The international airport wore a deserted look today due to the repair work of the runway. None of the 36 scheduled flights took off or landed here. Besides the security personnel and a few canteen workers, the airport saw no hustle bustle of nearly 5,000 people, who otherwise visit it on any given day.
The two Indian clerics, including the head priest of Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah, who went missing in Pakistan last week, returned to New Delhi this morning. Syed Asif Nizami and his nephew Nazim Ali Nizami were welcomed at the airport by their family members and a group of well-wishers.
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is getting Airport Service Quality (ASQ) survey conducted through Airports Council International (ACI), a global body of airport operators at 17 airports where traffic volume is 1.5 million passengers per annum or more, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Shri Jayant Sinha said in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.
Jaipur and Srinagar airports, managed by Airports Authority of India (AAI) have been ranked amongst the best airports in the category of 2 to 5 million passengers per annum across the world.
GMR’s Hyderabad International Airport has secured first position in the world in the prestigious Airports Council International (ACI)-Airport Service Quality (ASQ) survey in the 5-15 million passengers per annum (MPPA) category for the year 2016.
The proposed airport at Panvel is too small for Mumbai; road and rail links to it will cost more than the airport itself.
The bonds to be issued by GMR Hyderabad airport are likely to have a tenure of 10 years and will be used to refinance GMR Infrastructure’s debt
An airport at Greater Noida’s Jewar, on the southeastern fringes of India’s capital, was first suggested 16 years ago: The wait will get longer after the local government said it even lacks funds to finance a crucial study on the project.
Citing the rising demand of domestic aviation in the country, Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha today stated that the construction of new greenfield airports and new terminals in Pune and Delhi will meet the demand. Speaking at an interview with CNBC TV18, Jayant Sinha further mentioned the need to triple airport capacity in the country
India has officially launched its Central Command Centre, Air Traffic Flow Management (C-ATM), becoming the seventh country in the world to implement the Air Traffic Flow Control (ATFM) measures.