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Cochin International Airport Ltd bags Covid champion award at Wings India

CIAL Managing Director S Suhas IAS received the 'Covid champions' trophy from Civil Aviation Minister, Jyotiraditya Scindia

With Air India, Tatas get a stake in Kerala's Cochin airport

Press Trust of India Kochi
The Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) has bagged the 'Covid champion' award at Wings India 2022. which is Asia's largest event on civil aviation jointly organised by the Ministry of Civil Aviation and FICCI at the Begumpet airport in Hyderabad.
CIAL Managing Director S Suhas IAS received the 'Covid champions' trophy from Civil Aviation Minister, Jyotiraditya Scindia.
The airport operator was selected for the successful implementation of a meticulous project named 'Mission Safeguarding' during the pandemic time to ensure safe travel at Kochi Airport, CIAL said in a release.
"CIAL followed the 5R rule; Recognise, Respond, Repeat, Record and Refer for this project which maintained hassle-free passenger movement at the terminals. The project comprehended extensive covid testing facilities, medical surveillance and follow up planning programmes ensuring seamless traffic," it said.
CIAL handled 4.3 million passengers during 2021 and became the third largest airport in the country in the international sector.

Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) wo the 'Aviation Sustainability & Environment' award by Wings India Awards 2022 for its efficient green practices. On March 25, The accolade comes as a recognition of CSMIA's commitment and relentless efforts towards implementing sustainable initiatives as well as inching closer to being one of the country's most eco-friendly airports.

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First Published: Mar 26 2022 | 1:47 PM IST

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