Tag: India

ADB SAFEGATE to bring Airfield Ground Lighting technology to new greenfield airport project at Bhogapuram

ADB SAFEGATE has been awarded the contract for the Airfield Ground Lighting (AGL) system at Bhogapuram Airport, a new greenfield airport project by GMR Visakhapatnam International Airport Ltd (GVIAL) in Andhra Pradesh, India. In partnership with Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T), ADB SAFEGATE...

Goldair launches ground handling services at Indian airport

Goldair launches ground handling services at Indian airport

Goldair Handling India has announced its entry into Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Airport in the city of Nagpur, India. Following a successful competitive process, Goldair Handling India (Nagpur) is set to commence operations at the crucial and growing Nagpur Airport within the first half of 2024. Th...

India plans $12b infrastructure spend to meet rise in air passenger traffic

India will build nine new greenfield airports in order to meet the sharp rise in domestic and international air passenger traffic, according to an aviation minister. In addition, 41 existing airports in India will be upgraded with state-of-the-art infrastructure and new facilities at a cost of ar...

Gazprom Neft Strengthens Its Position In the Aviation Fuel Supply Market

Gazpromneft-Aero, the aviation fuel operator of Gazprom Neft, expanded its refueling network to 282 airports (+13) in 67 countries in 2019. The total volume of overseas refuelling increased by 26% YoY and amounted to more than 310 thousand tons. The strong sales were driven by Gazpromneft-Aero’s...

CIMC Tianda Wins India’s Single Largest State-Owned Airport Baggage System Order

Recently, CIMC Tianda's subsidiary Pteris Global Limited won the baggage handling system project of the new terminal of Chennai International Airport, India, with a total contract amount of about 360 million yuan. It is reported that this project is currently India's single largest state-owned airp...

India amends ground handling regulations to pacify United States

India is set to amend its ground handling regulations for foreign airlines to pacify the U.S., which in a retaliatory action recently barred Air India from performing ground operations on its own at American airports. “We are adjusting ground handling norms and devising a mechanism to attempt ...

India to receive VoIP based ground-to-air VHF communication solution from Jotron

Jotron - a manufacturer of professional communication systems for land, sea and air safety - has been awarded a contract by Airport Authority of India (AAI). The company will supply IP based VHF transmitters, VHF receivers, VHF remote control units, VHF antennas and associated accessories. J...

Banglore International Airport selects Unisys to integrate all IT and non-IT systems

Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) – operator of Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (BLR Airport) – has selected Unisys to integrate and manage all IT and non-IT systems for Phase 1 of the second terminal (T2). India's third busiest airport and among the fastest growing ...

Indian civil aviation regulator proposes breathalyser tests for airside staff

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in India has proposed daily random breathalyser tests for at least ten per cent of staff employed in airside operations. This would be the first time such tests, already commonplace in countries such as the US and the UK, were introduced in India,...

Celebi to invest $45 million in taxibots across its Indian stations

Celebi Aviation is to invest up to €45 million to bring taxibots at its key Indian stations over the next five to six years to help reduce carbon emissions emitted in taxi-ing by airlines and airports. The Turkish ground handling company is to roll-out taxibots across airports where it operate...

Celebi takes 50% stake in India’s KSU Aviation

Turkish ground handler Celebi has signed an agreement for a 50 per cent partnership in India-based KSU Aviation – which will provide taxi-ing services to airlines at Delhi Indira Gandhi Airport. As part of the agreement, Celebi will be making a capital payment of around 320 million Indian Rupe...

Mumbai Airport runway set to be completed by 30 March

Runway repairs at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) will be completed by 30 March, a report on the Mint (New Delhi) claims, citing an airport official source. The publication said it will ease congestion at India's second busiest airport (pictured above). The ...

Indra to provide air traffic management technology to HAL in India

Indian state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has selected Indra to equip HAL Airport in Bengaluru with Indra Air Traffic Control technology to strengthen safety of air operations. Indra will provide HAL air traffic control centre with last-generation en-route, approach and tower control p...

Indian government introduces DigiYatra—the new digital experience

The Ministry of Civil Aviation has introduced a new digital experience for air travellers through the DigiYatra platform, an industry-led initiative coordinated by the ministry in line with the Prime Minister—Shri Narendra Modi's Digital India, transforming the nation into a digitally empowered ...

Single-use plastic items banned by the Airports Authority of India

Airports Authority of India (AAI) has banned single-use plastic items at its airports across the country, in order to minimize its environmental impact, as part of a corporate social responsibility initiative. The AAI has already begun measures to eliminate single-use plastic items in and surround...

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