AAI centre received ICAO Accreditation and Membership

Dec 28, 2013 16:03 IST

Airports Authority of India (AAI) has received TRAINAIR PLUS accreditation certificate and membership plaque by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). ICAO is a United Nation’s (UN) agency and is headquartered at Montreal, Canada.

Herve Touron from ICAO Air Navigation Bureau had visited the Fire Training Centre (FTC) of Airports Authority of India in October 2013 for an inspection of the facilities before granting ICAO’s TRAINAIR PLUS membership.

These certificates are given for facilities to enhance airport safety. By joining the TRAINAIR PLUS programme, the Fire Training Centre will have access to a global sourcing of training package.  The Certificate and membership plaque were handed over to V.P. Agrawal, Chairman, AAI and G.K. Chaukiyal, Member (Operations), AAI by the General Manager (Fire Service), Md Hanif.

CATC, Allahabad and AAI, New Delhi has received TRAINAIR PLUS accreditation earlier for its training facilities.  

About Airports Authority of India

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) under the Ministry of Civil Aviation is responsible for creating, upgrading, maintaining and managing civil aviation infrastructure in India. It provides Air traffic management (ATM) services over Indian airspace and adjoining oceanic areas.

International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It was created in 1944 to promote the safe and orderly development of international civil aviation throughout the world. It sets standards and regulations necessary for aviation safety, security, efficiency and regularity, as well as for aviation environmental protection. The Organization serves as the forum for cooperation in all fields of civil aviation among its 191 Member States.


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