Tamil Nadu, India

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Visitors allowed?

Is it possible to have a visitors during boarding?

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Chennai Airport Parking Cost

I went yest to pick my brother. Car parking charges are Rs.150 for first 2 hours.

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Announcements

The amount of announcements that the chennai airport makes is so annoying. When most of the metro stations have shut all announcements I don't understand why chennai can't follow the same. If I have halt in chennai I cnt even shut my eyes for a second. I travel all over the world and this is the worst airport to have a halt. Pre boarding post boarding last call is made 100 times. And the staff of all the airlines are shouting as if they are in some rally.

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Abudhabi to madurai DIRECT FLIGHT

Hi, Please start direct flight from Abudhabi to madurai so many surrounding people get benefit ..Thanks

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air arabia flights to madurai

Pls start from Sharjah to madurai flights

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start flight service from madurai to abudhabi

Pls start abudhabi to madurai flight servie so many people wil benefit for this service

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It is possible to construct airport in

Vellore

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Please start Gulf country route Saudi Arabia Qatar Bharain E

Please start Gulf country flights routes Saudi Arabia Qatar Bharain and and Europe and Africa also very useful for surrounding area people

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Please start Gulf country route Saudi Arabia Qatar Bharain E

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Please start Gulf country flights routes Saudi Arabia and Qatar and Europe and Africa also very useful for surrounding area people

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Please start Gulf country route Saudi Arabia dubai Europe Af

Please start Gulf country flights routes Saudi Arabia and dubai and Europe and Sri Lanka also very useful for surrounding area people

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Salem Airport!!!

Salem is one of the notable city through India. Rather than looking chennai to salem, Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Hyderabad, Goa can be oprate in order to get passengers. Its no point of thinking to connect Chennai and Bangalore its just about 5 hrs journey in both bus and Train. So Salem is the hub of exporting of cloths,steels, mangos and etc to Pune, Hyderabad.

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Departure restriction

I am from Bangladesh. I would like to know onw thing that is I would like to arrive from Bangladesh to india by air and depart to Sri Lanka using Chennai Int. Airport. is there any restrictions?

Please inform me so that I can make my trip plan

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Cm should take a look over this issue

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Why only Chennai to Salem and vice versa?

I failed to understand why airline companies like Trujet, Spicejet think of operating only in the Chennai to Salem sector. How can they get good business because this distance can be covered by train and so would people be interested in this service? The Salem Airport would still remains in disuse. Rather it should be Delhi to Salem, via Mumbai or Bangalore. Only then would people think of flying to Salem.

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vellore need development

Vellore airport area 55 acres ( not working )

It is placed 130 km from chennai airport and 203 km from banglure airport ...so we need new airport

It is develop the vellore city fast

Same time reduce the workload

And traffic in both channai& banglure

Airports ..

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HOSUR AIRPORT a DREAM 2B REALISED BY MS.JAYALALITHA GOVT

The present Govt of Tamil Nadu has the vision to have a full fledged airport in Hosur and It will be a dream come true for those in Krishnagiri District apart from a big boon to Tamilians residing in Bangalore

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Please Re-open Salem airport

Salem is one of the major city in India . Please re open airport

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Please write in to me . ratnam24@vsnl.net My father built this and other aerodromes during World War II--1941/42. I can show documents

My prayers will be answered if the Airport is named after my father.U.S.RAMASUNDARAM B.E., M.I.E INDIAN SERVICE OF ENGINEERS Madras Presidency

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Poorly Managed Parking Services at Chennai Airport & Goon Ra

Hi,

I dropped my senior citizen parents to the chennai airport @ 10am.

1) my parents are 73 & 68 yrs old and cannot move their luggage on their own.

2) for Indigo airlines gate, it took me 5 mins to search for a luggage trolley and drag it to the car put the luggage and help them till the entry gate.

3) At the exit gate, person in front of me in the queue had a lost ticket or some issue because of which I had to wait for 2-3 minutes and then change my line.

4) all this resulted in total in time for 10:34 secs & I was charged 150 rupees..!!

Who in this world would loot poor seniors citizen folks in this manner. The operators sitting on machines donot understand anything and I ended up arguing in vain.

