Turkish ground handling company Çelebi Airport Services has been awarded a ground handling license by Bengaluru International Airport Limited (BIAL). The contract was won after a bidding process which saw multiple global ground handling participate. The company will begin to provide ground handling services from August 2018 under a 10 year concession.
The company plans to invest $7-9 million in setting up it’s services at BIAL.
Çelebi is a 60 year old company with 10 years of operations in India and already provides services in Mumbai, Delhi, Cochin and Ahmedabad.
Murali Ramachandran, CEO – India, Çelebi Aviation Holding Inc.
“This partnership is an important step towards strengthening our presence and commitment in the India market and comes on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of our India operations. We are focused on expanding our footprint within the country and stand committed to catalysing the growth story of the Indian aviation sector. India is a key market, well set for a major growth path and Çelebi is well positioned to contribute, support and play a meaningful role in this change process.”