airports

Adani to get Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram and Jaipur airports

The Adani Group is all set to take over the operations of three airports—Jaipur, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram—for the next 50 years.

published on : 20th January 2021

Indian expatriates, stranded in UAE, reach residences in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait

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.

published on : 11th January 2021

Shenyang, Dalian airports in China now require negative COVID test result from passengers

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.

published on : 1st January 2021

Patronage slowly improving at airports across Karnataka but not even 50% of pre-covid levels

Belagavi airport is the only one of all the airports that is set to near its pre-COVID level passengers, reveals AAI figures.

published on : 25th December 2020

One airport could have been designated in north India for import of flowers: Delhi High Court

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.

published on : 18th December 2020

KCR seeks sanction for 6 new airports in Telangana during meet with aviation minister

The airports are proposed to be built at Basantnagar, Mamnoor, Adilabad, Jakranpally, Devarkadra, and Kothagudem.

published on : 12th December 2020

Bokaro airport will be connected with Patna and Kolkata through Udan flights: AAI

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.

published on : 4th December 2020

Dehradun's Jolly Grant Airport work: Fate of 10,000 trees to be decided on Monday

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.

published on : 5th October 2020

Pandemic effect: AAI revenue records 90 per cent drop during April-June  

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has reported a sharp decline in its revenue during  April and June this year. 

published on : 23rd September 2020

Opposition parties criticise privatisation of airports

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.

published on : 15th September 2020

Congress alleges government monopolising airports, BJP says transparency ensured

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.

published on : 15th September 2020

AITUC flays airport privatisation, demands rollback

The government had last year decided to privatise six airports under the public-private partnership (PPP) model.

published on : 21st August 2020

DMK opposes Centre's decision to privatise airports

DMK opposed the Centre's decision to privatise airports, saying the move usurps the rights and autonomy from the State.

published on : 21st August 2020

AAI seeks details of six proposed airports in Telangana

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.

published on : 20th August 2020

Aviation Ministry to present proposal on 'further airport privatisation' to Cabinet on Wednesday

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.

published on : 18th August 2020
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