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Uttar Pradesh: 69 firms allotted land near Jewar airport during coronavirus pandemic, investments of over Rs 2,300 crore expected

NEW DELHI: Notwithstanding the COVID-19 outbreak, 69 firms were allotted industrial land near the upcoming Jewar airport between May and July, with officials expecting investments of over Rs 2,300 crore and creation of over 86,000 jobs in the region. These firms have been allotted 146.50 hectares of land during the three-month period when economic activities […]

Jewar Airport will open more routes; boost Noida, Greater Noida property markets

NEW DELHI: Once ready in 2023, the International Airport in Jewar township in Uttar Pradesh is expected to boost the aviation industry by decongesting the national capital’s IGIA as well as expanding the reach of air services to a ‘larger population base of the NCR region’, experts opine. Accordingly, industry experts predicted the project to […]

Swiss firm Zurich Airport beats Adani, DIAL bids to build Jewar airport

NEW DELHI: The Zurich Airport International AG was on Friday selected as the concessionaire for developing the Jewar airport, billed to be the biggest airport in India upon completion, officials said. The Switzerland-headquartered company made the highest per passenger bid for the airport, outbidding competitors like Delhi International Airport Limited, Adani Enterprises, and Anchorage Infrastructure […]

Uttar Pradesh fulfilling Narendra Modi”s dream to make air travel affordable for poor: Yogi Adityanath

NEW DELHI: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said the state is fulfilling dream of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make air travel affordable for the poor and has started working on air connectivity. Adityanath was addressing a program at his 5 Kalidas Marg residence here in which farmers handed over certificates of […]

Jewar airport: 47 farmers arrested during protest demanding increased compensation for land

NEW DELHI: Forty-seven farmers were arrested on Monday in Greater Noida after they held a protest in Jewar demanding increased compensation for their land acquired for an upcoming airport, officials said. When the farmers proceeded to lay siege at the Jewar toll plaza, they were arrested as the demonstration could have disrupted traffic movement, the […]

Bids open for developing Rs 15,000 crore Jewar airport, say officials

NEW DELHI: The Noida International Airport Limited (NIAL) on Thursday invited global players to float bids for development of an international greenfield airport in Uttar Pradesh’s Jewar, officials said. The airport, second in national capital region after Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International airport and billed to be the biggest in the country when fully operational, will […]

Jewar airport to be built on public-private-partnership mode

NEW DELHI: The construction of the Noida International Airport at Jewar will be done on a public-private-partnership (PPP) mode, Uttar Pradesh authorities said on Saturday. A government order has been issued by the Civil Aviation Department after a nod from the state cabinet. At a cabinet meeting held earlier this week, it was decided that […]

Over 70 per cent owners agree to give land for Jewar airport

NEW DELHI: Over 200 land owners in Jewar agreed Saturday to give their lands for a proposed international airport in Gautam Buddh Nagar district, taking the overall consent of affected families to 71 per cent, local MLA Dhirendra Singh said. According to the provisions of Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation […]

Jewar airport: Over 90 per cent farmers’ agree to land acquisition

NEW DELHI: As many as 307 farmers Monday consented for acquisition of their land – the maximum in a single day so far – for a proposed international airport at Gautam Buddh Nagar district’s Jewar, officials and MLA Dhirendra Singh said. After initial resistance by some farmers, district officials and Jewar MLA Singh have been […]

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