New Delhi: The second edition of two-day Annual Conference of Top AAI executives inaugurated on Thursday by Dr Guruprasad Mohapatra, Chairman AAI. The purpose of this annual conference is to apprise the senior leaders of current business scenario and strategies to achieve corporate plan, vision and mission. In his welcome address, Anuj Aggarwal, Member (HR) highlighted the positive changes in Civil Aviation Industry which has projected AAI on a rapid growth trajectory. He also mentioned that AAI has to not only focus on generating a healthy stream of profits, but also has to contribute towards nation building while furthering its operations. Also Read – Thermal coal import may surpass 200 MT this fiscalThe theme for this year’s conference is Sustainability for Future Operations, in Financial, Operational and Environmental Domains. Dr. Guruprasad Mohapatra, Chairman, AAI in his keynote address appreciated the work done by Functional heads and Airport heads in improving airport infrastructure and passenger facilities. He also applauded the ongoing sustainability initiatives at airports and encouraged participants to learn from each other’s experiences. In wake of rising air traffic in the country and development of new airports, he encouraged participants to think of newer ways to implement sustainability initiatives, reduce wasteful expenditure, introduce digital transformation and make flying safer for all. During this two-day conference, there will be deliberations on Sustainable Airport Planning, addressing environmental challenges, AAI’s role in nation building, digital transformation, future-proofing security, reducing wasteful expenditure and many others.