Rampant modernisation and commercialisation are leading to exerting our planet and making its devoid of its natural resources. Being an environmentally-conscious public sector enterprise and for underlining its commitment towards its Corporate Social Responsibility, Airports Authority of India has decided to make its airports plastic free by banning the use of single-use plastic items at its airports across the country. Various steps have been undertaken to eliminate thesingle-use plastic items at passenger terminals and city side. These steps include banning of single-use plastic items like straws, plastic cutleries, plastic plates etc.
On the basis of Third- Party Assessment carried out by Quality Council of India; SixteenAAI Airports namely Indore, Bhopal, Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Tirupati, Trichy, Vijayawada, Dehradun, Chandigarh, Vadodara, Madurai, Raipur, Vizag, Pune, Kolkata, Varanasihave been declared as Single-Use Plastic Free.