A webinar was organised by US Commercial Service at the American Centre, New Delhi, recently on civil aviation and airport development opportunities in India for US companies. S. Suresh, Board Member (Finance and Air Navigation Services), Airports Authority of India, was invited to present India’s perspective on aviation infrastructure and future prospects.
Erick Kish, Commercial Attaché, U.S. Embassy, New Delhi; Amber Dubey, Partner and Head of Aerospace and Defence at KPMG and Michel Hopkins, Program Manager, International Air Traffic Control Systems, Raytheon Inc, also participated in the webinar discussions.
The webinar was an interactive session with US companies attending the webinar online. The discussion included topics, such as key airport development opportunities, an overview of the Indian Aviation market, best practices, doing business in India, and assistance for US Companies in India. During the discussions, S. Suresh, Board Member, Finance and ANS, stated that India’s overall aviation market is estimated to be over USD 16 billion and is projected to reach 3rd position globally in the near future. Airport projects in India provide a top investment opportunity, with new major airports being planned.
The live webinar concluded on a positive note with Airports Authority of India welcoming U.S. companies to use Indian opportunities and be a partner in aviation growth in the country.