New Delhi: Shri Jayant Sinha, Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Government of India, today launched the official mobile application “GAS 2019”, for the Global Aviation Summit 2019, taking place on January 15-16, 2019 at the Grand Hyatt in Mumbai. The application was launched in the presence of Shri Rajiv Nayan Choubey, Secretary of the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India, Dr. Guruprasad Mohapatra, Chairman of the Airports Authority of India, Dr. Shefali Juneja, Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India and other officials of the AAI.
The GAS 2019 application is available on play store and iOS. It provides a holistic glimpse of the Summit and can be used to access latest updates about the mega event. The application enables users to interact with the co-delegates and speakers. It would be an excellent platform for networking through personal and group chats.
With the who’s who of the global aviation fraternity set to grace the event. The Summit is a promising platform for constructive discussions, collaborations and meeting of minds to explore the future of global aviation.
The esteemed guest-list for the Summit includes Transport & Civil Aviation ministers from Laos, Thailand, Bangladesh, Nepal and Jamaica, Civil Aviation Authorities and Directorate Generals of Civil Aviation (DGCAs) from 22 countries.
Besides, Mr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, President, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO); Mr. Alexandre de Juniac, Director-General, the International Air Transport Association (IATA); Ms. Angela Gittens, Director-General, the Airports Council International (ACI); Mr. Jeff Poole, Director-General, the Civil Air Navigation Services Organization (CANSO), Mr. Emmanuel Menanteau, CO-CEO, Kansai Airport, Mr. Florian Reuter, CEO, Volocopter GmbH, Mr. Rafal Milczarski, CEO & President of the Management Board, Polish Airlines, Mr. Marc Pissens, President Global Aviation Division, MR Don Thoma, CEO, Aireon, Mr. Stephen Beatty, Global Head – Aviation, KPMG and others will be attending the Summit to share their vision and expertise.
The future of Aviation – drones and seaplanes, airport privatization, digital travel and holistic development of global aviation ecosystem are the key areas where we intent to push the envelope both on regulations and on industry structure. This platform will enable the industry leaders to prepare a policy roadmap that will certainly provide a strong impetus to all players in the aviation ecosystem. The Summit will entails various B2G, B2B and G2G meetings.
The immersive event will also be an opportunity for the aviation fraternity to get together and work on a series of important issues not just for India but for the entire world. This is a place where the dignitaries can come and meet the people they wanted to meet and have the conversations they wanted to have about the aviation sector.