2455. DR. T. SUMATHY (a) THAMIZHACHI THANGAPANDIAN:
Will the Minister of CIVIL AVIATION be pleased to state:
(a) whether the Government has taken steps to introduce more air services through foreign airliners from Chennai International Terminal and if so, the details thereof;
(b) the total number of international airliners in operation from Chennai International airport Terminal and the expected increase after the opening of additional aerobridges and gates;
(c) the steps taken by the Government to increase the direct international flights from Chennai to foreign destinations; and
(d) whether the Government has any plan to add an additional Runway at Chennai International Airport Terminal exclusively for the Cargo flights operations and if so, the details thereof?