ECS Globe Air Cargo is GSSA for Ukraine International Airlines in India
May 11, 2018: The Indian arm of ECS Group, ECS Globe Air Cargo India, has bagged the contract for comprehensive GSSA services for Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) from its New Delhi headquarters.
Starting May 1, ECS Globe Air Cargo India supports Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) as a General Services & Sales Agent throughout the Indian sub-continent. UIA / PS commenced online flights from Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) from the same date.
Currently, UIA operates three weekly flights between Delhi (DEL) and Kiev-Boryspil (KBP), Ukraine with the fourth frequency to be added on June 7, 2018. The UIA flights are operated on Boeing 767-300ER with available cargo capacity up to 8-10 tonnes / 50-63 CMB. ECS Globe Air Cargo India expects to generate a cargo volume of about 2,000 tonnes per annum for UIA / PS – with pharmaceuticals, leather goods, chemicals, machinery, textile being among the most important commodities.
Ukraine International Airlines is one of the key players among eastern airlines and currently providing connections to 38 countries in Europe, Asia, America, Africa, and the Middle East. The ECS Group represents UIA / PS at major destinations all over the world.
Peter Kukharchuk, director cargo and mail, says, “The flights from Delhi are scheduled so as to provide non-stop service and convenient connections with the UIA flights to the cities of Ukraine and Europe at Kiev Boryspil International Airport. UIA keeps developing business model of a network carrier and improve on Ukraine’s image as a transit country.”
Talking about the newly forged collaboration, Girish Kunder, country manager, ECS Globe Air Cargo India, said, “Ukraine International Airlines is a prestigious account for us, as we have been handling PS offline since the inception of Globe Air Cargo in India. Now, we are happy to serve them online as well. Our team is highly motivated to lay the ground for UIA’s longterm business success in India.”