Government to assess option of developing un-utilized air strips in India. India currently has about 457 airstrips across all categories of ownership and only about 82 of these are active or operational.
Leaner construction design for developing new airports that rationalizes facilities and services offered, without compromising on quality and safety.
New and rationalized structure of airport charges for No-Frills airports - more rational vis-a-vis similar charges levied at bigger airports.
Innovative models for maximizing non-aero revenues by tapping potential in housing and commercial real estate development close to airports
The visible interest of the new Government in creating a framework for promoting smaller, low cost airports in India is highly encouraging. ASSOCHAM believes this will significantly boost private sector interest in Airport development and enable the concept of No-Frills Airports to TAKE-OFF.
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