Indian instrumental music welcomed by flyers at M’luru airport | Mangaluru News

Mangaluru: When you arrive at Mangaluru International Airport, you will be greeted by soothing classical instrumental music. Following a recommendation from the Ministry of Civil Aviation, MIA started playing Indian genre music from January, which was well received by passengers.
Following a request by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) to union aviation minister JM Scindia in December, the government advised Indian airlines and airport operators to play Indian music.
The request was made through a notification letter from the Ministry of Civil Aviation to the Airports Authority of India and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation.
“The music is soothing and the airport is quieter than before,” said passenger Sakshi P.
The MoCA in its letter said that Indian music encompasses a wide range of genres including classical music, folk music, vocal and light instrumental music. The music played by most airlines around the world is representative of the country to which the airline belongs, for example, jazz in an American airline, Mozart in an Austrian airline and Arabic music in a Middle airline. -East.
The MIA has also been listed as a silent airport since 2017.

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