Airports Authority of India (AAI) has received 32 technical bids from 10 companies to operate six airports. These airports are Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram, Lucknow, Mangaluru, Ahmedabad and Jaipur. AAI had invited bids to carry out operations, management and development of these six airports in public-private partnership (PPP) mode. A senior government official said, the last date to submit technical bids was February 14. AAI will open the financial bids on February 25.
The winning bids will be announced on February 28. In November last year, the government had cleared a proposal for managing six AAI-run airports on PPP basis