20 AAI officers gets IAP status

Twenty officers of Airports Authority of India (AAI) have been granted the status of International Airport Professional(IAP), which would enable them to participate in and influence airport-related policies, activities and laws at the global level.

Sonia`s son-in-law Robert Vadra may lose frisking immunity, hints Aviation Minister

On his first day in office, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati on Thursday indicated that Congress president Sonia Gandhi`s son-in-law Robert Vadra could lose the privilege of not being frisked at airports.

HC notice to Centre on implementation of childcare leave

Bombay High Court issued notice to Union government on petition filed by woman seeking direction to the Airport Authority of India (AAI) to implement childcare leave as ordered by government in 2008.

AAI plans to install full-body scanners at 2 airports in India

The national airports operator Airports Authority of India (AAI) will soon install millimeter-wave technology-based full-body scanners at two non-metro airports on a trial basis, sources have said.

Lack of manpower raising air safety risk in India

India may have modernised its air traffic management services but lack of adequate manpower is raising major air safety risk, according to an outfit representing AAI employees.

New radar to be commissioned at Kochi airport on Friday

A new radar system installed at the International Airport here by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) will be dedicated to the nation by Minister of State for Civil Aviation K C Venugopal on Friday.

AAI preparing detailed project report for Itanagar airport

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is preparing a Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the proposed airport here, official sources said today.

Space crunch to hit parking of choppers at Mumbai airport

Space crunch may hit parking of helicopters and small airplanes at the two airports in Mumbai, with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) planning to implement stringent guidelines to decongest the aerodromes and their runways.

AAI to handle Mizoram`s state-owned airport

Mizoram`s lone Lengpui Airport, the only state-owned airport in the country, would soon be in the hands of the Airport Authority of India, state civil aviation officials said on Sunday.

AAI employee commits suicide at Chennai airport

A 34-year-old employee of the Airports Authority of India allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the Chennai airport building here today, airport sources said.

New terminal at Lucknow airport opens June 2

The new terminal at Lucknow`s Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport, inaugurated by the union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh May 19, will be opened for use on June 2, Airports Authority of India (AAI) officials said Thursday.

Land for new airports: Mamata seeks AAI nod

The West Bengal government has
identified land for setting up five new airports in the state
and has sought the permission of the Airports Authority of
India for the projects.

`Wrong flight path could have caused crash`

An "incorrect" flight path could have caused the crash of the Air India Express aircraft.

Govt to introduce bill in Parliament for AAI-like body

The Government will bring
amendment to a bill in Parliament for setting up a statutory
body for the planning, construction, maintenance and
management of Integrated Check Posts along international

Report on software crash at IGI likely to come soon: AAI

Airports Authority of India will
come up in a couple of days with its preliminary report on the causes of air navigation system crash at the IGI airport last

Private airlines owe Rs 274 cr to AAI

Private airlines in India owe Rs 274.19cr to AAI as of October-end, with Kingfisher being ahead of Jet Airways and Spicejet leading the pack of low-cost carriers.

AAI to become a company by 2010: Praful Patel

AAI would be turned into a company by amending laws to enable it to raise funds from market.