Swissport submits bid for leading ground handling company

cent holding in DynAir of

the USA for a purchase price of USD 155 million

(CHF 240 million). The acquisition of the

Washington-based company, which is active at 55 US

airports, would make Swissport International the

biggest player in the world ground handling market

and provide invaluable access to the key markets of

the major US airport hubs. DynAir is currently

owned by UK-based Alpha Airports Group Plc. Since

the prospective seller is a publicly-quoted

company, the transaction is subject to the approval

of Alpha Airports shareholders under UK