AAI signs MoU with Daman and Diu admin for maintenance of Diu airport

AAI will provide required facilities, infrastructure and management at Diu airport

GN Bureau | March 28, 2017


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The airports authority of India (AAI), a Miniratna PSU, has undertaken operation, development and maintenance of Diu airport from Diu administration. 
 
A memorandum of understanding demonstrating the responsibilities was inked on March 20 between the union territory administration of Daman and Diu and the AAI officials.
 
The airport operations were handed over to the AAI on the March 10, 2017. With this transition, the state run AAI will provide required facilities, infrastructure and management at Diu airport. Further, with the objective of upgrading the infrastructure and services at Diu airport, planning department of airports authority will shortly develop the new design for the airport.
 
At present, Air India operates scheduled movements four times in a week on Mumbai-Diu-Mumbai sector on viability gap funding provided by Diu administration. The operations, development and maintenance of Diu airport will now be led by airports authority of India.
 
 

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