In a major development in the Indian aviation sector, a Letter of Agreement (LoA) was signed between the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) and Yamuna International Airport Private Limited (YIAPL) in New Delhi on Wednesday. The agreement letter was signed by Ankit Garg, Deputy Director General, BCAS, and Christoph Schnellmann, CEO, YIAPL. Jaideep Prasad, DG, BCAS, and Kiranjeet Kaur Jain, COO of YIAPL were also present on the occasion.
- The LoA defines provisions for civil aviation security responsibilities and functions at the upcoming international airport at Jewar, Noida.
- The Letter of Agreement stipulates the civil aviation security responsibilities and functions and implement the tasks relating to civil aviation security, defined, and allocated for implementation of various aspects of the National Civil Aviation Security Programme (NCASP) at Noida International Airport.
Construction of airport
The contract of construction of the airport has been awarded to YIAPL, which is a joint venture of the Airport Authority of India (AAI), the Government of Uttar Pradesh, and Zurich international airport.