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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
   
Mr. Gurcharan Bhatura, is the founder Chairman, ATTA.
Chairman

Mr. Gurcharan Bhatura (Gurcharan.bhatura
@gmail.com
)

Chairman
Mr. Gurcharan Bhatura -
Mr. Gurcharan Bhatura has more than 42 years long association with Indian Aviation.He has beenAirport Director Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata International Airports and is recognized authority on airport related issues. Later he moved to the position of Corporate Planner of International Airports Authority of India. In 1995he joined Airports Authority of India as Executive Director (Airports Operations). 

A fellow of Aeronautical Society of India and Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Mr. Bhatura also holds the office of Director General, Foundation for Aviation & Sustainable Tourism.

Recognizing Mr. Bhatura competence Govt. of India, Ministry of Civil Aviation has appointed/nominated him:

  • Member Civil Aviation Safety Advisory Council (CASAC)
  • Member National Civil Aviation Security Advisory Council
  • Member Aerodrome and Heliports Group constituted by Director General of Civil Aviation
  • Assessor to the Court of Inquiry to investigate the causes leading to the crash landing of Air India Express B 737-800 at Mangalore Airport
  • International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Montreal engaged Mr. Bhatura as National Officer for their prestigious study related to air traffic forecast of National Capital Region
Ms. Sonia Dutt - Managing DirectorManaging Director
Ms. Sonia Dutt (sonia@attaindia.com)

Managing Director,
Ms. Sonia Dutt -
Ms. Sonia Dutt carries more than 20 years airline experience with world renowed international carriers namely Malaysia Airlines, Air Canada and Singapore Airlines. She specializes in regulatory issues and has on hand experience in co-ordination matters with DGCA, BCAS, AAI, MOCA and other regulatory bodies with astute business approach. She is recognized for her foresight in identifying client needs. Dutt holds a master degree in Business Administration as well as commerce. She also holds a post-graduates diploma in sales and marketing.

In her previous assignments as Marketing Manager- South Asia for Malaysian Airlines, she was responsible for India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal and Bhutan. During her stint, Sales Manager-India for Air Canada, she was instrumental in launching the daily non-stop services between India and North America.

Today, she is responsible for the day to day running of the organization and execution of client projects.

Ms. Monica Chawla, Director
Director

Mrs. Karuna Prabha Bhatura
(director@attaindia.com)

Director
Mrs. Karuna Prabha Bhatura - Ms. Karuna Prabha Bhatura is a post graduate in Political Science has more than 40 years of administrative experience in Delhi Govt. Since 2006, she has been handling the administration of erstwhile Air Transport & Tourism Advisors.

   
KEY TEAM MEMBERS
   
Ms. Monica Chawla, Director
Chief Financial Officer and Secretary

Ms. Monica Chawla
(monica@attaindia.com)

Chief Financial Officer and Secretary
Ms. Monica Chawla
- Ms. Monica Chawla is a qualified cost accountant (ICWAI) and Masters in Commerce. She brings a rich blend of management and academic experience gained over 22 years during her various assignments across the globe. After a brief stint with KLM, Royal Dutch Airlines, she was the Finance controller for Taj Air Caterers, a unit of Taj group of Hotels. In pursuit of global exposure she moved to Singapore, Manchester and Birmingham where she was associated with various training, personality development & finishing schools. Her strength lies in finance management/training/HRD.

Ms. Monica Chawla, Director
Head of Airport Division

Mr. B.N. Singh
(bnsingh@attaindia.com)

Head of Airport Division
Mr. B.N. Singh - Mr. B.N. Singh is an accomplished professional, having over 35 years of varied experience in civil aviation in India. Beginning the career as an aspirant Pilot, Airport Management became his principal preoccupation. In his long period of service Mr. Singh dedicated exclusively to operational aspect of Airport Management, safety, crisis management, commercial development of airport facilities, service standard improvement.

A post graduate Mr. Singh holds Commercial Pilots Licence (CPL) and Glider Pilots Licence (GPL) and is on the roaster of Experts (Airport Management) of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), Montreal and has rich & varied experience of working in Airports Authority of India (AAI) for over 28 years. His last posting was as General Manager (Operations), IGI Airport, New Delhi. Later he moved over to Delhi International Airports Ltd. (DIAL-GMR) as Associate Vice President (Operations).

On superannuation DIAL retained him as Sr. Consultant (Operations). He has also advised Cochin International Airport in setting up of their Safety Management System (SMS)

Ms. Monica Chawla, Director
Head of Airlines Division

Mr. B. Ravi Ganesh
(ravi@attaindia.com)

Head of Airlines Division
Mr. B. Ravi Ganesh - Mr. B. Ravi Ganesh has more than 36 years of vast experience with international & domestic airlines in India and abroad in various capacities. He was Manager Jet Airways and was responsible for setting up new stations for scheduled operations of flights and Bonded Cargo. He was heading Delhi station in corporate safety and support services, cargo, passenger services and getting time bound clearances from different govt. agencies like MOCA, MHA, NHQ, AHQ, DGCA, AAI, BCAS for operation of scheduled flights.

He was also instrumental in setting up a new scheduled airline (Indigo Airlines) as Manager Support Services & Airport Operations. Formulated all required documents and letters to all govt. agencies like MEA, DGCA, MOCA, AAI, APD, BCAS, MHA, AHQ, NHQ and getting necessary permissions for scheduled operations of flights throughout the country from all operational airports.

 

Head of Heliport Division
Air Cmdre B.S. Siwach - Air Cmdre B.S. Siwach has more than 40 years long association with helicopter operations and designing of heliports. On superannuation from Indian Air Force Air Cmdre Siwach worked for HAL and ONGC. He is also Secretary General of Rotary wing of India.

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Chief Surveyor
Mr. Rajendra Kumar - Mr. Rajendra Kumar is a former officer surveyor of Survey of India (1964 2003).He gathered rich experience in land surveys of defence airfields. He is member of Institution of surveyors and life member of India National Cartographic Association. On superannuation he worked with EMI and engineering consultants as their chief surveyor.

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