Current scenario

There are two types of airports in India, which are operated by AAI and operated by private companies. The major airports such as Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore International Airports have been already privatized. There is a big trend in privatization of airports in India.

AAI had been carrying out the modernization and upgradating for many of its non-metro airports. The union cabinet gave its approval for facilities development as an international airports in Lucknow, Varanasi, Mangalore, Tiruchirapalli, Coimbatore, Bhubaneswar, and Imphal.

Airport development and operation by PPP scheme has been spreading gradually at the airport field, on the other hand airport construction and improvement by AAI tends to decrease. GoI has decided to privatize six airports (Chennai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, and Guwahati) in urban areas under the airports managed by AAI and is promoting the enterprises entry airport maintenance and operations under PPP scheme. Planning Commission, GoI has developed guiding documents such as model RFQ, RFP and Concession agreement for the PPP transaction of the Airport project.