November 8, 2017: Hyderabad Menzies Air Cargo Private Limited (HMACPL), the operator of cargo facilities at GMR led Hyderabad International Airport, has announced its support as Gold Partner for AIR CARGO INDIA, the popular biennial global air cargo event being organised by The STAT Trade Times in 2018.

The 7th edition of AIR CARGO INDIA, the international biennial air cargo exhibition and networking conference will take place from 20 to 22 February 2018, at the Grand Hyatt in Mumbai. This is being organised by The STAT Trade Times, the flagship publication from the global multimodal transport media specialist the STAT Media Group.

Commenting on the partnership, Mr. SGK Kishore, CEO, GHIAL, said: Air Cargo India is one of the premium air cargoand logistics centric platforms in India for industry professionals to collaborate, network and discuss the roadmap for air cargo growth. This stage attracts influential air cargo professionals from across the world and helps generate opinions and insights, which are instrumental in shaping policies and growth strategies of the industry. We look forward to being on this platform yet again and leveraging the pool of knowledge and expertise.”

Hyderabad International Airport has recently received the Airport Council International (ACI) Airport Service Quality (ASQ) World # 1 Airport Award in the 5-15 million passengers per annum (MPPA) category for the year 2016. The airport has been featuring among the top 3 airports in the world in its category, since 2009. In addition to that, Hyderabad Airport is also the first airport in India to receive ACI’s ‘The Director General’s Roll of Excellence Award’ in 2014 for consistently earning the global top five ranking in its category in the ASQ survey.

The airport’s cargo terminal houses India’s first Pharma Zone that offers temperature-controlled Truck-Dock to airside environment. The airport also has India’s first and only airport based GMR International Free Trade Zone (GIFTZ) & Aerospace Park. With state-of-the-art value added facilities and services like the AFS (Air Freight Station) and RFS (Road Feeder Service) network providing multi-modal transport connectivity and the base for Envirotainer (temperature-controlled ULDs), GHIAL is well on its way to achieve its vision of becoming the Logistics Hub for India and South Asia Region.

HMACPL provides full scope of cargo handling services at Hyderabad Airport’s cargoterminal encompassing both physical handling as well as documentation services. Other services include build-up and breakdown of ULDs, general supervision, tracing and irregularity management, customs interface, etc.

AIR CARGO INDIA, one of the popular global trade show and conference for the aircargo industry in India, has already attracted huge participation for its next edition. The event is planned with the theme of ‘Indian Air Cargo: A revolution enhancing global trade’.

The airport has placed Hyderabad prominently on the global aviation map, contributing to the prosperity, growth and all round socio-economic development of the region. Hyderabad Airport has witnessed 15.24 Million Passengers Per Annum in FY2016-17, registering a growth of approx. 22% in overall passenger traffic and 23% growth in air traffic movements over FY2015-16. With its extensive route network and choice of airlines for its passengers, RGIA has firmly established itself as the ‘Gateway of Choice’ in South and Central Indian region. Hyderabad airport has clocked 23% Y-o-Y growth in International Cargo YTD Sept,2017.

The modular integrated cargo facility at the GMR Hyderabad International Airport is spread over 14,330 The world class cargo terminal has a capacity to handle around 150,000 metric tonnes of cargo per annum and is a gateway to the whole of South Central India’s air cargo supply chain. The world-class Hyderabad airport with all-weather, Code-F (A380 compatible) runway and airside provides major advantages to cargo aircraft operators, and the capabilities of the robust airside infrastructure of the airport were underscored with the worlds’ largest cargo aircraft Antonov 225 choosing to land at Hyderabad Airport in 2016.

Sponsors on board till now :-
Gold Partner:- GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited / Hyderabad Menzies AirCargo Pvt. Ltd
Silver Partner: - Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru, Miami International Airport
Pharma shippers forum Partner: - Brussels Airport
Air Shipper Forum Partner:- Frankfurt Airport
Track Partner:- Lufthansa Cargo
Registration + Exhibitor Lanyard Partner: - Cologne Bonn Airport
LED Signage Partner:- Skyways Group
Key Card Branding Partner:- Frankfurt Hann
Exhibitors till now : - Airports Authority of India, Air Charter Service, Air Logistics Group, Air Shagoon, AISATS, ATC Aviation, Airline services International, Brussels Airport, Changi Airport Group, Cargo Service Center, Celebi, Chapman Freeborn, ECS Group, Ethiopian Cargo, Frankfurt Airport, Global Aviation Services, GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited / Hyderabad Menzies Air Cargo Pvt. Ltd, Group Concorde, Indigo, Kale Logistics, MASKargo, M&C Aviation, Miami International Airport, MGH/Budget Cargo, Mumbai International Airport (GVK), Penta Freight, Saco Airport Equipment / Colson Europe B.V., Saudia Cargo, Sharjah International Airport, Sovika Aviation Solution, Turkish Cargo, Volga Dnepr etc.
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