· 9th airport for Celebi India after Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Cochin, Kannur, Hyderabad, Goa and Ahmedabad.
· Operations to commence in early 2023. Celebi making all efforts to start in 1st quarter.
· To deploy industry standard and best in class equipment and recruit required number of manpower in phases at different levels.
· Will be investing close to 8 million dollars.
Celebi India today announced its appointment has submitted its acceptance to the Airport Director at the Airport Authority of India, Chennai, and has started fulfilling the requirements to start the services. Celebi will provide complete ground handling support to scheduled and non-scheduled airlines at domestic and international terminals.
Mr. Murali Ramachandran, CEO of Celebi India, said, "We understand the needs of the airlines and the growing aviation industry in India and are well equipped to meet current and future airline and passenger traffic. We will provide the much awaited quality ground handling services at Chennai airport and develop a sustainable ecosystem to meet the larger goal of the aviation industry to become carbon neutral in the very near future.”
Chennai is the 9th airport in India for Celebi after Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Cochin, Ahmedabad, Goa (Manohar International airport, Mopa), and Kannur. Recently, Celebi won the bridge-mounted equipment services contract for Bengaluru airport and introduced 100% electric, air-conditioned tarmac coaches for passenger transportation at the Delhi International Airport.
Çelebi is one of the world’s leading ground handling companies with over 60 years of experience in the industry. It has played a key role in the transformation of aviation landscapes in the countries where it has operations, viz. Tanzania, Germany, Hungary, India, & Turkey. This global footprint gives Çelebi a distinguished place among the biggest European companies in the business. Çelebi is one of the largest independent ground handling companies in Europe & India as a full-service ground handling provider as per IATA standards. With over 11000 dedicated employees, Çelebi supports 300+ customers between 43 airports across the globe.