Airports Authority of India inks pact with UP government to operate 5 airports
The Airports Authority of India has signed an operation and management agreement to operate five airports owned by the UP government for a period of 30 years.
These five airports are Aligarh, Azamgarh, Chitrakoot, Mirpur and Shravasti.
The airport will be developed by the state government and will be operated and managed by the Airports Authority of India as a service provider.
In the presence of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, a letter of agreement (MoU) was exchanged between Additional Chief Secretary of Civil Aviation Department SP Goyal and AAI President AK Pathak.
The communication navigation monitoring services will also be provided by the Airports Authority of India, for which the state government will enter into a separate agreement.
After the MoU, now the process of licensing of these airports will be done and soon all the five airports will start air service.
About Airports Authority of India
Airports Authority of India is an organisation/authority functioning under the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India.
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) manages a total of 125 airports which include 11 international airports, 8 customs airports, 81 domestic airports and 25 civil enclaves in defence airfields.
Established- 1st April, 1995
President- Sanjeev Kumar
Headquarters - New Delhi
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