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Government will Build 100 Airports in 15 Years

Posted on: 06 Nov, 2017 Tags   Airport Union Civil Aviation Minister

IndiaNewsonWeb: 06 Nov, 2017, In order to promote the air traffic network in the country and to meet the needs of air services in the future, the government is planning to double the number of airports in the country from the present level. Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha informed about this on Sunday. According to the news of the English news website ET, he said that the government is planning to launch 100 new airports in the next 15 years and it will cost Rs 4 lakh crore.

According to the Minister of Aviation, 70 out of 100 new bases will be built in such a place where there is no such facility yet, while the rest of the airports will be made at such places where there are already airports but the burden of air services is high.

In the country so far, air services are being done at nearly 100 airports and the government is considering increasing their number to 200 in the next 15 years. Country aviation market is the fastest growing market in the world in terms of domestic air travelers. At the domestic level, many companies offering flight services, paying more attention to the domestic air market, have started flying services through small aircrafts in terms of need. IndiGo has announced the launch of air services on 24 routes through ATRs, where small ATRs have been started from December and booking for it has already begun. Similarly, SpiceJet is also considering buying smaller airplanes for the needs of domestic flight services

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