Airports Authority of India

India and US set to collaborate on aviation

India and US set to collaborate on aviation

May 12, 2018

Moving in on USA’s aircraft manufacturing potential, Aviation minister Suresh Prabhu has sought cooperation from the one of the largest aircraft manufacturing markets while AAI signed a billion dollar contract.

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PLANNING

PLANNING

January 16, 2018

With a mission to unite the various airports under AAI from a design perspective and to provide a unifying brand image along with easing the stress of travel for the passengers, AAI is planning to improve and develop its wayfinding signage.

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CSR Initiatives by AAI

CSR Initiatives by AAI

January 16, 2018

In a bid to be socially responsible, the AAI has undertaken a number of CSR and welfare initiatives over the span of 2017. Here, we take a look at the details of their programmes.

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Strict Norms Proposed for Civil Drones

Strict Norms Proposed for Civil Drones

January 16, 2018

On October 30, 2017, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) announced a move that indicates India’s positive approach in introducing drones, also known as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS), in the public space.

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The changing face of airports in north-east India

The changing face of airports in north-east India

December 21, 2017

The government plans to upgrade various airports in the north-east by 2020. As part of the Act East Policy, the redevelopment is seeking support from the government as well as the Airports Authority of India.

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AAI Stepping-up Commercial Activities

AAI Stepping-up Commercial Activities

October 31, 2017

With India set to become the third largest aviation market by 2026, the Airports Authority of India is expanding its avenues for revenue generation, from aeronautical to the non-aeronautical arena. Airports Authority of India (AAI) is looking to unleash and tap the commercial pot...

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Jammu Airport: Augmenting Infrastructure to Enhance Connectivity

Jammu Airport: Augmenting Infrastructure to Enhance Connectivity

October 31, 2017

Upgrading airports for delivering better services to air travellers has been the motto for the Airports Authority of India (AAI). The newly inaugurated upgraded terminal building at the Jammu Airport is one such example. Mehbooba Mufti, Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, and P ...

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Interview with S Suresh

Interview with S Suresh

October 31, 2017

S Suresh, the Member (Finance) of Airports Authority of India (AAI) talks to AIBM about the various initiatives that will be undertaken by them to realise the full revenue potential of the aviation sector in India while simultaneously providing top-notch services to the traveller...

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Technology Upgrade for Sustainable RCS

Technology Upgrade for Sustainable RCS

October 31, 2017

In order to make sure that the airports under Airports Authority of India can accommodate the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS), mobile Air Traffic Control towers are set to be utilised to meet the infrastructure requirements for RCS. As the Ministry of Civil Aviation connects ...

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Creating a Revenue Generating Department

Creating a Revenue Generating Department

October 31, 2017

The fire services department of Airports Authority of India (AAI) is taking systematic steps to make itself into a revenue generating department. A mongst the multiple ways of revenue generation, one is to start looking at a department as an investment and not as an expense. This...

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India’s aviation sector soaring high

India’s aviation sector soaring high

October 5, 2017

As the future of India’s aviation sector looks bright amidst piling debts of the national carrier, the performance of domestic airlines seems to be at an all time high, showing significant increase in the current year. With newer airports coming up and more flights being intro...

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India’s domestic air travel on the rise

India’s domestic air travel on the rise

August 29, 2017

The domestic air travel market in India witnessed almost a 17 pc growth year-on-year during the January-July 2017 period. Almost 65.72 million travellers chose to fly intra-country in the first six months. While 86.5 pc of them travelled on private carriers, 13.5 pc boarded Air I...

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