The aeroplane operated by a private airline suffered the bird hit after taking off from the Anna International Airport here, they added.
The runway will be closed from the midnight of November 6 to 0700 IST on November 10. An official at the airport ruled out any inconvenience to passengers or airlines.
Sri Lanka's civil aviation minister, Nimal Siripala, said the country had been looking for alternative investors in the Hambantota area, where China has built a seaport and is in discussions to build an investment zone and a refinery.
The Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC), under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF), gave the environmental nod for the expansion of IGIA last month.
Remote monitoring allows traditional concrete control towers to be replaced with dozens of high resolution, infra-red cameras around runways that feed live images to screens in buildings far from the airport.
The existing terminal area at T1 would be roughly increased two-and-a-half times to 133,000 square metres
July 15 was the deadline for the airline companies to resolve among themselves on shift to the terminal; DIAL wants these airlines to shift their operations to T2 to undertake expansion of T1
The Saudi Civil Aviation Holding plans to sell a minority stake in Riyadh's King Khalid International Airport, the sources said, without providing a timeframe for the sale.
About 350 acres of land out of the proposed 526 acres for the airport project had already been procured, KAPL Chairman J V Chowdhary told reporters here.
Airlines are reluctant to shift their operations to T2 due to higher cost of operations there
The Centre feels waiting for the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority, which was caught up with several other issues, to do the needful could delay the process
After years of delay, the mega project to build an international airport at Navi Mumbai is finally set to take off. CNBC TV18's Ashwini Priolker travelled to Navi Mumbai to find out whether the completion target of 2019 is too ambitious and how the project that will see an investment of Rs 16,000 crore impact the neighbouring real estate.
The venture submitted last year the sole bid to build the new airport at Kasteli, a public-private partnership project.
The cabinet, on March 6, 2017, approved a proposal to revive 50 unserved and under-served airports as well as airstrips, at an estimated cost of Rs 4,500 crores. With the plan, the government is R
The initial upgrade of such security systems is expected to be operationalised in the next few months.
The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) is looking to roll out Aadhaar linked smart cards for all employees to enter airport premises. It was found that employees were using expired passes to enter airports, which is leading to threat to the security system already in place.
India's GVK, which operates the airport in financial capital Mumbai, has won a bid to develop a new airport outside the city to ease congestion and cater to surging demand.
Trump also promised to roll back government regulations and said he will announce a plan in the next three weeks to reduce taxes on businesses. But he sounded skeptical about raising fees that airline passengers pay to fund airport improvements.
Replying to supplementaries on the expansion of Tuticorin airport, the Minister said the request for expansion of the airport was for first made in 2004 which is being diligently pursued by the Ministry.
The four segments of roads, railways, irrigation, and urban infrastructure are expected to account for over 68 percent of infrastructure investments over the next five years.
The City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO), for the second time on January 25, 2017, extended the deadline for submitting bids for the Navi Mumbai Airport to February 13, as it received only one R
The majority of the dead are from the nearby village of Dacha-Suu where the plane -- a Turkish cargo flight to Istanbul from Hong Kong via Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek -- crashed at around 7.30 am local time (0130 GMT), a spokesman for the country's emergency services ministry told AFP.
Addressing a day-long India Aviation Summit here today, Choubey said the Civil Aviation Ministry was determined to maintain the "historic" 23 per cent growth rate achieved in the aviation sector in the country.
A Nigerian national was found in possession of about Rs 54 lakh in new notes today at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here.
Emphasising that the domestic aviation sector is on the "upswing", Union Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju today said there has been an exceptional growth in recent years, but lack of timely capacity expansion at airports remains a cause of concern.