More red-eye flights on cards as airports choke
Only three airports - Chennai, Bengaluru and Trivandrum - can handle four more flights an hour this winter while all other big airports remain choked in terms of runway capacity.
AAI gives nod for parallel taxiway at Mangalore Airport
In the second phase, an additional taxiway has been proposed for which a 35-metre-dee...
Grant of new slots at Pune airport creates rift between airlines, AAI
This latest reason behind the rift is the new slots at Pune airport, wh...
Airports need Rs 2.4 trillion investment in 10 years to meet demand
The projected investment requirement is more than four times the amount envisaged by the national airports operator AAI at Rs 65,000 crore.
Taking legal steps over AAI eviction notices: Hotel Leela
The hospitality chain further informed that for 18,000 sq meter plot over which it has built a five star hotel, the company has appointed an arbitrator after AAI notified their intention not renew it again.
Deemed varsity row: 30,000 engineers to write test to ensure validity of degrees
The universities have also been directed by the court to return the tuition fee and other expenditure incurred by the students.
GMR reluctant to share info with AAI on DIAL accounts?
AAI has sought various documents, including those pertaining to DIAL's internal audit, for a proposed (Comptroller and Auditor General) audit of the former's accounts.
Allahabad airport may get new terminal before January 2019 Ardh Kumbh
UP CM Yogi Adityanath had asked the aviation ministry recently to see if Allahabad could get a big passenger terminal before the Ardh Kumbh.
Aluminium industry turns to PMO to help fix coal shortage
Drawing the attention of the PMO and others to the issue, the Aluminium Association of India (AAI) has sought immediate resolution for "sustainability of Indian aluminium industry."
Andhra Pradesh government to ink MoU for improving regional connectivity with AAI
The Andhra Pradesh government has floated Bhogapuram International Airport Company Limited (BIACL) as a special purpose vehicle for these airports.
Airports Authority of India ties up with Ola, Uber
As part of this strategic alliance, both Ola and Uber will fulfil commuting demand of passengers at the AAI-run Chennai, Kolkata, Pune, Lucknow and Bhubaneswar airports.
Air Asia to introduce flights from Tripura
The budget airline has been currently operating flights from Guwahati and Imphal.
AAI expects bid documents for Jaipur,Ahmedabad airports by November
"We have to go to the Finance ministry since these are the PPP projects. We are working this out and hope the proposal goes to the Finance Ministry by this month end."
22 airports to get connected under regional connectivity scheme: AAI
As part of the plan, the government plans to connect these underserved airports to key airports through flights that will cost Rs 2,500 for per hour flight.
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