Government bodies, their roles and functions are important for the IAS Exam. Airports Authority of India (AAI) is one such Statutory Body under the Government of India, which is frequently seen in the News. Read on to know more about AAI, its functions and relevance for the IAS Exam.
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Airports Authority of India (AAI)
Founded in 1995, the Airports Authority of India was created through the Airports Authority of India Act, 1994 under the aegis of the Ministry of Civil Aviation. Hence, it is a statutory body.
- The AAI manages the building, enhancing, servicing and management of the civil aviation infrastructure in India.
- The major function of the AAI is to provide Air Traffic Management (ATM) services over airspaces that belong to the Indian Territory and the neighbouring oceanic areas.
- It also provides CNS (Communication Navigation Surveillance).
- It is responsible for the creation, management, maintenance and up-gradation of aviation infrastructure in the country. Management of international airports, domestic airports, customs airports and civil enclaves in the defence airfields is vested in the AAI.
- The headquarters of the Airports Authority of India is in New Delhi.
Achievements of AAI
Some of the achievements of AAI are listed below:
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