Chairperson: Ms. Ashmita Sethi

President & Country Head

Pratt & Whitney – India, United Technologies Corporation India Pvt. Ltd.


Co-Chairman: Mr. M.V. Guruprasad

President, Honeywell Aerospace – India

Honeywell International (India) Pvt. Ltd.


Secretariat: Ms. Udaya Arun
Director – Aerospace & Defense
Email: udaya@amchamindia.com


Sector Overview


Civil Aviation in India is one of the fastest growing aviation sectors in the world and aims to become the largest by 2030. The committee discusses growth and development of the aviation sector in India and addresses opportunities, challenges and policy framework for private sector participation. The committee meets the Ministry of Civil Aviation on a regular basis and takes up issues on behalf of aviation companies, MROs, and other players in the civil aviation sector. The committee aims to submit position papers and advocacy documents with focus on policy support and Make in India. The development of tourism and travel has contributed to increased passenger traffic in India and the growing emphasis on regional connectivity, expansion of existing airports and construction of new greenfield airports have driven an upward trend in the Indian Civil Aviation industry.