Boeing Launches Global Support Center - India to Strengthen Indian Aviation Ecosystem
- Center to provide customized operational efficiency and safety improvement solutions for airline operators and regulators
New Delhi, February 13, 2023 - Boeing [NYSE: BA] has launched its first Global Support Center (GSC) in India to continue supporting the development of the aviation ecosystem in the country. Based in Gurgaon, the Global Support Center - India will deliver customized operational efficiency and safety improvement projects for Boeing’s airline customers, civil aviation regulatory bodies and other industry stakeholders.
“With India continuing to see an unprecedented surge in civil aviation traffic, Boeing is committed to innovating and bringing value to modernize the Indian aviation ecosystem,” said Salil Gupte, president, Boeing India. “Today, we are proud to launch the Global Support Center - India, which will provide a platform to enable knowledge transfer for enhancing safety and increasing operational efficiency for Boeing’s airline partners in the country,” he added.
As part of the initiative, the Global Support Center - India will conduct technical workshops and projects to support aircraft reliability, enhance airplane performance, and encourage the adoption of Airplane Health Management (AHM) systems. For operational improvements, Global Support Center - India will work with operators and regulators on structures and airworthiness; the Maintenance Error Decision Aid (MEDA), a human-factors tool; Air Traffic Management (ATM); aerospace optimization; and low visibility operation through Head-Up Display (HUD) and Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS). The Center will also conduct flight operations symposiums, engineering seminars, and continue the development of new technology studies impacting airports and operators alike.
About Boeing India
Boeing is focused on delivering value to Indian customers with advanced technologies and is committed to creating sustainable value in the Indian aerospace sector - developing local suppliers, and shaping academic and research collaborations with Indian institutions. Boeing has strengthened its supply chain with more than 300 local companies in India and a joint venture to manufacture fuselages for Apache helicopters and vertical fin structures for the 737 family of airplanes. Annual sourcing from India stands at over $1 billion. Boeing currently employs over 5,000 people in India, and more than 13,000 people work with its supply chain partners. Boeing’s employee efforts and country-wide engagement serve communities and citizenship programs to inspire change and make an impact on more than 500,000 lives. Learn more at www.boeing.co.in.