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Kolkata airport to suspend flight operations on complete lockdown days

The Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport authorities said the complete suspension of flight operations on lockdown days will be implemented from August 5. The airport authorities had earlier suspended flight operations on two days—July 25 and 29—due to the complete lockdown announced by the West Bengal government. Flight operations suspended for 7 days...

CBI books GVK Group chairman, airport authority in Rs 805 cr Mumbai airport scam

A case has been registered against G Venkata Krishna Reddy, the chairman of the GVK Group of Companies and the Mumbai International Airport Ltd for alleged irregularities to the tune of Rs 805 crore. The case, filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation, also names officials of the Airport Authority of India (AAI) and nine...

Adani Group seeks time for taking over 3 airports from AAI including Ahmedabad

Citing the coronavirus pandemic, the Adani Group has sought at least six months from the Airport Authority of India (AAI) to take over the Lucknow, Mangalore, and Ahmedabad airports. The Airports Authority of India had bid out six of its airports in 2019 and Adani Group emerged as the highest bidder for all six—Ahmedabad, Thiruvananthapuram,...

Domestic flight services resume in India after two months

After a gap of two months, India on Monday resumed domestic flight services that were suspended amid the coronavirus pandemic to contain the spread of the virus. The Delhi airport saw its first departure at 4.45 am to Pune while Mumbai airport’s first departure was at 6.45 am to Patna, the officials said. The first...

Ahmedabad airport gearing up for post-lockdown air travel

At a time when the COVID-19 pandemic across the world has grounded airlines and brought air travel to a grinding halt, the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad is leaving no stone unturned to prepare itself for ensuring the safety of passengers whenever commercial flight operations resume. The Ahmedabad airport authorities posted several pictures...

Domestic flights suspended in India amid coronavirus scare

In a desperate attempt to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus in the country, the Union government has decided to suspend all domestic flights operating in India from Wednesday. The development comes within a few hours of the government implementing its declared suspension of all international flights. Notably, the total count of coronavirus positive...