Shillong(Meghalaya), April 1 : The 28th Annual Day of Airports Authority of India (AAI) was celebrated today , April 1 ,2023 at the Shillong Airport, with full enthusiasm by the employees and their participation in a function held here.
Airports Authority of India was constituted by an Act of Parliament and came into being on 1st April 1995 by merging erstwhile National Airports Authority and International Airports Authority of India. The merger brought into existence a single Organization entrusted with the responsibility of creating,upgrading, maintaining and managing civil aviation infrastructure both on the ground and air space in the country.
All the Heads of the Department assembled where Rishi Kant Bangwal, Airport Director, Shillong Airport, AAI read the Chairman’s message on the occasion. Enhancing the comradely and the team spirit, the 28th Annual Day function was held at all AAI airports and its establishments in the North Eastern Region today.
In his address to the HODs and the employees. Rishi Kant Bangwal said that AAI family is committed to fulfill the Vision & Mission of AAI. He also emphasized on to increase the degree of belongingness towards AAI.
Airports Authority of India’s theme song was also played during the day to inspire the feeling of brotherhood and unity amongst the employees.
Airports Authority of India is a Mini Ratna Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Govt. of India. AAI manages 137 airports, which include 24 International Airports (including 3 International Civil Enclaves), 10 Customs Airports (including 4 Customs Civil Enclaves), 80 Domestic Airports and 23 Domestic Civil Enclaves at Defence airfields.
AAI also provides Air Traffic Management Services (ATMS) over entire Indian Air Space and adjoining oceanic areas with ground installations at all Airports and 25 other locations to ensure safety of Aircraft operations.
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