Recent News Releases
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.
For the first time after its recent launch in October 2015, Swissport Ghana, a subsidiary of Swissport International, the world's leading provider of ground and air cargo services to the aviation industry, has won the prestigious “Best Terminal Operator (KIA)” Award at the 2017 National Trade Facilitation Awards (NTFA) on 22 July 2017 in Accra. This recognition reflects Swissport Ghana’s dedication to offer excellent services for its cargo customers and underlines its position as a strong local trade facilitator.
Swissport Cargo USA, a subsidiary of Swissport International, the world's leading provider of ground and air cargo services to the aviation industry, opened a new warehouse at the Chicago O’Hare Airport. The 138,000-square foot warehouse is designed with a focus on customer needs as well as on safety and efficiency. Moreover, it includes the first automated material handling system in the region.