Trade unions condemn proposal to privatise more airports, stake sale in IRCTC

The ten central trade unions are INTUC, AITUC, HMS, CITU, AIUTUC, TUCC, SEWA, AICCTU, LPF and UTUC.

published on : 25th August 2020

Pay daily charges and then operate flights: AAI puts GoAir on 'cash and carry' basis

An airline has to pay various charges -- air navigation, landing, parking etc -- to AAI, which works under the Civil Aviation Ministry, to use facilities at any of its more than 100 airports.

published on : 11th August 2020

AAI updates state-wise quarantine guidelines for domestic passengers

AAI also said that conditions are changing on an everyday basis, therefore passengers are requested to check the state govt's website also for latest updates.

published on : 1st August 2020

COVID-19 effect: AAI to procure 198 body scanners for 63 airports

Four body scanners each will be put at airports in Amritsar, Varanasi, Calicut, Coimbatore, Trichy, Gaya, Aurangabad and Bhopal, the officials mentioned.

published on : 19th July 2020

Unapproved flights from UAE must not be allowed to land: DGCA to Airports Authority of India

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation notified AAI that 'some of the charter flights from UAE to India did not have requisite Indian state consent required for the operation of such flights'.

published on : 16th July 2020

Mumbai airport scam: CBI books GVK Group chairman, son for misappropriating Rs 705 crore

It is alleged that promoters of GVK group in MIAL in connivance with their executives and unidentified officials of AAI resorted to siphoning of funds using different ways.

published on : 2nd July 2020

Testing protocol for expats at airports

Here are the guidelines/procedures

published on : 29th June 2020

Two COVID-19 patients manage to fly from Chennai to Kolkata, Mamata government slams Centre

Bengal transport minister Subhendu Adhikary hit out at the Centre and accused the civil aviation ministry for its gross negligence for allowing the patients to travel with other passengers.

published on : 15th June 2020

Lockdown 4.0: AAI issues new SOP for domestic fliers, check out the details here

Nearly 650 aircraft in the Country are grounded as domestic flights have been suspended in India since March 25 after the nationwide lockdown was announced.

published on : 21st May 2020

AAI asks air passengers to mandatorily download Aarogya Setu app, carry hand sanitiser

AAI has also asked air travellers must maintain a distance of four feet from co-passengers, wear a mask and other protective gear, wash or sanitise their hands frequently.

published on : 15th May 2020

Airports ground handling industry seeks stimulus to mitigate COVID-19 impact

The Rs 4,000-4,500 crore ground handling industry, which heavily depends on airlines operations, has lost as much as 90 per cent of business amid suspension of all commercial air passenger services.

published on : 24th April 2020

COVID-19 to wipe out two-fifths of global air passenger traffic in 2020: Report

Airports in all regions will lose passenger traffic at double-digit rates and Asia Pacific (APAC) appears to be the most affected, with an estimated negative 38.9 per cent loss in volume.

published on : 18th April 2020

Airports Council International urges government to defer aviation specific taxes till December 31

In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, ACI Director General Angela Gittens has said COVID-19 has drastically impacted the airport business.

published on : 1st April 2020

AAI appoints consultant to prepare detailed project report

According to the guidelines of the Civil Aviation Ministry, the development of water aerodromes would pave the way for operation of amphibian planes, both on land and water, to enhance air connectivit

published on : 19th March 2020

Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport wins 'Best Environment and Ambience' awards

The award trophy will be conferred during the ASQ awards ceremony to be held during the third ACI Customer Experience Global Summit, in Krakow, Poland in September 2020.

published on : 10th March 2020
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