August 26th, 2022 3:47 PM 0 COMMENTS

AAI to Collaborate With Sweden for Facilitating Smart and Sustainable Aviation Technologies

As we continue discussing the developments in the aviation sector, so much progress is already happening in the aviation industry. Recently we explored how AAI as a part of its Green Initiatives is upgrading all its airports with solar. In another advancement, AAI signs an MoU with Sweden to facilitate smart and sustainable aviation technology collaboration. Airports Authority of India (AAI) and LFV Air Navigation Services of Sweden (LUFTFARTSVERKET) signed... Read More

August 25th, 2022 8:22 AM 0 COMMENTS

Airport Updates: Baggage Services at Jaipur and Guwahati International Airports

When life changes in seconds, why not be prepared for the unexpected? While flying, our first and foremost worry is about baggage and the items we can pack in our Bags. However we try, there may be scenarios where we need to carry that excess baggage. What if we get such facilities at Airports? Yeah, continue reading to know more about the Airport Facility updates in this story. Guwahati International... Read More

August 24th, 2022 9:22 PM 0 COMMENTS

Hubballi Airport’s First Self-Help Group Outlet Gets Inaugurated

[caption id="attachment_55431" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Source: AAI Official Twitter[/caption] Airports are altogether different spots and provide a worldly experience. Right from the Roads that connect the Airports to the Boarding Area, everything is an experience. There may be cases where we identify specific airports through their interiors. Passengers can relax, shop, dine or experience luxuries at the Airports. We may even plan a trip to experience a specific airport or click... Read More

August 24th, 2022 10:12 AM 0 COMMENTS

BCAS Approves Airports to Deploy Private Security Guards

In notable changes in airport security management, the government has given permission for deploying private security guards at the airport. It is going to happen for the first time after 2002 when private security was held accountable for the security of the airport after the Kandahar Hijack Incident, after which the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) was given the responsibility for airport security. According to the instructions given by the... Read More

August 22nd, 2022 4:22 AM 0 COMMENTS

AAI Green Initiatives: Airports in India Getting Upgraded With Solar Power Plants

A few months back, in our routine self-awareness activity, we gained a lot of insights when we explored sustainable energy sources in different countries, their climate and other challenges. Although it has nothing to do with aviation, the current story of AAI Green Initiatives is related to green and clean energy sources. Thanks to its Geography and Climate, India has that advantage in generating and utilising Solar Power. We are... Read More

August 21st, 2022 3:36 PM 0 COMMENTS

Kolhapur Airport to Get a New World-Class Terminal Building

[caption id="attachment_54856" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Source: AAI[/caption] The development of Airports and Infrastructure is a continuous affair, and the AAI takes care of the development and expansion activities based on the market dynamics, the significance of the region, and passenger demand. We must have all heard the name 'Kolhapur' at least once, especially during school days. Now, considering the tremendous passenger traffic growth at the Kolhapur airport, the Airports Authority of... Read More

August 20th, 2022 12:14 PM 0 COMMENTS

Chennai Airport to Have Sleeping Pods Facility in Domestic Arrival

We all have heard the news about short duration sleeping facilities in Railway stations and may have experienced such facilities in some way or the other. Certain start-ups also focused on providing such short nap facilities in prime spots. Chennai Airport has something similar to offer now, and flyers can enjoy short stays in those small spaces. Read to know more. Airport Experience is something that travellers look for to... Read More

August 19th, 2022 10:48 AM 0 COMMENTS

GMR Hyderabad International Airport Rolls Out DigiYatra to Transform the Travel Experience for Flyers

[caption id="attachment_54187" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Source: Twitter @RGIAHyd[/caption] Under the DigiYatra Programme initiated by the government, the digital processing of passengers at GMR Hyderabad International Airport has begun through the DigiYatra platform as a proof of concept from Thursday. The PoC will continue for three months from 18th August. Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru, has also rolled out the DigiYatra programme on Independence Day. Hyderabad International Airport is also one of the... Read More

August 15th, 2022 5:19 PM 0 COMMENTS

DigiYatra App Goes Beta; Successfully Launched at Bengaluru Airport

As India celebrated its Independence Day, the beta version of DigiYatra App was successfully rolled out at the Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (BLR Airport) today. Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) has been pioneering the DigiYatra effort from its early concept days, and pilot trials have been held since January 2017 at BLR Airport. DigiYatra: DigiYatra – the contactless, seamless processing of passengers at airports, based on the use of single... Read More

August 9th, 2022 4:50 PM 0 COMMENTS

Upcoming Greenfield Airports in India to Cater for the Needs of Growing Air Passenger Traffic

The expansion of the Airports/Airline network, in a way, signifies the demand, socio-economic development and growth of a particular region. As numerous employment opportunities, growth and brand of a country also lie in the Airline Industry, being International, care should be taken such that the growth happens organically. The country's brand image also lies in the Airline Sector as it caters to International Passengers and Communities. In this story, we... Read More

August 7th, 2022 2:30 AM 0 COMMENTS

Air India Daily Flights from Kannur to Delhi

Kannur International Airport is the second greenfield airport in Kerala and primarily caters to the travelling needs of the large NRI population in the region who travel frequently to various international destinations, the flourishing business community and tourists. The area is of immense tourist potential and attracts both domestic and international tourists. Over time, the airport adapted to cater for the needs of the growing demands of the location, and... Read More

August 6th, 2022 12:29 AM 0 COMMENTS

IATA: Strong Passenger Demand Continues in June; Recovery in Air Travel Remains Strong

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced passenger data for June 2022 showing that the recovery in air travel remains strong. IATA represents around 290 airlines comprising 83% of global air traffic. Here's an overview of what the data says. Total traffic in June 2022 (measured in revenue passenger kilometres or RPKs) was up 76.2% compared to June 2021, primarily propelled by the ongoing strong recovery in international traffic. Globally,... Read More

August 3rd, 2022 9:54 PM 0 COMMENTS

Hollongi Greenfield Airport in Arunachal Pradesh Is All Set to Be Inaugurated Soon

[caption id="attachment_50744" align="aligncenter" width="1280"] Source: AAI[/caption] Arunachal Pradesh is all set to Fly High! The much awaited air connectivity for Itanagar, is soon going to be a reality. Considering the importance of air connectivity to the capital city of Arunachal Pradesh, AAI has undertaken the work of constructing a Greenfield Airport in Hollongi, 15 Kms from Itanagar. The first full-fledged airport of Arunachal Pradesh is all set to be inaugurated... Read More

July 26th, 2022 1:28 AM 0 COMMENTS

AAI Has Undertaken Installation of Night Landing Facility at Kolhapur Airport

To an unstarred question in the Rajya Sabha about the Night Landing facility at Airports in the country and the status of commissioning of the night landing facility at Kolhapur Airport, the Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation (Gen. (Dr) V. K. Singh (Retd) has responded in a written reply with the necessary details. Modernisation of Airports is a Continuous Process: The response states that the up-gradation/modernisation... Read More

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