Aviation Summit Current Affairs
The 6th United States-India Aviation Summit was held in Mumbai, Maharashtra from 9 to 11 May, 2018. It was formally inaugurated by Union Minister for Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu.
The biennial Summit was jointly organised by Ministry of Civil Aviation and US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA). The summit is a technical, policy and commercial forum. It served to assist India civil aviation agencies and aviation industry representatives, including private sector airlines and airport operators, to identify advanced US technologies and practices that can support their expansion and modernization efforts. The summit also included sessions on India’s projected aviation growth in next five years, aviation security and technologies for worldwide airspace management among others.