Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Airport Authority of India working on priority basis for starting day flights

Kolhapur: Initiating steps towards starting day operation flights from the Kolhapur airport, the officials of Airport Authority of India (AAI) spoke with member of parliament Dhananjay Mahadik on Monday about the ongoing developments.
"V S P Chinchan, general manager of Aero drum, western division and A Razaq, in charge of the Kolhapur Airport have provided the details about the work of developing a low cost airport, according to the government's plan," Mahadik said.
"There are some stringent parameters set by the directorate of general, civil aviation (DGCA) and we are preparing to fulfil them. The construction of a compound wall, terminal building and an isolation bay will also be initiated soon. Other facilities like the procession approach path indicator lights and runway end safety area also need to get permission to start day flights. AAI officials have assured us that they will initiate the work soon and after fulfilling the norms, we will get the approval to start scheduled flights," Mahadik said.
20/09/16 Vivek Waghmode/Times of India

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