Articles tagged under: AAI

PM Narendra Modi lays foundation stone for new Rajkot airport, highway projects

October 07, 2017

Chotila: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today addressed a public meeting at Chotila, in Surendranagar district. He laid the Foundation Stones for a greenfield airport for Rajkot; six-laning of Ahmedabad-Rajkot National Highway; and four-laning of Rajkot-Morbi State Highway. He also dedicated to the nation, a fully automatic milk processing and packaging plant; and a drinking water distribution pipeline for Joravarnagar and Ratanpur area of Surendranagar. The Prime Minister said t...Read More

PM Modi to arrive in Gujarat on two day visit today, will inaugurate/lay foundation of several projects

October 06, 2017
PM Modi to arrive in Gujarat on two day visit today, will inaugurate/lay foundation of several projects

Jamnagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive tomorrow on his yet another Gujarat visit during which he would inaugurate/lay foundation of various projects including the International Airport in Rajkot and Okha-Bet Dwarka cable stay bridge. During his two day trip PM Modi would also inaugurate a medical college cum hospital in his home-village of Vadnagar in Mahesana district of North Gujarat. Incidentally, It would be his first visit to his native village after becoming Prime ...Read More

Sardar Patel International Airport gets flight information display system

October 04, 2017
Sardar Patel International Airport gets flight information display system

Ahmedabad:City's Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport has got Flight information display system (FIDS) in direction to attain 'silent airport' status. Silent airports are those where frequent announcements regarding flights are not made on microphone. Announcements instead are conveyed through number of screens that have been put everywhere across the terminal. According to the statement of the airport authority , new system will help in smooth movement of passenger across al...Read More

PM during his 7-8 October visit will also dedicate bottling plant at Surendranagar, lay stone for four and six laning of highways

October 01, 2017
PM during his 7-8 October visit will also dedicate bottling plant at Surendranagar, lay stone for four and six laning of highways

Rajkot: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to lay foundation stone for Rs 4500 crore proposed Rajkot airport at Hirasar near Chotila on October 7. The Prime Minister will visit Dwarka to lay foundation stone for proposed Okha Port - Dwarka iconic sea bridge will be built at a cost of Rs 962 crore. It will be a 3.73 km long bridge which shall connect to national highway 51. From Dwarka, the Prime Minister will straight away arrive at Chotila in helicopter to kick off the works for n...Read More

Govt unveils rules to tackle on-board unruly behaviour by passengers, paves way for No Fly List

September 08, 2017
Govt unveils rules to tackle on-board unruly behaviour by passengers, paves way for No Fly List

New Delhi: The Ministry of Civil Aviation today unveiled rules to tackle on-board disruptive and unruly behaviour by passengers. Briefing the media in New Delhi today, the Minister for Civil Aviation Shri P Ashok Gajapathi Raju said that the new rules will allow for the formation of a national, No Fly List of such unruly passengers. He said the promulgation of the No - Fly List in India is unique and first-of-its-kind in the world. Emphasizing the Government’s commitment for ensuring safety, S...Read More

PM to lay the foundation stone of International level airport in Rajkot: CM

August 29, 2017
PM to lay the foundation stone of International level airport in Rajkot: CM

Rajkot: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani addressed the businessmen and industrialists during the GST/FTA seminar at the Pramukhswami Auditorium in Rajkot and said that the state government is firm in its resolve to ensure the development of Rajkot. He also said that we are trying to ensure that the Prime Minister lays the foundation stone of the airport in the upcoming days. The seminar which was jointly organized with the support of the Ministry of Trade and Commerce of the Central Govern...Read More

Major dailies publish Chennai airport flood photo as Ahmedabad flood, Smriti seeks explanation from PTI

July 28, 2017
Major dailies publish Chennai airport flood photo as Ahmedabad flood, Smriti seeks explanation from PTI

Ahmedabad: Union Information and Broadcasting minister Smriti Irani has sought explanation from India's premier news agency Press Trust of India(PTI) for circulating year 2015 Chennai flood photograph as Ahmedabad airport flood photograph. Year 2015 December Chennai airport flood photograph was widely circulated on social media throughout yesterday as Ahmedabad airport flood picture. The city of Ahmedabad had over 7 inch rain yesterday. The photograph was published by various online news...Read More

Despite heaviest downpour of the season, Airport operations in Ahmedabad normal

July 27, 2017
Despite heaviest downpour of the season, Airport operations in Ahmedabad normal

Ahmedabad: Despite heaviest downpour of the season in Ahmedabad and some water logging on the runway at the Sardar Vallabbhai Patel International Airport here, the flight operation was normal. Additionally the airport was also supporting the Indian defence forces flood relief works with landing and taking off of choppers and aircraft. Airport Director Manoj Gangal today informed this. He said that the airport being the part of the city has also seen the heavy ...Read More

O&M of Ahmdabad airport: Deadline for bidding extended for the sixth time, parameters tweaked

June 28, 2017
O&M of Ahmdabad airport: Deadline for bidding extended for the sixth time, parameters tweaked

New Delhi: The AAI has for the sixth time extended the deadline for submitting the bids for Operation and Maintenance (O&M) of Ahmedabad and Jaipur airports, this time with reworked bidding parameters. The proposed contracts are for operating and maintaining passenger terminal building, airport operations control centre, fire control room, passenger boarding bridges, apron area (not including the apron areas of the cargo terminal) and surface car park, among others, at the two airports. -Th...Read More

AAI takes over Hirasar land for building a new airport of Rajkot

March 31, 2017
AAI takes over Hirasar land for building a new airport of Rajkot

Rajkot: Technical survey work for building a new airport in Rajkot has kicked off at the sight selected for the projet which is located near Hirasar village. The government land at Hirasar has been handed over to the Airport Authority of India(AAI) for new airport. AAI team is already in Rajkot to take over the land and conduct survey which involves study of topography, water channels, possible locations of roads, airport dome, shifting of mobile towers, source of power and water etc. The ...Read More

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