New Delhi: M Suresh has taken over charge as Member (Air Navigation Services) of Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Thursday. Prior to this assignment, Suresh was serving as Executive Director (Aviation Safety) at Corporate Headquarters of AAI in New Delhi. At previous role, he was discharging the strategic function of ensuring safety in aerodrome operation and air navigations services and developing & maintaining a safety management policy of AAI.
Suresh is an Engineering Graduate in Electronics and Communication with a Master of Business Administration (HR). He also holds an International Airport Professional (IAP) degree accorded by the Airports Council International and International Civil Aviation Organisation.
He has a rich experience of 25 years in AAI holding the posts of Airport Director for Madurai, Jammu and Goa Airport. He also held the posts of General Manager (Airport Licensing) and General Manager (IT) at CHQ. During this assignment, he was responsible for licensing of new airports and renewal of the license of existing operational airports as well ushering the development and usage of IT platforms in AAI.
Suresh is an Air Navigation Service technical expert and has vast experience in planning, provision, operation and maintenance of CNS facilities, airport system facilities and information technology facilities at airports in India. He has been instrumental in the implementation of NOCAS Version-2, the Building Height Clearance Software for the public, SKY REV 360, NIC CPPP Training Program, e-Office deployment and the implementation of the biometric access control project in AAI and many such initiatives.
He also worked as Regional Executive Director (North-East Region) and was responsible for planning, design of modern state-of-the-art environment-friendly airport terminals and airside infrastructure like runways, apron and their financial evaluation, regulatory clearances, tendering & award processes, etc.
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