championship fundraiser at Crown Casino.
Kolkata, Jan 21 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee has said the new Kolkata airport terminal is an example of how the public sector can also create a world-class facility.