Recent News Releases
Swissport International Ltd., the world’s leading provider of ground and cargo handling services to the aviation industry, today announced the appointment of Nils Pries Knudsen to Chief Commercial Officer as of 1 October 2016. He will continue to directly report to Eric Born, Group President & CEO Swissport International.
Swissport Executive Aviation Nice has been awarded the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) certification for its Fixed Base Operator (FBO) at Nice Côte d’Azur Airport – Business Aviation terminal.
Rechtzeitig zum Auftakt der Sommerferien erhalten erstmals sämtliche Reisenden am Flughafen Zürich die Möglichkeit, die ASPIRE Business Lounges zu geniessen und ihre Reise entspannt anzutreten. Die ASPIRE Business Lounges sind die ersten kommerziellen Lounges am Flughafen Zürich, die sämtliche Passagiere unabhängig von Fluggesellschaft oder Buchungsklasse willkommen heissen.
Swissport International Ltd. was awarded with the 2nd Ground Handling license in Oman by Oman Airport Management Company (OAMC). The concession period spans 10 years with a targeted start-up date before the end of the first quarter in 2017.
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 Cyprus, a subsidiary of Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground and air cargo services to the aviation industry, has reached an agreement for a network cooperation with COBALT, Cyprus’ new national carrier, for ground handling services across COBALT’s network at 13 airports.
Swissport Saudi Arabia, a subsidiary of Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground and air cargo services to the aviation industry, has today signed a contract with Jazeera Airways K.S.C. for ground handling services at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah and King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh, making it Swissport’s launch customer in the Saudi capital.
Swissport Saudi Arabia, (a subsidiary of Swissport International; the world’s leading provider of ground and air cargo services to the aviation industry), has today commenced ground handling services for Scoot. Scoot is a low-cost carrier based in Singapore and a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, with three weekly flights from Singapore to Jeddah.
Swissport Losch (SPL) hat sich am 24. März 2016 mit der Gewerkschaft ver.di auf einen Haustarifvertrag geeinigt, der rückwirkend ab dem 1. Januar 2016 gilt und bis zum 31. Dezember 2018 in Kraft ist. Der neue Tarifvertrag bringt insbesondere Verbesserungen in puncto Arbeitszeit, Stundenlohn und Sonderzuschlägen mit sich. Auch über mehr Urlaubstage dürfen sich die Mitarbeiter von Swissport Losch freuen.
Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground and air cargo services to the aviation industry, and Finnair, one of the most innovative, reliable and longest-operating airlines in the world, signed an extension of their existing contract for ramp handling services in Helsinki (HEL) until 31 October 2020. The new agreement is effective immediately, and builds a strong basis for future joint growth and further increased quality at the growing hub in Helsinki.