Please treat this as a case of cheating and unnecessary harassment to senior citizens and law abiding citizens and take prompt and appropriate action action the foolish process.

Mohit Lamba -9999323444

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parking cheating

In Chennai air port the entry and exit gates times are adjusted in such a way that even if you try to get out within ten minutes you will end up in paying Rs 135 . They are big cheaters. Once i checked that with my watch time. when i came out in six minutes the exit fellow is telling it already 13 minutes. I never seen cars going out without paying the fee though many comes out within ten minutes. The worst airport in India

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arrange domestic passenger purpose

Most of the time we spend in travelling at least Mumbai to Tanjore direct flight is their we are thankful to u .for north side working thanjai people

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Cheating and frod agency in Chennai airport car parking

Sir today I will go to pick up my friend from Chennai airport I will teak a tikit from entry point that time sharp 10:01 am and I will toch at exit point at 10.07 am then the toll collectore askmi for 150rs I am shoked and I will tell him y I will pay then he will asking me your time is upto 10 min I will argue with him he Will call to supervisor and then that supervisor is rudely talking with me and telling me any condition u won't to pay othe r wise teak back side your vehicle he will not give any answers to me so i thik he is not giving my any answers so last I will decide I will pay but this is first time so I will leave it but I will request to airport authority plz teak action on this agency who will cheat with people

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to connect major cities

Its......good.there is need of operating new flights from chennai to Chandigarh,sri nagar,Nagpur,and to foreign countries like Paris .....number of tamilans where living in Paris should got konnect flights from Dubai or via Bangalore....it may take more cost.....so please operate new flights.....

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complaint against car parking in chennai international airp

Complaint about car parking at CHENNAI international arrival place

Monday , 21 march 2016 — Chennai International Airport, India

Complaint about car parking in chennai international airport arrival place - Regarding

Sir ,

Today morning i came with my family to pick up my brother in law he came form dubai at 4.15 a.m in chennai international airport arrival place i entered my car (TN 11 B 1612) Into international airport arrival place (car enter both )and no one response and not giving token (not doing their work properly) and then i picked my brother in law and came out to exit then the exit both person asked token i replied i didn't have token then they asked me to get token from enter both , i asked token form enter both they replied go and tell exit both as they not noticed to enter my car into airport, and pay minimum amount Rs- 150/-, then i went to exit area and replied the same, then they asked to pay Rs. 700/- or Rs- 300/- as parking charge and fine then we argued that we are not doing any mistake then why we want to pay fine. then the exit both persons asked that to go to enter both , like that they through like foot ball here and there, finally they asked to pay Rs. 150/- truly we were inside the parking area is below 10 min, So kindly take necessary action and advice them to do their work properly and avoid this types of robberies.

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i support

good think

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Awaiting the reopen of Neyveli Airport

As many people are overseas and some from nearby towns around naively are in major cities in India, I am very sure Neyveli airport will run profitably. So, I request the government of India and the airport authorities to reconsider reopening the airport at least few days a week in the beginning.

You may also note that most of the employees in the NLC are from other parts of the states too. So, the operation of Neyveli will be quite useful to the public and successful.

Awaiting your response.

Thank You.

Leo. J

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Worst airport ever

We arrived in January from Colombo early in the morning, and had a 5 hour wait for connecting flight.

I agree with previous comments, it is ridiculous that you cannot wait inside the terminal building, no access to toilet facilities, drinking water, seats. Nothing provided at all. A couple of outside catering carts, but nowhere to sit.

In general the most shitty airport I've ever been to, and I've been to a few!

Now our return flight back the other way.

Can we find out information about the recent floods ? Absolutely not, don't even know if the airport is open.

This is a complete joke, and we will ensure we NEVER return.

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The poor state of Chennai Airport can be blamed partly on th

The director deepak shastri is as bad of a bureaucrat as you can get. This stooge was probably appointed by the previous corrupt government. He is very unprofessional and uses the Chennai Airports twitter handle @aaichnairport for his own purposes. Just go and read the tweets and you will be appalled. Any constructive tweets to the airport are met with hostility and curses. He also does not bother to update the Airport website even during these worst floods..not sent a single tweet about the airport status. Seeing his behavior I am not surprised why the airport is in such poor shape. The restrooms alone should be reason for this guy to be fired, but sadly he does not care because he won't be fired..so he can continue embarrassing India with this kind of operation. We Indians are helpless against these kind of government run facilities since no one is accountable.

