Airport: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

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 ..

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 ..

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.

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport launches exclusive terminal for storing agro, pharma products

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai recently announced the launch of an exclusive terminal for processing and storage of agro and pharma products. The airport is operated by GVK led consortium and Airports Authority of India. The terminal can hold over 700 tonnes of cargo at one time and is claimed as the largest airport-based temperature-controlled ..

Indira Gandhi International Airport becomes first Indian airport to be certified as single-use plastic-free

India’s leading airport, the Indira Gandhi International Airport of Delhi has recently become the first Indian airport to be certified as free from single-use plastic usage. The Confederation of Indian Industry-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development (CII-ITC CESD) certified the airport. It was also the first Indian airport to make ‘single-use plastic-free’ commitment in 2019. ..