Head of the Department

Name Mr. Keku Bomi Gazder
Designation Chief Executive Officer
Telephone 011-24657934
Fax 011-24657929
E-Mail ID ceo-aaiclasataai [dot] aero

Other Senior Executive(s)

Name Mr. B K Mehrotra
Designation General Manager
Telephone 91-11-24657929
Fax --
E-Mail ID bkmehrotraataai [dot] aero

Functions of the Department of Cargo

  1. Discharge corporate functions of Cargo Department
  2. Framing corporate policies on AAI's cargo handling at international as well as domestic airports
  3. Implementation of IATA rules, ICAO recommendations, Implementation of BCAS, CBEC objectives and regulations, pertaining to cargo handling
  4. Liaison at apex level with the regulatory Ministries, and other bodies, as well as user agencies such as Central Board of Excise and Customs, DGCA, Ministry of Commerce
  5. Tapping hitherto untapped areas of operation for harnessing additional revenue from cargo handling, including Express and Courier Operations
  6. Finalisation of long and short term infrastructural requirements, in consultation with Department of Planning, Engineering and Finance including Annual Plan and Five Year Plan
  7. Overseeing AAI's cargo operations at the two metro airports and other domestic airports
  8. Representing AAI in the various trade bodies like SCOPE-Air, sectoral meeting on EC/EDI Taskforce Meeting, Conventions and high level meetings arranged by BAR-India (Cargo), CII, Federation of Freight Forwarder's Association of India (FFFAI), Air Cargo Agents Association of India (ACAAI), Federation of Indian Exporter's Organisation (FIEO), Chambers of Commerce, etc.
  9. Setting up of cargo terminals and managing them by providing services comparable to international standards
  10. Modernisation of cargo handling system, re-engineering systems and procedures for hassle free terminal operations resulting reduction in dwell time
  11. Finalisation of tariff on cargo handling services in consultation with the user community like airlines, freight forwarders, etc.
  12. Make proposals on various policy and operating matter to the AAI board; implementation of the policy decisions taken by the Board/Government of India
  13. Finalisation of Training programs for cargo personnel in consultation with ED (Training) to inculcate better professionalism amongst AAI's cargo functionaries