Articles tagged under: AAI

Some of the Airports in coastal areas of Gujarat also likely to shut operations in the wake of cyclone VAYU

June 12, 2019
Some of the Airports in coastal areas of Gujarat also likely to shut operations in the wake of cyclone VAYU

Gandhinagar/Rajkot: Even as evacuation operations in the wake of approaching cyclonic storm VAYU has started in full swing in coastal Gujarat today, there was likelihood of complete halt of flight operations from around half a dozen airports in that area. Sources in the aviation department said that looking at the severity of the approaching cyclone the operations at Rajkot, Porbandar, Keshod, Jamnagar, Diu etc would certainly be hampered. Even the likelihood of its effect on Surat Airp...Read More

AAI – Gujarat government hold meeting: Expansion of Porbandar airport, proposed airstrip at Rajpipla among the issues discussed

May 28, 2019
AAI – Gujarat government hold meeting: Expansion of Porbandar airport, proposed airstrip at Rajpipla among the issues discussed

Gandhinagar: Expansion of Porbandar airport runway and allocation of necessary land for that project, new airstrip near Rajpipla and infrastructure development of proposed Rajkot and Dholera international airports were some of the issues that were discussed today in a meeting between Gujarat government and Airport Authority of India, chaired by Gujarat Chief Minister in presence of Gujarat cadre IAS Guruprasad Mahapatra who is currently heading the Airport Authority of India(AAI). According ...Read More

Gujarat HC issues notices to DGCA, AAI and SMC on PIL seeking removal of obstacles around Surat Airport in Gujarat

April 01, 2019
Gujarat HC issues notices to DGCA, AAI and SMC on PIL seeking removal of obstacles around Surat Airport in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court today issued notices to Director General of Civil Aviation, Chairman Airports Authority of India and Commissioner of the Surat Municipal Corporation on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking direction/order to remove obstacles (high rise buildings etc) around the Surat Airport for the safety of passengers, crew and aircraft. The court of Acting Chief Justice Anant S Dave and Justice Viren Vaishnav issued the notices on the PIL filed V S Bhamburka...Read More

Anil Ambani led Reliance Infrastructure bags Rs 648 crore contract to build new Rajkot airport

March 07, 2019
Anil Ambani led Reliance Infrastructure bags Rs 648 crore contract to build new Rajkot airport

Rajkot: Anil Ambani’s Reliance Infrastructure (RInra) said the company has bagged a Rs 648 crore contract from the Airport Authority of India to build a new airport at Hirasar, in Rajkot district of Gujarat. The new airport is being constructed near National Highway-8B connecting Ahmedabad and Rajkot, nearly 36 km from the existing Rajkot Airport. The company emerged winner among nine bidders that included Larsen & Toubro, Dilip Buildcon and Gayatri Projects. "Reliance Infrastructure Lim...Read More

Union Cabinet approves development of New Greenfield Airport at Hirasar, Rajkot, Gujarat

February 28, 2019
Union Cabinet approves development of New Greenfield Airport at Hirasar, Rajkot, Gujarat

New Delhi: The union Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modihas given its approval for development of New Greenfield Airport at Hirasar, Rajkot, Gujarat at an estimated cost of Rs.1405 crore. The existing airport at Rajkot is severely land constrained having only 236 acres (approx.) of land and situated in the heart of city. This Airport suffers from considerable capacity restraints due to presence of residential & commercial buildings around it...Read More

Adani wins bid to operate and upgrade 5 airports including SVPI Ahmedabad

February 25, 2019
Adani wins bid to operate and upgrade 5 airports including SVPI Ahmedabad

Gandhinagar: Adani Group has won bid to upgrade and operate 5 airports and development of additional air-side terminals, city-side and land-side infrastructure for a period of 50 years. The airports are under the Airport Authority of India (AAI) . They are at Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Trivandrum and Mangalore. Bid for Guwahati airport likely to open tomorrow. Apart of Adani Enterprises. The winning bid was decided on the basis of the highest monthly per-passenger fee offered by bider to AAI....Read More

This is how Surat airport will look like in 2020 after extended terminal building is functional

January 30, 2019
This is how Surat airport will look like in 2020 after extended terminal building is functional

Surat: Presented here are artistic impression pictures of what Surat airport will look like in December 2020. Foundation stone laying  for extension of Surat airport terminal is scheduled to take place today by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Extended Terminal Building will have an area of 25,520 Sqm. with peak hour handling capacity of 1800 passengers. .@aaistvairport's Extended Terminal Building will have an area of 25,520 Sqm. with peak hour handling capacity of 1800 passengers. The fou...Read More

AAI approves proposal for construction of third terminal of Sardar Patel airport

November 15, 2018
AAI approves proposal for construction of third terminal of Sardar Patel airport

Ahmedabad: Rs 1,300 crore proposal for 80,000 square metres third terminal of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International (SVPI) airport has ben approved by Airport Authority of India(AAI). It will come up next to the present domestic terminal - 1. According to Airport Director, the foundation stone for new terminal will be laid early next year. The number of domestic passengers travelling to and from this airport is doubling every three years which has necessitated expansion of airport infrastructur...Read More

Busy with domestic flights, Surat airport not likely to have international flight soon

November 12, 2018
Busy with domestic flights, Surat airport not likely to have international flight soon

Surat: International flight service is not likely to start soon from Surat airport even after all linked facilities such as custom and immigration area in place. The problem right now is lack of slots. Surat airport has single runway. It remains busy due to continuous traffic of domestic planes including six flights linked to Delhi, 3 to Hyderabad, 3 to Mumbai, 2 each to Bengaluru, Kolkata, Jaipur and Goa and 1 each to Udaipur and Jaisalmer. While Air India Express has sought a slot ...Read More

Garba flash mob welcomes passengers at international terminal of Ahmedabad airport

October 16, 2018

Ahmedabad: And the latest venue to host Navratri Garba in Gujarat has been the international airport. Yes you heard it right. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport(SVPI) in Ahmedabad welcomed the passengers at its international terminal with live Garba performance which was joined by staffers of various airlines and also professional Garba dancers. Flash mob type performances were also joined by some passengers. Performances were organized just before departure and after arrival to mark...Read More