Aviation ministry to resolve air transport and cargo challenges

The civil aviation ministry has constituted three advisory groups with representatives of airlines, airport operators, cargo carriers, ground handling companies, flight training organisations, and maintenance, repair and overhaul companies to address and solve challenges faced by the sector. These three groups will be chaired by Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia.
The first group will have chiefs of airline companies and includes Air India CMD Rajiv Bansal, IndiGo Promoter Rahul Bhatia, SpiceJet Chairman Ajay Singh, GoAir Director Ness Wadia, Vistara Chairman Bhaskar Bhat and CEOs of AirAsia India and Alliance Air.
The group also has Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Secretary of Civil Aviation and Director General of Civil Aviation as members.
The second group comprises of Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India Chairman, Director General, Bureau of Civil Aviation Security, Chairman of AAI, GMR Group Business Chairman GBS Raju, Adani Group VP Jeet Adani and BIAL MD and CEO Hari Marar in addition to the civil aviation ministry and DGCA representatives.
The third group, which comprises of ground handling organisations, MROs, flying training organisations, etc will delve into air cargo related matters and advise the government on enhancing the participation of Indian carriers in air cargo.