Win­ning Ac­co­lades


AAI has made its pres­ence felt in the In­ter­na­tional arena of world class air­ports when Jaipur In­ter­na­tional Air­port won both the Air­port Coun­cil In­ter­na­tional’s ASQ global Best Air­port by size and Re­gion (Asi­apa­cific) awards in the 2-5 mil­lion pas­sen­gers per an­num by size & cat­e­gory. The Fel­low In­dian Air­port Luc­know’s Chaud­hary Cha­ran Singh In­ter­na­tional Air­port fin­ished sec­ond to Jaipur in the global 2-5 mil­lion pas­sen­ger per an­num sec­tion for the year 2015. The ACI’S Air­port Ser­vice Qual­ity (ASQ) awards or­ga­nized by the Mon­treal-based Air­ports Coun­cil In­ter­na­tional, are the re­sult of more than 600,000 in-depth pas­sen­ger sat­is­fac­tion sur­veys car­ried out last year at more than 320 air­ports across 80 coun­tries. In 2015, over half of the world's 7 bil­lion trav­el­ers passed through an ASQ air­port. It is the most cov­eted award for any air­port.

It is a mat­ter of pride that Air­ports Au­thor­ity of In­dia, a state owned or­ga­ni­za­tion, has won such pres­ti­gious awards, at par with other best air­ports in the world like Seoul’s In­cheon & Sin­ga­pore’s Changi (above 40 mil­lion pas­sen­gers), Delhi’s IGI Air­port(dial) & Mumbai’s Cha­tra­p­ati Shivaji In­ter­na­tional Air­port (MIAL) (2540 mil­lion pas­sen­gers), Seoul Gimpo (1525 mil­lion pas­sen­gers) and Sanya Phoenix (5-15 mil­lion pas­sen­gers).

On be­half of Chair­man AAI, the awards were re­ceived by Sh. Rakesh Kalra, Re­gional Ex­ec­u­tive Direc­tor (NR), Sh. B.K. Tailang, Air­port Direc­tor Jaipur In­ter­na­tional Air­port and Sh. M.P. Bansal, in a grand cer­e­mony held at Warner Bros. Movie World lo­cated at Gold Coast, Aus­tralia, on 19th April 2016, dur­ing the 11th Air­ports Coun­cil In­ter­na­tional (ACI) Asi­apa­cific Re­gional As­sem­bly, Con­fer­ence and Ex­hi­bi­tion held on 18-20 April, 2016. The awards were con­ferred by Mr. De­clan Col­lier, ACI World Chair­per­son cum CEO Lon­don City Air­port and An­gela Git­tens, Direc­tor Gen­eral of ACI world.

On 27th April 2016, the team of of­fi­cials, on their re­turn from Aus­tralia, pre­sented the awards to Chair­man Air­ports Au­thor­ity of In­dia Sh. Sud­hir Ra­heja, in the pres­ence Sh. S. Suresh, Mem­ber (Fi­nance), Sh. Anuj Ag­grawal, Mem­ber (HR), Sh. A.K. Dutta, Mem­ber (ANS & Ops) and other se­nior of­fi­cials, at AAI Head Quar­ters. (Seen in above pic­ture)

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