Dez-2013. Minister of State for Civil Aviation K C Venugopal has informed the Indian lower house of Parliament that the Maharashtra government is in the process of applying for qualification for the selection of a concessionaire for the construction of Navi Mumbai International Airport. The necessary approvals were obtained from the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF) and other agencies. CIDCO has extended the deadline for the development contract for Navi Mumbai International Airport from 28-Jun-2014 to 31-Jul-2014. The bidders had requested a change in the provisions of the bid document to clarify the development project, eligibility conditions and intervals between project agreements. The first phase of the airport is expected to enter service in 2019 and accommodate 10 million passengers per year. The new airport is expected to accommodate 60 million passengers by 2030, when it is expected to operate at full capacity. 24-Nov-2016. The development costs of Navi Mumbai International Airport, estimated at INR 167 billion ($2.4 billion), increased by 250% compared to INR 47.7 billion ($692.6 million) when their plan was formulated in 2006/2007. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju cited the slow process of the airport project: „Apart from the few authorizations from different departments, there was not much movement at the airport. I took two aerial photos of the place, but things are still the same. Nothing has advanced. City and Industrial Development Corporation extended the application period from 07-Nov-2016 to 09-Jan-2017.

19-Aug-2016. City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) is extending the bid request for the operation of Navi Mumbai Airport until December 2016 or January-2017. As a result, the development of the airport cannot be completed on time. 22-Jan-2016. India`s Interior Ministry objected to the security clearance of Hiranandani Developers and Zurich Airport, as the companies among the four shortlisted companies that had applied for the Navi Mumbai International Airport project. The other three airport suppliers include GMR Infrastructure, GVK Power – Infrastructure Ltd and MIA Infrastructure of France with Tata Realty. 26-Jan-2017. Bhushan Gagrani, MD of the City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO), announced that the tender for Navi Mumbai International Airport from 25 January 2017 will be extended to 13 February 2017, following the receipt of a single offer from GVK Mumbai International Airport Ltd (MIAL). Navi Mumbai`s public-private partnership project is expected to cost $2.5 billion. GMR, Voluptas Developers (Hiranandani) and MIAL may be the only bidders for the planned airport.

Navi Mumbai International Airport is an airport project planned in the green prairie of the Kopra Panvel region of Mumbai. Navi Mumbai will be Mumbai`s second airport. Once completed, Mumbai will be the first city in India to have more than one airport. The airport will be built through a public-private partnership between the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and the Maharashtra government, in collaboration with Mumbai International Airports Ltd (MIAL), which is expected to hold 74% of the capital.