Tag: Airports Authority of India

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 […]

Saurabh Garg appointed UIDAI CEO, Sanjeev Kumar to be Airports Authority of India chief

NEW DELHI: Senior bureaucrat Saurbah Garg has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) as part of a bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the Centre on Thursday. Garg is at present serving in his cadre state Odisha. He is a 1991 batch IAS officer. The Appointments Committee of […]

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 […]

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 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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