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 CHENNAI AIRPORT | Travel Guide !   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
It has the IATA Airport Code MAA and it is the third most important international gateway into the country after Mumbai and Delhi, and the main air terminus for south India.
Chennai, formerly known as Madras, is the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu and is India's fourth largest metropolitan city.
Chennai is the automobile capital of India, with around forty percent of the automobile industry having a base there and with a major portion of the nation's vehicles being produced there.
www.madras-airport.com   (392 words)

  
 Chennai
The vibrant city of Chennai, erstwhile Madras, is the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu and is India's fourth largest metropolis.
Chennai is an abode that amalgamates the traditional and the modern blend in every sphere of life.
The Chennai International Airport is connected to major hubs in South East Asia, Middle East, Europe and North America through fifteen international carriers.
www.seagig.org /chennai.php   (503 words)

  
 Passenger Opinions about Chennai / Madras Airport
I have travelled through Chennai airport on several occasions in the last 3 years and have found it to be best in India, so I am surprised by many of the comments.
International arrivals and baggage claim facilities, though primitive, are a vast improvement on other airports in the country.
Outside the airport there are umpteen beggars, taxi drivers, touts and the lot trying to ask one where he is going and whteher their luggage needs to be carried - even if it were a small backpack.
www.airlinequality.com /Airports/Airport_forum/maa.htm   (1586 words)

  
 Airport shuttle buses | Mumbai International Airport, Ahmedabad airport and Bangalore Airport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Airport connections are provided public transport corporation, tourism development corporation and by various India tour and travel operators.
The ahmedabad international airport and the ahmedabad domestic airport are located side-by-side.
International airport and the amritsar domestic airport are side-by-side, so the inter terminal service is not required.
www.routeservices.com /AirportConnections.aspx?id=1   (638 words)

  
 Chennai International Airport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It has the IATA Airport Code MAA and it is the third most important international gateway into the country after Mumbai and Delhi, and the main air hub for south India, handling just under 10 million passengers in 2005.
Chennai had one of the first airports in India, and was the final destination of Air India's first flight from Bombay via Belgaum in 1954.
Chennai International Airport consists of three terminals: The old terminal at Meenambakkam is used for cargo, while the new passenger terminal complex near pallavaram is used for passenger operations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chennai_International_Airport   (584 words)

  
 Heavy downpour shuts Chennai intl airport
Four flights, three of them international, have been diverted to Bangalore after heavy rainfall flooded the runway at the Anna International Airport.
Sources said efforts were on to drain the rainwater from the runway at the international airport.
Meanwhile, several areas in Chennai are under knee-deep water while low-lying areas in north Chennai are inundated as the city recorded 20 cm of rain.
www.rediff.com /news/2005/oct/27rain.htm   (607 words)

  
 Indian Airports, Airports of India, India Tourism, Indian Travel and Indian Hotels
Madras International Airport is situated at Tirisulam, 7 Km south of Chennai.
Madras, now known as Chennai, is a city on the east coast of southern India.
Situated on the shores of the Bay of Bengal, this capital of the state of Tamil Nadu is India's fourth largest metropolitan city and one of the 35 largest metropolitan areas in the world.Its name was officially changed to Chennai i...
www.chennaiairport.com   (109 words)

  
 Cheap Flights to Chennai From London | Flights To Madras From London
Chennai is famous for its temples, historic landmarks and buildings, long sandy beaches, cultural and art centers and parks.
The Chennai International Airport serves as the city's airport for both domestic and international flights.
There are two main railway terminals, the Chennai Central station, which is the city's largest railway station with trains to all the major cities and towns in India.
www.myairindia.co.uk /Flights/chennai.html   (426 words)

  
 Airport Technology - Inter-Roller Engineering - Baggage Handling System (BHS), In-Flight Catering System and Air Cargo ...
Since the 11 September tragedies in the United States, 100% hold baggage screening systems have become industry norms as airports around the world strive to upgrade and maintain airport security systems to ensure the safety of air transport passengers and cargo.
Inter-Roller's impeccable track record encompasses flagship BHS projects in renowned international airports such as Changi Airport in Singapore, Chennai Anna International Airport in India, Brisbane Airport in Australia, Siem Reap Airport in Cambodia, Cairo International Airport in Egypt, Manchester Airport in the United Kingdom and the New Bangkok International Airport in Thailand.
Airports and airlines today demand efficient, reliable and cost-effective solutions for handling baggage and air cargos in their quest to deliver excellent service to passengers and customers.
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 Trident Hotel Chennai - Discount Chennai Hotels Rate India
Primarily a business metropolis, Chennai does offer the possibility of either unwinding at the hotel, or visiting the City for shopping or short excursions.
Chennai has many shopping districts, and is known for silk, saris and handicrafts.
For those who would like to lounge by the poolside and spend a quiet evening over a drink, the Trident is the best place to forget the worries of the world.
www.chennai-hotels-guide.com /the-trident.htm   (264 words)

