Further, GMR Group has recently won the concession to develop and operate Goa’s Greenfield airport at Mopa reinforcing our standing as India’s largest private airport company. [18] In addition, on 12 and 13 March, 20,000 AAI employees had conducted a strike against the closure of Begumpet Airport, as well as that of HAL Airport in Bangalore, fearing they would lose their jobs. GMR is an Indian Infrastructural company, headquartered in Bangalore. [90], The "Pushpak – Airport Liner" service of the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation provides bus transportation to different parts of the city. It is composed of public entities Airports Authority of India (13%) and the Government of Telangana (13%), as well as a private consortium between GMR Group (63%) and Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (11%). The airport manages and controls the second longest runway in India, measuring 4,260 mts., making it A380 compatible. We charter aircrafts for flights within India and overseas too. [23] However, the Lufthansa flight still received the planned ceremonial welcome upon its 12:25 am arrival. Dubai Airports, operator of Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC), and GMR Hyderabad (GMR-HYD) have partnered to create a Covid-19 vaccine distribution corridor. [96], The closest Indian Railways station is Umdanagar.[97]. Runway 09R/27L: 4,260 by 60 metres (13,980 ft × 200 ft), This page was last edited on 17 January 2021, at 15:01. As per the MoU, SpiceJet will deploy a dedicated fleet of freighters, including wide-body aircraft, at Hyderabad airport to handle all domestic and international consignments. No further land will be acquired. [20][21], RGIA was originally scheduled to open to commercial operations on 16 March 2008; however, the date was delayed due to protests from some airlines over the high ground handling rates at the airport. 1 (GMR) DLF Building No.5, Tower B, DLF Cyber City, DLF Phase-2, Sector-25, Gurugram, Haryana-122002, India GMR Aero Technic Limited (GAT) Opposite Party No. All Rights Reserved, GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited. Hyderabad: In a move that will make Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) a cornerstone in exporting Indian COVID-19 vaccine to various parts of the world, the airport’s authority on Monday announced a collaboration with airports to build a vaccine air freight corridor product called ‘HYDXB-VAXCOR’ (‘Hyderabad to Dubai global Vaccine Corridor). Given here is an updated, real-time schedule of arrivals for all domestic and international flights arriving at Hyderabad airport. This long flyover which is 13 km has reduced travel time between the airport and the city to 30–40 minutes and also provides three entry and exit points. In 2009, GHIAL decided to postpone the second phase due to lower growth in passenger traffic than anticipated. [87] It was initially owned by GHIAL before being shifted to subsidiary GMR Hotels and Resorts Ltd. Owing to high losses from low occupancy,[88] GMR began seeking buyers of the hotel in August 2015. [27] Regional airline TruJet too opened a hub at RGIA upon commencing operations in July 2015. Rajasekhara Reddy gained power and construction began on 16 March 2005 when Sonia Gandhi laid the foundation stone. GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited 1.Company Overview 1.1HISTORY The Rajiv Gandhi International airport at Hyderabad, inaugurated by the UPA Chairperson, Smt. GMR Infrastructure in partnership with Megawide Construction Corporation of Philippines is operating and developing Mactan Cebu International Airport – the second largest airport of Philippines. Re-defining air travel by building some of the world’s best airports. 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[43], The GMR Aerospace Park contains several facilities primarily related to the aviation sector. [15], The project was forwarded by Y.S. Hyderabad: GMR Hyderabad International Airport (GHIAL) has handled more than three million domestic passengers since restarting operations after the Covid-19 lockdowns from May 25, reflecting an uptick in air traffic movement, with over 260 domestic flights and 30,000 passengers a day now. It is named after Rajiv Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India. [78][79], The cargo terminal is located west of the passenger terminal. It is mainly used when runway 09R/27L is undergoing maintenance, and as air traffic to the airport rises it will be used more often. Flight Status Airport facility Lounge Shop & Collect Shopping To & From Information Lost & Found FAQs Runway 09R/27L, the original and primary runway, is long enough to be able to receive the Airbus A380 which is the world's largest passenger aircraft. GMR Group entered the airports space in early 2000s and is today counted amongst the top 5 airport developer and operators globally. Commercial operations commence 21st September 2011 with flights to Tirupati. [8] Due to its convenient location near two highways (NH 44 and NH 765) and a railway line,[7] Shamshabad was selected in December 1998. It was opened on 23 March 2008 to replace Begumpet Airport. [85] Over the following two to three years, the capacity of the plant will be raised to 30 MW, allowing RGIA to become fully solar powered. [29][30] Airport officials remained unsure as to how the naming would occur. GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited, India GHIAL is promoted as a joint venture comprising of the GMR Group in partnership with Airports Authority of