AAI signs MoU to run Diu Airport
Airports Authority of India (AAI) will undertake the operation, development and maintenance of Diu Airport.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) demonstrating the responsibilities has been signed on Monday between UT Administration of Daman and Diu and AAI.
The Airport operations were handed over to AAI on 10 March. With this transition, AAI will provide required facilities, infrastructure and management at Diu Airport.
Further, with the objective of upgrading the infrastructure and services at Diu Airport, Planning Department of AAI will shortly develop the new design for the airport.
At present Air India operates scheduled movements four times a week on Mumbai-Diu-Mumbai sector on Viability Gap Funding provided by Diu Administration. The operations, development and maintenance of Diu airport will now be led by AAI.