The report comes in from Bengaluru India where earlier this week a Boeing 787 aircraft of Thai Airways burst its tire during the landing. The flight was coming from Bangkok on Thursday when the incident with the Dreamliner took place. Fortunately, neither any passenger nor any crew member on board was harmed. The investigation is currently under process and the reason is not known as of now. The Incident Flight... Read More
In a new development, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has undertaken the expansion work of Trichy Airport. This will include building an entirely new terminal, a new Air Traffic Controller (ATC), a new Apron, and upgradation of Air side facilities to cater the growing passenger traffic and reduce congestion during peak hours at the airport. The new terminal building being constructed at the cost of Rs 951.28 Crores has... Read More
Krishi Udan Scheme, an initiative launched on August 2020 focused on national and international routes to assist farmers in transporting agricultural products so that it improves their value realisation. Later in October 2021, Krishi Udan Scheme 2.0 was announced which enhanced the existing provisions and mainly focused on transporting perishable food products from the hilly areas, tribal areas, and north eastern states. Primarily the scheme was focusing on 25 airports... Read More
Cochin International Airport Limited, the operator of the world’s first fully solar-powered airport, is all set to commission a new solar power plant in Kerala’s Payyannur in Kannur. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan would inaugurate the new solar power plant of 12MWp at Payyannur on March 6. With the installation of the new power plant, the cumulative installed capacity of solar plants of the Cochin International Airport Limited will rise... Read More
Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy Requests Government to Accelerate the Clearance for Bhogapuram Airport
In separate letters written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy sought the clearance and No Objection Certificate (NOC) for proceeding with the international airport project at Bhogapuram. Besides seeking approval for Bhogapuram airport, Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy also reminded the Union Ministers regarding the expansion plans of Tirupati, Visakhapatnam... Read More
The Uttar Pradesh government will purchase 7.9 hectares of land from the villagers to construct a boundary wall circling the upcoming Noida International Airport. Jewar district’s sub-divisional magistrate is in charge of buying the land for the purpose by March 31, 2022. The state government intends to pay twice the amount of circle rate for the land. The land will be 56 scattered plots instead of a whole land. According... Read More
The Ministry of Defence has issued consent to lease 2.5 acres of defence land to Pune International airport to construct a cargo terminal. It has also granted permission to commence the work at the airport located in Lohegaon. In return for the lease, the Ministry of Defence will charge one rupee per year, according to the Minister of Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia. He revealed the decision in a letter... Read More
The operations at Bagdogra airport will remain closed from April 11 to 26 for runway maintenance works, announced the Airports Authority of India (AAI). AAI released the official notification on its official Twitter handle. There are rising concerns from the state government and other travel bodies, including the tourism industry, about the closure as it can heavily impact flight operations. It is peak tourism season for the Darjeeling district, where... Read More
Thiruvananthapuram International Airport is witnessing a string of enhancements in its amenities, the latest being the addition of app-based cab services for passengers. The travellers arriving at Trivandrum airport can now grab a taxi from domestic and international terminals. The passengers can book for the service via the mobile app or approach the dedicated prepaid taxi counters at both terminals to book taxis. The app-based cab service has been a... Read More
The services at the newly built terminal of Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport will commence from today. The new terminal, which is built as a part of the ongoing phase 3A expansion of IGI Airport, will expand the airport’s total terminal capacity to 100 million. The airside capacity will also increase to 140 million. The new arrival terminal at Delhi airport spreads across an 8,000 sq. m. arrival hall and... Read More
BIAL Inks Contract With ACES India Private Limited for Enhancing Mobile Infrastructure at Bengaluru Airport
Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) and ACES India Private Limited have signed an agreement for mobile infrastructure services. The contract that will last for a span of ten years intends to provide services related to mobile communication technology, including 5G, to Bangalore’s Kempegowda International Airport. The duo will focus on creating modern, state-of-the-art infrastructure for the passengers, residents and other visitors of Bengaluru airport. ACES India Private Limited is a... Read More
According to a statement released by The Ministry of Civil Aviation and Frost and Sullivan research, the airport lounges in India will increase to 70-90 by 2025, to 150-160 by 2030 and 193 by 2040. The Ministry has quoted FICCI data for the estimates. The Ministry expects eight, 16 and 31 cities in India to have more than two airports by 2025, 2030 and 2040, respectively. Passenger numbers are likely... Read More
Months after the takeover of Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, Adani Group is set to revamp the airport with new buildings and connect the airport via water. As a plan to make Trivandrum airport world-class, the Group is proceeding with a proposal to acquire a state-of-the-art building close to the airport. According to various sources, the deal is nearing its closure and is all set to get inked. The building is presently... Read More
The Airport Authority of India (AAI) has commenced the construction of the Maryada Purshottam Shri Ram Airport in Ayodhya. Vishal Infrastructure, a builder based in; Bengaluru, which won the bid for constructing Ayodhya airport has started the work under the supervision of AAI. Rajeev Kulshreshtha, besides three other officials, from Airport Authority of India has taken charge as the project-in-charge of the airport. Lalji, Ayodhya airport director, and two assistant... Read More
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