Second runway commences operations at international airport in Bengaluru
The Bengaluru international airport is the first Greenfield airport in India to be built as a private-public partnership. Private promoters hold 74% (Fairfax 54% and Siemens Projects Ventures 20%) stake in BIAL, while the govt holds the remaining 26% (Karnataka State Industrial & Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited – 13%, Airports Authority of India – 13%).
Growth Catalyst: Jewar Airport expected to create infra, generate jobs
The upcoming International Airport at the Jewar township of Greater No...
Noida Airport will complement IGI: Daniel Bircher, CEO, Zurich Airport Asia
The chief executive says Zurich Airport International is bullish ...
All flights cancelled at Srinagar airport due to dense fog
Airports Authority of India (AAI) said all the scheduled flights were cancelled due to poor visibility at the airport. The visibility at the airport was around 600 metres only this morning but since there was no improvement in the situation, the air traffic was suspended for the day.
IndiGo plane suffers high engine vibrations mid-air; returns to Mumbai
The aircraft, flying from Mumbai to Bengaluru, was involved in an air turnback due to high vibrations in one of its engines. The plane has been grounded at Mumbai.
Iran unveils budget of 'resistance' against US sanctions
After unilaterally withdrawing from a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers in May last year, the US began imposing sanctions on Tehran, including on oil exports, which it aims to squeeze to zero in a campaign of "maximum pressure". Iran has suffered a sharp economic downturn, with a plummeting currency sending inflation skyrocketing.
Centre agrees to include 3 Odisha airports under Udan scheme
The Vir Surendra Sai (VSS) Airport in Jharsuguda was earlier included under UDAN-3. Earlier this year, commercial flight service was initiated from Veer Surendra Sai Airport at Jharsuguda to six cities of the country under the third phase of UDAN scheme.
2 Russians charged in international malware scheme
The Justice Department unsealed charges Thursday against two Russian men in what authorities say was one of the worst computer hacking and b...
UDAN 4.0: 30 airports, airstrips up for bidding in North East region
The fourth round of bidding under the UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik) or regional air connectivity scheme commenced on December 3. UDAN seeks to connect unserved and underserved airports as well as make flying more affordable.
Key panel recommends Zurich Airport as developer for Jewar airport
The Swiss firm had on November 29 emerged as the highest bidder to develop the Jewar airport on the outskirts of Delhi, outbidding competitors like Adani Enterprises, DIAL and Anchorage Infrastructure Investments Holding.
Bids floated for Gujarat Airport consultant
The Centre on Thursday floated bids to appoint a consultant for the proposed Dholera Greenfield International Airport near Ahmedabad.
Swiss firm Zurich International AG wins bid to develop UP's Jewar Airport
Swiss firm Zurich International Airport was the highest bidder for proposed Jewar Airport in Gautam Budh Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh. Fo...
Foreign trips may pinch fliers as airfares surge
Flights to US, Europe this holiday season may cost three times more on Jet’s exit. The India-London sector could see new flights, with Vistara and IndiGo possibly starting them next year, but other routes will have to wait. A Delhi-Paris ticket is priced at Rs 1,14,642 against Rs 40,020 in December last year, according to travel aggregator ixigo.
DIAL, Adani Enterprises, 2 others clear technical criteria for Jewar airport; decision on Friday
The Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), the Zurich Airport International AG, the Adani Enterprises Limited and the Anchorage Infrastructure Investments Holdings Limited are the four bidders who have expressed interest to develop the international airport, a senior official said.
Several countries agree J&K internal matter of India: MEA in Lok Sabha
The Ministry of External Affairs has informed the Lok Sabha that several countries have agreed that matters related to Jammu and Kashmir are internal to the country following proactive outreach by the government.
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