Who: MoU between India and Singapore in the field of civil aviation
What: Approved by Union Cabinet
When: 6 January 2016
The Union Cabinet on 6 January 2016 gave its ex-post facto approval for signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Airports Authority of India and Singapore Cooperation Enterprise in Civil Aviation.
The MoU was signed between the two nations in November 2015 during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Singapore.
The MoU aims at establishing mutual cooperation in the field of civil aviation, which will cover the airports of Jaipur and Ahmedabad. This cooperation will be extended to other airports with mutual consent.
Key features of MoU
The MoU seeks collaboration in Civil Aviation Sector in the areas of:
• Master-planning and design
• Traffic development
• Commercial development
• Service quality improvement
• Training and development
• Cargo handling and Management
• Maintenance, repair and overhaul
• Operation and management and any other areas with mutual consent