Sweden and India Explore Smart and Sustainable Aviation Technology

Published on: 27 August 2022
by KnowESG
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AAI and LFV Air Navigation Services of Sweden (LUFTFARTSVERKET) signed an MoU in New Delhi to study smart aviation technologies. The MoU allows India and Sweden to exchange aviation expertise and technology. It would also help Indian companies thrive by leveraging Swedish innovation.

Sanjeev Kumar, Chairman of the Airports Authority of India, said: 

“The mutual exchange in civil aviation between AAI and LFV Sweden will go a long way in building and operationalising the next generation of smart and sustainable aviation technology.”

Notably, the collaboration will be critical in expanding India-Sweden government-to-government engagements in the aviation sector, as well as other existing engagements in areas such as sustainability, healthcare, innovation, energy, and infrastructure, among others.

The MoU was signed in the presence of Sanjeev Kumar, Chairman, AAI, Malin Cederfeldt stberg, State Secretary, Ministry of Infrastructure, Government of Sweden, and other dignitaries by M. Suresh, Member (Air Navigation Services), AAI, and Magnus Corell, Deputy Director General, LFV Sweden.

India and Sweden are acknowledging the exigency for rapid development concerning next-generation smart airports on a plethora of elements and the necessity to build sustainable transport systems.

The MoU also includes some significant features, such as an exchange of aviation knowledge and technology transfer programme, promotion of friendly relations, expansion of technical cooperation in airports, support for the development of a safe, secure, sustainable, and efficient aviation sector, and positive contributions to international trade.

Mr. Klas Molin, Ambassador of Sweden to India, said: 

“We are looking forward to this addition to the already expansive India-Sweden collaboration, which already includes sustainability, health, innovation, energy, and will now extend to civil aviation.” 

"I’m looking forward to seeing how the MoU can foster more opportunities for Sweden and India to explore climate-smart solutions within the aviation sector" he added. 

Source: News OnAIR

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