Author: Arjun Puttabakula

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To70’s take on the current and future aviation in India

As in many other countries, the pandemic has significantly impacted the civil aviation industry in India. Fast forward to almost one year later and the traffic is returning slowly and steadily, with the Government of India allowing domestic airlines to operate at 80% of pre-COVID...

Going beyond minimum compliance to keep table top runways safe

The Air India Express accident at Kozhikode, India (IATA: CCJ /ICAO: VOCL) on 7 August 2020 is still being investigated and speculation without access to the full facts is something that To70 leaves to the media and certain, often poorly informed parts of the internet....

Applying Airport Noise Zones In India

Airports in highly developed regions have long been required to publish airport noise zones. In 2018, India’s Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change announced a similar requirement, but the criteria, methodology and application are open to individual airport interpretation. Looking to international best practices...

Will India become an aviation powerhouse?

With double-digit growth for a third consecutive year, India is now arguably the world’s fastest growing aviation market. India’s airport operators, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Directorate General of Civil Aviation, and the Airports Authority of India (AAI) will all have their hands full in the...