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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.

Cabinet decision: Proposal to manage six AAI airports under PPP gets nod

November 09, 2018 2:44 am

To be done through Public Private Partnership Appraisal Committee (PPPAC). Any issue that is beyond the scope of PPPAC would be dealt with by an empowered group of secretaries.

‘First flight from Jewar likely by December 2021’

January 25, 2018 1:13 am

The proposed international airport at Jewar is considered to relieve the congested Indira Gandhi International Airport.

Cow enters Ahmedabad airport area, flights diverted

January 12, 2018 3:19 am

Officials said the flights were diverted for security reasons and a probe has been ordered to find out how the cow entered.

920 new planes in next 8 years: Budget carriers to drive next phase of fleet expansion

December 26, 2017 2:23 am

IndiGo, GoAir, AirAsia India and SpiceJet to induct 784 new aircraft.

AIRPORTS AUTHORITY OF INDIA VIDEOS

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

November 15, 2018 12:52 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.