About Founder

Asia Aviation Associates has been founded and promoted by Dinesh Kumar, MBA, IAP. An MBA from Madras University of 1983, an International Aviation Professional (IAP) of ACI-ICAO, Montreal, an ICAO Expert in the field of Airport Management; "A management Thinker," a “Change Agent” has contributed immensely in formulating new concepts, creating substantial airport, aviation, Logistics transport infrastructure in India brought in improved processes and customs regulations, first citizen charters, Express Cargo Terminals ASRS & ETVs, EDI, Human Resource Concepts and Human Resources Development including modernization of Chennai international airport, first runway over Adyar River public service. A change Agent having brought many firsts in Indian airport/management function.

Industry Experience

A total of 44 years of Public-Private Sector Expertise; 37 years of career with Airports Authority of India as Executive Director-Cargo, Airport Director-Chennai International Airport, RED-NR, Airport Director, ED-Training and founder Director-Indian Aviation Academy is a unique attribute. Also, Served
International Board of Directors of the (IAPCoP), Montreal, Canada 2013-2016. His accolades include national and international felicitations viz. first Indian/Asian, Hall of Fame-Roll of Honor from TIACA-2000; Chennai-Emerging Cargo Airport of India 2008; Super Achiever 2009; “Most Powerful HR Professional of India 2011; 30 Best Training & Development Professional of India 2011; Life Time International Infrastructure Journalism Award-2022. An endowed Painter & author of 3 published books in English and Hindi Poetry.

Publisher and Managing Editor

Manish Kumar a young MBA and entrepreneur having 20 years of management experience in marketing and business operations, Project management, airline and aviation industry spearheads the “infraLOG” and the Events Division. He also serves as Director (Operations) for Asia Aviation Associates Project
consulting services.