Two years after the virus scare reduced the flagship event to a business event in March 2020, the organizers are departing no stone unturned to reclaim the status this time approximately.
‘Wings India – 2022’,
coming out of the shadows of the Covid pandemic, Hyderabad is once again ready to host the biennial ‘Wings India – 2022’, which is deemed as Asia’s biggest Civil Aviation Show, between March 24 and 27.
Minister of Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia
Two years after the virus scare reduced the flagship event to a business event in March, the organizers are leaving no stone unturned to reclaim the status this time. Minister of Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia is told to have confirmed his participation in the event.
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Ministry of Civil Aviation
- Officials of the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Airports Authority of India (AAI), Indian Air Force, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS), Bureau of Immigration, Customs and other important stakeholders from the Telangana government met Tuesday for a preliminary meeting to discuss the event.
The meeting that discussed the support system demanded on the ground, including law and order, health protocols and sanitation agreements, traffic management, etc, held at Begumpet Airport was chaired by Usha Padhee, joint secretary in the Ministry of Civil Aviation.
“This will be the largest aviation show in the country after the relaxation of Covid protocols. On such short notice, we have ensured the participation of delegates from 20 countries while five countries have approved the participation of minister-level delegations.
About 15 or 16 aircraft will be part of the static display.
An Airbus A350 will be the star attraction of the show,” V N Bharat Reddy, director-Aviation, the Government of Telangana, spoke indianexpress.com. The Sarang team, the helicopter aerobatic display unit of the Indian Air Force, has also confirmed its participation, said.
According to the website of Wings India-2022, the event gives “a congenial forum catering to the rapidly changing dynamics of the sector, focusing on new business acquisition, investments, policy formation, and regional connectivity.
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It will be given a much-desired fillip to the aviation and restructured focused forums shall be instrumental in attaining the objective of connecting the Buyers, Sellers, Investors, and other stakeholders at a common vantage forum.”
The Telangana government wants to make the most out of the civil aviation event and discussions are on regarding its business interests in emerging technologies.
The organizers will ensure strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols. “The tickets will be sold online and only those who have got their double vaccinations will be able to register themselves. We will stick to the protocols,” Reddy told.