AAI hosts ICAO steering group meeting of Air Traffic Flow Mgmt

New Delhi, May 15: Air Traffic Flow Management Steering Group was constituted by International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) with an objective to address the air traffic flow capacity management (ATFCM) and form regulation to avoid exceeding flow of air traffic beyond the airport and air space capacity.
The group meets regularly once in 2 years to study the manner in which the demand capacity imbalance could be addressed uniformly across the globe so that the airline community could optimize its operations consuming the delay on account of such capacity imbalance with least inconvenience to the travelling passengers.
The Eighth ICAO Steering Group meeting of Air Traffic Flow Management has commenced on May 14 at Hotel Radisson Blu, Mahipalpur, New Delhi. Airports Authority of India (AAI) being the vibrant growing aviation market in the world decided to host the meeting in New Delhi.
The objective of the meeting is to provide an efficient Air Traffic Management catering to the rapidly growing traffic volume.
The meeting was inaugurated by A K Dutta, Member (Air Navigation Services), Airports Authority of India who in his inaugural address thanked Chairman, AAI Dr. Guruprasad Mohapatra for his dynamic leadership in implementing many of the Air Traffic Management (ATM) Projects viz Air Traffic Flow Management in the country continually working towards enhancing air traffic management performance, establishing new route structure, Futuristic Telecommunication Infrastruc-ture (FTI) and pursuing active collaboration with defense for flexible use of airspace.