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Cambata Aviation grounded as finances hit air pocket

Leaving over a 1,000 employees in the lurch

Aneesh Phadnis  |  Mumbai 

Cambata Aviation, the country’s oldest private ground handler, has ceased operations in Mumbai and Delhi, leaving over a 1,000 employees in the lurch. On August 9, the company’s chief operating officer, A P Casserly, wrote to employees not to report to work, after it lost all the airline ground handling contracts to rivals Celebi and Bird Worldwide Flight Service (BWFS). The letter was issued on the advice of Mumbai and Delhi airport operators, who viewed the presence of staff, without any duty, as security risk. Till recently, Cambata Aviation was handling around 10 ...

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Cambata Aviation grounded as finances hit air pocket

Leaving over a 1,000 employees in the lurch

Leaving over a 1,000 employees in the lurch Cambata Aviation, the country’s oldest private ground handler, has ceased operations in Mumbai and Delhi, leaving over a 1,000 employees in the lurch. On August 9, the company’s chief operating officer, A P Casserly, wrote to employees not to report to work, after it lost all the airline ground handling contracts to rivals Celebi and Bird Worldwide Flight Service (BWFS). The letter was issued on the advice of Mumbai and Delhi airport operators, who viewed the presence of staff, without any duty, as security risk. Till recently, Cambata Aviation was handling around 10 ... image
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Cambata Aviation grounded as finances hit air pocket

Leaving over a 1,000 employees in the lurch

Cambata Aviation, the country’s oldest private ground handler, has ceased operations in Mumbai and Delhi, leaving over a 1,000 employees in the lurch. On August 9, the company’s chief operating officer, A P Casserly, wrote to employees not to report to work, after it lost all the airline ground handling contracts to rivals Celebi and Bird Worldwide Flight Service (BWFS). The letter was issued on the advice of Mumbai and Delhi airport operators, who viewed the presence of staff, without any duty, as security risk. Till recently, Cambata Aviation was handling around 10 ...

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