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Mr. Atul Sharma
, Past Regional President IACC-NIC, andManaging Partner, Link Legal India Law Services, led the Aviation
Session which discussed the opportunities in Aviation Infrastructure, and re -looked at the Civil Aviation Authority
Regulations.
Mr. Henry Steingass
, Regional Director, S&SE Asia, USTDA,
Mr. Arijit Ghosh
, President – Aerospace,
Honeywell India,
Mr. Nalin Jain
, President and CEO, South Asia, GE Transportation, GE Aviation,
Mr. Amber Dubey
,
Partner and Head – Aerospace andDefence, KPMG,
Mr. Piyush Gupta
, Partner, Kochhar& Co.,
Mr. Ravi Menon
, Executive
Director, AirWorks india, Group
Captain R K Bali (Retd)
, Secretary, Business Aircraft Operators Association (BAOA),
Cdr. A
M Ganapathy
, Managing Partner, ACCOLITE CBAS Inc. were the other speakers in this session. Given that most air traffic
growth had been found in Asia, specifically India and China, the lack of infrastructure at some of the airports in India was
resulting in the disability of handling high air trafficandmaintaining optimumair connecti vity. The speakers also called for
rationalization of taxes, revision of certain policies that hampered investment in this sector and better regulations for
MROs.
Session on
“Trends in Indo-US Cooperation in Aviation”
(L-R)
- Mr. Amber Dubey,
Partner and Head-Aerospace and Defense, KPMG;
Mr. Nalin Jain,
President and CEO, South Asia, GE
Transportation, GE Aviation;
Mr. Arijit Ghosh,
President –Aerospace Honeywel l India;
Mr. Henry Steingass,
Regional Di rector, S&SE
Asia, USTDA;
Mr. Atul Sharma,
Past Regional President, IACC & Managing Partner, Link Legal India Law Services;
Mr. Piyush Gupta,
Partner, Kochhar & Co;
Mr. Ravi S Menon,
Executive Di rector, Ai r Works India;
Group Captain R K Bali (Retd),
Secretary, Business
Ai rcraft Operators Association (BAOA) and
Cdre A M Ganapathy,
Managing Partner, ACCOLITE CBAS Inc.