My Best Pick 2020

Ambareesh Baliga thinks his infrastructure pick is sure to fly

GMR Infrastructure is cleaning up its act and has a golden goose in GMR Airports

Published 3 years ago on Apr 09, 2020 5 minutes Read

In movies, an aircraft landing bumpily on a poorly built runway that ends in single-cabin office suggests a hick town. The protagonist has arrived in the back of the beyond. Over the years, airports have come to convey the poverty or prosperity of a city or a state. They are no longer mere transport hubs, with empty hours of waiting. They are vibrant spaces, where travelers are invited to engage with local history, art and food. One such is Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, with its famous hand sculptures.