Air Transport of India – भारत का हवाई परिवहन

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Air travel (Air Transport) can be separated into two general classifications: national/domestic and international flights. A flight from one point to another within the same country is called a domestic flight. Flight from a point in one country to a point within a different country is known as an international flight. Travelers can use domestic or international flights in either private or public travel.

  • In 1953, all the private airline companies were nationalized and Indian Airlines and Air India came into existence.
  • Vayudoot Limited Started in 1981 as a private air carrier and late on is managed by Indian Airlines.
  • In 1935 the ‘Tata Air Lines’ started its operation of Air Transport between Mumbai and Thiruvanathapuram and in 1937 between Mumbai and Delhi.
  • International Airports Authority of India and National Airports Authority were merged in 1995 to form the Airport Authority of India.
  • The Authority manages the Civil Aviation Traning College at Allahabad and the National Institute of Aviation Management and Research in Delhi.

Some International Airports

S. NoInternational AirportsCity
1.Rajiv Gandhi International AirportHyderabad
2.Calicut International AirportCalicut
3.Chhatrapati Shivaji International AirportMumbai
4.Kempe gowda International AirportBengaluru
5.Goa Airport in Vasco di Gama CityGoa
6.Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International AirportKolkata
7.Thiruvananthapuram International AirportThiruvanan-thapuram
8.Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International AirportsGuwahati
9.Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International AirportsAhmedabad
10.Indira Gandhi International AirportsDelhi
11.Chennai International AirportsChennai
12.Shri Guru Ram Dass Jee International AirportsAmritsar
13.Pakyong Airport (First green field airport in Northeast region)Sikkim


Water Transport

Railway Transport in India

Major Rivers of India

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