Cargo Talk

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
Sanjiv Edward (extreme left) and I Prabhakara Rao(2nd from right) in the TIACA conference

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