A delegation of Travel Agents and Airlines led by Mr. Sunil B Satyawakta, Chairman, Uttar Pradesh & Uttarakhand Chapter of Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) and Mr. Kazi saeed, Chairman, Airport Operators Committee and Airport Manager Oman Air felicitated the Airport Director, Ch. Charan Singh International Airport, Lucknow, Mr. P.K. Srivastava and his team of maintenance engineers involved to repair DVOR in record time thus saving immense inconvenience to the passengers and huge revenue loss to the airlines. Mrs. Gayatri Khanna, Treasurer TAAI UP & UK Chapter, Anupam Shukla Member TAAI, Amit Pathak, Vice Chairman AOC and Airport Manager Jet Airways, Mr. Gaurav Bhatura of Thaismile and representatives of Vistara and Indigo were part of the delegation.
The DVOR (Doppler Very High Frequency Omni Range) installed in operational area and a radio equipment which provides guidance to the arriving and departing aircrafts had become unserviceable from 1500 hrs on Saturday, 14th January. Operations of aircrafts were hampered from Lucknow airport. Though the airlines were informed that the next operations would only be possible by Monday, 16th January, the team worked with immense vigour and operations were brought to normal by 0030 hrs the same night.
The hard work of the maintenance team which consisted of Mr. AP Gupta (JGM-CNS), Ravindra Kumar Srivastava (AGM-CNS), Kamlesh Kumar (Senior Manager-CNS) and Dayanand (Manager-CNS) was appreciated by the delegation. Also appreciated were Ganga Shankar Sr. Commandant CISF and Sanjay AGM ATC for their continuous support beyond natural timings.