Adani Group takes over Lucknow's Amausi Airport for a lease period of 50 years

A joint management of the AAI and ALIAL has been inducted for the next three years, after which, Adani Group will emerge as the sole proprietor.

The Airports Authority of India has handed over the official ownership of Lucknow's Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport to Adani Lucknow International Airport Ltd. by lease, for a period of 50 years. All staff services and operations and other miscellaneous activities from the city base will be authenticated by the new management of ALIAL starting Monday, November 2. A joint management of the AAI and ALIAL has been inducted for the next three years, after which, Adani Group will emerge as the sole proprietor.


Development Plans in Full Swing

With the transfer of ownership, Adani Group has become responsible for the overall development and security of the Lucknow Airport and the new management has buckled up to execute their plans in full swing. Proposal for the establishment of Terminal 3 is already in the executive pipeline, where facilities like those available in Delhi, such as free pick-up and drop will be soon adopted. Charges for any other services have not seen any inflation yet. The air traffic shall be regulated by the Central Industrial Security Force and ATC.

Besides a new terminal, the Lucknow Airport will also get 8 new aprons under the new management. At present, Lucknow's Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport houses around 14 aprons and in the coming two to three months, this will surge up to 22 units. This will enhance the holding capacity of the Airport, allowing 22 aircrafts to stay at the apron at a particular time.

This will have a direct impact on the number of operations hitting the runway and a schedule to increase flights to new destinations is also underway. The increased apron capacity, used as a night parking space, will also enable to run direct flights to some destinations in the morning too.

Currently, Lucknow Airport manages around 125 operations, both in arrival and departure in a single day and is the honoree of several international awards for better facilities in the '50 lakh passengers per annum' category.

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