The Airports Authority of India (AIBM) is the only magazine bringing you aviation news and a detailed view of the developments in the Indian aviation sector. Telling of the new measures set and policies established by the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India, the inaugural issue of AIBM has descriptions of the Airport Authority of India’s strategies, new developments, success stories and future plans. The authority is aiming to rebuild the infrastructure at all its airports and bring them up to the standards of leading international airports. You will find inside pieces on the authority’s new business initiatives to achieve the same. The magazine also tells of new schemes such as the Regional Connectivity Scheme, the authority’s new project – UDAN, its idea of skilling its staff, and other developments and measures, all making for an enriching read.
The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA), with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) as its implementing agency, is aiming at improving regional connectivity in India. With the underlying Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS), project UDAN is set to speed-up processes in Indian aviation industry and take flying to masses by improving air connectivity The year 2015 … Continue reading REGIONAL CONNECTIVITY SCHEME →
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is aiming at increasing the cargo volumes at its airports with a far-sight of benefitting related aviation sectors. Keeping the losses at bay and monetising from an increased cargo, the authority is looking at escalating cargo intakes at par with international airports. The aviation sector in India is one … Continue reading AAI Turns to Moving Heavy Weights →
The ambitious programme of rapid modernisation of airports in the country has an important component of the Public Private Partnership that has already yielded its fruits in airports at Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. Though it had some teething troubles, the PPP model has increased airports handling capacities and, of course, passenger comfort. Could you help … Continue reading PPP Model in Airports →
Not only planes, but airports are also responsible for carbon emissions in the civil aviation sector. Indian airports such as the ones in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kochi and Vadodara have taken steps to minimise their carbon footprints. The 45-acre facility near the cargo complex of the Cochin International Airport is impressive: 46,000 solar panels are … Continue reading Green Airports Taking Off →
Cochin International Airport (CIAL) is the first airport in the world to be completely powered by solar energy. V J Kurian, Managing Director, CIAL, talks to AIBM about the challenges this unique initiative brought. What fired your imagination to build a solar-powered airport? Cochin International Airport (CIAL), which became operational in 1999, is the first … Continue reading V J Kurian, Managing Director →
To overcome foggy conditions that lead to massive disruptions of flight operations at various airports around the country, the Airports Authority of India has taken several measures, mainly to upgrade the Instrument Landing Systems in place. If you are a frequent traveller, chances are that you must have suffered the vagaries of climate in winter … Continue reading Instrument Landing Systems →
One of the focus areas of the government has been to push air connectivity across the country, especially to Tier II and Tier III cities as India currently uses only a third of its 456 airports, government’s initiatives such as modernisation of airports, the introduction of regional airlines and the National Civil Aviation policy, released … Continue reading Regional Connectivity →