Most international airports are state-owned: IATA

As the government proceeds with privatisation of six airports, global airlines body IATA has noted that most airports across the world are state-owned and aviation policy makers should take decisions in this regard keeping in view interests of airlines and passengers.

“The airport sector has not gone through the same process of structural transformation as the airline sector. Only nine per cent of European airports are in full private ownership, while 78 per cent remain fully publicly-owned,” International Air Transport Association said in its latest report titled ‘Airport Competition’.

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