Recent News Releases
For the second consecutive time, Swissport Zurich has won the prestigious “Best Ground Handling Agent of the Year in Customer Services” award. Swissport was awarded two more distinctions for its Zurich airport performance.
Swissport International Ltd. successfully concluded the acquisition of Aerocare with effect from March 7, 2018. The Swiss company, global market leader in ground and cargo handling, now holds 100% of the leading ground handler in Australia/ New Zealand.
Swissport wins Ryanair as a new customer at Berlin Schönefeld Airport and secures the ground handling license at Brussels Airport for another seven years until 2025.
Swissport and the shareholders of Aerocare have extended the completion date for the previously announced acquisition of Aerocare by Swissport to 7 March 2018.
Swissport Group, the global leader in ground handling and cargo services, today announced its intention to seek an Initial Public Offering and listing of its shares on the SIX Swiss Exchange.
Swissport Finland yesterday handled the arrival of two Chinese Pandas, Pyry and Lumi, at snow-covered Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. The joy and enthusiasm for the Pandas among caretakers, veterinarians, representatives of the Ähtäri wildlife park and the government, and Swissport ground agents was great.
Swissport International, the world's leading provider of ground and air cargo services to the aviation industry, today announced the appointment of Christoph Meier to VP Head of Group Communications as of 1 December 2017. In this role, he will take over strategic and operational responsibilities for all Group communications, externally and internally, and report directly to Eric Born, Group President & CEO.
Swissport Group (“Swissport” or “the Group”), the global market leader in ground and cargo handling services, is pleased to announce that it has entered into an unconditional agreement to acquire Aerocare, the number one ground handling operator in Australia and New Zealand, and its subsidiary companies, Skycare, Carbridge, and EasyCart (the “Acquisition”), from Archer Capital and Aerocare management. Financial terms of the Acquisition were not disclosed.
On November 15th 2017, Swissport Cargo Services Frankfurt, a subsidiary of Swissport International, the world's leading provider of ground and air cargo services to the aviation industry, received the IATA CEIV certification for Pharmaceutical Logistics at Frankfurt Airport, Germany. This certification reflects Swissport’s continued dedication to offer excellent Life Science & Healthcare shipment handling services and will increase its contribution to the Pharma Gateway Frankfurt.
Swissport Group (“Swissport” or “the Group”) is pleased to announce that the refinancing announced by the Group on 11 July 2017 is now effective.