What is the AAI and Airport Authority of India

The Airport Authority of India (AAI) is a government-run organization in India. It is a department of the Ministry of Civil Aviation. It is in charge of developing, maintaining, and upgrading India’s civil aviation infrastructure.

It is responsible for a variety of tasks, including the management of 125 airports, air navigation services, and air traffic control across Indian airspace and adjacent marine areas. The Airport Authority of India was formed in April 1995 when the International Airports Authority of India (IAAI) and the National Airports Authority (NAA) were amalgamated by an Act of Parliament.

The Civil Aviation Training College (CATC) in Allahabad, the National Institute of Aviation Management and Research (NIAMAR) in Delhi, and the Delhi and Kolkata Fire Training Centers (FTC).

AAI operates from its five regional headquarters, including the North-Eastern Regional Headquarter in Guwahati, Assam, which has its corporate headquarters at Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan in New Delhi. AAI has five training facilities, comprising three ATS training organizations (ATSTOs), namely AAI.