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Airports Authority of India


Ready to soar

March 21, 2022 2:20 am

The Chandigarh International Airport takes a big leap in 10 years, ready to emerge as crucial air travel link in the region

AAI likely to procure two counter-drone systems worth Rs 9.9 crore in 2022-23

November 14, 2021 12:20 pm

Following the drone attack in Jammu this year, the Drone Federation of India (DFI) had said that India needs to invest more in counter-drone research and technology and procure them in a planned manner to address the security concerns.

Explained: The DGCA's crackdown on drug use by aviation workers

September 30, 2021 7:44 am

In case the report of a drug test is "non-negative", the employee will be immediately removed from duty till a confirmatory report is received.

Govt to shed AAI stake in Delhi, Mumbai airports

March 15, 2021 8:15 am

Once approval comes through, the Government is likely to sell the remaining shareholding of AAI in these four key airports.

Airports key travel guidelines: Aarogya Setu app, baggage drop, transport

May 21, 2020 1:27 pm

Domestic flights guidelines: Mandatory use of Aarogya Setu app for those above 14 years, sanitation of baggage to be done by airports before entering the airport, restrictions on vehicles entering the departure zone.

AAI recommends Centre to privatise six airports including Amritsar, Varanasi

December 01, 2019 3:37 pm

The recommendation came as the central government has already privatised airports at Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Mangaluru, Thiruvananthapuram, and Guwahati under public-private partnership (PPP) model in February this year.

Cabinet approves leasing out three major AAI airports

July 04, 2019 4:27 am

This marked the second big airport privatisation round after Delhi and Mumbai were given to private companies GMR and GVK, respectively.

AAI mechanism to monitor actual flight time to rationalise block timings

February 19, 2019 4:15 am

To rationalise the block timings, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) — which handles the country’s air navigation systems — has put in place a mechanism to monitor actual flight time at three of the busiest airports — Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru.

AAI employees to intensify protest over airport privatisation

December 18, 2018 8:52 am

Last month, the government cleared a proposal for managing six AAI-run airports - Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram, Lucknow, Mangaluru, Ahmedabad and Jaipur - on public-private partnership (PPP) basis.

AAI spent 2.5 cr on 27 airports where no takeoff, landing took place: Govt

December 13, 2018 4:14 pm

There are 27 airports of Airports Authority of India (AAI) where no takeoff or landing of flights take place.


Organisers allegedly cancel TM Krishna concert after a campaign by right-wing trolls

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

He was called an “anti-national”, a “converted bigot” and an “urban naxal” by trolls. But Airports Authority of India, one of the organisers, has said the “postponement” is not because of trolls.

Airports Authority of India organizes Cycle Expedition for Green and Clean India

February 15, 2016 4:32 pm

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Air pollution and green house gas emissions are posing severe challenges to our health. Sensitizing people on issues relating to pollution, Airports Authority of India organized the All India Relay Cycle Expedition 2015-16 with green India and clean India messages. The aim of the cycle relay was to spread awareness on pollution control and promote cycling as a healthy practice. The expedition was flagged off by senior officials of Airports Authority of India from Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan in New Delhi. Seventy-five cyclists will cover more than 1,600 kilometers, touching over 20 cities spread over 5 states in a span of 23 days. The 5-leg expedition will cover Gwalior, Kota, Udaipur, Jaipur and will return to New Delhi on 9th March. Cycling is one of the most sustainable and environment-friendly transportation modes and the Airports Authority of India is initiating a green campaign in this direction for its own staff. Apart from promoting healthy and environment friendly habits, Airports Authority of India also undertakes several sports related initiatives and organizes sports activities throughout the country. As part of the green initiative, Airports Authority of India has also installed solar lighting in new terminals, water harvesting and the sewage water is being used for horticulture.

Khajuraho gets new airport terminal

January 23, 2016 3:31 pm

Khajuraho, Jan 23 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju today inaugurated a new terminal building at the Khajuraho Airport in Madhya Pradesh. Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Chairman of Airports Authority of India R K Srivastava and other leaders and officials were present on the occasion. The new facilities at the Khajuraho Airport will allow more flights to commence their services and help bring in more visitors.The new facilities at the Khajuraho Airport will allow more flights to commence their services and help bring in more visitors. The new terminal, constructed at a cost of Rs. 91 crores, is equipped with facilities of international standard. Though it continues to handle domestic flights, it has a capacity of handling 100 international flights in future.Better air connectivity at Khajuraho will bring in more domestic and foreign tourists to see its medieval age Hindu and Jain temple complexes which are recognized as UNESCO World Heritage sites.