  
 Chennai Airport Tamilnadu - Chennai International Airport India - Madras Airport Tamil Nadu
Chennai Airport in Tamil Nadu was formerly known as Madras Airport.
Chennai International Airport was the first International Airport in India to get ISO-9001-2000 Certification.
Chennai International Airport is situated at Tirisulam, 7 Km south of Chennai.
www.iloveindia.com /indian-airports/chennai-airport.html   (189 words)

  
 UrbanRail.Net > Asia > India > Tamil Nadu > CHENNAI Elevated Railway (Madras)
Chennai, formerly called Madras, is the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu in southeastern India.
Chennai Central to Pattabiram (25km, 15 stations) This section is again parallel to but completely separate from long-distance tracks.
Chennai Central - Gummidipundi (48km, 16 stations) - This line currently shares tracks with long-distance trains but there are plans to build exclusive tracks in the future.
www.urbanrail.net /as/chen/chennai.htm   (756 words)

  
 International Tech Park, Chennai   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu, is reputed for quality manpower, huge bandwidth availability and excellent global connectivity.
The International Tech Park Chennai is conveniently located just 9 km to the city center and 12 km to the Chennai International Airport.
Institutions such as the American International School and neighbouring business hubs like Tidel Park and TICEL Bio-Park are close by.
www.itpchennai.com /location.htm   (118 words)

  
 Chennai Hotels, India - Special DISCOUNT & RESERVE NOW!
Contact Us Taj Connemara, located in the heart of the business district, is Chennai's only business hotel which offers a blend of "state of the art" business amenities and a quaint old world charm.
Contact Us The Park in Chennai is an urban haven, located on Anna Salai in the heart of the business district of Tamil Nadu's vibrant capital.
Contact Us Located in the heart of Chennai and Easily accessible from the Airport and the Railway station the hotel is located close to Asia's largest Bus Terminus.
www.asia-discovery.com /india/chennai.htm   (573 words)

  
 Metroblogging Chennai: Chennai Airport
Looks like plans are going on for expanding the chennai airport.
Talking of airports, I was in for a pleasant surprise at the chennai international terminal couple of weeks back.
Written from the perspective of people who live, work, and play here every day, Chennai is one of over forty five (and growing) blogs in the globe-spanning Metroblogging network.
chennai.metblogs.com /archives/2006/06/chennai_airport.phtml   (522 words)

  
 vimal’sblog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Its hub is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) in Nairobi.
Its main base is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, with hubs at Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi and Chennai International Airport.
Its main bases are Hindustan Airport, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Indira Gandhi International Airport and Chennai International Airport, with hubs at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport and Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport.
worldofvimal.com   (9790 words)

  
 Hurdles at the Chennai International airport
CHENNAI, July 20: Inadequate infrastructure at the Chennai International airport imposes great hardship on the 2,500 or so passengers who pass through it each day.
The strain is especially felt at night, due to the bunching of international flights, with over five flights arriving and departing between 2100 hrs and 0100 hrs each day.
With only 16 check-in counters, the queues are impossibly long, sometimes extending to outside the terminal building, and it takes the passengers an average two outs to check in their baggage.
www.expressindia.com /ie/daily/19970722/20351163.html   (140 words)

  
 Chennai, India hotel near Anna University - Comfort Inn, II064   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
This Chennai hotel is close to the central railway station, and minutes from the Chennai International Airport.
The fourth largest city in India, Chennai is known as the Gateway of Southern India due to its location.
Chennai is very hospitable towards tourists and accommodating for business travelers.
www.choicehotels.com /ires/en-US/html/HotelInfo?hotel=II064   (346 words)

  
 Delta Air Lines :: Delta Opens New Passage to India with Chennai Flight
Chennai and the Tamil Nadu region show strong economic growth and rising prosperity, as well as being a key center for trade and the gateway to South India."
Delta is operating its daily direct flight between Chennai and New York/JFK, via Paris Charles de Gaulle, with Boeing 767-300ER aircraft with the capacity to carry up to 204 passengers in a two-class configuration, featuring Delta's award-winning BusinessElite service.
Between Paris and Chennai, Delta's flight will provide customers with a localized dining experience reflecting specialities such as vegetarian Channa Dal, Chicken Nilgiri Korma and Kesari Saffron Rice as well as offering a choice of two new films each month in Tamil language and 12 local language newspapers and magazines.
sev.prnewswire.com /airlines-aviation/20050510/CLM08609052005-1.html   (647 words)

