Hyd airport gets 5 stars on safety
Hyderabad: Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), operated by GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL), has been accorded 5-star rating by...
Hyderabad: Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), operated by GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL), has been accorded 5-star rating by the British Safety Council for its health & safety management system. The BSC 5-star rating is a significant safety award globally and RGIA is the only Airport in the whole world to receive this coveted award, GMR group said in a release. "It is an incredible achievement, particularly considering the fact that implementation of such a system in an operational airport with multiple stakeholders is a Herculean task. The achievement clearly demonstrates RGIA's commitment towards health and safety of its employees, passengers, and the entire airport community; and I thank all for their contribution," said SGK Kishore, CEO, GHIAL. The award criterion is very stringent. There are 995 safety compliance requirements for the health and safety management system covering 57 elements. In order to get a 5-Star rating, a minimum of 92 per cent has to be obtained out of a total score of 5000, whereas RGIA scored 96 per cent.