DIAL Cargo runs for top rank
In the TIACA Air Cargo Forum, it was well recognised by all participants that Delhi Airport has invested strategically in the future with the aim to become leader in cargo business in India.
The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) had recently organised 27th TIACA Air Cargo Forum in Seoul. The theme of the forum on international aviation logistics was ‘Breaking barriers, creating opportunities’.
Delhi International Airport (P) Limited (DIAL) took part in the forum with a high level delegation comprising of I Prabhakara Rao, CEO, DIAL, Sanjiv Edward, Head of Cargo Business & Board Member, TIACA and Rishi Herenz, Head of Cargo Business Development, DIAL.
The visit was a clear reflection of DIAL’s conscious strategy of focussing on its cargo business along with other businesses at Delhi Airport. The participation ensured that DIAL was well represented at a leading global platform to showcase the huge strides made in order to become a leading cargo airport. The team participated in several rounds of discussions and put forward DIAL’s achievements in growing cargo volumes and continuous positive growth which has now positioned Delhi as India’s leading cargo airport.
Several other aspects of improvements like the adoption of e-AWB, certification by IATA as India’s only airport to be compliant for e-Freight, world service standards, process efficiencies, commodity focus on pharma, perishable, transshipment etc. were also shared. Speaking on the occasion, Rao said “DIAL is fully committed to being a part of global initiatives which bring about positive changes in the way the global air freight industry is progressing. We will continue to support all such initiatives which would go a long way to ensure positive results for the entire industry.” Edward added, “We have recorded sustained growth across all cargo segments and handled the highest tonnages in this fiscal year. The customer confidence is confirmed by the results and we are on our way to become a leading cargo gateway.”
Sanjiv Edward (extreme left) and I Prabhakara Rao(2nd from right) in the TIACA conference