11th September 2023: Celebi India today announced the commencement of its ground handling services at Chennai International Airport. Airlines and passengers can now benefit from Celebi’s quality support services in Chennai.
From providing a high-quality experience in the terminal to preparing the aircraft to offer passengers a clean, comfortable, and safe flight, ensuring your baggage is correctly processed, and finally pushing the aircraft on to the taxiway to begin its journey, Celebi will do it all and much more.
Celebi has gone the extra mile, installing state-of-the-art infrastructure to offer quality ground handling services. Over 750 dedicated employees will be engaged by the end of this year to ensure airlines and passengers receive seamless, on-time service. Now scheduled and non-scheduled airlines at domestic and international terminals can avail themselves of Celebi’s comprehensive ground handling services.
Airlines have started entering into ground handling service contracts with Celebi. Recently, US Bangla Airlines and YTO Cargo signed a ground handling contract with Celebi to look after their ground handling requirements at Chennai airport.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Tauseef Khan, CEO of Ground Handling Celebi India, said, “We recognize the importance of Chennai Airport as a key gateway for travellers, and we are excited to contribute to its growth and efficiency. Long wait times for baggage on arrival and extended queues at check-in will now be a thing of the past once passengers experience the services provided by Celebi. Our commitment to building a sustainable ecosystem and expanding our capacity to handle the ever-growing number of passengers is unmatched. Our team of highly skilled professionals will ensure that passengers’ needs are met with the utmost care and attention. With state-of-the-art electrical equipment and facilities at our disposal, we will provide passengers with an experience that is smooth, hassle-free, and truly exceptional. This launch marks a significant milestone for Celebi India and Chennai Airport, strengthening our commitment to delivering world-class ground handling services in the aviation sector and providing a superior experience for all passengers traveling through this vibrant gateway.”
Chennai International Airport is the ninth airport in India for Celebi after successful operations at major airports like Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Cochin, Ahmedabad, Goa (Manohar International Airport, Mopa), and Kannur.
Celebi 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.
Celebi India confidently expands into Chennai, showcasing our unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional services and promoting a greener and more efficient future for aviation in India.
Çelebi is one of the world’s leading ground handling companies with over 60 years of experience in the industry. It has played a vital role in the transformation of aviation landscapes in the countries where it has operations, viz. Tanzania, Germany, Hungary, India, and 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 and India as a full-service ground handling provider as per IATA standards. With over 13000 dedicated employees, Çelebi supports 300+ customers between 44 airports across the globe.