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Airport Infrastructure Investment in India (Infrastructure Investments, Projects, Airport, Airlines, & Associations) By Five Year Plans (12th Plan - 15th Plan)

Airport Infrastructure Investment in India (Infrastructure Investments, Projects, Airport, Airlines, & Associations) By Five Year Plans (12th Plan - 15th Plan)

Airports offer access to essential infrastructure and services that facilitate air transport. In addition, airports can play a critical role for economic development on local, national and regional levels. The effective and efficient development and functioning of airports is therefore important for the sustainable development of air transport in particular and the economy as whole. The quality of airport infrastructure is a vital component of the overall transportation network, contributes directly to a country’s international competitiveness and the flow of foreign investment.

Aviation industry in India has a constant growth among the other industries in the world. The Indian government’s open sky policy has abetted a lot of overseas players to enter the aviation market with huge spending.

The emerging business places, increased scope for connectivity, government initiatives, new operating models of airlines, and tourism drives the dynamic growth of the Airport infrastructure development in India. The airport infrastructure investment in India is placed aggressively and it will reach $20 billion by 2020.

The PPP model is helping the market to grow. The investment from private firms have now increased resulting into better service and customer satisfaction, however, the maintenance and repair facilities are difficult to handle, demanding lots of investment. This high operational cost hampers the market. The Indian government is planning for opening of airports in Tier2 cities and Tier3 cities that will act as an investment opportunities for the vendors.

Some of the players in the market are Airport Authority of India, GMR Infrastructure, GVK Power & Infrastructure and L&T, in addition to these players, airlines such as Air India, GoAir, Jet Airways and Spice Jet have also been covered in the report.

This study analyses “Airport Infrastructure Investment in India”, bringing out the complete key insights of the industry. Objective of the report is to provide an opportunity for players to understand the latest trends, current market scenario, government initiative and technologies related to the market. In addition, helps the venture capitalist in understanding the companies better and take informed decisions.


