Airports Authority of India (AAI) and AAI Cargo Logistics and Allied Services Company Ltd. (AAICLAS) signed License Agreement on 25th September 2019 for In-line Hold Baggage Screening at Airports, wherein, AAICLAS will be carrying out hold baggage screening function under the control, supervision, and administration of AAI at various domestic and international airports. This is in compliance with norms of Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) ensuring safe and secure in-line hold baggage screening system.
With effect from 1st October 2019, AAICLAS will first commence operations on stand-alone screening system at Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmedabad & Calicut Airports. Thereafter, in a phased manner, will switch over to the BCAS approved ILBS system at all airports in the country. This synergy will create effective control and accountability in the screening system. AAICLAS is the independent subsidiary of AAI with a vision to become foremost Integrated Logistics Network Operator in India with a primary focus on Air Cargo handling and allied services