Suresh Prabhu stressed the need of making India the next cargo hub

Vastavam web: Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu today chaired a meeting of airlines and airport operators during which he stressed the need for making India the next cargo hub.Prabhu emphasised on manufacturing of aircraft hardware in India, developing a robust chopper service and carrying out a demand survey for development of routes.Talking to reporters later, the minister said suggestions have been invited from all stakeholders on the proposed cargo policy as the aim was to make “India the next cargo hub”.”We also told the airlines and airports that service delivery is extremely important,” Prabhu said.

The minister said that as aviation is a service driven industry, customer feedback was crucial for better service delivery.The suggestions of members of Parliament should also be taken note of “in a proper manner” for bettering services, he said.