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Big news! Adani Group plans to take over Guwahati Airport by October in order to modernize North-eastern airport

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The Adani Group started an “observation period” at the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati on Monday as part of its mission to develop and modernize the main airport in northeastern India.

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 The authorities stated that the Adani Group started an “observation period” at the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (LGBI) in Guwahati on Monday as part of its mission to develop and modernize the main airport in northeastern India.

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Observation period by Adani Group starts on Monday

An official from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) stated that the nine-person team of Adani Airport Holdings Ltd. (AAHL) officially started the “observation period” on Monday. An AAI official, who asked not to be named, said that under the agreement with the center, existing AAI staff will support the company for a period of three years.

Land near airport given as lease to AAHL for 50 years

The land near the airport was also leased to AAHL with a 50-year lease in an attempt to develop aviation-related businesses and related services. In 2018, the central government leased six airports from AAI: Guwahati, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Thiruvananthapuram and Mangaluru for operation, management and development under a public-private partnership (PPP) model.

Statement by AAI official

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“The Centre took the decision to enhance the revenue of the AAI and augment the economic development in these areas in terms of job creation and related infrastructure,” the AAI official said.

Issues pertaining to the state’s airports

At the same time, Pema Kandu, Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, visited the Civil Aviation Union Minister Jotilatiya Scindia in New Delhi and discussed various issues related to the state’s airport. Adani Group has become the winner of six airports. 

An official in the Chief Minister Office said on Monday that Khandu asked Scindia to consider developing advanced runways at the state’s airports.

Operation of other airports

Besides pleading for conducting a feasibility inspection of ALG Tuting and Mechuka for fixed wing operation, the CM reiterated for starting of fixed wing flight operation at Pasighat and Tezu airports on priority basis,” the official said.

The marketing director said he briefed Syndia in the company of Gautapier, a member of the House of the People, Nakapunalo, the Minister of Civil Aviation of the People’s Republic of China, Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar and Commissioner Prashan Trokander.

On the progress of Holongi Airport. The Chief Minister stated that work on the airport near Itanagar is in a state of preparation and will be put into operation next year.

AAI involved in Rs.650 Crore

AAI has undertaken a 650 crore rupee project to develop the airport and promote air connectivity in the mountains. zone. There are currently 15 airports in the northeast of Guwahati, Sirchar, Dibrugar, Joelhat, Tizpur, Lilalabari and Rupusi (Assam), Tezu and Passi Ghat (Arunachal Pradesh), Agartala (Tripura), Imphal (Manipur), Shillong (Meghalaya), Dimapur (Nagaland), Lengpui (Mizoram) and Pakyong (Sikkim).

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