The International Air Cargo Association elects Kamesh Peri, CEO - Celebi Delhi Cargo Terminal Management to the Board of Directors

The International Air Cargo Association elects Kamesh Peri, CEO - Celebi Delhi Cargo Terminal Management to the Board of Directors

New Delhi, March 10, 2022: The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has elected Kamesh Peri, Chief Executive Officer, Celebi Delhi Cargo Terminal Management as their Board of Directors in order to broaden the Board's sector knowledge and efficiently serve the air cargo industry.

Kamesh brings more than 30 years of senior leadership experience in the aviation industry encompassing South Asia, the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and North America in various geographies. In his previous stint he has been with reputable organisations like Lufthansa   Cargo AG & Menzies Aviation and as a consultant for large clients in the aviation business, providing advisory, strategy & implementation.

Commenting on the development, Mr Kamesh Peri, CEO, Celebi Delhi Cargo said, “I am thrilled to be given the responsibility of being a part of the TIACA Board of Directors. TIACA’s vision is a safe, profitable and united air cargo industry that embraces modern technologies and practices to sustainably and fairly serve trade and social development worldwide. Through collaborative efforts, I look forward to helping shape TIACA's vision and promising future.”

TIACA has also appointed Kai Domscheit, CHI Handling; Dan Sheehan, UPS; Tushar Jani, Cargo Service Center India; Roos Bakker, Schiphol Airport and Massimo Roccasecca, Verona-Brescia Airport as board members in order to bring their perspective and experience across the industry sectors to ensure every sector's view is well represented within the group.

Çelebi has been in India for more than a decade now and has been successfully carrying out comprehensive ground handling operations at the major airports of the country - Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Cochin, Ahmedabad and Kannur, and is planning to expand its operations into other airports. In addition to the ground handling services, the company also started providing cargo & warehouse services in 2009 with the establishment of Celebi Delhi Cargo Terminal Management India Pvt.  Ltd., the terminal that was previously completely run by the Government. The joint venture between DIAL and Çelebi Hava Servisi A.S., Celebi Delhi Cargo Terminal Management India, today, is one of the largest cargo terminals by volume in the country. Apart from ground handling and warehousing, Çelebi has invested substantially in green airport solutions like the Bridge Mounted Equipment at Mumbai & Delhi airports and very recently in the Taxibot (Semi-robotic aircraft taxi solution) project in India.

About Çelebi Group

Çelebi has established in 1958 as a privately-owned ground handling services company. Today, it stands out as one of the most successful examples of integrated services in the Civil Aviation industry offering Ramp, Passenger, Cargo Handling, Warehouse Management, Bridge Operations, Trucking, General Aviation, Airport Lounge Management and Premium Services.

With over 10.000 dedicated employees, Çelebi continues to operate on 3 continents, in 5 countries and more than 40 stations. Our ambition is to expand our geographic coverage into more developing markets, while providing rewarding employment opportunities to a growing family of colleagues around the world and meeting service needs of our partners.