BANGALORE: Bangalore International Airport Limited is Asia-Pacific’s first airport to be certified with BS 25999-2:2007 certification and world’s second in Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS). This award was certified by British Standard Institution. This certification was achieved after following a process lasting over ten months.
Speaking on this occasion, Managing Director of BSI Group, Venkataram Arabolu said, “Being the first International airport in Asia-Pacific and second anywhere in the world to have attained Business Continuity Management system certification speaks about the leadership intent of providing best in class services to the not just the passengers but also ensure the attention to supporting the country through uninterrupted operations of the Airport.”
BIAL embarked on the BCMS certification process in January 2011. Risk assessments, impact analyses, and recovery planning of every process spread across the organisation were taken up. The BCMS of the airport also went through internal auditing and third party audits to ensure that the BCMS is adhering to international standard requirements.
Commenting on the award receipt, Managing Director of BIAL Sanjay Reddy, said, “This certification shows commitment towards safeguarding the interests of our partners, customers and users. In working towards these certifications, BIAL has scrutinized and tested every aspect of the company’s operation and developed an integrated approach that can help resume operation after unforeseen event or disaster.”