Delhi, Schiphol to jointly promote trade lane
Delhi Airport and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on, and promote, cargo business between them.
April 24, 2015
By Denice Cabel
Delhi Airport and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on, and promote, cargo business between them. The MoU’s scope includes business promotion, product development, knowledge sharing, training, performance benchmarking and regulatory agency cooperation. It is intended to enhance Delhi’s and India’s logistic capabilities at a global level.
Speaking at the signing ceremony in Delhi, I Prabhakara Rao, CEO, DIAL (owner of Delhi Airport, and a consortium led by the GMR Group) shared his vision for cargo business at Delhi Airport, stating: “DIAL is committed to add value to the air freight community and the supply chain. We aim to make Indian trade much more competitive in the global market.
“In line with our Hon. Prime Minister’s vision of ‘Make in India’, we are at the cusp of history for the next stage in our economic growth. We have created world class infrastructure at Delhi and are at the right moment to partner with Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to bring our product onto a par with global standards.”
Enno Osinga, SVP Cargo, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol echoed the sentiments: “Amsterdam can be a Global Gateway for Indian goods destined for mainland Europe, as well as other markets including the USA, Africa and Latin America; Schiphol offers 319 destinations in 95 countries across the Globe.