Chennai,11th January 2024 Çelebi India, a global leader in ground handling services, is pleased to announce its collaboration with British Airways, one of the world’s premier legacy carriers, to provide top-notch ground handling services at Chennai International Airport. This partnership marks a significant milestone for Çelebi as it expands its presence in the country with exceptional services in the aviation industry.

British Airways, renowned for its exceptional service and unwavering commitment to safety standards, has chosen Çelebi India as its ground-handling service provider in Chennai. This strategic alliance signifies the trust and confidence British Airways places in Çelebi’s expertise from 65 years of providing ground handling services to some of the world’s biggest airlines.

Tauseef Khan, CEO, Çelebi Ground Handling – India, said, “We are thrilled to announce our partnership with British Airways as the chosen ground handling service provider at Chennai Airport. This collaboration is a significant milestone, underscoring Çelebi’s commitment to delivering top-tier services and contributing to the growth of India’s aviation industry. As we extend our support to British Airways, we remain dedicated to providing seamless and sustainable ground handling solutions, further solidifying our position as a trusted partner in the aviation landscape.”

This collaboration with British Airways is part of Çelebi India’s expansion strategy, adding to its operations at major airports, including Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Goa, Hyderabad, Cochin, Ahmedabad, and Kannur.

Aparna Malhotra – Regional Airport Manager – India and Maldives for British Airways said : “This alliance represents the trust and confidence that British Airways has in Çelebi’s expertise. British Airways is known for its exceptional service and unwavering commitment to safety standards. We look forward to dedicated, seamless and sustainable ground handling solutions, further solidifying our unyielding loyalty to exceptional service to our passengers and unwavering commitment to safety standards of the industry.”

Çelebi India, operating in nine major airports across the country, has a rich history of providing seamless ground handling services. From ensuring a smooth passenger experience in the terminal to meticulous aircraft preparation, baggage processing, and timely pushback, Çelebi has consistently demonstrated excellence. With over 750 employees hired by the end of the year, the company ensures airlines and passengers receive unparalleled, on-time service.

Airlines such as US Bangla Airlines, SCOOT, Air Asia Indonesia, Cathay Pacific, and YTO Cargo have also recognized and chosen Çelebi as their trusted ground-handling partner at Chennai airport, further highlighting the company’s commitment to excellence.

Çelebi India is expanding its footprint and leading the way in sustainability within the Indian ground-handling industry. The company is dedicated to helping the aviation sector achieve carbon neutrality through eco-friendly initiatives. These include 100% electric, air-conditioned tarmac coaches, electric baggage and cargo towing tugs, taxi-bots, and bridge-mounted equipment services.