Captain Raj K Malik is AAI’s new ED (UDAN)

New Delhi: Captain Raj K Malik has assumed the charge of Executive Director (Regional Connectivity Scheme-UDAN) at Airports Authority of India (AAI) with effect from June 1. His key responsibility will include effective and smooth implementation of the government’s flagship scheme UDAN, which aims to provide air connectivity to currently under-served and un-served airports across the country, promote balanced regional growth and make flying affordable for masses.

Prior to his appointment as ED (RCS-UDAN), Malik has served as General Manager (Security) at Corporate Headquarters (CHQ), HOD, Security at IGI Airport, Indian Aviation Academy (IAA). Captain Malik has a rich experience of 30 years in the aviation sector and has held the post of airport director at Srinagar International Airport in the past.

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Airport Authority of India (AAI)

The Airports Authority of India or AAI is a statutory body (created through the Airports Authority of India Act, 1994) working under the Ministry of Civil Aviation, the government is responsible for creating, upgrading, maintaining and managing civil aviation infrastructure in India. It provides Communication Navigation Surveillance / Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) services over Indian airspace and adjoining oceanic areas. It also manages a total of 126 Airports, including 11 International Airports, 11 Customs Airports, 89 Domestic Airports and 26 Civil enclaves at Military Airfields.

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