Mangaluru/New Delhi, July 04, 2019: Union Cabinet July 3, Wednesday approved the proposals for leasing out three major airports — Mangaluru, Ahmedabad, Lucknow — of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) through public-private partnership (PPP), an official spokesperson said. Earlier this year, the Adani group had won the bids to operate the three airports for a period of 50 years.
The AAI had chosen the winner on the basis of the “per-passenger fee” offered by the bidders. Principal Spokesperson of the Government of India Sitanshu Kar said on Twitter, “Cabinet approves proposal for leasing out of three airports viz. #Ahmedabad, Lucknow and Mangaluru of Airports Authority of India through Public Private Partnership.