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17.05.2017

Swissport Brazil, a subsidiary of Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground and air cargo services to the aviation industry, was selected best ground handling station for 2016 by Azul Airlines in Category A (Hubs and Large Airport Operations) at Confins International Airport (CNF). [more]

03.05.2017

Swissport Group (“Swissport” or “the Group”) today notified its lender group under the senior secured credit agreement dated 20 January 2016 (the “Credit Facility”) of the existence of certain events of default arising out of a breach of the lien covenant provisions contained in the Credit Facility documents. [more]

27.04.2017

Swissport Oman, a subsidiary of Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground and air cargo services to the aviation industry, has started its Muscat operations on April 15th, 2017. Launch customers are flydubai and Air Arabia. This great endeavour was underlined by a festive start-up event where several notable guests were in attendance. The successful entry into the Omani market symbolizes a milestone in Swissport’s attempt to further expand in the Middle East region. [more]

18.04.2017

Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground and air cargo services to the aviation industry, has renewed its ground handling services contract at Geneva Airport with easyJet, Europe’s leading European airline.[more]

14.03.2017

Tommy Watt to take early retirement - Swissport International Ltd., the world’s leading provider of ground and cargo handling services to the aviation industry, today announced the appointment of Luzius Wirth to CEO Swissport UK & Ireland as of 1 June 2017. Luzius Wirth will remain in his additional role as EVP Group Services. As a member of the Group’s Executive Management, he will continue to report directly to Eric Born, Group President & CEO Swissport International Ltd.[more]

06.03.2017

For the fourth time in a row, Swissport Cargo Services, part of Swissport International, the world's leading cargo services provider to the aviation industry, has won the prestigious 2017 STAT Times Africa Award “International Ground Handler of the Year for Cargo Services” at the Air Cargo Africa 2017 Conference. With yet another major award, voters from the aviation industry honour Swissport’s commitment to deliver outstanding services to its cargo customers. [more]

08.02.2017

Swissport Oman, a subsidiary of Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground and air cargo services to the aviation industry, has signed a contract with Dubai-based airline flydubai, to provide ground handling services for the airline’s Oman operations at Muscat International Airport. [more]

08.02.2017

Swissport Cargo Services France, a subsidiary of Swissport International, the world's leading cargo services provider to the aviation industry, will handle cargo at CDG, LYS and NCE for Emirates SkyCargo, the largest cargo airline worldwide in terms of international freight tonne-kilometres flown. [more]

17.12.2016

Swissport International Ltd are disappointed to learn of the impending strike action by members of Unite, despite having matched the pay demands previously made by Unite. Representatives of the Company have pro-actively contacted officials of both Unite and ACAS in an attempt to resume talks aimed at ending the dispute and have now agreed to an conciliation meeting with both Unite and ACAS on the 20th December 16. Swissport has also offered to enter into a binding arbitration process with ACAS and Unite in return for Unite calling off the proposed strike.[more]

31.10.2016

Swissport International Ltd., the world’s leading provider of ground and cargo handling services to the aviation industry, today announced the acquisition of Skylink Handling Services BV from Rhenus B.V. [more]

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