GOVERNMENT AIMING TO IMPROVE AIR CARGO TRADE

The Government is taking a number of steps towards improving air cargo trade expansion at the various airports in the country. This information was given to the Parliament, by Shri Praful Patel, Minister for Civil Aviation.

Airports Authority of India (AAI) is handling international cargo at 4 metro airports viz. Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata and at 4 non-metro airports viz. Nagpur, Guwahati, Lucknow and Coimbatore airports.

At Indira Gandhi International Airport Delhi, infrastructure development such as air conditioned Public Waiting Hall with working paraphernalia, the Truck Dock Area of Centre for Perishable Cargo (CPC), modification of cargo terminal with facility to maintain ambient temperature.

At Amrit sar airport, construction of a Modern Air Cargo Terminal and Temporary Centre for Perishable Cargo (CPC) developed by PAGREXO have been commissioned.

At Kolkata airport, Phase-I of Integrated cargo Terminal for export operation at a cost of Rs. 49.66 crore has been commissioned.

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