Airports Authority of India Chairman Guruprasad Mohapatra has called a meeting of airline chiefs on Tuesday to discuss parking and landing slots at the country’s airfields.
A parliamentary panel today sought a probe into defunct Kingfisher Airlines allowed to accumulate high levels of dues to state-owned AAI, which was in “violation of all existing rules”.
A parliamentary panel today sought a probe into defunct Kingfisher AirlinesBSE 3.03 % allowed to accumulate high levels of dues to state-owned AAI, which was in “violation of all existing rules”.
Infrastructure crunch at major airports in India is hurting both, airlines and the passengers.
The boom in aviation in India has given rise to a peculiar problem airlines are running out of flight numbers. With a growing number of flights and too few flight numbers, call sign confusion emerged as a serious concern among authorities at the recently concluded meeting for deciding summer slots.
Indians may be flying like never before but the infrastructure crunch at metro airports is limiting their choice of flights. “The minutes quote Debashis Saha of SpiceJet saying:
As many as 11 companies have evinced interest in taking up the operation and maintenance of Ahmedabad and Jaipur airports, the contracts for which are expected to be awarded by May-end.
The government made it clear on Thursday that its plan to revive 50 airstrips and airports over a period of three years starting from 2017-18
The Secunderabad Cantonment Board (SCB) is trying every trick in the book to collect tax owed by the Begumpet airport.
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai has been rated the second best airport globally in the ‘over 40 million passengers per year’ category at the Airport Service Quality Awards 2016 conducted by the Airports Council International.