Airports

Bengaluru to be India’s first LED runway

September 14, 2018 0

India’s third busiest airport that serves Bangalore – India’s Silicon Valley – will see its second runway powered by ADB SAFEGATE’s SafeLED airfield lighting (AGL) by late 2019, making it the country’s first such runway.  […]

Navigation

AAI strikes air navigation deal with IIT-Madras

May 25, 2018 0

Airports Authority of India (AAI) has struck a deal with IIT-Madras to jointly research and improve air navigation systems. The MoU is part of AAI’s R&D programme established at Hyderabad’s Civil Aviation Research Organisation. AAI […]

Operations

India's AAI dedicates new ATFM centre

February 4, 2017 0

India has officially launched its Central Command Centre, Air Traffic Flow Management (C-ATM), becoming the seventh country in the world to implement the Air Traffic Flow Control (ATFM) measures. The C-ATFM system will primarily balance […]

Airspace

India to separate oceanic Chennai airspace

December 6, 2016 0

Chennai airport will help airlines save 1,300 tonnes of jet fuel every year by having separate air traffic controllers for arrival and departure procedures from next September. Sylvester Israel, general manager, air traffic management, Chennai, told […]

CAAs/ANSPs

India's AAI looking to fill nearly 2,100 posts

December 2, 2016 0

Airports Authority of India (AAI) plans to fill nearly 2,100 posts by 2018 as it looks to increase manpower for various projects, according to the Economic Times. Lok Sabha, civil aviation minister, stated that the recruitment […]

Avionics

IATA questions India's SBAS mandate

April 29, 2016 2

Airline industry body IATA has called into question the infrastructure provisions of India’s draft civil aviation plan. Indian aviation faces huge demands on its aviation system to manage an IATA forecast 367 million travellers by […]

Surveillance

India to explore Aireon potential

March 4, 2015 0

Aireon, developer and operator of the world’s first space-based global air traffic surveillance system, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to collaborate on the potential deployment of […]

Avionics

COMSOFT ADS-B surveying India’s skies

June 12, 2014 0

COMSOFT’s major ADS-B roll out for Airports Authority of India (AAI) provides advanced surveillance for Indian airspace.  AAI are benefiting from COMSOFT’s state-of-the-art ADS-B infrastructure, covering the subcontinent of India plus parts of the Bay […]

Airlines

India prompts airlines on real-time tracking

May 7, 2014 0

India’s aviation authority has requested its airlines to use on-board aircraft communications addressing and reporting (ACARS) or automatic dependent surveillance – broadcast (ADS-B) technology to allow real-time tracking of aircraft. “This is significant in view […]