Ahmedabad airport to be shut for 9 hours daily for major rehabilitation

The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (IATA: AMD) at Ahmedabad will be shut for 9 hours each day from November 10, 2021, to May 31, 2022 for nine hours daily, says a new NOTAM (Notice to Airmen). The airport had recently commissioned additional bays. The airport has since clarified that a revised start date is … Continue reading Ahmedabad airport to be shut for 9 hours daily for major rehabilitation

Civil aviation minister writes to states to expedite 1900 acres of land acquisition to ensure airport expansion

Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia has started writIng to Chief Minister’s of various states as per a release from Press Information Bureau. The main agenda is to request the Chief Minister's to expedite land acquisition. In Phase 1, he spoke to CM's of five states. The five states are Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar … Continue reading Civil aviation minister writes to states to expedite 1900 acres of land acquisition to ensure airport expansion

Indian government owned airports need better social media strategy

India was fast pacing towards being the top three market in aviation, until COVID-19 hit and put spanner in the plans. What happens on the other side of the pandemic is anybody’s guess but the pandemic period could well be utilised to get our house in order. Indian airports are unique! Private greenfield ones (Kochi, … Continue reading Indian government owned airports need better social media strategy

Airport expansion is slow lane as state governments drag feet on land acquisition

Minister of state for Civil Aviation, Gen. V.K. Singh (Retd) gave out some interesting information in Rajya Sabha - the upper house of Indian Parliament. In an answer to a question asked by Dr. Kirodi Lal Meena, who represents the western state of Rajasthan in Rajya Sabha wanted to know if the government has requested … Continue reading Airport expansion is slow lane as state governments drag feet on land acquisition