- Aviation major wins ‘Best MRO Service Provider’ and ‘COVID 19 Business Continuity’ Awards ~
New Delhi. 29 March 2022. India’s MRO and aviation major, Air Works has been adjudged the winner of two prestigious awards – Best MRO Service Provider Award and COVID19 Business Continuity Award at ‘Wings India 2022’ – jointly organized by the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA), Govt. of India and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), from 24-
27 March 2022.
Held biennially at Hyderabad, Wings India is Asia’s largest event on civil aviation that integrates both
Commercial and Business aviation, including helicopters. The event aims to become the most comprehensive
platform for the Civil Aviation sector and witnesses vivid representation from the global aviation ecosystem comprising leading Airlines, Manufacturers, Investors, Vendors, Cargo, Space Industry, Banking Institutions, Skill
Development Agencies and States and Union Territories of India.
The industry event also comprises Wings India Awards that are conferred upon Aviation-related Companies
/ Institutions / Organizations that have created benchmarks and made notable contributions in Civil Aviation
in India, after a rigorous examination.
Jyotiraditya Scindia, Minister of Civil Aviation, Govt. of India, and Chief Guest at the event,
presented the twin awards to D Anand Bhaskar, Managing Director & CEO, Air Works Group at the
glittering ceremony that witnessed participation from the entire civil aviation community including key Indian
and global aviation brands as well as leading industry stalwarts.
Commenting on the twin wins, an excited D Anand Bhaskar, Managing Director & CEO of the Air Works
Group said, “We are on top of the world after winning not one but two awards at this highly prestigious
event. Being awarded at Wings India – by the Govt. of India, is a tribute to our commitment and zeal for
aviation, our customer focus, and our industry renowned quality workmanship, that clearly differentiates Air
Works from other service providers. Receiving the COVID 19 Business Continuity Award is a matter of pride
for every individual at Air Works as it salutes our quintessential value of Never Saying No, and recognizes the
effort of each and every colleague who stepped forward to deliver on our promise to our customers at the
height of the pandemic, came up with innovative measures and at times sacrificing a lot, while bringing honor
to the Group’s ethos and reinforcing our value and relevance to our customers.”
“This is the first time, we have received two MRO of the Year Awards within the same year, and this makes
the whole moment extra special and worth cherishing.”, he added. Only last month, Air Works received the ‘Best MRO Achievement Award 2021’ at ASSOCHAMs 13th Annual Conference cum Awards on Civil Aviation and Cargo. India’s civil aviation is among the fastest-growing aviation markets globally and contributes $72 bn to the
country’s GDP. The resumption of international travel this month will hasten the efforts of industry to come
back to its heydays soon.
As the MRO Partner for Wings India 2022, Air Works participated in numerous industry roundtables and
panel discussions covering the Business Aviation and helicopter ecosystem and the ambitions for the MRO
industry in this decade.
Air Works is one of the most diversified MROs in the country with a pan-India presence in 28 locations with
more than 1,400 employees. Reputed for excellent workmanship and attention to detail, Air Works is trusted
by the aviation industry for its quality and reliability and has executed and delivered several industry and
country-first projects in the field of aviation maintenance including structural works, avionics as well as design.
The Company with over 7 decades of legacy in the aviation sector has always stayed ahead of the curve by
adopting cutting edge technology solutions that can effectively serve its clients.