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KIA Bengaluru Airport Clinches The ‘Airport Of The Year Award 2024’

Utkarsh Classes 20-01-2024
KIA Bengaluru Airport Clinches The ‘Airport Of The Year Award 2024’ Award and Honour 4 min read

Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) Bengaluru was awarded the Best Airport of the Year award at the Wings India Awards 2024 on 18 January 2024. The award was given jointly to KIA Bengaluru and Delhi International Airport Limited.

  • Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia presented the awards. For this, the award ceremony was organized in Hyderabad.

Other awards given at Wings India Awards 2024:

  • Delhi International Airport (Indira Gandhi) was also recognised as the best airport in the civil aviation sector in the 4th edition of "Wings India Awards".
  • Mumbai and Delhi airports emerged as "Innovation" and "Sustainability Champions" respectively.
  • Apart from airports, awards were also given to airlines, with Vistara-Tata SIA Airlines Limited receiving the coveted title of Airline of the Year.
  • 'Air India' topped for international connectivity, while 'IndiGo' was given the award in the domestic category.
  • ‘Alliance Air’ was awarded the top honor for regional connectivity. While the Innovation Champion Award was given to: ‘Vistara’.
  • Air India Express wins award for sustainability.

State Champion Award:

  • Uttar Pradesh named State Champion at Wings India Awards 2024 for outstanding performance in Civil Aviation.

Lifetime Achievement Award:

  • The Lifetime Achievement Award for 'Distinguished Women in Aviation' was given to Tulsi N Mirchandaney, former MD of Blue Dart.

Awards in Airports Category:

  • Airport of the Year (Joint Awards):
  • Bangalore International Airport Limited
  • Delhi International Airport Limited
  • >25 MPPA Traffic: Bangalore International Airport Limited (MPPA stands for "million passengers per annum".)
  • 10-25 MPPA Traffic: GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited
  • 5 - 10 MPPA Traffic: Dabolim Airport
  • <5 MPPA Traffic: Mangaluru International Airport Limited
  • Innovation Champion: Mumbai International Airport Limited
  • Sustainability Champion: Delhi International Airport Limited

Awards in Airlines Category:

  • Airline of the Year: Vistara-Tata SIA Airlines Limited
  • International Connectivity: Air India
  • Domestic Connectivity: InterGlobe Aviation Limited
  • Regional Connectivity: Alliance Air
  • Innovation Champion: Vistara-Tata SIA Airlines Limited
  • Sustainability Champion: Air India Express

About Wings India Awards 2024:

  • The Wings India Awards ceremony was held on the first day (18 January) of the Wings India 2024 which is being held from 18 to 21 January 2024 at Begumpet Airport, Hyderabad.
  • Organized in collaboration with the Airports Authority of India, Union Ministry of Civil Aviation and FICCI, this program is organized on a biennial basis.

FAQ

Answer:- KIA Bengaluru and Delhi International Airport Limited are jointly operated by

Answer:- Uttar Pradesh.

Answer:- Lifetime Achievement Award was given to Tulsi N Mirchandaney.

Answer:- Vistara-Tata SIA Airlines Limited

Answer:- Mumbai International Airport Limited
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