1 Industry Overview 11
1.1 Industry Trends 11
1.2 Pest Analysis 12
2 Report Outline 13
2.1 Report Scope 13
2.2 Report Summary 13
2.3 Research Methodology 14
2.4 Report Assumptions 14
3 Market Snapshot 15
3.1 Total Addressable Market (TAM) 15
3.2 Related Markets 16
3.2.1 Smart Airports market 16
3.2.2 Advanced Airport Technologies Market 16
4 Market Characteristics 17
4.1 Evolution of Market 17
4.2 Value Chain 17
4.3 Market Segmentation 18
4.3.1 Airports 18
4.3.2 Airlines 18
4.4 Market Dynamics 18
4.4.1 Drivers 18
4.4.1.1 Public Private Partnership (PPP) Model 18
4.4.1.2 Domestic, International and Cargo Traffic 18
4.4.1.3 Increased Connecting Routes Across Countries 19
4.4.1.4 Low Cost Airlines 19
4.4.2 Restraints 19
4.4.2.1 Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Facilities 19
4.4.2.2 Inadequate Runways 19
4.4.3 Opportunities 19
4.4.3.1 Development of New Airports 19
4.4.3.2 Employment in the Country 19
4.4.4 DRO – Impact Analysis 20
4.5 Porter 5 Forces Analysis 21
5 Trends & Roadmap 22
5.1 Market Trends & Impact 22
5.2 Technology Roadmap 24
6 Projects 25
6.1 Ongoing – Global Airport Projects 25
6.1.1 Future Terminal 1, Lyon–Saint Exupery Airport, France 25
6.1.1.1 Investment 26
6.1.2 Tampa International Airport Expansion, Tampa, US 26
6.1.2.1 Investment 27
6.1.3 Gatwick Airport Expansion, London, UK 27
6.1.3.1 Investment 28
6.1.4 Navi Mumbai International Airport, Mumbai, India 28
6.1.4.1 Investment 29
6.1.5 Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE/RCTP), Taiwan 29
6.1.5.1 Objectives and Features 29
6.1.5.2 Investment 29
6.1.6 John F Kennedy International Airport JetBlue Terminal, New York, US 30
6.1.7 King Khaled International Airport, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 31
6.1.8 Long Thanh International Airport, Vietnam 32
6.1.8.1 Investment 32
6.1.9 Halifax Robert L Stanfield International Airport, Nova Scotia, Canada 33
6.1.10 Frankfurt International Airport Expansion Project, Frankfurt, Germany 34
6.1.10.1 Objectives 34
6.1.10.2 Investment 34
6.2 Ongoing – Indian Airport projects 35
7 Associations 37
7.1 Industry Associations 37
7.1.1 Airports Authority of India 37
7.1.2 Airports Economic Regulatory Authority 37
7.1.3 Directorate General of Civil Aviation 37
7.1.4 Association of Private Airport Operators 38
8 Airports: Market Size & Analysis 39
8.1 Overview 39
8.2 International Airport 43
8.2.1 Hotels 43
8.2.2 Shopping Area 43
8.2.3 Conferencing and Entertainment 44
8.2.4 Aircraft Maintenance Engineering 44
8.3 Domestic Airport 44
8.3.1 Other Operational 45
8.3.1.1 Airport Terminals 45
8.3.1.2 Aircraft Ground Handling 46
8.3.1.3 Airport Engineering 46
8.3.1.4 Airport Light 46
8.4 Vendor profile 47
8.4.1 Airport Authority of India (AAI) 47
8.4.1.1 Overview 47
8.4.1.2 Financial Health 47
8.4.1.3 SWOT Analysis 48
8.4.1.4 Objective and Progress 48
8.4.2 GMR Infrastructure Ltd. 50
8.4.2.1 Overview 50
8.4.2.2 Financial Health 50
8.4.2.3 SWOT Analysis 51
8.4.2.4 Objective and progressive 51
8.4.3 GVK Power & Infrastructure Ltd. 52
8.4.3.1 Overview 52
8.4.3.2 Financial Health 52
8.4.3.3 SWOT Analysis 53
8.4.3.4 Objective and Progress 53
8.4.4 Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (L&T) 54
8.4.4.1 Overview 54
8.4.4.2 Financial Health 54
8.4.4.3 SWOT Analysis 55
8.4.4.4 Objective and Progress 55
8.4.5 Reliance Infrastructure Ltd. 56
8.4.5.1 Overview 56
8.4.5.2 Financial Health 56
8.4.5.3 SWOT Analysis 57
8.4.5.4 Objective and Progress 57
8.4.6 Bengal Aerotropolis Project Ltd. 58
8.4.6.1 Overview 58
8.4.6.2 SWOT Analysis 58
8.4.6.3 Objective and Progress 58
9 Airlines: Market Size & Analysis 60
9.1 Overview 60
9.2 Air Cargo Traffic 61
9.3 Air Passenger Traffic 64
9.4 Vendor Profiles 74
9.4.1 Air India Ltd. 74
9.4.1.1 Overview 74
9.4.1.2 Financial Health 74
9.4.1.3 SWOT Analysis 75
9.4.1.4 Objective and progress 75
9.4.2 Spice Jet 76
9.4.2.1 Overview 76
9.4.2.2 Financial Health 76
9.4.2.3 SWOT Analysis 77
9.4.2.4 Objective and Progress 77
9.4.3 GoAir 78
9.4.3.1 Overview 78
9.4.3.2 Financial Health 78
9.4.3.3 SWOT Analysis 78
9.4.3.4 Objective and Progress 79
9.4.4 Jet Airways (India) Ltd. 79
9.4.4.1 Overview 79
9.4.4.2 Financial Health 80
9.4.4.3 SWOT Analysis 80
9.4.4.4 Objective and Progress 81
9.4.5 AirAsia 81
9.4.5.1 Overview 81
9.4.5.2 Financial Health 81
9.4.5.3 SWOT Analysis 82
9.4.5.4 Objective and Progress 82
9.4.6 IndiGo 83
9.4.6.1 Overview 83
9.4.6.2 Financial Health 83
9.4.6.3 SWOT Analysis 83
9.4.6.4 Objective and Progress 84
10 Infrastructure Investments: Size & Analysis 85
10.1 Indian Infrastructure 85
10.1.1 Infrastructure Sectors 85
10.1.2 Infrastructure Modes 86
10.2 FDI Policies – Airports Infrastructure/projects 86
10.3 Aviation Infrastructure 87
10.3.1 Regional Airports Cost Structure 88
10.3.2 Air Navigation Services (ANS) Investments 88
10.3.3 Indian aircrafts investments 89
10.4 Global & Airport Projects Investments 89
11 Competitive Landscape 92
11.1 Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) 92
11.2 Venture Capital (VC) Funding 92
11.3 Joint Ventures & Collaborations 93
Annexure
Acronyms 94

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