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Chennai Airport

Chennai AirportChennai International Airport is situated at a distance of 7 km towards the south of the city. The third largest international and busiest airport in the country after the respective airports of Delhi and Mumbai, it claims to be one of the first airports in India. It has two terminals: old and new terminal. The old terminal is now used by Blue Dart, an Indian company for its cargo operations. The new terminal, established at Pallavaram strives to serve the passengers coming to Chennai. The passenger terminal complex consists of two terminals: the domestic one known as Kamaraj Terminal and the international one known as Anna Terminal. These terminals are connected via link building, having administrative offices and a restaurant. The airport connects Chennai with the major cities and countries of the world via strong air network. As of 2009-2010, the airport handled 10,500 international passengers and 18,000 domestic passengers with about the same average being maintained at the present. Here, we have listed facilities provided and various flights operating from Chennai International Airport.

Facilities At Chennai Airport.
  • Telephone in security hold area
  • Special Assistance for physically handicapped passengers
  • Reserved parking, rest places, PCOs, Toilets, etc
  • Reserved lounge / Executive lounge
  • AAI (IAD) assistance counters
  • Pre-paid taxi & car rental counter at Kamaraj Domestic Terminal and Anna International Terminal
  • Infant lobby
  • Child Care Room
  • Medical/First Aid facility
  • Baggage trolleys
  • Retiring rooms & dormitory accommodation for transit passengers
  • Health scan facility at Kamaraj Domestic Terminal
  • Auto vending machines for snacks, newspapers, magazines, etc
  • Restaurant for passengers & visitors
  • Entertainment televisions
  • STD/ISD facilities on city side area and terminal
  • Vending machines for tea / coffee and cold drinks in city side and terminal
  • Airport declared as "No Smoking Zone"
  • ATM counters
  • Foreign exchange counters at departure/arrival/city side
  • Communication centre for Internet browsing, Email, Video Phone, Conference, etc
  • Video/Phone/Conference facility
  • Mobile Chargers
  • Duty free shop
  • Gift shop, traveller’s requisite shop, book stall, pearl shop, and other lifestyle product shop etc
  • Drinking Water with environmental friendly cups
  • AMBU-Lift facility
  • Tourist Information Counter - Government of India
  • Railway reservation counter
  • City coach centre
  • Spa Facility/Massage Chair
  • Money Exchangers
  • Baggage Wrapping Machine
  • Mishandled baggage, Excess Baggage Coupon Counter
  • Lost & Found
  • Post Office
  • CCTV/Flight Information/Plasma Monitor
  • Suburban Rail Services connected with under passage to the airport
  • Car Hailers
  • Car Rental Services
  • Car Parking Services – different charges for passengers of different terminals
  • Prepaid Taxi Services
Operating Airlines

At International Terminal The Anna Terminal
  • Air India (NACIL-A)
  • Air Arabia
  • Air Asia
  • Air India Express
  • Air Mauritius
  • Air Seychelles
  • British Airways
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Emirates
  • Etihad
  • Gulf Air
  • Air India (NACIL -I)
  • Jet Airways
  • Kuwait Airways
  • Kingfisher
  • Lufthansa
  • Malaysia Airlines
  • Oman Air
  • Qatar Airways
  • Saudia Airlines
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Silk Air
  • Spice Jet
  • Srilankan Airlines
  • Thai Airways
  • Tiger Air
At Domestic Terminal The Kamaraj Terminal
  • Air India (NACIL -I)
  • Indigo
  • Jet Airways/Jetlite
  • Kingfisher
  • Spice Jet