Flight operations at Mumbai airport to remain suspended for 6 hours on October 18

MUMBAI: Flight operations at Mumbai airport will remain suspended for six hours on October 18 for runway maintenance work, which is likely to hit passengers significantly, the private airport operator said on Thursday. Mumbai airport has two intersecting runways, the main runway 9/27 and secondary runway 14/32, which handle around 800 flights per day, making […]

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India approves development of new Greenfield Airport in Gujarat

NEW DELHI: India’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for the development of Phase I of New Greenfield Airport at Dholera, Gujarat at an estimated cost of Rs. 1305 crore, to be completed within 48 months. The project is being implemented by Dholera International Airport Company […]

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Surat Airport gearing up for holistic development with world-class facilities

NEW DELHI: Surat, the financial capital of Gujarat and hub for diamond and textile business in India, attracts air travelers in large numbers. Considering the magnificent rise in passenger traffic, Airports Authority of India (AAI) is extensively working towards the holistic development of the airport with a project cost of Rs 353 crore. The development […]

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Trichy terminal will be ready by April 2023

NEW DELHI: Airports Authority of India has undertaken the expansion work of Trichy Airport which includes Construction of a New Integrated Passenger Terminal Building, a new Apron, Air Traffic Control (ATC) Tower, and upgradation of Air side facilities to cater the growing passenger traffic and reduce congestion during peak hours at the airport. The new […]

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Uttar Pradesh, AAI sign lease agreement for Ayodhya airport

NEW DELHI: The civil aviation department of the Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday signed a lease agreement with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) pertaining to about 318 acres to build an airport in Ayodhya. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said the Ayodhya district administration will provide another 86 acres required for the construction of the […]

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Hollongi airport to be operational on 15th August 2022

NEW DELHI: Considering the importance of air connectivity to the capital city of Arunachal Pradesh, AAI has undertaken the work of constructing a Greenfield Airport in Hollongi, 15 Kms from Itanagar. With an estimated cost of Rs.645 crore, the project includes the development work i.e. construction of airport pavements, air side work, terminal Building and […]

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Modi government push for 2nd airport for Kolkata, state not giving land

NEW DELHI: Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday said that the Narendra Modi government (Centre) has elaborate infrastructure development plans for West Bengal including a second airport for Kolkata, but the Mamata Banerjee government has not yet provided land for it. Scindia claimed that he has been asking for a dialogue with the chief minister […]

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16 new airports are to be built in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Maharashtra

NEW DELHI:India’s Civil Aviation Minister : Jyotiraditya M. Scindia has stressed on the need of better integration among all stakeholders, particularly States and UTs, for the success of PM-Gati Shakti. Addressing the PM-Gati Shakti Conference(Virtual) for the Central Zone. Scindia said that the success of PM Gati Shakti will catalyse the multi-model connectivity in the […]

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India’s PM inaugurates new integrated terminal Building at Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport in Agartala

NEW DELHI:  India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the New Integrated Terminal Building of Maharaja Bir Bikram (MBB) Airport . Governor of Tripura, Satyadeo Narain Arya, Chief Minister of TripuraBiplab Kumar Deb, Union Ministers  Jyotiraditya Scindia and Pratima Bhoumik were among those present on the occasion. Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister said the India […]

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Airports to attract Rs 90,000 crore in investments over five years: India’s Civil Aviation Secretary

NEW DELHI: India’s airports sector is expected to see an investment of Rs 90,000 crore in a five-year period, with nearly Rs 68,000 crore coming from the private players, a senior official said on Wednesday. The civil aviation sector, which was battered by the coronavirus pandemic that had also resulted in the suspension of domestic […]

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