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Airport quality

To call this an international airport is a huge insult to every other airport in the country and in the world. I have travelled quite a bit to African and Pacific countries who have small airports and even those airports are of much better quality than Chennai airport. Corruption starts at the top and the head of the state, the Chief Minister should resign in shame to claim the airport to be international. Local contractors have built/extended the airport and they have no shame, much less the local government. They might try to hide under the excuse that it is the responsibility of the Union Government yet it is called the Chennai International Airport and the local government cannot shelter under any excuse. The airport is a disgrace and should be stripped of its standing as an international airport.

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Chennai Airport remains closed till 6th Dec due to heavy rai

Chennai Airport remains closed till 6th Dec due to heavy rainfall & flood water is on airport runway.

So far no official communications about alternatives, this is natural disaster and all passengers planned trip to & from chennai suffering a lot .

talks are on to make naval base as temporary airport, please someone get the official communication updated here which will be useful for some traveller

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Airport restrooms for disabled

I visited chennai international airport on Nov 30th 2015. Iam temporarily disabled. There is no separate restroom for disabled. There is no toilet seat in the ladies toilet. The lady in charge claims that all the seats in the three toilet are broken. It is annoying how a women can sit in the western toilet without seat. Gods sake you guys are collecting money. Stop staring disabled and start caring. Anything might happen to anybody. Pls change it get blessed otherwise u guys will be cursed.

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One of the shittiest airport in the world / Chennai airport,

I have flown almost all over the world. All developed, developing and under-developed countries. Never seen a system and unprofessional airport like Chennai or people at this airport. Hopefully these people at Chennai airport learn from others if they want to compete globally and bring global business people to Chennai.

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Feel sorry for tamil nadu

Recently flew in and out of Chennai international airport. It is chaotic and esply the rest rooms are AWFUL. There are a total of 2 toilets in the airport and you find them with your nose. I could not figure out the men's vs ladies' toilets. Where are the toilet tissues? 20 years ago, in the old Bombay international airport, there used to be janitor ladies, handing out squares of toilet issues to each traveler. There was one janitor lady in one of the new Chennai toilets, adjusting her sari as men and women walked in, and the toilets were covered with water (?) making them unusable, and no one could approach the janitor lady as that would be an affront to her modesty. As a woman, I cannot use the toilet, if men walk in as well.

The question is, who ate all the money spent on this costly construction project?

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poor customer service in chennai airport

Dear All, i had recently visited India and while i was in the Chennai Airport on 16Aug15 morning, i noticed each and every staff of yours are very rude and unprofessional. I feel that as a paying customer i do not wish to be spending money to get such a bad service. Your security services calls people 'heh hello' instead of 'excuse me Sir, your immigrant officer was scolding some people in the queue because their flight is geting late by telling them to come early in future etc, when its your check-in officers who are so slow. And she was refusing to open the elastic barrier for them to cross to another counter for checking in by telling them its not her job to open the barier (she is an elderly woman wearing saree with a bulging tummy), i do not know her name because you are not practising wearing visible name tags. Then another women officer wearing pants came and talked rudely by telling some guys to queue prperly if not she will send to the start of the queue (she is relatively young and wore glass). Then i think you have their supervisor sitting in the office smiling and joking around with the staffs. I clearly feel that all your staff are not employed through merits and have a poor educational upbringing or either your management is not strict in discipling them. Non of the staff are concerned about making the airport's image admirable but rather its seems they are interested in showing their power without realizing how silly they look eventually in the eyes of the world.

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poor customer service in airport

Dear All, i had recently visited India and while i was in the Chennai Airport on 16Aug15 morning, i noticed each and every staff of yours are very rude and unprofessional. I feel that as a paying customer i do not wish to be spending money to get such a bad service. Your security services calls people 'heh hello' instead of 'excuse me Sir, your immigrant officer was scolding some people in the queue because their flight is geting late but they still in the queue by telling them to come early in future etc, and refusing to open the barrier for them to cross to another counter for checking in by telling them its not her job to open the barier (she is an elderly woman wearing saree with a bulging tummy), i do not know her name because you are practising wearing visible name tags. Then another women officer wearing pants came and talked rudely by telling some guys to queue prperly if not she will send to the start of the queue (she is relatively young and wore glass). Then i think you have their supervisor sitting in the office smiling and joking around with the staffs. I clearly feel that all your staff are not employed through merits and have a poor educational upbringing or either your management is not strict in discipling them.

