Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia noted that a team will shortly visit Ladakh to technically evaluate locations for additional airstrips in Leh.
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.
As the forecourt of the Delhi airport was waterlogged, three flights were cancelled and five diverted to Jaipur and Ahmedabad.
Recently, it has launched the high speed bullet train connecting the provincial capital Lhasa with Nyingchi, the Tibetan border town close to Arunachal Pradesh.
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.
Scindia urged Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to meet the land requirements for new airports in Patna, Raxaul, Purnia, Darbhanga, and Muzaffarpur.
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.
At present, there are two operational airports in Telangana, Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) and the Begumpet Airport.
The airports will be built at Jakaranpally (Nizamabad), Palvancha (Bhadradri Kothagudem), Mahabubnagar, Mamnoor (Warangal), Basanth Nagar (Peddapally) and Adilabad.
The Group last August had announced that it would acquire GVK Group's stake in Mumbai airport.
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).
The coronavirus pandemic's second wave, which is receding now, badly hit the country during April and May.
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.
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.
Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport has been bestowed green airport recognition by the Airports Council International (ACI)-Asia for its environmentally sustainable initiatives.