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Wings India 2024 Being Held in Hyderabad

Utkarsh Classes 19-01-2024
Wings India 2024 Being Held in Hyderabad Defence 4 min read

Wings India 2024, Asia's largest civil aviation event, is being held at Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad. The eighth edition of the once-in-two-year event was inaugurated on 18 January 2024 by the Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia.

  • The Airports Authority of India, in collaboration with the Ministry of Civil Aviation and FICCI, is organizing the biennial (after every two years) event. 
  • Wings India 2024 showcases a collection of new-generation aircraft displays, allied aviation services, auxiliary unit industries, and advancements in the tourism sector. 

Wings India 2024 Theme: 

Connecting India to the World in Amrit Kaal: Setting the Stage for India Civil Aviation @2047"

Importance of Wings India 2024: 

  • Wings India 2024 witnessed deliberations over the strategies and strategic framework for the country's future aviation sector. 
  • The four-day Wings India 2024 brought together various worldwide stakeholders and aviation industry participants to promote collaboration, showcase innovations, and explore business opportunities. 

Various Outcomes:

  • The aviation industry's most innovative aircraft technology and machinery are showcased at the event.
  • In the exhibition, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. showcases its indigenous civil platforms like the Hindustan-228 aircraft and the upgraded civil helicopter Dhruv
  • Air India will unveil its Airbus A350, the first aircraft in the country, while the Boeing 777-9 will be on display for the first time there. 
  • Along with aerobatic displays by the Sarang team of the Indian Air Force, more than 25 aircraft of different sizes also will display for the spectacular view at the venue. 
  • About 130 exhibitors and 15 Hospitality Chalets from across the globe are participating in the event, in addition to approximately 500 Business-to-business meetings. The event will continue until January 21st.

Declaration:

  • FICCI and KPMG have jointly released a knowledge paper on civil aviation. 
  • Launch of UDAN 5.3
  • Launch of the Airbus-Air India Training Centre, with the purchase of more aeroplanes and the setting of a flight training centre in Gurugram with 10 flight simulators and 10,000 pilots being trained in the coming years
  • Airbus has signed manufacturing contracts with TATA ASL and Mahindra Aerospace Structures Pvt. Ltd. to increase the number of pilots
  • GMR and IndiGo have signed a consortium to collaborate on developing sustainable training in the aerospace industry
  • Inauguration of the GMR School of Aviation
  • Deal announcement of Akasa Air with a triple order of 200 aircraft in 17 months.

FAQ

Answer: Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad

Answer: Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia.

Answer: The Airports Authority of India, in collaboration with the Ministry of Civil Aviation and FICCI.

Answer: Connecting India to the World in Amrit Kaal
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