GMR’s Hyderabad Int Airport wins CAPA Award
GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL), has bagged the Center for Asia Pacific Aviation’s (CAPA) newly instituted award in the category, ‘Best Airport Environmental Performance of the Year’. The award was received by G Radhakrishna Babu, CFO, GHIAL in Beijing, China, at a ceremony that was held as part of the sixth annual Asia Aviation Outlook summit, showcasing airline and airport CEOs from around the Asia Pacific and Middle East regions.
The citation which was read out by Peter Harbison, Executive Chairman, Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation, states: “GHIAL is to be commended for incorporating sustainability in the airport development, as a result of which the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is the first airport in Asia to achieve a LEED Silver certification for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design from the US Green Building Council. This sets a benchmark for other airports in the region to follow”.
P Sripathy, CEO of GHIAL, said: "This award recognizes the fact that each and everyone at GHIAL is conscious of his duty towards conserving and protecting the environment. Such recognition will further encourage us to raise the bar for our sustainability initiatives, even as we continue to provide quality service and customer delight to all our guests in the coming months.”
About the judging process: Asia Pacific airports, airlines and the industry are reviewed constantly through the year via the Centre’s extensive data and information services gathering and reporting. This daily performance analysis, along with feedback from CAPA Members, is accumulated into a series of recommendations. A highly experienced aviation advisory panel – including industry CEOs – reviews and decides the recommendations.