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Adani Group takes over Ahmedabad airport for next fifty years

November 07, 2020
Adani Group takes over Ahmedabad airport for next fifty years

Ahmedabad: On 6th of November at 00.00 midnight, the Airport Authority of India (AAI)'s senior officials exchanged a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and handed over Ahmedabad based Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport to Adani Ahmedabad International Airport Ltd. AK Verma, Airport Director exchanged symbolic key in accordance with concession agreement and future development in presence of G Chandramouli, Behnan Zandi, CEO Adani Airports Ulrich Heppe, Chief Airport Officer Ahmedabad a...Read More

Adani Group to takeover Ahmedabad airport on November 7

October 22, 2020
Adani Group to takeover Ahmedabad airport on November 7

New Delhi: The Adani group on Thursday said it would takeover the operations, management and development of the airports at Mangaluru, Lucknow and Ahmedabad from the AAI by October 31, November 2 and November 11, respectively. In its release, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) said that the Aviation Ministry has signed MoUs (memorandums of understanding) with three entities of the Adani group to provide services like customs, immigration and security at the aforementioned three airports....Read More

Adani Group asked to take over operations of Ahmedabad airport by November 12

October 09, 2020
Adani Group asked to take over operations of Ahmedabad airport by November 12

New Delhi: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has asked Adani Group to take over and start operating the Ahmedabad, Lucknow and Mangaluru airports by November 12, 2020 according to a report. The Adani Group - M/s Adani Enterprises Ltd (AEL) had cited the force majeure in March, 2020 arising from Covid 19 pandemic to inform the Airports Authority of India (AAI) that it may have to delay taking over the three (Lucknow, Manglore, and Ahmedabad) of the six airports it had won in February 2019 ti...Read More

Centre’s reply on demand to name Surat airport after Morarji Desai

August 07, 2020
Centre’s reply on demand to name Surat airport after Morarji Desai

New Delhi: Senior leader and Rajya Sabha member Dr. Subramanian Swamy had written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking Surat international airport in Gujarat to be renamed after late Prime Minister Bharat Ratna Morarji Desai. Union Civil Aviation minister Hardeep S Puri has in reply to Dr. Swamy's letter said that appropriate action on naming and renaming of airport can be taken after a resolution proposing same is passed in the State assembly. Puri in his reply to Swamy's l...Read More

AAI, Adani Airports Ltd ink pacts for managing three airports including Ahmedabad

February 14, 2020
AAI, Adani Airports Ltd ink pacts for managing three airports including Ahmedabad

New Delhi: Airport Authority of India (AAI) today signed three concession agreements with the Adani Airports Ltd for operations, management and development of Ahmedabad, Lucknow and Mangaluru airports through Public Private Partnership (PPP). It is yet not clear when Adani Airports Ltd will take over the operations of these airports. There was speculation that takeover could be possible in the month of April this year. Adani Group on Friday inked agreements with the Airports Authority of...Read More

Some ancillary works for extended airport terminal of Surat kick off

November 02, 2019
Some ancillary works for extended airport terminal of Surat kick off

Surat: Construction activities for a new airport terminal project in Surat is likely to begin by the end of this year. In the meantime, on the occasion of auspicious day of Labh Pancham, the airport authority has started the work for ancillary building, chiller house, pump house and other developments. Surat airport at present witnesses operation of 46 flights and present terminal building is running out of capacity. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had laid foundation stone for the extensi...Read More

Ahmedabad airport to be leased to Adani: Union Cabinet approves proposal

July 03, 2019
Ahmedabad airport to be leased to Adani: Union Cabinet approves proposal

New Delhi:The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for leasing out of three airports viz. Ahmedabad, Lucknow and Mangaluru of Airports Authority of India (AAI) through Public Private Partnership (PPP) to the highest bidder i.e. M/s. Adani Enterprises Ltd. who quoted the highest bid for these airports, for operation, management and development under PPP for a lease period of 50 years as per the terms and conditions of the bid documents. Impact: The...Read More

Some of the Airports in coastal areas of Gujarat also likely to shut operations in the wake of cyclone VAYU

June 12, 2019
Some of the Airports in coastal areas of Gujarat also likely to shut operations in the wake of cyclone VAYU

Gandhinagar/Rajkot: Even as evacuation operations in the wake of approaching cyclonic storm VAYU has started in full swing in coastal Gujarat today, there was likelihood of complete halt of flight operations from around half a dozen airports in that area. Sources in the aviation department said that looking at the severity of the approaching cyclone the operations at Rajkot, Porbandar, Keshod, Jamnagar, Diu etc would certainly be hampered. Even the likelihood of its effect on Surat Airp...Read More

AAI – Gujarat government hold meeting: Expansion of Porbandar airport, proposed airstrip at Rajpipla among the issues discussed

May 28, 2019
AAI – Gujarat government hold meeting: Expansion of Porbandar airport, proposed airstrip at Rajpipla among the issues discussed

Gandhinagar: Expansion of Porbandar airport runway and allocation of necessary land for that project, new airstrip near Rajpipla and infrastructure development of proposed Rajkot and Dholera international airports were some of the issues that were discussed today in a meeting between Gujarat government and Airport Authority of India, chaired by Gujarat Chief Minister in presence of Gujarat cadre IAS Guruprasad Mahapatra who is currently heading the Airport Authority of India(AAI). According ...Read More

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