Hopeful of privatising Air India in 2020, govt shouldn't be running airports and airlines, says Hardeep Singh Puri
Last Tuesday, the Central government extended by two months the deadline for placing bids for Air India till 30 October
Kerala govt did not qualify in Thiruvananthapuram airport's bidding process, says Hardeep Singh Puri
Puri said that despite special provision of right of first refusal being given to the Kerala govt, the KSIDC could not qualify in the bidding process for the Thiruvananthapuram airport
Adani Enterprises had won the rights to run six airports through PPP model after a competitive bidding process in February 2019
Hardeep Singh Puri says will send proposal for 'further' privatisation of airports to Union Cabinet tomorrow
Last year, airports in Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Mangaluru, Thiruvananthapuram, Guwahati were cleared for operation, management, development through public-private partnership model
Cancellations, confusion continue on Day 2 of domestic operations; 325 departures till 5 pm, flights remain suspended in Bengal
Airports across the country handled 325 departures and 283 arrivals with 41,673 passengers till 5 pm on Tuesday even as flight cancellations continued with passengers facing difficulties
Domestic flights to resume from 25 May: Govt can dictate fare capping to private airlines only if it provides discounts on fuel, other charges
The government will regulate fares and it will be in a fixed range with a minimum and a maximum fare already set for the route. Aviation experts wonder who gave the government advice on this matter.
Baggage sanitisation, thermal screening, Aarogya Setu must except for kids under 14: AAI issues SOPs for airlines, passengers
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has issued the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) that needs to be followed by airlines and flyers the day after the government announced that domestic flights would resume from 25 May.
Coronavirus Outbreak: AAI secretary general Pramod Chandurkar manufacturing PPE kits at archery equipment factory
Chandurkar, who coached India team to the Asian Cup gold in 1989, also owns a company, Ruth India, which manufactures archery equipment and sportswear
Coronavirus Outbreak: AAI working with Sports Ministry to facilitate treatment of three-time Olympian Limba Ram amidst pandemic
Limba Ram has developed swelling in both his legs after his injections could not be administered due to the ongoing nationwide lockdown to contain the COVID-19 pandemic
Coronavirus Outbreak: Archery Association of India to start online lessons for coaches, players during lockdown
There will be a coach development programme and sports science lectures on physiology, biochemistry, strength-conditioning, nutrition and doping among others till 12 May
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Deepika Kumari hopes Archery Association of India learns from mistakes after lifting of suspension
Newly-elected AAI president Arjun Munda, who defeated BVP Rao for the top post, also reacted with excitement to the lifting of suspension by World Archery
Battle for MIAL: Arbitration tribunal restrains Adanis from buying Bidvest stake; GVK asked to compensate South African partner
The Bombay High Court had late October asked GVK to close the deal by 7 November 2019 in the third extension to arrange the Rs 1,248-crore or Rs 77 a share for the deal, valuing MIAL at Rs 9,500 crore.
Munda's entire panel secured majority share of votes and were elected for a full tenure of four years.
AAI suspension, factionalism overshadows stellar 2019 show by Indian archers in build-up to Tokyo Olympics
Suspension, internal mudslinging and factionalism overshadowed some stellar performances by Indian archers as the sport went from bad to worse with just a few months left for Tokyo Olympics in an eventful 2019.
Heavy fog engulfs most parts of Kashmir for fourth consecutive day; primary schools closed in Valley, flight operations disrupted at Srinagar airport
Thick layer of fog engulfed most parts of Valley for fourth consecutive day on Monday, affecting visibility and causing problems to people, especially motorists
Nine flights cancelled after heavy fog engulfs Srinagar airport; visibility limited to around 600 metres, says AAI official
The fog also disrupted the air traffic to and fro Srinagar as no flight operations took place because of the poor visibility, the AAI official added
Sports minister Kiren Rijiju urges national federations to avoid doing anything which might lead to suspension
Lamenting that archers Deepika Kumari and Ankita Bhakat were forced to compete under the IOC flag, sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Thursday urged national federations to not be involved in anything that leads to their suspension.
Adani Enterprises arm to invest Rs 10,000 cr in airport business; projects to start revenue generation from next year
The government last month said the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has issued letters of award for handing over Ahmedabad, Lucknow and Mangaluru airports to Adani Enterprises Ltd after the Cabinet nod.
Adani Airports Ltd is incorporated in India and registered with the Registrar of Companies at Ahmedabad in Gujarat on 2 August.
DGCA detects flaws in runway maintenance work at Ahmedabad airport, AAI fails to act despite incriminating vigilance report
The shoddy maintenance work at the airport in the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi jeopardises the safety of passengers with flights being operated under challenging circumstances.