GEMINI

News:Union Minister for Earth Sciences launched the Gagan Enabled Mariner’s Instrument for Navigation and Information (GEMINI) device. Facts: About GEMINI: GEMINI stands for Gagan Enabled Mariner’s Instrument for Navigation and Information.  The device has been developed by Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) and Airports Authority of India (AAI). It is electronically designed… Continue reading GEMINI

AAI inks pact with Boeing on air traffic management

Airports Authority of India has signed a technical assistance agreement with Boeing to develop a 10-year Air Traffic Management (ATM) modernisation roadmap for India. The objective of the agreement is to develop a roadmap for AAI to use as a guide in the modernisation of the Indian National Airspace System (NAS) based on global and… Continue reading AAI inks pact with Boeing on air traffic management

Passenger traffic at Indian airports grows 11.6% to 34.4 crore

According to the Airports Authority of India(AAI),airports in the country has witnessed a total of 34.4 crore passengers during financial year 2018-2019 registering a growth of 11.6%.These include domestic, international as well as those passengers who take chartered planes. However,overall growth rate of 11.6% is the slowest in the last three years.Earlier,Indian airports had seen… Continue reading Passenger traffic at Indian airports grows 11.6% to 34.4 crore

Bid to privatise ground handling delayed

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) have delayed the announcement of the outcome of the bidding process due to higher royalties quoted by bidders for ground handling services.Earlier,AAI had invited bids to privatise ground handling services at airports in India. Ground handling activities include (a)passenger services such as check-in and baggage handling (b)aircraft handling (c)servicing… Continue reading Bid to privatise ground handling delayed

6 airports get Centre’s nod for privatisation; AAI to hold a minor stake

6 airports get Centre’s nod for privatisation; AAI to hold a minor stake News: The government has decided for operation,management and development of six airports through a public-private partnership (PPP) model of six airports. Important Facts: The chosen airports are of  Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Mangaluru, Thiruvananthapuram, and Guwahati. This comes 12 years after Delhi and… Continue reading 6 airports get Centre’s nod for privatisation; AAI to hold a minor stake