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Airports Authority banks on non-metros for overnight parking of planes

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) wants airlines to park more planes in non-metros as major airports under its control have limited room for expansion.

The fleet size of scheduled airlines is expected to double to over 1,200 in five years and India is expected to be the third largest aviation market globally in a decade. While Bengaluru and Delhi (third busiest and busiest airports in country) will have new terminals and around 60 extra parking bays for airlines by mid to end-2021, major AAI-run airports, including Chennai, Goa and Pune (among the 10 busiest) are not seeing any …

Source: Business Standard