Celebrating 25 years of India – ASEAN relationship, Airports Authority of India signed a historic agreement with Lao Air Traffic Management, Department of Civil Aviation Lao PDR for providing SkyRev360, a comprehensive e-data gathering, invoicing and collection system. SkyRev360 has been developed in collaboration with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) under the Government of India’s Make in India initiative.
The agreement was signed on 19th January 2018 by Shri S. Suresh, Board Member (Finance), AAI and Shri Somchit Vinitkeophavanh, General Director, Lao Air Traffic Management in the presence of HE Bounchanch Sinthavong, Minister of Public Works and Transport, Laos, Mr. Vanhpheng Chanthaphone, Director General Civil Aviation, Laos, Hon’ble Shri Ravi Shankar Aisola, Ambassador of India in Laos, Mr. Manfred Blondeel, Director (E&F), IATA and other senior officials from International Air Transport Association, Lao Air Traffic management, Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Laos and Airports Authority of India.
Speaking on the occasion, DGCA Laos said that Lao PDR is looking forward to work in close co-operation with AAI in near future. Shri. Ravi Shankar Aisola, Ambassador in Laos, termed the contract signing as a historic moment in the relationship between India and Laos.
While speaking on the occasion Shri. S Suresh, Board Member (Finance), AAI emphasized that considering 25 year-long India-ASEAN relationships, the signing of this agreement will usher in new era of friendship and co-operation between India and Laos.