MUMBAI: CSC, in a joint venture with SATS, has been awarded a cargo handling concession tor designing, developing, operating and managing the International cargo facilities at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai.
The joint venture company, Mumbai Cargo Service Center Airport Private Limited, is held 51% CSC and 49% by SATS. The concession will start in April 2018 and run till 2036.
CSC has been providing its services since 1995 and is today the Country's largest air cargo facility handling services company. CSC operates and manages air cargo handling facilities in Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Aurangabad and Mangalore airports and currently handles more than six lac tonnes of cargo per annum across various airports of the Country.
With this acquisition, CSC group is expected to handle more than ten lac tonnes of cargo per annum across various airports of the Country. Earlier, CSC has also been awarded a concession to expand and operate the existing cold chain temperature controlled cargo terminal at CSIA Airport Mumbai till 2036.CSC group currently provides employment to more than 2,200 people across various airports of the Country.
SATS is Asia's leading provider of Food solutions and Gateway Services with a network spanning 14 countries and 54 cities. SATS has extensive experience in operating air cargo handling facilities and has invested substantially in technology to enhance service and efficiency.
Mumbai airport is a very important cargo gateway airport of the Country and currently handles 33% of Country’s International air cargo. We along with MIAL, who has awarded us this concession, will develop a world-class air cargo handling facility at Mumbai Airport and deliver top rated customer service. With this latest win, SATS and CSC will connect the Mumbai hub to their network, increasing connectivity and growth potential for their airline customers ana shippers.
Mr. Tushar Jani, Chairman of the CSC Group, said with this concession CSC Group will be providing seamless quality services at Mumbai, Delhi and Ahmedabad to the Export-Import community and international airlines. He further said that CSC group's endeavor is to achieve industry leadership through innovative and efficient processes and motivated people.