Thursday, May 09, 2019

GHIAL clarifies on concerns of cabbies

Shamshabad: Following publication of a report in these columns on May 8 on the concerns of airport cab drivers that the GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL) has not provided any facilities for offering special prayers during the Ramzan month at the airport and also alleged lack of basic amenities, GHIAL has clarified that the concerned area is parking zone at the public transport center (PTC) near the airport. There are washroom facilities existing from the beginning and new washrooms are also on anvil.
Another canteen near PTC will also be available in another 15-20 days, it informed. "GHIAL offers a well-developed taxi stand at the Public Transport Center (PTC). It has proper road network, rest area and convenience stores etc. for the drivers. The Public Transport Center near the free car park area offers two blocks of toilets for drivers (Ladies and Gents). Another set of toilet block is under construction, which will be operational soon. In addition to the PTC, the car park area at the airport also offers washrooms for drivers," stated their spokesperson in a press release.
09/05/19 Hans India