Coordination at national level for flexi use of air

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Coordination at national level for flexi-use of air space by civil and military air traffic agencies and interaction with ICAO for provision of more air routes for civil use through Indian air space 16. Keeping a check on aircraft noise and engine emissions in accordance with ICAO Annex 16 and collaborating with the environmental authorities in this matter, if required 17. Promoting indigenous design and manufacture of aircraft and aircraft components by acting as a catalytic agent 18. Approving training programmes of operators for carriage of dangerous goods, issuing authorizations for carriage of dangerous goods, etc. Airports Authority of India (AAI) The Airports Authority of India (AAI) was constituted by an Act of Parliament and came into being on 1st April 1995 by merging the International Airports Authority of India and the National Airports Authority with a view to accelerate the integrated development, expansion and modernization of the operational, terminal and cargo facilities at the airports in the country conforming to international standards. (c) UPES, Not for Reproduction/ Sale
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UNIT 6: Administrative Practices and Procedures Notes ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ The merger brought into existence a single Organization entrusted with the responsibility of creating, upgrading, maintaining and managing Civil Aviation infrastructure both on the ground and air space in the country. AAI at present manages 126 airports including 16 International airports, 8 Custom airports, 26 Civil Enclaves and 89 Domestic airports. AAI provides air navigation services over 2.8 million square nautical miles of airspace. During the year 2008-09, AAI at various airports handled about 13 lakhs aircraft movements (Approx. 10.3 lakhs domestic and 2.7 lakh international); 44 million passengers (33.7 million domestic and 10.3 million international) and 4.9 lakh tonnes of cargo (1.8 lakh domestic and 3.1 lakh international). Broadly the two main functions are: 1. Development & Management of Airport Infrastructure 2. Air Traffic Management Other functions are: 1. Management of the entire Indian airspace including oceanic Airspace 2. Provision of Communication, Navigational and Surveillance aids 3. Design, development, operation and maintenance of passenger terminals. 4. Operation, maintenance and upgradation of operational areas viz., runways, aprons, taxiways, etc. 5. Development and management of cargo terminals. Most of the civil airports belong to AAI (Airports Authority of India) and are headed and controlled by an officer of AAI. Thus at an airport, all the administrative functions such as allotment of land and space, payment of RNFC & Landing Charges, security functions, Bird Hazard controls, etc. are entrusted with AAI. Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security was initially set up as a Cell in the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in January 1978 on the recommendation of the Pande Committee constituted in the wake of the hijacking of the Indian Airlines flight on Activity Make a research on the Development & Management of Airport Infrastructure.
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