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Salem airport

Salem has the capability to become one of the major city in India. And many people are requesting to reopen the Salem airport .it has the potential also. Tamil newspapers like Dinakaran was in the progress to open the airport.. .And I hope that we must have good results.....

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Salem airport

Salem has the capability to become one of the major city in India. And many people are requesting to reopen the Salem airport .it has the potential also. Tamil newspapers like Dinakaran was in the progress to own the airport.. .And I hope that we must have good results.....

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My recent experience Jul 2015

The airport has been completely rebuilt and has world class amenities. There is still not enough parking for cars and yes, I dont think there is any car parking facility for long term basis like a day or two. The AAI website says its still work in progress. All charges are hourly basis. However there is long term parking for bikes available. The charges are Rs 50 for 4 hours and 102 for 24 hours. However this a open parking and bike was left in the sun and rain for 3 days. I struggled for 20 min. to get it started!

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Hosur Airport need to be develop and flight services could b

Hosur and around city Business people, every common man travel about 100KM to access the BIAL.. Govt. can consider the practical difficulties and open the services at Hosur as soon to avoid time delays and economic waste + Increase of air pollution.

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Flights to GULF especially Saudi

Considerable population travel from madurai to Gulf from TRIVANDRUM or TRICHY because of no international flight from Madurai. If started approx. 30% from Trivandrum, 30% from Trichy and 10% from Chennai travellers can easily opt to fly to Madurai as their Home city near Madurai. Expecting a positive update serve lot of travellers around Gulf

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complaints about chennai airport

Very very worst toilets and sweepers especially ladies sweepers are using bad words and discussing about airport higher officials families Infront of all without any manners In international terminal while I was waiting for a flight. kindly teach them how to talk and behave with peoples.

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Tuticorin Airport needs immediate expansion

Considering the business potential of the port city of Tuticorin, there is an imperative need to develop the infrastructure of the Tuticorin Airport to enable the airport to handle international flights and cargo.

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Much Needed

the people in salem were in the need of aiport. coz of development in city and population growth and it is fifth largest city in tamilnadu. Most of all it have steel plant, it is a largest fruit market in tamilnadu, now there comes a salem railway division, salem bus division has the headquaters for namakkal, dharmapuri and krishnagiri and hosur districts. without airport its very difficult for people.

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Salemmmmm!

Salem has more population.without the airport how people can manage. More people are going to Bangalore which is about 250km away from Salem which can take about 5hrs to reach for that we can go to srilanka from Salem by a plane so please try to open the airport by the end of the month. Thank you.

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respected sir

By opening the Salem airport. Salem can attract various people from various departments. So plsssss open the airport.

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Salem's share goes to Trichy, Coimbatore and Bangalore

If you look at last few years, all neighboring airports to Salem are having good increase in passenger traffice and Salem region contributes considerably to their growth. These days it takes longer to reach from Hosur to Bangalore airport than reaching Salem airport due to the traffic. Salem airport has immense potential if any carrier strategically opens its operation here. Also government should provide fuel concession to encourage the operators to consider Salem.

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Exorbitant Parking Charges

The Mother F....rs at Chennai Airports viz Garuda Aviation Services Pvt Ltd just not charge Car drivers for staying a second extra but fleece. Abdul Basher and Buddu are two A.......les I understand managing Chennai ops.

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Outrageous waiting policy

At no other airport IN THE WORLD have I ever experienced the obnoxious policy of no waiting indoors. What am I to do while I wait for my 2:16 am flight early the following morning? Wait on the curb. Easier said than done when you arrive in Chennai at 5:30 on an overnight train and want nothing more than to relax in air con and rest for the afternoon...rather than haul your luggage around the sticky city, killing time for the sake of killing time. This is bullshit. This is not a policy of international airports.

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