The Adani Group is all set to take over the operations of three airports—Jaipur, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram—for the next 50 years.
Around 600 Indians residing in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait were forced to take shelter in two community groups in the UAE after the airport closures were announced late last year.
Wary of another wave of infections, China is urging tens of millions of migrant workers to stay put during next month's annual Lunar New Year holiday.
Belagavi airport is the only one of all the airports that is set to near its pre-COVID level passengers, reveals AAI figures.
The bench directed the Centre to decide the representations moved by the association within 8 weeks of receiving the order copy from the court and disposed of the plea.
The airports are proposed to be built at Basantnagar, Mamnoor, Adilabad, Jakranpally, Devarkadra, and Kothagudem.
At present, the Bokaro airport in Jharkhand is owned and managed by the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) and it handles non-scheduled flight operations of SAIL aircraft or VIP movements.
The Uttarakhand government has sought the National Wildlife Board’s approval to transfer 243 acres of forest land to the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for expanding the airport.
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has reported a sharp decline in its revenue during April and June this year.
The BJP claimed the government's objective is to expand the aviation sector and create the infrastructure to make air travel safer and accessible for all.
Venugopal alleged that the government was bypassing norms and guidelines to favour a private entity and has ignored the advice given by its own ministries.
The government had last year decided to privatise six airports under the public-private partnership (PPP) model.
DMK opposed the Centre's decision to privatise airports, saying the move usurps the rights and autonomy from the State.
In a bid to improve air connectivity, last year the TS government had sought help from AAI to build three brownfield and three greenfield airports across the State.
Adani Enterprises had won the rights to run six airports -- Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Mangaluru, Thiruvananthapuram, and Guwahati -- after a competitive bidding process in February 2019.