The Adani group redefines the commercial direction of the airport and appoints managers for new roles

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The Adani group has announced a new organizational structure, with the aim of consolidating and developing its airport activity.

RK Jain, CEO of Mumbai Airport, has been appointed CEO of the group’s airport division. Jain, who has been associated with Mumbai International Airport (MIAL) since the inception of the company, will also handle the Mumbai Airport slum development project and regulatory matters, the group said in an announcement. Staff.

Jain succeeds Behnad Zandi, who will oversee non-aeronautical activities at the group level. Prakash Tulsiani will replace Jain as the new CEO of Mumbai Airport. Tulsiani, who was previously the CEO of All Cargo Logistics, joined the airport division of the Adani group a few months ago and was in charge of operations.

The changes were announced on Saturday, following the group’s acquisition of MIAL from GVK group.

The Adani Group, with the addition of Mumbai Airport, will control 25 percent of passenger ridership and 33 percent of India’s air cargo, making it the largest airport infrastructure company in the world. ‘India.

In further leadership changes, Captain BVJK Sharma will be the CEO of Navi Mumbai Airport. Sharma was previously the Port Manager of Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited.

The group announced that construction of the new Navi Mumbai airport will begin next month and that the financial close of the project will be completed in 90 days. The group hopes to start the airport in 2024.

BG Gandhi, Director of Operations of Krishnapatnam Port, will be Director of Ahmedabad Airport. Prabhat Mahapatra, MIAL’s operations manager, will take care of operations at all of the group’s airports. Manoj Katar, Director of Operations at Dahej Port, will replace Mahapatra at MIAL.

Nirav Shah and Vishnu Jha have been appointed managers of Mangaluru and Jaipur airports. Rekha Nair, Head of Airport Service at MIAL, will take the lead in the customer experience and quality of the airport division.

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