Air India receives IATA environmental certificate
NOV 25, 2015: Air India has become the first airline in India to get the IATA Environmental Assessment Certificate (IEnvA). The certificate was presented to Ashwani Lohani, chairman and managing director, by Amitabh Khosla, country director, IATA in Delhi. Also present were Harpreet A De Singh, Head, Flight Safety of Air India and Vishal Dehia, regional manager, IATA.
Receiving the certificate, Lohani said the IATA certification is proof of Air India's commitment to environmental leadership in the aviation industry in India. The airline is committed to follow through the IEnvA process and embark on the process of certification for Stage 2 as well.
The certificate has been awarded for adopting IATA international standards and best practices to save the environment and also, in documenting the environment policy, processes and procedures. Air India has met the requirements of an IEnvA Airline for Stage 1 of the certification process. The scope of the IEnvA covers the areas of Flight Operations and Corporate Activities.