Airports Authority of India

Rourkela spreads wings as commercial flights resume

Resumption of operations brings cheer among people of steel city

published on : 8th January 2023

Guwahati airport employee walks 100 km in 16 hours 35 mins, sets record

The 55-year-old Ratul Kumar Jakharia, who is posted at the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati, walked the distance in 16 hours and 35 minutes.

published on : 23rd December 2022

Telangana has to wait longer for UDAN to land

In Uttar Pradesh, 12 airports/heliports were identified, whereas in smaller states like Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur, five heliports were approved.

published on : 10th December 2022

Rourkela airport to operate from December 5

Flight operation from Rourkela is important as the Steel City is all set to co-host the Men’s Hockey World Cup from January 13 to 29 next year. 

published on : 1st November 2022

Kempegowda International Airport clocks 5-fold increase in global travellers in Bengaluru

Numbers go up from 55L in H1 2021-22 to 1.40 crore in first half of current FY

published on : 1st November 2022

Big push to Warangal airport as Telangana govt allots another 250 acres

GMR Group is likely to take up the construction of the airport at Mamnoor after AAI clears the proposal

published on : 19th October 2022

AAI mulls campaign in Chennai against waste dumping as bird hits on rise

The airport has the equipment to scare the birds away but according to airport officials, the birds get accustomed to it and it does not evoke fear in them any longer. 

published on : 6th September 2022

Report on six airports submitted to Telangana, says AAI

The statutory body says it has been awaiting a response from State government since June 2021.

published on : 22nd August 2022

IDCO team visits proposed International airport site in Puri

A three-member team from IDCO on Wednesday visited the proposed Sri Jagannath Greenfield International airport site at Giral village  alongside the Puri-Brahmagiri road to review feasibility.

published on : 28th July 2022

Airports Authority of India seeks waiver of annual dividend payment for 2021-22 fiscal

State-owned AAI, which is in the red mainly after the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, is expected to post a loss of Rs 800-900 crore in the 2021-22 fiscal.

published on : 13th June 2022

Some SpiceJet flights held up at Delhi airport briefly due to delay in daily payment to AAI

The AAI had in 2020 put SpiceJet on a "cash and carry" basis as the carrier was unable to clear its previous dues.

published on : 20th May 2022

SpiceJet flight from Karnataka's Belagavi suffers bird-hit, lands safely at Delhi

A SpiceJet flight from Belagavi to Delhi suffered a bird-hit at Belagavi airport on Monday morning. 

published on : 11th May 2022

Airports Authority of India invites tenders for MRO facility in Tirupati

In 2021-22, the number of people who travelled to and from Tirupati airport rose by 47% on year.

published on : 15th April 2022

Rourkela Airport upgradation for Hockey World Cup has new October deadline

The tournament is scheduled for January 2023.

published on : 16th March 2022

No complaint from Rahul Gandhi​'s pilot about snag: Airport official

Based on the complaint by Congress official Shakir Sanadi, the police in Hubballi lodged a First Information Report late on Thursday.

published on : 27th April 2018

IndiGo, AAI play blame game over passenger’s fall from wheelchair

A blame game has erupted between the Airports Authority of India and budget carrier IndiGo, over a woman passenger falling off her wheelchair at the Lucknow airport on Saturday night.

published on : 14th November 2017