Latest Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport Stories

2008-08-17 21:00:38

NEW DELHI: The Centre has finally given the final go-ahead for modernizing Kolkata and Chennai airports by the state-run Airports Authority of India (AAI). The AAI will now begin work next month and complete the process in three years. The Union cabinet on Thursday approved the Rs 1,808-crore Chennai and Rs 1,943-crore Kolkata airport programmes. Aviation minister Praful Patel said: "AAI can develop these two airports as models and compete with private sector in developing world class...

2008-06-19 00:00:20

By Subhro Niyogi KOLKATA: India's largest construction company, firms from Canada and Turkey as well as an Italian-Thai joint venture have bid for the Rs 1,942 crore modernization project of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport. All three international firms have Indian partners. While the Indian firms will have to meet the financial norms, the foreign partner will bring expertise to the table. Eleven companies had initially shown interest in the airport modernization...

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