August 20th, 2022 12:14 PM 0 COMMENTS

Chennai Airport to Have Sleeping Pods Facility in Domestic Arrival

We all have heard the news about short duration sleeping facilities in Railway stations and may have experienced such facilities in some way or the other. Certain start-ups also focused on providing such short nap facilities in prime spots. Chennai Airport has something similar to offer now, and flyers can enjoy short stays in those small spaces. Read to know more. Airport Experience is something that travellers look for to... Read More

February 7th, 2022 8:18 PM 0 COMMENTS

Interiors of New Terminal at Chennai Airport to Represent State’s Art and Culture

Passengers at Chennai airport will now get a glimpse of the state’s culture as the interiors of the new integrated terminal is decorated in sync with traditions of music, classical dance forms and other art. The Airports Authority of India has started the interior works of the terminal, such as ceiling, panelling and painting the structures between international and domestic terminals. The floor and ceiling designs of the terminal will... Read More

January 26th, 2022 2:01 PM 0 COMMENTS

Chennai Airport Multiplex Theatre to Open in Five Months

Chennai airport will soon get a multiplex! PVR Cinemas has started constructing multiplex theatres inside the multi-level car-parking space in the airport, according to the Airports Authority of India (AAI). The construction is expected to be completed in a span of five months. The passengers arriving at Chennai airport can enter the multi-level car parking through the link bridge. The theatre will be on the top floor of the airport.... Read More

December 1st, 2021 11:08 PM 0 COMMENTS

Chennai Airport Tightens its Precautionary Measures in the Wake of Omicron Variant

Amid the increasing concerns of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 around the world and the future of the airline industry once again looking to hit turbulence, Chennai Airport has strengthened its safety protocols and precautionary measures. The state government has already issued the notice to the authorities of four airports in the state which include airports in Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, and Tiruchirappalli. According to the notice, these airports need to... Read More

January 13th, 2021 5:14 PM 0 COMMENTS

Chennai Airport to Get New Terminal By 2022

Chennai airport is going to get a new integrated terminal by 2022. For this new terminal, the existing terminals, 2 & 3 will be demolished. The new terminal at the airport is expected to be commissioned by December 2022. As per a PTI report, the Airports Authority of India said that the airport's new terminal would operate for both the domestic and international passengers passing through the airport. This is... Read More

August 22nd, 2020 7:40 PM 0 COMMENTS

Chennai Airport’s Indigenous Artworks Showcase Tamil Nadu’s Culture To The World

Chennai International Airport has installed new artworks in the arrival and departure areas. One of those artworks is suspended from the ceiling parallel to the wall, adopting a unique installation at the airport. The mural shows Tamil Nadu’s global context. Artwork With Archaeological Marvels of Tamil Nadu  The artwork at the departure intends to show how the Chennai airport has become the gateway for the people of South India to... Read More

November 1st, 2019 12:29 PM 0 COMMENTS

Advance Baggage Screening System At Chennai Airport To Begin From Next Month

Chennai International Airport’s four-level inline screening system will be implemented in two weeks, freeing the passengers from standing in the queue to scan their luggage at standalone X-ray machines before depositing them at the check-in counter. The new system will allow the passengers to go directly to the check-in counters and drop the baggage on the belt. Four-level screening system to focus on finding explosives The new system will ensure... Read More

March 31st, 2022 2:16 PM 0 COMMENTS

Parandur and Pannur chosen as the Sites for Chennai’s 2nd Airport

The Airports Authority of India has shortlisted two locations for the city's second airport, Pannur and Parandur, and has recently submitted them to the State government. Initially, a team from Chennai examined four sites in Pannur, Parandur, Thiruporur, and Padalam and generated a pre-feasibility study, according to sources at the Airports Authority of India (AAI). It would be a long drive for any passenger who has to travel to the... Read More

January 28th, 2022 4:18 PM 0 COMMENTS

State Government Expedites the Process for Chennai’s Second Airport, Says Report

The Tamil Nadu government is expediting the process for constructing the next greenfield airport in the state. According to reports, the government is said to have identified four plots at Parandur, Sriperumbudur, Mamallapuram and Tirupur. The selection of land is primarily based on factors like the availability of land and the flexibility to construct the required runways. “It is not easy to finalise a site soon. We should consider the... Read More

January 8th, 2022 12:35 PM 0 COMMENTS

Chennai International Airport Ranks 8th in List for ‘On-Time Performance’

The Chennai International Airport is one of the world’s top ten large international airports for ‘on-time’ departures. The airport was placed 8th for ‘on-time performance’ in a review undertaken by Cirium, an organisation that specialises in providing aviation data to the tourism, finance, aerospace, and aviation industries. Aside from that, Chennai International Airport is the only Indian airport in the top ten. Osaka International (Itami) Airport in Japan ranked first... Read More

January 5th, 2021 5:49 PM 0 COMMENTS

Chennai to Get Second Airport in Parandur Soon

Chennai is very soon going to get another airport in the city. As of now, all that is needed is the approval of the Civil Aviation Ministry. The ministry wanted a thorough technical study to be done before a location for the second airport in Tamil Nadu's capital could be finalised. As per a New Indian Express report, the state government has landed upon two destinations - Parandur and Cheyyar.... Read More

September 17th, 2020 12:40 PM 4 COMMENTS

GoAir Announces Flights from Kannur International Airport to Hyderabad, Chennai and Bangalore

Wadia Group owned no-frill carrier, GoAir, announced on Thursday that it would add the newly operational Kannur airport as its 24th domestic destination. Also known as the world’s fastest-growing carrier, GoAir said that it would add Kannur to its existing network of flights thus establishing direct connectivity with other domestic airports. As per the carrier’s announcement, GoAir flights would start taking off from Kannur airport on December 9, 2018, which... Read More

July 16th, 2020 3:50 AM 0 COMMENTS

Directors of Chennai, Ahmedabad Airports Receive Show-Cause Notice From DGCA

The civil aviation authority the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued notices to G. Chandramouli and Manoj Gangal, the directors of Chennai and Ahmedabad airports. The notices claimed that the Chennai and Ahmedabad airports failed to maintain a few critical areas of airports as per the prescribed safety standards. DGCA conducted the inspections of the airports earlier this month following multiple aircraft landing incidents at various airports. The... Read More

November 4th, 2019 7:43 PM 0 COMMENTS

AAI To Conduct Location Study For Second Airport Of Chennai Next Week

The team of officials from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) will visit Chennai next week to conduct the feasibility study of two locations for the construction of the second airport in the city. According to sources, the places considered for the airport are between Mamandur and Cheyyur, and another site between Kanchipuram and Arakonam. Both locations are around 80 kms from Chennai. Chennai’s second airport is expected to be... Read More

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