Surbana Jurong to do Pune masterplan Singapore and Maharashtra has agreed to jointly work on the masterplan and undertake urban infrastructure developments in the Pune Metropolitan Region (PMR) and collaborate in the development of the Pune Airport.
Prabhu calls for Skilling Aviation people Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu has reviewed the progress being made on developing National Air Cargo Policy and call for sufficient land allocation for upcoming airports.
Prabhu to focus on early operation at 56 airports Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) has received in-principle approval for setting up of Noida International Greenfield Airport while Techno Economic Feasibility Report (TEFR) and Detailed Project Report (DPR) is expected for Pune Airport.
Mopa will become a cargo hub The Indian government is working on building one of the biggest airport at Mopa in Goa, handling 30 million passengers a year.
Farm produce cargo hub for international markets The Civil Aviation Ministry is in talks with the World Bank and other major institutions to promote Goa as a market destination, said Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu.
PPP model being deliberated for greenfield project Construction of Terminal buildings and Runways is expected to be initiated in the month of June for the Noida International Greenfield Airport at Jewar, 72 km off from the main IGI Airport.
Spicejet reports robust growth CDB Aviation Lease Finance DAC has signed an agreement with India’s low-cost carrier SpiceJet Ltd for the long-term lease of five Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft.
CFM expands Hyderabad capability SpiceJet has finalized with Safran Group US$12 billion order for LEAP-1B engines to power 155 Boeing 737 MAX planes, along with spare engines to support the fleet.
Industry needs collaborative approach The air cargo industry has high potential to be developed as a major industry and be economy enabler like the passenger aviation industry, said Minister Jayant Sinha.
Airbus to make weekly aircraft delivery over 10 years India will require 1,750 new passenger and cargo aircraft over the next 20 years to meet an exponential rise in both passenger and freight traffic, according to Airbus’ latest India Market Forecast.