The Aviation Awareness Week has been launched by the Airport Authority of India, which is being observed from 23-27 November 2020. The week is being celebrated across all airports and locations managed by the Airport Authority of India.
The week is being observed to spread awareness on aviation safety. Let’s know more about it..
Aviation Awareness Week – Key Facts
- The Airport Authority of India will observed the Aviation Awareness Week from November 23 to 27, 2020.
- During this week the Airport Authority of India will organize employment engagement programs at various airports and ANS stations.
- The week spreads awareness on the adoption of safety and preventive measures at airport premises in India irrespective of amount of traffic.
- The week also emphasis on the long-term objective of zero fatality and aims to achieve it by 2030 as expected by the International Civil Aviation organisation. Under the Global aviation safety plan the objective was initiated.
Civil Aviation in India At A Glance
- As claimed by CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate), total number of passengers in the year 2016-2017 in the civil aviation sector were 158 million.
- In the year 2018-2019, the number of passengers have increased increased to 204 million.
- The passenger data includes both international and domestic passengers.
- There has been a 10% increase in domestic passenger traffic 2007 and 2017. Whereas the International passenger traffic has seen an increase of 8.07%.
What is International Civil Aviation Organisation?
- The International Civil Aviation Organisation is United Nation’s specialized agency.
- The organization was formed in the year 1947 and is headquartered in Quebec, Canada.
- It is responsible for developing international air transport.
- The International Civil Aviation Organisation is the body that defines the protocols for investigation of air accident.
The Aviation Awareness Week is celebrated to make people aware about the role they can play in ensuring safety of aircraft operation in local airport. For this awareness programmes will be organized by Airport Directors in schools and colleges to spread awareness about the role of local residents in aviation safety.