Aisats Coolport Opens Perishable Cargo Facility at Bengaluru

Air India Sats Airport Services (Aisats), the 50:50 joint venture between National Aviation Company India Limited (NACIL) and Singapore's air service provider SATS, has started trial operations of the Aisats Coolport.

Aisats Coolport opens at Bengaluru International Airport
Aisats Coolport opens at Bengaluru International Airport

The 11,000 sqm on-airport perishable cargo handling centre is located at Kempegowda International Airport of Bengaluru (KIAB).
The facility, which has been designed to meet increasing demand for the handling of temperature-sensitive cargo, is expected to be officially inaugurated by end 2016.

Temp critical goods boost air freight business in southern India
In a statement, the partners said the facility will also enhance the State of Karnataka’s status as the pharmaceutical and perishables hub in the south of India.
With a handling capacity of 40,000 tonnes a year, Aisats Coolport will cater to a range of perishable commodities such as pharmaceuticals, fruits, vegetables, poultry, seafood and flowers.
The facility will offer cold storage solutions with 17 dedicated cold rooms with adjustable temperatures ranging from -25ºC to +25º C.

Nol van Fenema

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