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Bhubaneswar airport to be privatised soon

28/07/2021 at 4:00 PM

New Delhi, July 28: Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in Bhubaneswar will be privatised soon, informed VK Singh, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Minister in Parliament today.

Replying to a question of BJD MP Subash Singh, the Minister said that airports in Bhubaneswar, Varanasi, Amritsar, Raipur, Trichy and Indore will be privatised.

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) in September 2020 had recommended the Centre to privatise these airports.

Worth mentioning, in the first phase of airport privatisation under Modi government, Adani Group had bagged contracts for six airports in February this year.

The airports are Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Mangaluru, Triruvananthapuram and Guwahati.

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