Delhi Airport becomes first Indian Airport to achieve ISO 55001

Delhi Airport becomes first Indian Airport to achieve ISO 55001

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GMR led Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has been conferred with ISO 55001:2014 certifications for its Asset Management (AMC).

DIAL was awarded this coveted certification by British Standards Institution (BSI) for Aeronautical Ground Lighting (AGL) and associated Electrical System at Delhi Airport. These are vital installations of an airport that ensure safe, continuous and reliable aircraft movements. This makes Delhi's IGI Airport as the first Airport in India and among the select ones in the World to win this title.

AGL system is a crucial airport function that provides continuous visual guidance to the aircraft for landing, taxiing and taking off. Electrical installations provide the continuous power supply to these AGL Systems and are continuously monitored for their satisfactory function through automated communication system.

DIAL has adopted this system for the optimized utilization of assets by using appropriate tools for maintenance management. Commenting on the achievement, Videh Kumar Jaipuriar, Chief Executive Officer, DIAL said, "We are glad to receive the ISO 55001:2014 certification from BSI. This displays Delhi Airport's continuous drive to deliver excellence in Asset Life-cycle, Safety and Passenger experience. It is DIAL's ambition to demonstrate Asset Management leadership within the Airport Operations and Management business.

The BSI awarded this certification after conducting two stages of on-site audit through its qualified auditors. During the audit, DIAL has demonstrated its robust procedures to manage its assets in terms of Technical, Administrative and Financial Management of Assets. (UNI)