The currencies - USD, Omani Riyal, Saudi Riyal and UAE Dirhams - were concealed in savoury packets in the baggage of the passenger at the international airport.
With an initial capacity of 12 million passengers per annum (MPPA), the airport at present is in the mode of expansion to enhance its capacity to cater to over 34 MPPA
Sale of Airport Authority of India's (AAI) remaining stake in the four airports as also 13 more airports have been identified for privatisation in 2021-22 fiscal.
The passenger was detained when he arrived from Sharjah by flight G9458 with 672 grams of gold paste concealed in his specially designed slippers
The gold concealed in the form of paste was recovered during checking from the passenger who had arrived from Dubai.
The city’s international airport has received the award in the Asia-Pacific region for 2020, in the 15-25 million passengers per annum (MPPA) category.
It was during routine checking that the passenger was caught smuggling six gold biscuits weighing about 1867.600 grams concealed in his luggage.
The department installed camera traps after request from the airport officials, who maintained that the leopard was killing wild pigs.
Located at the domestic departures section, the lounge is spread over 773 sqm and can accommodate 222 passengers
The passenger was caught on the way to catch a flight to Sharjah.
The award was virtually presented during an event organised by the Renewable Energy (RE) Council of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) – Godrej Green Business Centre (GBC).
The entire fleet of 3000 baggage trolleys has been enabled with IoT, which will translate into substantial reduction in waiting time of passengers for baggage trolleys and will ensure availability in sufficient number in real time.
The firm on Tuesday reported widening of its consolidated net loss to Rs 750 crore during the quarter ended September 30, 2020
Officials booked a case of smuggling of gold against the passenger who arrived by flight IX 1948 from Dubai.
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