We have a structured privatisation program in place: Hardeep Singh Puri
Indian civil aviation market is the third-largest domestic market in the world and we are preparing for the investment of Rs 25,000 cr with a structured privatisation plan in place, said MoCA Hardeep Singh Puri
January 10, 2020
: Looking extremely enthusiastic about future of civil aviation in India, the minister for civil aviation Hardeep Singh Puri said the "Indian skies
are in for very promising times and win-win opportunities await all the stakeholders in the Civil Aviation Sector". He was speaking at the curtain-raiser of Asia’s largest civil aviation platform ‘Wings India 2020’ to be held at Hyderabad from March 12-15 2020.
Giving details about preparedness for the better future of civil aviation in India Hardeep Singh Puri also indicated that the ministry has a well-structured privatisation plan in place. "India will soon have about 2000 civil aviation aircraft in the sky, we will be doubling the number of airports with Airports Authority of India (AAI) readying to invest more than Rs 25,000 crores in Airport infrastructure and we have a structured privatisation program in place,” said Puri.
"The aviation sector will provide win-win opportunities for not just players within the country but also abroad. Privatisation will strengthen the civil aviation sector and will contribute towards its massive expansion"- Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of Civil Aviation (IC)
"The aviation sector will provide win-win opportunities for not just players within the country but also abroad. Privatisation will strengthen the civil aviation sector and will contribute towards its massive expansion." the minister added.
Launching the Curtain Raiser Video for “Wings India 2020
” Puri further added, “Wings India 2020 is a platform for the aviation fraternity to discuss challenges along with new developing growth spots that can be targeted to ensure a positive curve. In the coming years Delhi and upcoming Jewar airports combined will be bigger than any other airport in the world. We look forward to this year’s show as an opportunity to address challenges of Civil aviation sector, highlight fuel efficiency, reliable and capable aeroplanes, enabling airlines in India to open new routes and stay profitable in this ever-competitive market.”
Wings India 2020 is also Asia’s largest and most popular gathering in the industry. Organized by Ministry of Civil Aviation, Govt of India, AAI and FICCI the event is expected to attract top leaders, special invitees in foreign ministers for civil aviation and global CEOs, suppliers, strategic partners, organizations and the media.