The Government has accorded ‘In-principle approval’ for setting up of 21 Greenfield Airports across the country. So far nine (9) Greenfield airports have already been operationalized and tenth Greenfield airport at MoPA, Goa has been inaugurated on 11.12.2022. Since the year 2018, seven (7) Greenfield airports namely Pakyong (Sikkim), Kannur (Kerela), Kalaburagi (Karnataka), Sindhudurg (Maharashtra), Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh), Orvakal (Andhra ...Read More »
25 Airports Authority of India airports have been earmarked for leasing over the years 2022 to 2025.
As per National Monetization Pipeline (NMP), 25 Airports Authority of India (AAI) airports namely Bhubaneshwar, Varanasi, Amritsar, Trichy, Indore, Raipur, Calicut, Coimbatore, Nagpur, Patna, Madurai, Surat, Ranchi, Jodhpur, Chennai, Vijayawada, Vadodara, Bhopal, Tirupati, Hubli, Imphal, Agartala, Udaipur, Dehradun and Rajahmundry have been earmarked for leasing over the years 2022 to 2025. AAI has leased out eight of its airports under ...Read More »
AAI and other private airport operators have taken up the development of new and existing airports with a projected capital expenditure of around Rs. 98,000 crore over the next five years.
In order to meet the challenges presented by this unprecedented growth in air traffic, the Airports Authority of India is undertaking development of infrastructure at the airports, depending upon the commercial viability, traffic demand, availability of land etc. Further, in order to boost the growth in the aviation sector, AAI and other private airport operators have taken up the development ...Read More »
No Shortage of Pilots in India
There is no shortage of pilots in India. There is, however, shortage of Type rated Commanders/PIC (Pilot-in-command) on certain types of aircraft and the same is being managed by utilising foreign pilots by issuing Foreign Aircrew Temporary Authorization (FATA). Presently, there are 82 FATA holders in India. Foreign pilots are issued Foreign Aircrew Temporary Authorization (FATA) under the provisions of ...Read More »