AAI to prepare development plan for Sri Lanka’s Palaly airport

Airport authority aims to leverage its expertise in other countries on a bigger scale

GN Bureau | September 18, 2018


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The Airports Authority of India (AAI), the regulatory body, has inked a pact with the ministry of external affairs to prepare a detailed project report for development of Palaly airport in Sri Lanka.

The aviation PSU wants to foray into construction of airports in foreign countries like private players which have built a few major airports in India.

Anil Gupta, executive director (LM & BD), AAI, highlighted the authority’s vision to go global considering its expertise and capabilities in airport development and operation management. Gupta said AAI has over of period of time built more than 60 airports in metro and non-metro cities in India and now it endeavours to leverage its expertise in other countries on a bigger scale.

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