New airport terminal at Leh likely to become operational by Dec 2022: Aviation minister Scindia

Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia noted that a team will shortly visit Ladakh to technically evaluate locations for additional airstrips in Leh.

published on : 21st September 2021

Sabarimala airport: Louis Berger report not in tune with Greenfield Airports Policy, says DGCA 

In case a greenfield airport is proposed to be set up within 150 km of an existing civilian airport, the impact on the existing airport needs to be examined. 

published on : 20th September 2021

Highest rain in 46 years floods Delhi Airport's Terminal 3

As the forecourt of the Delhi airport was waterlogged, three flights were cancelled and five diverted to Jaipur and Ahmedabad. 

published on : 12th September 2021

China building 30 airports in Tibet and Xinjiang to boost military transport: Report

Recently, it has launched the high speed bullet train connecting the provincial capital Lhasa with Nyingchi, the Tibetan border town close to Arunachal Pradesh.

published on : 9th September 2021

Centre seeks CM Naveen Patnaik's intervention into improving Odisha's aviation infrastructure

In a letter, Scindia has drawn the attention of the Chief Minister on several issues which are impacting the implementation of various projects relating to the aviation sector in Odisha.

published on : 28th August 2021

Speed up land allocation for aviation infra, Scindia urges CMs of Bihar,  4 other states

Scindia urged Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to meet the land requirements for new airports in Patna, Raxaul, Purnia, Darbhanga, and Muzaffarpur.

published on : 26th August 2021

AAI spent Rs 17,784 cr in last 5 years to build, renovate airports, says govt

VK Singh said that the central government has accorded in-principle approval to two greenfield airports -- Jewar in UP and Hollongi in Arunachal -- during the last three years.

published on : 28th July 2021

Telangana likely to get six new airports

At present, there are two operational airports in Telangana, Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) and the Begumpet Airport.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Telangana likely to get 6 new airports, AAI doing feasibility study

The airports will be built at Jakaranpally (Nizamabad), Palvancha (Bhadradri Kothagudem), Mahabubnagar, Mamnoor (Warangal), Basanth Nagar (Peddapally) and Adilabad.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Adani group takes over management of Mumbai airport

The Group last August had announced that it would acquire GVK Group's stake in Mumbai airport.

published on : 13th July 2021

Puri airport likely to be ready by 2022-23: Odisha transport minister

Padmanabha Behera also said that the government is cooperating with the Civil Aviation Ministry for the commencement of flights from Rourkela (Sundargarh), Utkela (Kalahandi) and Jeypore (Koraput).

published on : 5th July 2021

Patna airport handled transportation of 15.5 lakh Covid-19 vaccine till Jun 10: AAI

The coronavirus pandemic's second wave, which is receding now, badly hit the country during April and May.

published on : 21st June 2021

Airports Authority of India staff warn of 'industrial action' over proposed reduction in wage perks

It stated that the employees are already in severe mental distress on the unexpected demise of their near and dear, and their 'mental agony' will be elevated if their emoluments are affected.

published on : 19th June 2021

Taxiway at RKL airport to be ready in six months

The tender, as per letter of the Joint General Manager of AAI at Kolkata dated June 4, has been finalised at a cost of Rs 5.69 crore in favour of a Ranchi-based firm.

published on : 12th June 2021

IGI gets green airport recognition for environmentally sustainable initiatives

Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport has been bestowed green airport recognition by the Airports Council International (ACI)-Asia for its environmentally sustainable initiatives.

published on : 4th June 2021
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