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Aviation sector will see Rs 1 trn investment in next 5 years: Jayant Sinha

Jayant Sinha said the capacity addition would come with other amenities such as use of digital technology for passenger verification and bringing about a paradigm shift in airport designs

Jayant Sinha, Civil Aviation Minister
File photo of Jayant Sinha

The aviation sector in India, currently growing at nearly 28 per cent, will see an investment of close to Rs 1 trillion in the next five years for capacity augmentation and development of new greenfield airports, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said on Wednesday. As his ministry firms up plan to achieve 1 billion passenger trips per annum within the next 15-20 years, Sinha said the capacity addition would come with other amenities such as use of digital technology for passenger verification and bringing about a paradigm shift in airport designs. While the ...