Union Cabinet approved MoU between India and Singapore in the field of civil aviation

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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