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RGIA Receives Double Accolades for Cargo Operations

Hyderabad | 6 November, 2014

Two prestigious awards embrace RGIA Cargo operations, a testimony to the growing stature of the airport in the Air Cargo scenario

Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport Cargo has received the Middle East/Indian Subcontinent Airport of the year and Green award at the Payload Asia Awards, 2014.

The Payload Asia Awards is an annual event that recognizes organizations that have made a difference in the Air Cargo supply chain. This year’s event was held recently in Singapore and attended by more than 300 global logistics industry leaders.

Speaking on the occasion Mr. SGK Kishore-CEO, GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL) said, We are very pleased to receive this global recognition, especially coming from Payload Asia Awards that are conducted on a global scale. I would also like to thank the readers of Payload Asia magazine who voted us as the best under the respective categories. This award recognizes our all-round operations. Like Hyderabad airport which received many laurels at national and international forums, RGIA’s Cargo has also received significant recognitions like ‘Best Cargo Airport and Best Cargo Terminal’, ‘Best Emerging Cargo Airport of the year’ in the year”.

Established in 1984, Payload Asia continues to be the respected voice of the air freight industry, offering news and analysis of industry developments and trends from across the Globe with a keen focus on the Asia-Pacific and India-Middle East regions. Published 11 times a year, Payload Asia reaches out to leaders in the Cargo operations.

Hyderabad boasts of a modular integrated Cargo facility at RGIA, which is spread over 14,330 sq.mts with a capacity to handle 150,000 MT annually. An exclusive apron, adjacent to the Cargo terminal caters to the Cargo facility and is capable of accommodating Code-F aircraft. A Pharma Zone was set up to handle the Pharma products at desired temperatures. The cargo complex also provides space for two animal quarantine stations, plant quarantine station and drug controller.

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