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Airports Authority of India (AAI)

Updated on: Thursday, November 26, 2020, 09:01 AM IST

Airports Authority of India observes Aviation Safety Awareness Week 2020

Country’s largest Airport operator and sole Air Navigation Service Provider Airports Authority of India (AAI) commenced Aviation Safety Awareness Week 2020 (23rd November to 27th November 2020). The week-long celebration is being observed at all airports and ANS locations managed by AAI across India. The Safety Awareness Week began with the address of Arvind Singh, Chairman, AAI. He requested all Regional Executive Directors & Airport Directors to be proactive and devote time personally for monitoring safety performance of their respective region/station. Singh further stressed that during Covid-19 situation in spite of reduced flight movements, it has been observed that wildlife/bird menace has increased at airports. Safety preventive measures should continue unabated irrespective of traffic volume. To raise awareness on Aviation Safety, AAI will undertake various employee engagement programs at the airports and ANS stations like reviewing of documents and facilities, Mock exercises, preventive maintenance etc. Various social campaigns too will be rolled out to raise awareness on the issue. Banners and posters are being displayed across AAI offices and operational centres to educate both external and internal stakeholders on the significance of the Safety Awareness Week. Maneesh Kumar DDG, DGCA has emphasized to achieve long term objective of Zero fatality by the year 2030 as envisaged by ICAO in its Global Aviation Safety Plan (GASP-2020-22) through better managed safety systems of stakeholders.
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Published on: Thursday, November 26, 2020, 09:01 AM IST
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