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Airports Authority of India fights for relevance - to conduct Kolkata and Chennai upgrades


India’s Ministry of Civil Aviation announced (14-Aug-08) the Indian Government officially approved the proposed modernisation and expansion of Kolkata and Chennai airports, with work scheduled to commence in Sep-08. The expansion of both airports will be managed and funded by the Airports Authority of India (AAI), as per the recommendations of the respective State governments. [830 words]

Unlock the following content in this report:


  • Construction bidders line up for Kolkata terminal
  • Chennai expansion to take off pressure existing facilities

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  • Details of modernsation and expansion of Kolkata and Chennai airports
  • Kolkata Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport passenger traffic growth: Apr-07 to Apr-08
  • Chennai International Airport traffic growth: Jan-06 to May-08
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