Civil Aviation show from March 16

After the grand success of India Aviation 2014, Ministry of Civil Aviation, jointly with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is organizing the 5th Edition of India Aviation from March 16 to 20  at Begumpet Airport.


The five-day biennial Civil Aviation Show will be formally inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee on March 16 at 3 pm. Governor E.S.L Narsimhan, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao, AP Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu and Union Minister of Civil Aviation Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati will be present. R. N. Choubey, Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviations, and  Harshavardhan  Neotia, President, FICCI will also be present. .India is on the journey to become the third largest aviation market in the world by 2020 after USA and China.


Speaking on the highlights of the India Aviation show this year, Anil Srivasatava said more than 200 major participants are expected to take part in the show.


A one day conference on Indian Civil Aviation Sector: Potential as Global Manufacturing Hub will be held on March 17 at the Begumpet Airport.


The first three days March 16, 17 and 18 is only for Business Visitors. The General Visitors are allowed only on March 19 and 20. The entry will be through tickets. The entry tickets can be booked on The general tickets are priced at Rs 300 and Business at Rs 700. The tickets will also be available for the general public at all branches of Axis Bank.

There will be two sessions for general visitors on 19th & 20th March. One from 10 AM to 1 PM and other from 2 PM to 5 PM. The visitors who buy tickets as general visitors on 19th and 20th are allowed to go in the specific session and allowed to spend that much time only.

General visitors are requested not to carry food, water, eatables, big hand bags, purses, any liquids, banned items etc. inside the show strictly for security reasons. It is desirable that visitors do not carry mobile phones as well to avoid congestion. Sufficient arrangements are made for food and water inside the venue. Public are also informed that they will be able to view different aircrafts from a barricaded distance. They cannot & should not expect to enter any plane. All the security procedures of any operating airport will be strictly adhered to at the Begumpet Airport.

The primary objective of the event is Business in nature, to attract investments in the Aerospace sectors, into the country in general, & Telangana in particular. This is not a Mela. The exhibition timings are 10 AM to 5 PM. The exhibition concludes on Sunday, 20th March. Public are requested to cooperate with the organizers to make the show a big success. (NSS)