Articles tagged under: AAI

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

No need to stamp hand baggage at Ahmedabad, five other airports

February 23, 2017
No need to stamp hand baggage at Ahmedabad, five other airports

Ahmedabad: Stamping of hand baggage has been dispensed at Ahmedabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Cochin airports with immediate effect as per a decision taken by the Government of India. Read More

AAI initiates process to partially privatize the management of Ahmedabad airport

January 16, 2017
AAI initiates process to partially privatize the management of Ahmedabad airport

New Delhi: Airport Authority of India (AAI) Chairman and Gujarat cadre IAS Guruprasad Mohapatra today while speaking to media persons said AAI has initiated process to shift passenger terminal building management, including the airport operations control centre, apron area,ground handling services, car park, etc of Ahmedabad airport to a private operator in order to partially privatize the operation with relocation of workforce and equipment.He said AAI the bids are to be opened on March 8 this...Read More

AAI team visits the site of proposed new airport of Rajkot

December 02, 2016
AAI team visits the site of proposed new airport of Rajkot

Rajkot: Airport Authority of India(AAI) team early this week visited the site for proposed new airport of Rajkot and gave its inputs. The land for proposed new airport has been earmarked in Hirasar village on Rajkot-Ahmedabad highway. The AAI team suggested that 6 km long piece of land will be required in north-south direction for runway of proposed airport which will be 4 km long and 1.5 km wide to make landing and take off of heavy Boeing plane possible. The land selected at present is ...Read More

Monkeys on runway forces SpiceJet flight to abort take-off

November 20, 2016
Monkeys on runway forces SpiceJet flight to abort take-off

Ahmedabad: A Chennai-bound Spicejet plane from here, with 189 passengers and crew onboard, had to abort take off today after some monkeys were spotted on the runway. The Boeing B737-800 aircraft, operating as flight no SG-501, had started taxiing at around 6.40 AM when alert air traffic controllers sighted monkeys on the live runway, sources said. They immediately informed the pilot of the plane and asked him to abort take off. As the aircraft was taxiing at a low speed, the pilot rejec...Read More

Plan to double airports in 2-3 years: Jayant Sinha

November 20, 2016
Plan to double airports in 2-3 years: Jayant Sinha

Chennai: The Union government plans to double the number of airports in the country over the next two to three years to serve the largely untapped domestic aviation industry which has seen an increase in passengers, Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha has said. "Our party in its 2014 elections manifesto announced the UDAN (Udey Desh Ka Aam Nagrik) scheme, under which we have to expand the number of airports. The fact is we have 75 airports with scheduled services. We think to d...Read More

Govt waives parking fee at all airports for a week

November 14, 2016
Govt waives parking fee at all airports for a week

New Delhi: Government on Monday said parking charges at airports across country are being waived till the midnight of November 21, as people continue to face difficulties in tendering change following the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes. The directive would be applicable on both Airports Authority of India (AAI) as well as privately operated aerodromes. The Ministry of Civil Aviation has decided to suspend the collection of parking charges at all airports till November 21 midni...Read More

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