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IndiGo's airport manager in Patna was shot dead on Tuesday evening.(GETTY IMAGES.)

IndiGo's Patna airport manager shot dead

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 13, 2021 06:21 AM IST
The airline confirmed the incident and said it is "extremely saddened by the demise of our Patna airport manager".
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Security personnel stop Anil Kumar Sadhu, son-in-law of late union minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ram Vilas Paswan, and his wife from entering Jai Prakash Narayan airport to receive the mortal remains of the late minister, in Patna on Friday.(PTI Photo)
Security personnel stop Anil Kumar Sadhu, son-in-law of late union minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ram Vilas Paswan, and his wife from entering Jai Prakash Narayan airport to receive the mortal remains of the late minister, in Patna on Friday.(PTI Photo)

Ram Vilas Paswan’s daughter, son-in-law protest denial of entry inside Patna airport to receive his body

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Patna
PUBLISHED ON OCT 09, 2020 09:39 PM IST
“Why politics is being played on such a sad occasion? Why his daughter and family members are not allowed entry inside the airport?” Ram Vilas Paswan’s son-in-law told reporters.
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The work on the modernisation of the Jay Prakash Narayan International Airport was taken up last year to cater to the rising passenger traffic .(PTI)
The work on the modernisation of the Jay Prakash Narayan International Airport was taken up last year to cater to the rising passenger traffic .(PTI)

Patna airport will be able to handle 8 million passengers annually by March 2023

By Ruchir Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2020 10:58 AM IST
The Airports Authority of India issued a statement saying the terminal building is being extended to decongest and for creating new infrastructure
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The incident occured at the Jai Prakash Narayan International airport at Patna.(HT Photo)
The incident occured at the Jai Prakash Narayan International airport at Patna.(HT Photo)

CISF security botch-up leads to delay of flights at Patna airport

By Ruchir Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna
PUBLISHED ON AUG 19, 2019 02:18 PM IST
The CISF insisted on an intensive security re-check, which included re-frisking and re-scanning personal baggage of all 180 passengers, asking some on board the GoAir flight to deplane and reroute through security.
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Jay Prakash Narayan International airport in Patna Bihar(HT File)
Jay Prakash Narayan International airport in Patna Bihar(HT File)

Bomb hoax at Patna airport, cops probe

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Patna
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2019 12:20 PM IST
An unidentified caller, claiming to be from Kolkata, rang up the airport terminal manager’s office and threatened to blow up the Jai Prakash Narayan International Airport within minutes, said KS Vijayan, general manager (engineering), projects, AAI- Patna, who was officiating in absence of airport director B C H Negi.
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The Jai Prakash Narayan International airport, Patna .(Santosh Kumar / HT Photo)
The Jai Prakash Narayan International airport, Patna .(Santosh Kumar / HT Photo)

AAI takes back Jet premises at Patna airport to cut losses

By Ruchir Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna
PUBLISHED ON MAY 21, 2019 02:33 PM IST
The Jet Airways owes the AAI approximately Rs 15 lakh in rentals for the premises it occupied at Patna’s Jai Prakash Narayan International airport here, said officials of the AAI.
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The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has cited operational constraints in expressing its inability to provide parking of non- schedule helicopters on its apron at the Patna airport.(Representative Photo)
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has cited operational constraints in expressing its inability to provide parking of non- schedule helicopters on its apron at the Patna airport.(Representative Photo)

AAI issues directive on parking of choppers in Patna airport for Lok Sabha election purposes

By Ruchir Kumar (HT Editorial- Patna) | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2019 02:31 PM IST
The AAI has cited implementation of new apron layout, having six parking bays, for being unable to provide parking of non-schedule helicopters on its apron, said airport director Rajender Singh Lahauria.
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A plane lands at the Patna airport(HT)
A plane lands at the Patna airport(HT)

GoAir flight suffers bird hit in Patna

By Ruchir Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna, Patna
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2019 03:55 PM IST
The Airbus A320 Neo aircraft was grounded late Tuesday evening after sensor attached to landing gear number one (rear wheel) was damaged in the bird hit, said people in the know of the incident at the Patna airport
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BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha(File)
BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha(File)

Shatrughan Sinha’s VIP status ‘clipped’ at Patna airport

By Ruchir Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna
PUBLISHED ON JAN 02, 2019 08:53 AM IST
The MP’s permission on medical grounds, granted by the ministry of civil aviation (MoCA) on May 23, 2017 to use airport ferry vehicle to drive up to tarmac at airports expired on June 30. However, as a special case, the MP continued to enjoy the privilege at Patna airport until the BCAS objected to in December.
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Passenger queue up at the entry gate of Patna airport.(HT File Photo)
Passenger queue up at the entry gate of Patna airport.(HT File Photo)

Work on new Patna airport building to begin in October, end by mid-2022

By HT Correspondent | Patna, Patna
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2018 02:53 PM IST
The Union government on Wednesday approved Rs 1,217 crore for construction of a new domestic terminal building and allied structures at Patna airport.
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The crew managed to restrain the passenger and handed him over to the CISF for further investigation.(Bloomberg/File Photo)
The crew managed to restrain the passenger and handed him over to the CISF for further investigation.(Bloomberg/File Photo)

Passenger tries to open airplane door mid-air, stopped by crew

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2018 09:12 AM IST
A passenger on GoAir’s Delhi-Patna flight was restrained after he tried to open the airplane’s rear door mid-air and was later handed over to CISF personnel after the plane safely landed at Patna airport.
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