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Govt likely to take up next round of airport privatisation on Wednesday

Cabinet may clear AAI's proposal to sign pact with Adani Enterprises for three airports

Hardeep Singh Puri
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“We have got many more airports lined up, dozens of them, and the 100 new airports we will build between now and 2030,” Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of Civil Aviation

Aneesh PhadnisAditi Divekar Mumbai
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday is likely to take up the next round of airport privatisation. The Airports Authority of India’s proposal to sign a concession agreement with Adani Enterprises for public-private partnership of airports in Guwahati, Jaipur, and Thiruvananthapuram is lined up for consideration, an official said.

These are part of the six airports won by the Adani group under a competitive bidding process. In February, the group signed a concession agreement with the AAI for managing airports in Ahmedabad, Lucknow and Mangalore but approval regarding the other three was deferred. Privatisation has also been challenged in high courts in

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First Published: Aug 18 2020 | 6:57 PM IST

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