AI initiates steps to improve fuel operational efficiency

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Mumbai, Sept 23 (UNI) Air India is taking major initiatives to increase its operational efficiency through effective fuel management.

As part of this effort, Air India had recently invited the IATA Green Team to undertake a Fuel Efficiency Gap Analysis (FEGA) of the airline's operations, related to fuel efficiency and emissions reduction.

In its assessment, the IATA Green Team has predicted a potential saving of 198 million dollars per year for the airline, if certain changes were introduced, a release issued here said today.

Based on the recommendations of the IATA Green Team, Mr Raghu Menon, Chairman and Managing Director, Air India, has, constituted a Steering Committee to look into all matters of operational efficiency, fuel management and cost reduction.

Sub-committees have also been formed to ensure implementation of all projects determined by the Steering Committee and help in introduction of new processes and procedures, the release added.


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