Airport Current Affairs, GK & News

India’s first private Jet Terminal at New Delhi: Key Facts

On September 17, 2020, India opened its first exclusive private jet terminal at New Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport. The Terminal was inaugurated by the Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri. The airport will allow movement of 150 jets on daily basis. The new terminal has capacity to handle over 50 passengers in an ..

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Tribes India outlet opened in Prayagraj Airport

On July 1, 2020, the Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation (TRIFED) operating under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs opened a Tribes India outlet at Prayagraj airport. It is the second such opening of its kind and fourth in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Highlights In collaboration of Airport Authority of India, TRIFED had set up ..

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nCoVSENSE Module: Funded by DST to develop Rapid Test of COVID-19

The Department of Science and Technology has funded a health care start up called the “Module Innovations” in order to develop COVID-19 testing kit. The purpose of the kit is to make the testing quicker within 10 to 15 minutes. Highlights The start up is to use the funding for its current project of rapid ..

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Maharashtra renames Aurangabad Airport as Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj Airport

The state Government of Maharashtra has recently renamed the Aurangabad Airport of the state as Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj Airport. The airport has been renamed after Sambhaji, the son of the great Maratha warrior Chhatrapati Shivaji. The airport is owned and operated by the Airports Authority of India.

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Jammu Airport comes under CISF

On March 6, 2020, the Jammu airport security was taken over by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF). With this there are 63 airports under CISF at present. Airport Security The CISF is responsible for airport security at all commercial airports of India. Earlier the airports were under the control of airport police. However, after ..

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