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Çelebi India announces partnership with Uganda Airlines for ground handling services in Mumbai

Çelebi India announced its partnership with Uganda Airlines to deliver ground handling services at Mumbai. “This significant union displays the unwavering commitment by Çelebi to raise the Indian aviation service standards and continuously deliver global standards ground and cargo handling services,” reads the release. Çelebi India commenced supporting the ground handling services for Uganda Airlines’ with its inaugural direct flight from Entebbe to Mumbai on Saturday, October 7, 2023. Uganda Airlines has launched three weekly flights connecting Entebbe and Mumbai and has expressed its intention to further expand its presence in India.

Tauseef Khan, CEO, Çelebi Ground Handling – India, said, “We are delighted to bring our ground handling expertise to Uganda Airlines in Mumbai. We anticipate a long-term partnership as Uganda Airlines expands its footprint in India. Our commitment remains steadfast in providing seamless services and contributing to the growth of aviation in India.” Jenifer Bamuturaki, chief executive officer, Uganda Airlines, said, “Uganda Airlines is proud to strengthen the business and commercial ties between India and Uganda by launching direct flights from Entebbe to Mumbai. We are also planning to expand our network to other points in India. We extend our congratulations to Çelebi India for supporting the growing demand for air passenger and cargo services in India.”

Çelebi India recently commenced ground handling services at Chennai Airport, adding to its portfolio of nine airports in India, including major hubs such as Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Cochin, Ahmedabad, Goa (Manohar International Airport, Mopa), and Kannur. At the forefront of sustainability within the Indian ground handling industry, Çelebi India is dedicated to assisting the Indian aviation sector in achieving carbon neutrality. As part of its sustainability initiatives, the company has introduced eco-friendly services, including 100% electric, air-conditioned tarmac coaches, electric baggage and cargo towing tugs, taxi-bots, and bridge-mounted equipment services.

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