Aviation

Adani Group plans new Dhamra airport

Adani Group is planning to develop a greenfield airport in Dhamra in Jharsugudha district of Odisha. The airport at Jharsuguda will be capable of handling Airbus 320s. The ones at Dhamra and Jeypore will be smaller ones. Under the coastal corridor project -- part of the bigger Bharatmala project -- the plan is to connect Gopalpur in Odisha to Digha in West Bengal, giving direct connectivity from Paradip to Dhamra along the coast. This will help in cutting down the roundabout route by 120 km. As of July 2017, the company is in the process of land acquisition and likes to get the airport operational by 4 years Read More

Telangana government ties with Airbus to develop aerospace skill development

Telangana state government has tied up with Airbus along with National Skill Development Corporation India and AEROCAMPUS France, to set up a centre of excellence for aerospace skill development, at Begumpet Airport, Hyderabad. The centre will provide short-term course modules and long-term certificate and diploma courses to facilitate employment in aerospace sector. The short-term courses will be rolled out in 2017. The centre may also be upgraded to an university later. Read More

Navi Mumbai International Airport land development work to begin

City & Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra (CIDCOM) has invited bids in August 2016 for the Navi Mumbai International Airport project. The scope of work includes land development including Ulwe River diversion work for Navi Mumbai International Airport. The estimated cost of the project is Rs 544.9 crore. The work is scheduled to be completed in 24 months. Read More