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Chennai Airport expansion enters full swing


The downturn in the Indian aviation market has not slowed progress in expanding and modernising Chennai Airport – one of India’s busiest. The airport, once slated for investment by the private sector, is being upgraded by the Airports Authority of India (AAI). Alongside Kolkata’s expansion, Chennai is a landmark project for the state-owned airport operator. [599 words]

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  • New ATC procedures to ease pressure until new runway opens
  • Traffic slows dramatically in 2008

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  • Chennai Airport international and domestic passenger numbers growth (% year-on-year): Sep-07 to Oct-08
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