Boeing Launches Global Support Centre – India to Strengthen Indian Aviation Ecosystem

Centre to provide customized operational efficiency and safety improvement solutions for airline operators and regulators

Civil Aviation

NEW DELHI. Boeing has launched its first Global Support Centre (GSC) in India to continue supporting the development of the aviation ecosystem in the country. Based in Gurgaon, the Global Support Centre – India will deliver customized operational efficiency and safety improvement projects for Boeing’s airline customers, civil aviation regulatory bodies and other industry stakeholders.

“With India continuing to see an unprecedented surge in civil aviation traffic, Boeing is committed to innovating and bringing value to modernize the Indian aviation ecosystem,” said Salil Gupte, president, Boeing India. “Today, we are proud to launch the Global Support Centre – India, which will provide a platform to enable knowledge transfer for enhancing safety and increasing operational efficiency for Boeing’s airline partners in the country,” he added.

As part of the initiative, the Global Support Centre – India will conduct technical workshops and projects to support aircraft reliability, enhance airplane performance, and encourage the adoption of Airplane Health Management (AHM) systems. For operational improvements, Global Support Centre – India will work with operators and regulators on structures and airworthiness; the Maintenance Error Decision Aid (MEDA), a human-factors tool; Air Traffic Management (ATM); aerospace optimization; and low visibility operation through Head-Up Display (HUD) and Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS). The Centre will also conduct flight operations symposiums, engineering seminars, and continue the development of new technology studies impacting airports and operators alike.