  
 Chennai - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chennai is a large commercial and industrial centre, and is known for its cultural heritage and temple architecture.
Chennai had witnessed some political violence due to the ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka, after 33 people were killed by a bomb planted by the Tamil Eelam Army at the airport in 1984 and following the assassination of thirteen members of the Sri Lankan separatist group EPRLF, and two Indian civilians by the rival LTTE
Chennai is the base for around 48 per cent of India's auto components industry and 29 per cent of the vehicle industry.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chennai   (5027 words)

  
 International Airports in India, International Airport map of India, India Air Network maps, Map of International ...
International Airports in India, International Airport map of India, India Air Network maps, Map of International Airports in India
There are more than twenty airports in India that handle international flights.
The Indira Gandhi International Airport of Delhi and the Chattrapati Shivaji International airport of Mumbai alone handle more than half of the air traffic in South Asia.
www.mapsofindia.com /air-network/international-airport-map.htm   (166 words)

  
 The Hindu : Tamil Nadu / Chennai News : Modernise Chennai airport: Maran
Maran said keeping in mind the growth of the automobile and the Information Technology industries in Chennai and in Tamil Nadu, there was an urgent need for including Chennai as part of the Union Civil Aviation Ministry and the Airports Authority of India's plan to modernise New Delhi and Mumbai airports.
The Minister illustrated the phenomenal growth: international and domestic passenger traffic recorded a 19.92 per cent growth during 2003-04, aircraft movement was up by 39.56 per cent, and there had been 53.31 per cent growth in cargo traffic.
While pointing out that over 800 acres had been earmarked for taking up the expansion of the Chennai airport, the Minister said there had been no concrete steps taken.
www.hindu.com /2004/07/10/stories/2004071010780300.htm   (235 words)

  
 CHENNAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Chennai has an International Airport situated at Tirisulam 7 Km south of Chennai.
Indian Airports, Airports of India, India Tourism, Indian Travel and...
Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport 20 km Pre-notierter Ankunft: 144 Pre-notierter...
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 Looking for a budget hotel at Chennai International Airport - India Travel Forum
we are arriving at chennai airport november 19th at 1:30 am and leave again the next day at 2:00 pm.
Retiring Room:This facility is available at the Airport for which Airport Authorities are to be contacted.
the airport retiring rooms are comfortable, attached bath, large room, towels, food available nearby..
www.indiamike.com /india/showthread.php?p=243423#post243423   (667 words)

  
 Chennai : Planning a Trip | Frommers.com
Anna International Terminal and Kamaraj Domestic Terminal are situated about 12km (7 1/2 miles) from the center.
Chennai Central (Georgetown) connects Chennai with most major destinations around India, while Egmore is the point of arrival and departure for trains within Tamil Nadu or Kerala.
Linking the north and south of the city is Anna Salai, which starts out as G.S.T. Road (or Mount Rd.) near the airport in the southwest, and terminates at Fort St. George in George Town in the northeast.
www.frommers.com /destinations/chennai/3488010002.html   (902 words)

  
 Delta launches direct Chennai-NY flight
"India is a strategic and growing market for Delta and our new flight to Chennai is part of our international expansion plans with Chennai and the Tamil Nadu region showing strong economic growth and rising prosperity, as well as being a key centre for trade and the gateway to South India," she added.
Delta's new flight to its New York/JFK international gateway will now connect local passengers to a large number of destinations worldwide and brings added convenience and travel options for both business and leisure passengers from India, along with multiple opportunities for freight forwarders and cargo shippers.
Loren said Delta chose Chennai as its first destination for the direct flight from New York as the airline felt that the city had tremendous growth potential which was largely untapped.
www.chennaionline.com /events/Business/2005/05delta.asp   (789 words)

  
 Major Airports in India, Maps of India Airport, India Airports map, map showing India Airports
India is dotted with airports handling national and international flights.
India's airport network efficiently caters to the millions of travelers and tourists coming to visit the country.
India has more than 20 international airports and several domestic airports.
www.mapsofindia.com /maps/india/airportmaps.htm   (252 words)

  
 Chennai Hotels : Chennai Lodging : Hotels Chennai India
Ramada Raj Park Chennai is located approximately seven miles from Crocodile Park, 21 miles from Colamandalam Arts Village, and approximately four miles...
This Courtyard Hotel is located in Chennai's commerce district, features 238 rooms, and is eight miles from Meenambakkam/Chennai International Airport.
The Radisson Hotel Chennai is situated approximately two miles from Anna International Airport and Kamaraj Domestic Airport, and six miles from the central...
www.hotelfinderasia.com /listings.php?city=Chennai,,IN   (387 words)

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