“Vijayawada Airport to handle international flights”
wednesday 3rd may, 2017
According to the provisions of Andhra pradesh re-organisation act made in the year 2014, the union cabinet declared that Vijayawada airport gets international status. These decisions were taken considering the increase in air traffic, demands from airlines and development of the capital city after bifurcation in the year 2014. This new status for the city airport doesn’t just plays a key role in the socio-economic development but also in the global tourism.
PM Narendra modi tweeted about the same on 3rd may and praised vijayawada as the “Land of Victories”
Airport Authority of India(AAI) undertook the development and up-gradationof the airport to handle International operations.