India , Government of Telangana and Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad . RGIA has a single integrated passenger terminal, which covers 105,300 m2 (1,133,000 sq ft) and has a capacity for 12 million passengers per year. It was established in 2009 in co-operation with the International Air Transport Association (IATA), International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Airports Council International (ACI) and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). [11] Through a bidding process the Shamshabad international airport with already land acquired of 5000 acres is in government possession and N. Chandrababu Naidu assigned bid to consortium consisting of Grandhi Mallikarjuna Rao(GMR Group) and Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad was chosen as the holder of the 74% stake. [101], Media related to Rajiv Gandhi International Airport at Wikimedia Commons, "Hyderabad Airport" redirects here. The MoU was signed by Pradeep Panicker, CEO-GMR Hyderabad International Airport, Saurabh Kumar, CEO-GMR Hyderabad Air Cargo and Eugene Barry, EVP-Commercial, Dubai Airports Corporation in a virtual ceremony organised last week. The airport has also regained 51 destinations out of the 55 domestic destinations it had before … The rating factors in GAL’s status as holding company of two major airports — Delhi International Airport (DIAL) and GMR Hyderabad International Airport (GHIAL) and healthy financial flexibility. GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited (GHIAL) is a joint venture company promoted by the Grandhi Mallikarjuna Rao (GMR) Group (63%) in partnership with Airports Authority of India (13%), Government of Telangana (13%) and Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (11%). [28], In November 2014, the Ministry of Civil Aviation resolved that the domestic terminal of RGIA would be named after N. T. Rama Rao, resulting in protests from members of the Rajya Sabha. [33], The airport is spread over 5,495 acres. [91] It was launched in December 2012 to replace GMR's Aero Express service. The passenger terminal apron contains parking stands on both the north and south sides of the terminal. Full Form of GMR: GMR Group is derived from the name of its founder chairman. The remaining 3,495 acres is expansion of the airport. Hyderabad is the world’s emerging vaccine capital with five major vaccine producers in its vicinity. Speaking on the occasion, GMR Hyderabad International Airport CEO Pradeep Panicker said, “The GMR Hyderabad Air Cargo has been relentlessly working for timely and smooth supply of essentials and other relief material during the Covid times to various destinations. GMR Aviation, a part of the GMR Group, was formed in 2006. [5] The airport served about 21.4 million passengers in fiscal year 2018–19. Apart from being the largest private airport company in India, GMR Group is also the only Indian airport developer to have developed and operated airports outside India. The hotel includes 305 rooms, two restaurants and a lounge for aircrew. GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited, India GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited (GHIAL) is a company promoted as a joint venture comprising the GMR Group (63%) in partnership with Airports Authority of India (AAI) (13%), Government of Telangana (13%) … Sonia Gandhi on 14th March, 2008, commenced operations from 0001 hrs on Sunday, 23rd March, 2008. GMR Aero Technic is a world class aircraft maintenance organisation approved by EASA and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (India) and various civil aviation authorities and one of the few MROs certified for AS9110 standards in South East Asia region. [6] When the State proposed the construction of a new airport for the Air Force, the Ministry of Defence suggested the State consider sites south of Begumpet Airport. It is located in Shamshabad, about 24 kilometres (15 mi) south of Hyderabad. The first-ever non-stop services of Air India between Hyderabad and Chicago commenced with the maiden flight arriving here in early hours to the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) on … Also present on the occasion were members of the visiting French Trade delegation, comprising their Members of Parliament, Mr. Nicolas Forissier, Mr. Andre Ferrand and Mr. Jérôme Bonnafont, the French Ambassador to India, amongst others. [100] The first leg of this phase will bring the capacity to 18 million passengers annually, and the second leg will raise it to 20 million. [40] There is a total of nine gates, seven of which are located on the south side of the terminal and the other two on the north side. However, amid its parent's poor financial situation following the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 incident, MAE was unable to fund the MRO, which had been accruing losses. [89], RGIA is connected to the city of Hyderabad by NH 44, NH 765 and the Outer Ring Road. [18] The naming resulted in opposition from the Telugu Desam Party (TDP). [9], In November 2000, under the N. Chandrababu Naidu government and the Airports Authority of India (AAI) signed a memorandum of understanding on the greenfield airport project, establishing it as a public–private partnership. Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (IATA: HYD, ICAO: VOHS) is an international airport that serves Hyderabad, the capital of the Indian state of Telangana. [93] As of late 2015, feasibility studies on the phase are underway. 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