Kurnool Airport inaugurated

NEW DELHI:India’s ivil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri virtually joined Yeduguri Sandinti Jaganmohan Reddy, Chief Minister (CM), Andhra Pradesh at the inauguration of the Kurnool Airport, Orvakal, Andhra Pradesh today. Andhra Pradesh CM attended the inauguration at Kurnool airport along with senior officials and other important stakeholders. Senior officials of the Ministry of Civil Aviation […]

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AAI issues tenders for construction of 1st phase of Dholera airport in Gujarat

NEW DELHI: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Thursday issued tenders for the construction of the first phase of an international airport at Dholera in Gujarat, entailing an investment of Rs 987 crore, according to an official statement. The new facility is being set up in greenfield city under the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) […]

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Chennai airport’s new terminal to be commissioned by 2022-end

NEW DELHI: The Chennai airport’s new integrated terminal, which would be constructed after demolishing existing terminals 2 and 3, would be commissioned by December 2022, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) said on Wednesday. The new terminal will have a total area of 2,18,000 sqm and function as one large integrated terminal for international and […]

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Domestic air passenger traffic grows 22 per cent in November: ICRA

MUMBAI: Further relaxation in aircraft capacity deployment coupled with festive season air travel demand helped recovery in the domestic traffic with passenger volume seeing 22 per cent sequential growth in the previous month, ratings agency ICRA said on Wednesday. ICRA also said that the November domestic passenger traffic was close to 50 per cent of […]

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Arjun Munda e-launches new tribes India outlet at Guwahati international airport

NEW DELHI:India’s Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda e-launched new Tribes India Outlet at the Departure Lounge of Guwahati ‘s Lokpriya Gopinath Bordolai International Airport today. Renuka Singh, Minister of State for Tribal Affairs,Ramesh Chand Meena, Chairman, TRIFED, Pratibha Brahma, Vice Chairman, TRIFED, Pravir Krishna, Managing Director, TRIFED and Director, Airport Authority of India, Guwahati were present. […]

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Swiss developer selects four-company consortium to design passenger terminal for Noida airport

NEW DELHI: Swiss developer Zurich Airport International has selected a four-company consortium to design the passenger terminal for the greenfield Noida airport in Jewar, one of its top officials said on Thursday. “We conducted a design competition where we invited three international teams to make proposals on how they would design this airport, taking into […]

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Bangalore International Airport asks passengers to avoid carrying prohibited items

BENGALURU: The Bangalore International Airport Limited has asked passengers to avoid carrying prohibited items like blades, lighters, coconuts, toy guns, ghee packets and spices. In a statement, BIAL, which operates the Kempegowda International Airport, said there was an increase in the seizure of prohibited goods over the last few months. “The security team at the […]

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Uber brings 6-digit PIN dispatch feature to Delhi airport

NEW DELHI: After Bengaluru and Hyderabad, the ride-hailing major Uber on Monday launched a PIN-dispatch feature at the Indira Gandhi International Airport which will give riders a one-time PIN upon requesting a trip, thus reducing wait times. Now, when riders request an UberGo at the IGI international airport in the capital, they will receive a […]

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Hyderabad Airport leads post-lockdown revival of aviation sector

NEW DELHI: Witnessing a steady increase in the number of passengers and air traffic, Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) is leading the revival of the aviation sector in India post the Covid-induced lockdown. The daily passenger footfall at RGIA has gone up by over six times and the Air traffic Movement (ATM) by over […]

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India plans to develop 100 airports, waterdromes, heliports by 2024

NEW DELHI: Airports Authority of India (AAI) plans to develop at least 100 airports, waterdromes, and heliports by 2024 under the regional air connectivity scheme, said an official release. The fourth anniversary of the scheme — known as UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik) — was commemorated on Wednesday.The scheme aims to provide affordable, economically […]

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