In a recent development, the state government in Andhra Pradesh has issued orders awarding the project for development of green field no-frills Green Field Airport at Dagadarthi in Nellore District to M/s. SCL-Turbo Consortium Pvt. Ltd, under public-private-partnership (PPP). In this connection, already, 1350 acres of land has been identified for the airport. The SCL-Turbo […]

Vistara and Japan Airlines today announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for an extensive partnership that includes code share flights and frequent flyer partnership. “This mutual understanding between Japan Airlines and Vistara will help the two airlines pursue significant cooperation in the near future, such as codeshare, frequent flyer partnership as […]

Airport Authority of India (AAI) has set aside a staggering sum of Rs.1,000 crore for the expansion of Calicut international airport. The planned expansion will be taken up on 170 acres of land that is being acquired for the purpose. A report prepared by AAI (executive director – operations) J.P. Alex, AAI (architect) S. Biswas […]

n fast tracking the new airport project in the NCR, the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority has recently received an in-principal approval from Central government agencies— Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited (HUDCO) and NCR Planning Board (NCRPB) for financing the Rs.3,000 crore Jewar airport project. While HUDCO has agreed to give the entire loan […]

In an attempt to make available hassle free air services to the masses of the area, the state government in UP has recently sanctioned Rs.290 crore to upgrade the Bamrauli airstrip in Allahabad into a full-fledged airport before the Ardh Kumbh in 2019. Proposed project is destined to be built adjacent to Bamrauli Airport, the […]

Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority, the nodal agency for the Noida International airport project, has started the process of selecting a consultant to prepare a techno-feasibility report. The airport is located at Jewar, along the 165 km Yamuna Expressway.Expression of interest (EOI) document has already been sent to the Uttar Pradesh civil aviation department. The […]

Airports Authority of India (AAI) has decided to construct a new Terminal Building, extension of runway, new apron, new ATC tower cum Technical Block, new Fire Station, install ILS, relocate DVOR, construct boundary wall and perimeter road at Jabalpur Airport at an estimated cost of Rs.421 crore. Nodal agency has initiated the tender process for […]

Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has granted environmental clearance for Phase-I development of the greenfield international airport at Bhogapuram in Vijayanagaram district of Andhra Pradesh. Project by Bhogapuram International Airport Corpn will entail an investment of around Rs 2,260.73 crore.Current proposal of Phase-I was for development of the airstrip to cater for […]

NITI Aayog cited Air India’s “fragile finances” as the main reason for recommending the airline’s disinvestment, Union Minister Jayant Sinha informed the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), on June 28, gave in-principle nod for the strategic disinvestment of Air India and its five subsidiaries.In its recommendations, the NITI Aayog […]