India’s Aviation Sector Soaring High


On October 1, the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the first airport in Shirdi, the pilgrimage town of Maharashtra to aid spiritual and physical connectivity and generate employment. This thus will encourage significant contribution towards a better economy. In order to handle the rising air traffic and keeping in sync with the government’s regional connectivity scheme (RCS), the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has also proposed a new greenfield international airport in Odisha, citing limitations in the expansion of the Biju Patnaik International Airport.

India is fast becoming the world’s third largest aviation market, with passenger numbers growing by around 20 pc each year which is far exceeding the global average of 7.3 pc, Emirates stated in its latest monthly bulletin. According to traffic data submitted by domestic airlines for performance evaluation to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, India, passengers carried by domestic airlines during January-August 2017 were 75.41 million as against 64.47 million during the corresponding period of previous year thereby registering a growth of 16.97 pc. Read More…

You may also read!

CRPF To Conduct Trials Of “Made In India” Rifles

Soon after procuring 7000 Bulgaria-made AK 47 rifles, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has tested the advanced version

Read More...

Aviation Lobbyist Deepak Talwar Also On The Run

After arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari, liqour baron Vijay Mallya, billionaire diamond traders Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi, aviation lobbyist

Read More...

CBI Likely To Crack Down On Arms Racket In Jammu And Kashmir Soon

The CBI is likely to soon crack down on one of the biggest gunrunning rackets aided by some Jammu

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu