Why Chennai airport is named as Maa?

Why Chennai airport is named as Maa?

Why Chennai airport is named as Maa?

Chennai Airport code is MAA. This three-letter airport code is derived from the airport’s former name Madras Airport Authority.

Who is the owner of airport?

Airports Authority of India

Type Statutory Body
Key people Sanjeev Kumar (Chairman) Arun Kumar, DGCA (Ex-Officio)
Products Airport management and Air Navigation Services (ANS)
Owner Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India
Number of employees 17,346 (As on 31.03.2020)

Which airports are under AAI?

Operational AAI Airports

1. Agartala Kullu (Bhuntar)
17. Jabalpur Surat
18. Juhu (Mumbai) Tirupati
19. Kandla Tuticorin
20. Kangra (Gaggal) Udaipur

Is Chennai airport bigger than Bangalore?

Although Chennai international airport receives more international passengers than Bengaluru in south India yet is placed at number four due to its lower capacity. This airport is India’s first airport where the domestic and international terminals are side by side.

Can Airbus A380 land in Chennai?

Planes like B747-8 and A380 with capacity of more than 400passengers cannot be brought to the terminals because the airport does not have suitable aerobridges or parking bays. Neither will the terminal being built have aerobridges that can be used to dock large planes.

Who build airports in India?

Airport Authority of India
2.3 Airports Authority Act (the “AAI Act”) was enacted by the Central Government in 1994, which stated that all government airports are to be developed, financed, operated and maintained by Airport Authority of India (“AAI”).

What are the jobs in AAI?

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