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Indira Gandhi International Airport designated as India’s best aviation hub by Skytrax World Airport Awards 2019

According to the Skytrax World Airport Awards, New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport has been designated as the best Indian airport but ranks 59th globally. The other Indian airports in the list were Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport at 64, the Rajiv Gandhi Hyderabad International Airport at 66, and Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport ..

The world’s largest airport ‘Under One Roof’ opened in Istanbul

The world’s largest airport terminal “under one roof” has officially been opened in Istanbul on October 29, which marks the Republic Day of Turkey. It is dubbed as phase-1A of the project – Istanbul New Airport – will have a capacity to handle 90 million passenger per year. The first phase has costed 7.5 billion ..

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International airport becomes world’s busiest single-runway airport

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International airport has become the world’s busiest single-runway airport, after creating a new world record for single-runway operations by handling 980 arrivals and take-offs in 24 hours, or almost one flight every minute on January 20, 2018.

Shivaji memorial to be the tallest memorial in the world

Maharashtra government has announced that the planned statue of Shivaji off the Mumbai coast would be tallest memorial in the world. The mid-sea Chhatrapati Shivaji memorial was originally conceived in the 1980s. The planned memorial would be 210 metres surpassing the height of New York’s Statue of Liberty and the under-construction Statue of Unity of ..