Mumbai: APRIL 16TH Security has been stepped up at Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad airports following threats of an hijack attempt according to reports.
Airlines have advised passengers to avoid last-minute check-ins. Passengers have also been advised to cooperate with the security personnel at the airports.
After a similar hijack threat in January 2015, the Central Industrial Security Force or CISF, which is in charge of security at the country's airports, had reviewed its procedures. Anti-hijack drills were held at airports and communication lines with the police and security agencies were also checked.