Client relationships nurtured over decades combined with the power of data driven decision-making.


24×7 client support backed by a team of trained experts. Bureau of Civil Aviation approved operations support.


Optimising revenue using the latest in cutting-edge technology. Discover what powers Pelican Air to deliver superior results.


Get access to the latest trends impacting the air cargo ecosystem in India. Learn how we constantly improve results.

We are not
in 50 countries.
But we understand INDIA like no one else does!

Established in 1980, Pelican Air has been at the forefront of the Indian Air Cargo industry helping some of the leading airlines like Air France, KLM, Martin Air, Sri Lankan Airlines and many more establish and grow cargo revenues to and from India. With presence across all major airports, discover how
Pelican Air  can help you! 

It’s all about PEOPLE.

The Pelican Air team is a diverse mix of talented air cargo professionals across 10 offices in India. Apart from holding the mandatory IATA certifications, personnel undergo rigorous internal trainings to stay updated with the latest in changing regulations, processes and technology.  

This one of the things we do

Amongst the various services we provide as a leading GSSA in India, our newest added service is BCAS Approved Supervision Operations. This one of the things we do best apart from other services. 

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Management team

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Nikhil Sachdev

Managing Director

Nikhil has been instrumental in devising market access strategy and driving business growth for all Airline partners that Pelican Air has represented. He holds an MBA in Marketing from Cardiff University, Wales and has been leading Pelican Air since 2000.   

Hari Singh


Hari has a rich and diverse experience of 35+ years in the Indian Air Cargo market. Before joining Pelican Air in the year 1999, Hari was South India Cargo Head for Air France, Manager Cargo for Kuwait Airways and has also worked with Air Arabia in the past.

Narendra Wadhwa

Director – Projects

With a career spanning 22 years across freight forwarding, shipping, GSSA and RFS, Narendra has been leading new projects at the Pelican Group since 2001. He holds an MSc In Supply Chain, Trade & Finance from Bayes Business School, London.

Dr. Priti Sachdev

Director – Human Capital

Dr. Priti has been with Pelican Air since its formation in the year 1980. With a PhD in Education, she has been instrumental in creating Team Pelican – a collection of talented and experienced air cargo professionals across India. She also leads the L&D function. 


flights handled annually

18,000+ MT

cargo uplifted every year

US$ 80 mil

freight adminstered annually

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