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Airports Authority of India: Agency that runs airports in India
The Airports Authority of India or AAI is a statutory body working under the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India is responsible for creating, upgrading, maintaining and managing civil aviation infrastructure in India. It provides Communication Navigation Surveillance / Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) services over Indian airspace and adjoining oceanic areas. With the mission to be the foundation of an enduring Indian aviation network, providing high quality, safe and customer oriented airport & air navigation services, AAI is currently managing a total of 137 Airports, including 23 International Airports, 10 Customs Airports, 81 Domestic Airports and 23 Civil enclaves at Defense Airfields. AAI also has ground installations at all airports and 25 other locations to ensure safety of aircraft operations. AAI covers all major air-routes over Indian landmass via 29 Radar installations at 11 locations along with 700 VOR/DVOR installations co-located with Distance Measuring Equipment (DME). 52 runways are provided with Instrument landing system (ILS) installations with Night Landing Facilities at most of these airports and Automatic Message Switching System at 15 Airports.

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‘AAI now Airport Authority of Adani’, says Congress; BJP defends privatization [Video]

‘AAI now Airport Authority of Adani’, says Congress; BJP defends privatization

Congress lashed out at the Modi government in the Rajya Sabha over its plans to privatise airports in the country. Congress MP KC Venugopal hit out at the Centre over the airport privatisation drive in..

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‘Jaipur, Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram airports to be leased out’: Javadekar [Video]

‘Jaipur, Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram airports to be leased out’: Javadekar

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal for leasing out airports at Jaipur, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram through public-private partnership (PPP) for a period of 50 years. Adani..

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AAI celebrates 74th Independence Day with precautions amid Covid19 [Video]

AAI celebrates 74th Independence Day with precautions amid Covid19

The Airports Authority of India celebrated 74th Independence Day with great patriotic fervour in the capital New Delhi on Sunday. The celebration began with the flag hoisting ceremony by chairman of..

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Jumbo jets used to land on Karipur runway after fixing issues in 2019: AAI Chairman [Video]

Jumbo jets used to land on Karipur runway after fixing issues in 2019: AAI Chairman

Speaking about the recent air crash incident in Kozhikode, Airports Authority of India (AAI), Chairman, Arvind Singh informed that jumbo jets used to land at Karipur Airport after several issues were..

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Mishap occurred after Air India flight tried landing on alternate runway: AAI Chairman [Video]

Mishap occurred after Air India flight tried landing on alternate runway: AAI Chairman

Airports Authority of India (AAI), Chairman, Arvind Singh revealed certain details about the recent air crash incident in Kozhikode that took place on August 07. "The aircraft could not land at a..

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Union Cabinet approves proposal to lease out 3 AAI airports through Public-Private Partnership

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The Modi government had earlier decided to privatise operations of 12 airports of the Airport Authority of India (AAI). The decision on privatisation of six airports of Ahmadabad, Mangalore, Lucknow,..
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Will take corrective action after receiving probe report: AAI chief on Kozhikode plane crash

Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) is probing the accident at the Kozhikode airport that has left at least 18 people dead, including the two pilots of the plane. The Digital Flight Data..
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DGCA had some issues with Kozhikode Airport runway in 2015, clearance was given later in 2019: AAI chief


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Kozhikode crash: Air India Express plane touched down near taxiway, 1,000 metres from beginning of runway

The Air India Express plane, carrying 190 people from Dubai, on Friday touched down near a taxiway that is around 1,000 metres from the beginning of the runway at the Kozhikode airport before breaking..
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Probe into Air India Express flight crash on: Union minister

The Centre on Saturday said investigation is on to ascertain various aspects of the Air India Express flight crash at Karipur airport, which left 18 dead and several injured. Minister of State for..
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COVID-19 crisis: Airport Authority of India updates state-wise quarantine guidelines for domestic passengers, check here

"To address concerns regarding quarantine norms in different states, latest state-wise quarantine regulations for domestic passengers (as of July 30, 2020) have been issued," Airport Authority of India..
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India in talks with US, Canada, European and Gulf countries on establishing air travel bubbles: AAI

India is in talks with the US and Canada and the countries in European and Gulf regions on establishing individual bilateral bubbles which will allow airlines of each country in the pact to operate..
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AAI issues SOP for domestic flights' resumption: Key points


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Airport Authority of India issues six-point guideline for passengers as flight operations may resume in lockdown 4.0

Currently, all commercial flights are suspended except for cargo and repatriation flights conducted by Air India to bring back stranded Indians abroad.
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India issues passenger guidelines as domestic flights may resume soon

Airport Authority of India (AAI) on Friday issued passenger guidelines for a possible resumption of domestic flights that included compulsory registering of passengers on a contact tracing mobile..
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Air India announces reduced Srinagar-Delhi flight fares in view of Kashmir security advisory; fare capped at Rs 6,899

Earlier yesterday, the Airport Authority of India (AAI) had said that over 6,200 passengers had been flown out of Srinagar by civilian and military aircraft.
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Congress attacks government over move to privatise airports

The Congress on Sunday attacked the govt over the move to privatise 20-25 airports. Airports Authority of India chairman had said on Friday that the govt would privatise 20-25 more airports in the next..
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AAI to suspend flight operations for 24 hours at 5 Gujarat airports from 12am

The Airports Authority of India has announced that flight operations will remain suspended at five airports in Gujarat for 24 hours from midnight Wednesday in order to minimise the damage to airport..
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