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Aster DM Healthcare & BIAL forge a strategic alliance to serve 24/7 medical services to travellers

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Aster DM Healthcare signed a 7-year agreement with BIAL as their healthcare partners

Aster DM Healthcare signed a 7-year agreement with BIAL as their healthcare partners

Aster DM Healthcare, one of the fastest growing network of hospitals in the Middle East & India, recently signed a 7-year agreement with Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) as their healthcare partners to manage around 10,000 sq. ft medical services facility at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru.

Dr. Nitish Shetty, CEO, Aster CMI Hospital, which is part of the larger Aster DM Healthcare Group aims to  use this opportunity to showcase Bengaluru as the best cities in healthcare services

Dr Nitish Shetty, CEO, Aster CMI Hospital, which is part of the larger Aster DM Healthcare Group aims to use this opportunity to showcase Bengaluru as the best cities in healthcare services

The agreement was signed in the presence of Bhaskar Bodapati, Senior Director of Finance and Support Services, BIAL, Dr Nitish Shetty, CEO, Aster CMI Hospital and Sreenath Reddy, Group CFO, Aster DM Healthcare.

Sreenath Reddy, Group CFO, Aster DM Healthcare  defined this agreement as the moment of pride

Sreenath Reddy, Group CFO, Aster DM Healthcare defined this agreement as the moment of pride

This agreement took place in the light of consistent increase in traffic, travelers and air traffic movement at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru, which also underlines the need for best medical services for ensuring safety of travelers.

Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru  has emerged as the third largest airport in India

Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru has emerged as the third largest airport in India

Overview

  • Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru by implementing a well-defined route development strategy has emerged as the third busiest airport by passenger traffic in the country, after Delhi and Mumbai and the busiest in the South India.
  • In 2015, it recorded 25.2% increase in traffic and 12.7% increase in Air Traffic Movement.
  • Recently the airport also clocked 100 million passenger mark within 8 years of operation.

Key Takeaways

  • Aster DM Healthcare will aid BIAL in manning the airport clinic 24/7, extending emergency medical technicians 24/7 for providing quality healthcare to both employees and passengers of Kempegowda International Airport and disaster management services.
  • The healthcare group will also be responsible for the stand alone Airport Medical Care Facility expected to be commissioned before March 2017, the services of which can be availed by the general public also.

 

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