INTRODUCTION Airports Authority of India (AAI), a Mini Ratna PSU undertaking under Ministry of Civil Aviation, was formed by the merger of International Airports Authority of India (IAAI) & National Airports Authority of India (NAA) by an Act of Parliament and came into existence on 01.04.1995 with a view to accelerate the integrated development, expansion & modernization of the operational, terminal & cargo facilities at the Airports in country confirming to International Standards, controlling and managing 125 Airports in India. CORPORATE MISSION “To achieve highest tandards of safety and quality in air traffic services and Airport Management by providing state-of-the-art infrastructure for total customer satisfaction, contributing to Economic Growth and Prosperity of the Nation.” ALLAHABAD AIRPORT Allahabad is the 7th most populous city in the Uttar Pradesh with an estimated population of 1.1 million in the city and 1.21 million in its metropolitan region. The city original name ‘Prayag’ comes from its position at the sangam of Ganga, Yamuna and Sarasvati rivers. The city is home to colleges, research institutions and 2 dozen central and State Govt. offices. In 2019 Kumbh Mela, Allahabad will target peaceful gathering in human history with 15 million people. Allahabad is known as the city of Prime Minister because 7 out of 16 prime minister of India since Independence have connection to Allahabad. The Allahabad High Court is one of the 1st High Court to be established in India.
Regional Connectivity Scheme: • In the 2nd round of RCS bidding, 04 operators have successfully bid for connecting 13 destinations to-fro Allahabad. • The RCS operation from Allahabad Airport has commenced from 14th June, 2018. The Airlines and destinations proposed to be connected are: Airlines Destination Indigo Bangalore (w.e.f 15.11.2018) Indigo Bhopal Indigo Bhuvneshwar Indigo Mumbai Indigo Dehradun Indigo Gorakhpur Indigo Kolkata Indigo Pune Indigo Raipur Jet Airways Indore (Operating) Jet Airways Nagpur (Operating) Jet Airways Patna (Operating) Jet Airways Lucknow (Operating) Zoom Air Kolkata Turbo Aviation Lucknow Air India Delhi (Operating)