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India Aviation Industry Newsletter 14 September

India Aviation Industry Newsletter 14 September

‘Civil aviation recovery would be faster due to market size’ Says Remi Mail lard

India’s civil aviation recovery would be much faster on the back of large market size, Airbus India President Remi Mail lard said during Assocham’s webinar on ‘COVID-19 Impact and Opportunities’ for the civil aviation sector, he said “The revival will at least take a year and the domestic market should be the focus right now. Regional connectivity is of utmost importance right now.”

CSMIA Becomes India’s First Airport to Achieve ACI Health Accreditation

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) has become the first Indian airport to be accredited under the Airport Council International (ACI) Health Accreditation programme. This accreditation is a tip of the hat to the numerous health and safety initiatives adopted by CSMIA to safeguard passengers in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mumbai Airport initiates smartphone check-in

Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport has introduced nearly 50  SITA mobile-enabled kiosks becoming one of the first airports in India to deliver a contactless flight check-in for passengers. The technology allows passengers to use their mobile device to interact with kiosks. Maneesh Jaikrishna, vice president for the Indian subcontinent, Dubai, eastern and southern Africa in SITA said “We are pleased to have supported Mumbai Airport with this, and we’re subsequently rolling this solution to other airports in India too.”

Gulf Air resumes direct flights to India

Gulf Air announced that it will resume its direct flights to and from India staring with Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) commencing today along with Cochin and Calicut this week with plans to announce a further expansion into more destination within India soon. The flights are operating based on a special agreement between the governments of the Kingdom of Bahrain and India.

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