May 08, 2021 07:59 AM IST
It takes anywhere between a year and three to get an airport going. So, now is the chance to get these airports operational and improve the aviation infrastructure, for 2024 is when India holds the next general election.
- May 06, 2021 06:33 PM IST
The Ministry of Civil Aviation, in a notification, has asked airport operators to tie-up with State governments or private service providers such as hospitals to set up COVID-19 vaccination centres.
- Apr 13, 2021 01:05 PM IST
Aviation consulting firm Caladrius Aero’s Managing Partners Rohit Tomar and Ram Shankar explain why this is a good time to develop airports in smaller cities and towns. The key, however, would be operations efficiency and debt management.
- Apr 02, 2021 02:02 PM IST
Alliance Air, a unit of Air India, leads the charge of keeping previously underserved routes on the aviation map. IndiGo, SpiceJet and Truejet too will enjoy monopoly in some airports.
- Mar 30, 2021 09:49 PM IST
In a bid to expedite its asset monetisation plan and for faster development of smaller airports in the country, the Central government on March 24 introduced the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (Amendment) Bill, 2021.
- Mar 30, 2021 06:43 PM IST
The aviation regulator has also asked all airports to increase their surveillance and to ensure COVID-19 protocols are being adhered to as it believes the compliance at some airports is not satisfactory.
- Mar 30, 2021 05:00 PM IST
Sunday marked the beginning of the Northern Summer Schedule 2021 -- the longer of the two IATA schedules. In India, 108 airports will become active if all operations start as planned. Puducherry, Nanded and Bhatinda lose connectivity this season.
- Mar 26, 2021 03:46 PM IST
While there have been several attempts by the government in the past, this time there is no choice but to privatize or close down the airline as it is running in losses. The national carrier has run up a debt of around Rs 60,000 crore, he told the India Economic Conclave
- Mar 24, 2021 05:59 PM IST
Government has decided to club or pair profitable and non-profitable airports, which could be offered in public-private partnership mode as a package to the prospective bidder.
- Mar 14, 2021 11:15 AM IST
Sale of Airport Authority of India's (AAI) remaining stake in the four airports as also 13 more airports have been identified for privatisation in 2021-22 fiscal, two people aware of deliberations at Empowered Committee of Secretaries last month said.
- Feb 26, 2021 07:26 PM IST
In January, 14 airports in tier 2 and 3 cities, including in Nasik, Jharsguda, Tirupati and Gorapkhpur saw higher passenger traffic than a year ago.
- Feb 26, 2021 12:19 PM IST
The top 20 urban areas by population would have an airfield within two hours driving distance, an unparalleled feat achieved by the Yogi government
- Jan 04, 2021 05:36 PM IST
According to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GMR Hyderabad Pradeep Panicker, "HYDXB-VAXCOR" is being offered for global distribution of Covid-19 vaccines.
- Dec 04, 2020 02:20 PM IST
This is a new challenge as bio-waste handled by these airports pre-COVID was ‘zero’
- Nov 05, 2020 10:19 AM IST
Instead of a separate urban employment programme, the government believes that its limited resources, due to the impact of COVID-19 on the economy, are better spent on infrastructure outlay.
- Oct 27, 2020 04:12 PM IST
Three of the top 10 airports in India listed by the government, in a reply to the parliament, where maximum quantity of gold seized over the last three years are to be from Kerala.
- Aug 22, 2020 03:33 PM IST
To activate these desks, passengers will only need to stand in front of the desk which will activate the sensors and begin the session
- Jun 10, 2020 02:55 PM IST
Some of the safety procedures include ozone sanitisation inside the cab, Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA) sanitization of the cab's exteriors, temperature check of the driver-partner at the designated sanitisation hubs at the airports.
- Jun 03, 2020 07:15 PM IST
CBIC had earlier said 24x7 Customs clearance facility will be available at all sea ports and airports till May 2020.
- May 26, 2020 01:12 PM IST
For the past 12 months the BJP-led NDA government’s actions have been bold, and have seen strong and polarising reactions. Its response to the Coronavirus crisis has left a lot to be desired
- May 13, 2020 11:39 AM IST
These PPE shops at the airports will be operational from June and AAI will make sure that products are available with affordable pricing.
- May 12, 2020 04:06 PM IST
Here are the world’s top 10 airports of 2020 on the basis of airport customers’ review
- May 06, 2020 08:55 AM IST
The Airports Council International (ACI) has estimated a reduction of over two billion passengers at the global level in the second quarter of 2020 and more than 4.6 billion passengers for all of 2020.
- Mar 24, 2020 10:08 AM IST
Taxiways, maintenance hangars and even runways at major airports are being transformed into giant parking lots for more than 2,500 airliners, the biggest of which takes up about as much room as an eight-story building with a footprint 3/4 the size of an American football field.
- Mar 19, 2020 06:30 PM IST
As opposed to some countries that adopted an approach of extensive testing, India has adopted the screening-quarantining-preventing-social distancing protocol. This has, so far, limited the spread of the virus at the local level.