Protest against second airport in Chennai grows

Chennai, Nov 2 (BPNS) With the protest against the Tamil Nadu government’s move for a second airport at Parandur in Chennai growing, 13 villages in and around Parandur passed a resolution against the acquisition of land for the airport. G. Subramanian, Secretary of Ekanapuram Village People and Farmers Welfare Board said that the grama sabha […]

Second airport in Chennai: Protest intensifies in Kancheepuram

Chennai, Oct 3 (BPNS) Protests against the proposed airport at Parandur have intensified in the Kancheepuram district of Tamil Nadu. The grama sabha meeting held on Gandhi Jayanthi day passed a resolution against the proposed airport. The resolution was passed by Ekanpuram villagers in Parandur sitting under the statue of Babasaheb Ambedkar.  Most of those […]

AAI for awareness campaign on bird hits on Aircrafts at Chennai

Chennai, Sept 6 (BPNS) With birds hitting the aircraft that take off from Chennai international airport, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is planning an extensive campaign against dumping of waste in open places as these wastes are attracting birds towards these areas. Officials with the Airports Authority of India told BPNS that open waste […]

Chennai to get second airport at Parandur

Chennai, Aug 1 (BPNS) The waiting period for a second airport in Tamil Nadu’s capital, Chennai is almost over with the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India going along with the choice of the Tamil Nadu state government. The Union minister of state for Civil Aviation, V.K. Singh in a reply to a question […]

AirAsia India deploys taxibot at Bengaluru airport

New Delhi, Jun 10  AirAsia India has started using taxibot, a vehicle that helps a plane to move between parking stand and runway without running engines, at the Bengaluru international airport, a statement said on Friday. The airline had on November 23 last year started using taxibot to tow two modified A320 planes at the […]