India has become the third largest domestic aviation market in the world and is expected to overtake UK to become the third largest air passenger market by 2024.
thyssenkrupp Elevator continues to lead the Indian Aviation Mobility Space by empowering 20 airports across the nation with its innovative and reliable products and services.
Continuing its legacy of being the leading aviation mobility solutions provider, thyssenkrupp Elevator recently won two major airport projects i.e. Pune International Airport Expansion Project and LGBI, Guwahati Airport Project.
The civil aviation industry in India has emerged as one of the fastest growing industries in the country during the last three years. India has become the third largest domestic aviation market in the world and is expected to overtake UK to become the third largest air passenger market by 2024.
India’s passenger traffic stood at 199.60 million in FY20 (April-October 2019). To cater to the rising air traffic, the Government of India has envisaged increasing the number of operational airports to 190-200 by FY40 from current 103 airports.
“Playing a significant role in the success story of Indian aviation sector, thyssenkrupp Elevator has continued to lead the Indian Aviation Mobility Space by empowering 20 airports across the nation with its innovative and reliable products and services. Looking ahead, the government’s plan to develop 200 low-cost airports in Tier-II and Tier-III towns across India will provide a further impetus to the demand for elevators, escalator, moving walk, PBB in coming years said Mr. Manish Mehan, CEO, thyssenkrupp Elevator (India).”
“Talking about some of the key airport projects, Mr. Mehan said, Indira Gandhi International Airport , Delhi, the 12th busiest airport in the world and 6th busiest airport in Asia by passenger traffic has been powered by thyssenkrupp Elevator’s- 71 Elevators, 34 Escalators, 92 Moving Walks, and 57 Passenger Boarding Bridges. ”
Kempegowda Airport, Bengaluru, the 3rd busiest airport by passenger traffic in the country, too is equipped with thyssenkrupp Elevator’s Mobility Solutions i.e. 45 Elevators, 33 Escalators, 6 Moving Walks, and 6 Passenger Boarding Bridges.
Likewise, Cochin International Airport, the first solar powered Airport in the country with a capacity of 50 million passengers per annum, has thyssenkrupp Elevator’s 18 Elevators, 6 Escalators, and 3 Moving Walks.
Many other Airports across the nation such as Pune International Airport, Jaipur International Airport, Ahmedabad International Airport, Chandigarh Airport, Bhopal Airport, Raipur Airport, Lucknow Airport, Varanasi Airport, Udaipur Airport have relied on thyssenkrupp Elevator’s proven innovative aviation mobility solutions and its reliable services.
“Continuing its legacy of being the leading aviation mobility solutions provider, thyssenkrupp Elevator recently won two major airport projects i.e. Pune International Airport Expansion Project and LGBI Airport, Guwahati, said Mr. Mehan.“
The Pune airport is being revamped and expanded to handle the growth and improve handling capacity. The 42,000 sqm new terminal building would be integrated with the existing one and it will sport thyssenkrupp Elevator’s 15 Elevators and 8 Escalators.
Additionally, Guwahati’s, LGBI Airport’s, upcoming terminal, will be powered by thyssenkrupp Elevator’s 25 Elevators, 10 Escalators, and 2 Moving Walks. The new terminal will spread across 77,500 sqm of land and shall be able to handle traffic of 2,900 domestic and 200 international passengers at a time.
Furthermore, Delhi Airpot will be equipped with 90, A-VDGS (Advanced Visual Docking Guidance System ) from thyssenkrupp. Similarly, Hyderabad Airport too will sport 33, A-VDGS.
Not to mention, Delhi Airport Project will have an additional fleet of 22 PBBs from thyssenkrupp very soon, concluded Mr. Mehan.
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thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of €8.0 billion in fiscal 2018/2019 and customers in over 100 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 1,000 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.
thyssenkrupp is a technology group with strengths in materials. Over 162,000 employees in 78 countries work with passion and technological know-how to develop high-quality products and intelligent industrial processes and services for sustainable progress. Their skills and commitment are the basis of our success. In fiscal year 2018/2019 thyssenkrupp generated sales of €42.0 billion. Together with our customers we develop competitive solutions for future challenges in their respective industries. With our engineering expertise we enable our customers to gain an edge in the global market and manufacture innovative products in a cost- and resource-friendly way. Our technologies and innovations are the key to meeting diverse customer and market requirements around the world, growing on the markets of the future, and generating stable earnings, cash flows and value growth.
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