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Author: / Amaya Joshi on Network Thoughts There are 37 UNESCO world heritage sites in India and the oldest two – Ajanta Caves & Ellora Caves are located near Aurangabad in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. An airport which got a new terminal about a decade ago, has enough...
The Ministry of Civil Aviation on Thursday said it is likely to announce the third phase of the regional air connectivity scheme, Udan, next month. The routes up for auction in this phase will include popular tourist destinations such as Mahabodhi temple in Bihar, Ajanta and Ellora in Aurangabad...
Any Guess how it all started in Aurangabad!! First flight in Aurangabad City started in the year 1911. !!! In that year the British and Colonial Aeroplane Company, in order to demonstrate the new art to the General Staff in India, sent out to Calcutta an expedition consisting of a manager,...
The tourism ministry has urged the civil aviation ministry to develop airports in at least 12 popular tourist cities of the country including Aurangabad Airport to promote connectivity and said it will provide the funding for the projects, officials have said. The tourism ministry has tentatively identified these cities, including...
Aurangabad airport has already been cleared for operating international flights from SAARC countries like Sri Lanka and such scheduled International Flights can now be operated from Aurangabad based on the interest of the respective airlines, said, Ankur Garg an official in the Minister of Civil Aviation. He made the above remarks...
Minister of State for Tourism, K.J. Alphons on Friday held a meeting with Minister of Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu and Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayanta Sinha, along with officials of both the ministries regarding better air connectivity for tourist destinations. In the meeting, it was agreed that the...
Maharashtra government has forwarded the final proposal for modernization of the state’s smaller airports to the Airports Authority of India (AAI). The plan for extension of runways and construction of infrastructure in partnership with the Maharashtra Airport Development Company (MADC) Limited has been submitted for five airports — Akola, Aurangabad,...
The Ministry of Earth Sciences is in the process of acquiring aircraft for scientific research under the National Facility for Airborne Research (NFAR) programme. Aurangabad airport will be equipped with the repair and maintenance facilities for the aircraft and its scientific equipment. The hangar will also provide facilities for calibration,...
Nine proposals to rename different airports in the country are being looked into by the Centre, Civil Aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said today. After a demand to name the Madurai Airport after Muthuramalingan Thevar was raised in the Rajya Sabha during the Question Hour, BJP member Subramanian Swamy said...
Aurangabad Airport Expansion: Suggestion from CityKatta.com To attract International clients / investments in AURIC we need to expand Aurangabad airport. Expansion plan includes making the airport Code 'E' compliant i.e. lengthening the runway to make it 3.67 km long, making a full length parallel taxiway etc, to accommodate wide bodied...