Emirates expands influence in India

DUBAI, 12 February 2018: The Emirates Group, and its affiliated entities including flydubai, signed a Memorandum of Understanding last week with the Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board to collaborate in various aviation areas to support and invest in the Indian state.

Under the terms of the MoU, the Emirates Group and the State of Andhra Pradesh will share industry expertise and identifying development and investment opportunities.

In the media statement, Emirates Group said it was committed to future investment and expansion in support of India’s 2020 goal to be the world’s third largest aviation market.

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive Emirates Airline & Group, and Krishna Kishore, CEO, Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB), signing the MoU in the presence of representatives from both parties.

Through this agreement, Emirates and flydubai will work closely with APEDB to share expertise, discuss opportunities, enhance and support to build the aviation sector.

Under the MoU, the two parties will collaborate in areas such as the potential development of aviation facilities and skill development projects across the state.