Çelebi India fortifies its presence at Chennai Airport by securing a ground handling contract with US-Bangla Airlines, enhancing operations and service quality for airlines and travel professionals.
Çelebi India extended a warm welcome to the US-Bangla Airlines passengers at Chennai Airport.
US-Bangla Airlines awarded the contract to Çelebi for its ground handling operations at Chennai Airport, cementing a partnership initiated in August 2023.
Çelebi secured the contract to provide ground handling services in Chennai in December of last year. Çelebi has established a world-class state-of-the-art infrastructure at Chennai airport to provide high-quality ground services to passengers and airlines. Çelebi is actively expanding its workforce and plans to employ over 750 dedicated professionals to guarantee seamless and punctual service to both airlines and passengers. Both scheduled and non-scheduled airlines at domestic and international terminals can avail themselves of Çelebi’s comprehensive ground handling services. Airlines have started awarding ground handling service contracts to Çelebi. Recently, YTO Cargo has also selected Çelebi for their Chennai ground handling.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Tauseef Khan, CEO, of Çelebi Ground Handling – India, said, “We are thrilled to offer our ground handling expertise in Chennai. It was our immense pleasure to welcome the US-Bangla Airlines flight on Sunday, October 1, 2023. The much-awaited quality and punctual ground handling services are now available for passengers and airlines at Chennai Airport. We are committed to continuing to provide seamless services at Chennai airport.”
Speaking on the partnership, Mr. Jitendra Pandey, Head – of Commercial & Contracts, US-Bangla Airlines Ltd said, “US-Bangla Airlines is the largest full-service private airline of Bangladesh and we are currently expanding and strengthening our operations across important markets like India, Middle East and Europe. Recently, we have partnered with Çelebi India for the ground handling services for our daily passenger flights from Dhaka to Chennai. We would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to Çelebi India for their commitment to providing world-class services and state-of-the-art infrastructure at Chennai Airport. This collaboration marks the beginning of a promising journey and we look forward to a successful partnership across our existing network and upcoming stations in India like Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai etc.”
Chennai International Airport is the ninth airport in India for Çelebi after successful operations at major airports like Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Cochin, Ahmedabad, Goa (Manohar International Airport, Mopa), and Kannur.
Çelebi India has been at the forefront of sustainability practices in the Indian ground handling industry. They are dedicated to helping the Indian aviation sector achieve its carbon neutrality goals. As part of sustainability initiatives, they have introduced eco-friendly services such as 100% electric, air-conditioned tarmac coaches, electric baggage and cargo towing tugs, taxi-bots, and bridge-mounted equipment services.
Çelebi India confidently expands into Chennai, showcasing an unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional services and promoting a greener and more efficient future for aviation in India.