Aviation major wins 'Best MRO Service Provider' and 'COVID 19 Business Continuity' Awards
India's largest independent MRO and aviation major, Air Works said the company has been adjudged the winner of two prestigious awards - Best MRO Service Provider Award and COVID-19 Business Continuity Award at 'Wings India 2022' - jointly organised by the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA), Govt. of India and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), from March 24- 27, 2022.
Held biennially at Hyderabad, Wings India is Asia's largest event on civil aviation that integrates both Commercial and Business aviation, including helicopters. The event aims to become the most comprehensive platform for the Civil Aviation sector and witnesses vivid representation from the global aviation ecosystem comprising leading Airlines, Manufacturers, Investors, Vendors, Cargo, Space Industry, Banking Institutions, Skill Development Agencies and States and Union Territories of India.
The industry event also comprises Wings India Awards that are conferred upon Aviation-related Companies / Institutions / Organisations that have created benchmarks and made notable contributions in Civil Aviation in India, after a rigorous examination.
Jyotiraditya Scindia, Minister of Civil Aviation, and Chief Guest at the event, presented the twin awards to D Anand Bhaskar, Managing Director & CEO, Air Works Group at the glittering ceremony that witnessed participation from the entire civil aviation community including key Indian and global aviation brands as well as leading industry stalwarts.
Commenting on the twin wins, an excited D Anand Bhaskar, Managing Director & CEO of the Air Works Group said, "We are on top of the world after winning not one but two awards at this highly prestigious event. Being awarded at Wings India – by the Government of India, is a tribute to our commitment and zeal for aviation, our customer focus, and our industry renowned quality workmanship, that clearly differentiates Air Works from other service providers. Receiving the COVID-19 Business Continuity Award is a matter of pride for every individual at Air Works as it salutes our quintessential value of Never Saying No, and recognises the effort of each and every colleague who stepped forward to deliver on our promise to our customers at the height of the pandemic, came up with innovative measures and at times sacrificing a lot, while bringing honor to the Group's ethos and reinforcing our value and relevance to our customers."
"This is the first time, we have received two MRO of the Year Awards within the same year, and this makes the whole moment extra special and worth cherishing.", he added.
Only last month, Air Works received the 'Best MRO Achievement Award 2021' at ASSOCHAMs 13th Annual Conference cum Awards on Civil Aviation and Cargo.
India's civil aviation is among the fastest-growing aviation markets globally and contributes $72 billion to the country's GDP. The resumption of international travel this month will hasten the efforts of industry to come back to its heydays soon.
As the MRO Partner for Wings India 2022, Air Works participated in numerous industry roundtables and panel discussions covering the Business Aviation and helicopter ecosystem and the ambitions for the MRO industry in this decade.