India  /  Published 19.08.20

Cabinet's nod to lease out Jaipur, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram airports

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the proposal for leasing out airports at Jaipur, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram through public-private partnership (PPP). Adani Enterprises had won the rights...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 11.08.20

DGCA: No wide body planes at Calicut

The DGCA has barred the operation of wide-body aircraft at Kozhikode airport this monsoon "out of abundant caution", a senior official said, adding that the aviation regulator will conduct a...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 13.07.20

Airports aim to go touchless

With Covid-19 ravaging the aviation industry, airlines and airports worldwide are reining in costs and halting new spending, except in one area: reassuring pandemic-wary passengers about travel. &ldq...
By Reuters in Chicago

Business  /  Published 03.07.20

GVK promoter duo in trouble

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has booked Venkata Krishna Reddy Gunupati, the chairman of the GVK group of companies, and his son G. V. Sanjay Reddy, the managing director of Mumbai Interna...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

North East  /  Published 03.10.19

Prepaid cabs from LGBI to rest of region

 Prepaid taxi service covering the entire Northeast has been launched from Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International (LGBI) Airport here on Thursday. The taxi services were inaugurated at the airp...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati


Business  /  Published 25.02.19

Adanis bag bids to operate 5 airports

The Adani group has entered the airport sector by winning the bids to operate five airports in the country for the next 50 years. The bid for Guwahati airport will be opened on Tuesday.The Adanis were...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.19

Bengal hope soars on Assam airport

The Assam government has announced that Rupsi airport in Kokrajhar district, which was abandoned by the British in 1945, is set to become operational again from December, bringing cheer in neighbourin...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

North East  /  Published 26.05.20

Ten flights land at LGBI

With flight services resuming in the country, 10 flights landed in Guwahati amid the ongoing lockdown on Tuesday.Sources said 1,087 people belonging to various states of the Northeast arrived at the L...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

Far from the madding crowd, not quite

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee was mobbed even at the airport, from where he flew out early on Thursday, and finally took refuge in a lounge with restricted access.The Nobel laureate had to almost run to av...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.03.19

Calcutta airport alert extended

The security alert sounded for all airports following the Pulwama attack on January 14 has been extended indefinitely, a move that has dashed hopes of an early end to long queues triggered by the beef...
By Sanjay Mandal in Dum Dum


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