Swissport International Ltd wins license for four FBOs in Morocco - ONDA tender won by Swissport Executive Aviation

Swissport Executive Aviation, a business line of Swissport International Ltd., is the winner of the ONDA (Morocco National Airport Authority) FBO tender and will launch the first FBO product at Moroccan airports. Swissport Executive Aviation will operate facilities in Casablanca, Marrakech, Rabat and Tanger. Jetex was also awarded an FBO tender by ONDA and will be the only other provider of FBO services in Morocco.

Swissport’s Executive Aviation handling is implemented since 2013 at 9 Moroccan airports. Dedicated teams are ensuring full service delivery to the business aviation community and rely on the international experience of the group. With more than 80 bases and FBOs globally, Swissport Executive Aviation has become a significant player in the industry.

“Business aviation in Morocco has strong growth potential. We are excited and proud to support Morocco’s airports in developing state of the art FBOs that will put the country in a regional and African leadership role”, says Mark Skinner, Senior Vice President Ground Handling Middle East and Africa.

In a first phase of the implementation, the current ONDA lounges will be managed by Swissport Executive Aviation. In a second phase state of the art FBO buildings will be constructed and fully operational within 2 years.

“For our Executive Aviation business line, the awarded licenses strengthen our position in the market and they will enable us to further increase our service delivery and quality for our customers”, declares Rebecca Durrer-Bolle, Vice-President Swissport Executive Aviation.

Swissport Executive Aviation is exhibiting at the EBACE (European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition) held at Geneva’s Palexpo 24 to 26 May 2016 (booth no D023).

Swissport Executive Aviation was launched in 2001 and is present at more than 80 bases on 22 countries. Networking list available under: www.swissport-executive.com

Swissport International Ltd. provides ground services for around 230 million passengers and handles 4.1 million tonnes of cargo a year on behalf of some 835 client-companies in the aviation sector. With a workforce of around 61,000 personnel, Swissport is active at more than 280 stations in 48 countries across five continents, and generates consolidated operating revenue of CHF 3.0 billion. www.swissport.com