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Airports Authority of India to spend around Rs 25,000 crores for expansion and modification of existing terminals

NEW DELHI: The aviation sector in India has been affected due to severe disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The estimated losses incurred by airlines and airports in India in the financial year 2020-21 is approximately Rs.19,564 crore and Rs. 5,116 crore respectively. Due to the outbreak of COVID 19, scheduled domestic operations were suspended […]

AAI issues tenders for construction of 1st phase of Dholera airport in Gujarat

NEW DELHI: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Thursday issued tenders for the construction of the first phase of an international airport at Dholera in Gujarat, entailing an investment of Rs 987 crore, according to an official statement. The new facility is being set up in greenfield city under the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) […]

Commercial flights from Bareilly airport expected to start by December: AAI

NEW DELHI: Commercial flights from the Bareilly airport are expected to start by December this year, said the Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Thursday. “Bareilly airport belongs to the Indian Air Force (IAF) and AAI has developed a new civil enclave with interim terminal building of area 525 square metre along with apron for […]

India plans to develop 100 airports, waterdromes, heliports by 2024

NEW DELHI: Airports Authority of India (AAI) plans to develop at least 100 airports, waterdromes, and heliports by 2024 under the regional air connectivity scheme, said an official release. The fourth anniversary of the scheme — known as UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik) — was commemorated on Wednesday.The scheme aims to provide affordable, economically […]

AAI to invest Rs 650 crore to build greenfield airport in Arunachal Pradesh

ITANAGAR/ GUWAHATI: The state-owned Airports Authority of India (AAI) has undertaken a Rs 650 crore project to develop a greenfield airport at Hollongi, near Arunachal Pradesh’s capital Itanagar, officials said on Monday. The Hollongi airport, 15 kms from Itanagar, will be the third airport in Arunachal Pradesh and would be completed by November 2022. The […]

Airports Authority of India launches Krishi-Udan Scheme for marketing of northeastern states farm produce

NEW DELHI: To facilitate the marketing of agricultural and farm products of the northeastern states outside the region, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has launched the ‘Krishi-Udan Scheme’, officials said on Wednesday. AAI’s Regional Executive Director (North East) Sanjeev Jindal said that it was one of his wishes that has come true after a […]

AAI to invest Rs 25,000 crore on infrastructure upgradation: Chairman Arvind Singh

NEW DELHI: The newly appointed chairman of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) Arvind Singh on Thursday revealed to have a major infrastructure upgradation plan for next five years involving a whopping investment of Rs 25,000 crore. “We need a huge amount of investment — several billions of dollars – to ensure holistic infrastructure upgradation […]

AAI proposes privatisation of 6 airports including Amritsar, Varanasi

NEW DELHI: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has recommended the Centre to privatise airports at Amritsar, Varanasi, Bhubaneswar, Indore, Raipur and Trichy, a senior government official said. The recommendation came as the central government has already privatised airports at Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Mangaluru, Thiruvananthapuram, and Guwahati for operation, management and development through public-private partnership […]

Reliance wins Rs 648 crore contract from AAI to build new airport at Rajkot

NEW DELHI: Reliance Infrastructure (RInra) on Tuesday said the company has bagged a Rs 648 crore contract from the Airport Authority of India to build a new airport at Hirasar, in Rajkot district of Gujarat. The new airport is being constructed near National Highway-8B connecting Ahmedabad and Rajkot, nearly 36 km from the existing Rajkot […]

AAI seeks bids for six airports, to finalise bidders on February 28

NEW DELHI: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) will choose the bidders to operate its aerodromes at Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram, Lucknow and three other places on the basis of “per-passenger fee” and finalise the bids on February 28. As part of an open international competitive bidding process, the AAI has sought bidders for carrying out operations, […]

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