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Air India Air Transport Services Limited (AIATSL) is govt air carrier Air India's fully owned subsidiary, formed with the aim to provide unified ground handling services (ramp, passenger, baggage, cargo handling and cabin cleaning) under the brand name 'Air India Airport Services'.
AIATSL is a leading ground-handling service provider in India and offers its services at major airports in the country. At present it provides ground-handling services at 80 airports. Apart from handling flights of Air India and its subsidiary Companies, ground handling is also provided for 36 foreign scheduled airlines, 3 domestic scheduled airlines, 4 regional airlines, 12 Seasonal charter airlines, and 23 foreign airlines availing of perishable cargo handling.
From being the first and only ground handler in India to handling the Airbus A380 on its maiden flight to India, and handling the 787 Dreamliners at major airports in India, AIATSL has come a long way.