With the growing Indian aviation market, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has been steadily involved in improving and developing infrastructure to enable this growth in the aviation sector to continue and to also help increase this growth consistently. Please read on this third issue of AIBM to find more about the various initiatives and infrastructure development plans undertaken by AAI for the continued growth of the Indian civil aviation sector. In this issue, we get you one-to-one interaction with Air India Chairman & Managing Director Ashwini Lohani, SpiceJet’s Managing Director & CEO Ajay Singh, S Raheja, Member (Planning), Airports Authority of India, Satyan Nayar, Secretary General, Association of Private Airport Operators (APAO) and many others.
Four south Indian states – Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu – are the focus of ambitious plans set out by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to develop the infrastructure of their airports so as to keep up with the increasing demand of their services.
The new airport at Kishangarh, a city in the Ajmer district of Rajasthan has been thoughtfully planned to cater to the needs of the passengers and its neighbouring areas. Having adopted smart green initiatives, fulfilling Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and contributing its bit to art and culture, the airport has set a benchmark for all … Continue reading KISHANGARH AIRPORT →
Neglected for long, India has finally turned its attention to building a world-class aviation infrastructure. India is not merely building state-of-the-art airports but is transforming itself for the future. Buoyed by a strong economic growth for nearly 15 years, creation of a large middle class with rising disposable income translating into a growing desire to … Continue reading Infrastructure Development →
SpiceJet is one of the leading low-cost airlines in the country right now; however, this was not always the case. Ajay Singh, the managing director and CEO of the airlines talks to AIBM about the turnaround the airlines took to reach its true potential today. Looking back at the time when SpiceJet was almost dead, … Continue reading Ajay Singh →
The rising demand of airplane seats from Tier-II and Tier-III cities in India has pushed the airlines flying the Indian skies to think of ATR aircraft – the government’s regional air connectivity scheme seems to be hitting the right notes. ATR, the leading turboprop manufacturer of below 90-seat aircraft was present at the 52nd edition … Continue reading RCS Pushes Growing Demand for ATR →
Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the first flight of the much anticipated Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik (UDAN) initiative under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS). Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on April 27, 2017 flagged off the maiden UDAN flight under RCS. The first flight took off from Jubbarhatti Airport, Shimla to New Delhi. On … Continue reading UDAN Takes its First Flight →