after lowcost airilines, it is the turn of no-frill & low cot airports. these r planned in tier-II & tier III cities, the airports would be in adtion to Ministry of Civil Aviation's modernisation of 35 non-metro airports. the investment in such airports will b in the range of Rs.40-100 crores. cities identified are- Hassan, Shimoga, Gulbarga, Bidar, Mysore... (Karnatka); Shirdi, Jalgaon, Solapur, Akola... (Maharashtra); Kannur... (Kerala); Madurai, Tiruchirapalli... (Tamil Nadu); Rupsi... (Assam); Ajmer, Mount Abu, Kailashar... (Rajasthan); Behala, Cooch Behar, Malda... (West Bengal); Jharsuguda... (Orissa); Muzzaffarpur... (Bihar); Kamalpur... (Tirupura); Passighat... (Arunachal Pradesh); big cos. like Changi Airport Singapore, TATA group, GMR Group, GVK Group r intersted in such projects...these airports could act as operational bases 4 regional airlines... Seed Newsvine Dig the Web!