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Centre considering privatisation of four airports: Raju

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Tuesday said that the ministry was considering privatisation of four airports in the country, including the Ahmedabad Airport. "We are thinking of privatising four airports in India. Ahmedabad airport is among these four. There is immense scope of development in this sector. We are committed to provide world class facilities to passengers," he told reporters here.

He was here to hold a review meeting with Gujarat Civil Aviation Minister Saurabh Patel to discuss the issues and problems related to civil aviation sector in the state. The other airports being considered for privatisation are Chennai, Kolkata and Jaipur. After the meeting, Patel said that the Centre has accepted Gujarat’s proposal to start direct flight between Rajkot and Delhi.
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