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Sharjah, UAE – November 14, 2023 – Sky One is pleased to announce an exciting milestone in its journey of expansion and excellence. The company has signed a MoU for the acquisition of Uplift Airport Services, a prominent independent Ground Handling Company based at Bucharest International Airport, Romania.

Uplift Airport Services SRL is an independent Ground Handling Company, fully licensed to provide full services for passengers and aircrafts, such as: ramp, cargo, ticketing, and catering handling services. Along with general aviation services for various types of flights, including business and VIP. Uplift’s dedicated team of over 200 employees is committed to ensure seamless and efficient airline operations across the board.

Mr. Jaideep Mirchandani, Chairman of Sky One, expressed his confidence in the alliance, stating, “We see this association as part of Sky One’s commitment to offering a one-stop solution to airlines of all sizes. We believe that Uplift Airport Services would be the perfect addition to the company’s portfolio. The acquisition would represent a significant step forward in our expansion plans and align perfectly with our vision of providing a comprehensive suite of services to airlines worldwide. We are confident that this partnership will not only boost our growth but also enhance our ability to meet the evolving needs of the aviation industry.”

With this MOU, Sky One further solidifies its position as an aviation pioneer, offering a wide spectrum of services, including leasing spare parts, MRO, ACMI, advisory services, and now world-class ground handling through Uplift Airport Services. This development underscores the company’s commitment to excellence and its dedication to providing holistic aviation solutions.

With Uplift Airport Services under its wing, Sky One aims to elevate its aviation services offering. General manager Catalin Ilie of Uplift Airport Services SRL said, “Our team is excited to work towards becoming a part of the Sky One Group. Uplift Airport Services is driven by an uncompromising commitment to safety, reliability, on-time performance, and personalized customer service, which match the ethos of Sky One, synonymous in the aviation industry with excellence, versatility, and unwavering commitment. Being part of a reputed group opens vistas to overseas business that we aspire to be part of.” 

“Sky One will continue to pursue its strategy of expanding organically as well as through acquisitions. Our Unique Selling Proposition (USP) lies in our dedication and unmatched support for the growth of aviation companies. We are not just an aviation company, but also a strategic partner ensuring the smooth and efficient running of airlines.” Mirchandani added.

 About Sky One: Sky One is headquartered in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, and specializes in a wide array of aviation services. From Cargo Charters to Asset Trading, from Pilot Training to Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO), and from advisory to capacity optimization, Sky One’s portfolio is  expansive.  It offers a range of services including charters, crew training, operations, and maintenance.  Its services and solutions are carefully designed to cater to the diverse needs of the aviation industry This versatility sets the company apart as a one-stop solution for aviation companies across the globe.

About Uplift Airport Services SRL: Uplift Airport Services SRL is a ground handling service provider in Romania. The company currently serves airports across Romania to deliver a complete range of ground handling services with Safety, Security and Quality via a dedicated team that strives to maximize the allocation of innovative business opportunities in all locations.