GMR Hyderabad International Airport (GHIAL), which operates Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), has engaged ADB SAFEGATE to upgrade the primary runway from CAT-I to CAT-II and the secondary runway from simple approach to CAT-I. Both primary and secondary runways of the airport will install RELIANCE intelligent lights, a range of special LED lights that can be remote controlled to ensure high availability.
India’s aviation sector has a lot going for it – favorable demographics, a rising middle class population, high disposable incomes, and rapid economic growth. In 2017, with 117 million domestic passengers and 17.31 percent year-on-year growth, India was ranked the world’s fastest growing domestic travel market. The country is expected to become the world’s third largest aviation market by 2026 and the largest by 2030.
Hyderabad International Airport, which serves as a key hub for many airlines and saw more than 15 million passengers in 2016-17, now holds the distinction of placing India’s first SafeLED IQ lighting order. A long-standing customer of ADB SAFEGATE, the airport already has our ALCMS, ILCMS, CCRS and A-VDGS, installed in 2008. Continue reading