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NAS wins ground handling operations contract at Mumbai International Airport

India : Monday, November 24, 2008

The region’s fastest growing airline ground handling company, National Aviation Services (NAS) has a won a bid to handle passengers and cargo at the Mumbai International Airport in Mumbai, India along with a partner for 10 years concession.The announcement was made at a press conference by the newly reorganized top management at NAS spearheaded by Mr. Naji Al-Ajmi, President & CEO of NAS Global, Mr. Adel Al-Askar; Senior Vice President of Governance & Strategic Planning and Mr. Hassan El-Houry, CEO of NAS MENA.

The Award of Concession for undertaking Ground Handling Operations at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai (CSIA) to NAS was recently made by the top management of Mumbai International Airport and this means NAS India with the partner will provide Passenger Terminal Services & Ramp Handling Services to Mumbai International Airport. NAS India currently provides passenger & ramp handling services to twelve airports in India and is looking towards expanding its presence in the sub-continent by providing new and innovative value added services at the airports it operates in.

“As we consider ourselves stakeholders of the Indian aviation industry, it is important for us to be involved in all growth aspects of the industry and our win at MIAL exemplifies our focus on creating a bigger footprint in India.” quoted Naji Al-Ajmi President & CEO of NAS Global at a press conference.“We see ourselves as strategic partners who aim to help India build a profitable aviation industry that can achieve long term sustainability and exceptional financial growth and can even overcome hurdles like the current financial crisis that has hit the globe.” concluded Al-Ajmi.