The Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu on January 15, 2019, inaugurated the Global Aviation Summit 2019 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The Summit is a union and it will address the problems faced in the aviation sector. The event will host experts and CEOs from Global Aviation Fraternity emphasizing upon the latest trends, futuristic aircraft, and cutting-edge technologies.
Present on the occasion, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced that by the beginning of 2020, the state government will make New Mumbai’s airport functional, which has the capacity to add 1 percent to the GDP.
India would be adding 1,000 aircraft over the next 7-8 years and one billion trips in the next 15 years. The domestic aviation in India has been growing at 20 percent every year since 2015 and this growth has been highest in the world.
1. The two-day summit will host a conference, expo and will endeavor meaningful engagements via G2G, G2B, B2B meetings and other networking opportunities.
2. The platform will bring together prominent leaders from across the world to share their experiences on strengthening national aviation ecosystems.
3. Prominent transport ministers from across the world would be sharing their experiences on enhancing the Aviation ecosystem and put forth key analytical inputs on their success stories, experience, and knowledge to develop aviation in their respective countries.
4. The civil aviation authorities of the world will also discuss how to ensure that safety and security standards are maintained across a fast-growing and vast aviation ecosystem.
5. The event will also examine the future of drones, sustainable growth of aviation, cargo and logistics in the aviation industry – all the factors behind building great aviation business.
6. More than 1000 delegates from global aviation fraternity are participating in first of its kind summit.