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31.03.2010

Zurich, 31 March 2010 – Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, has been named “Best Ground Handling Company 2010” by the Institute of Transport Management. The independent London-based logistics centre bestowed the prestigious award on Swissport following an extensive survey of more than 230 airport and aviation companies. In earning the distinction, Swissport has again prevailed over its industry competitors to retain its leading position in the ground handling sector.[more]

30.03.2010

Zurich, 30 March – Swissport has become the first Ground Handling Agent to renew the Cargo 2000 Certificate of approval. The audit focuses on the delivery of quality to the customer, regular and timely interaction with customers, as well as the delivery of training and maintenance of records. The new certification will last until March 2013.[more]

29.03.2010

Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, and Singapore Airlines are pleased to announce the successful launch today of the carrier’s new Airbus A380 service to and from Zurich Airport. All the new processes and procedures established at Zurich to handle the world’s biggest passenger jet functioned flawlessly, to the delight of the passengers on the first inbound and outbound flights and all the airport partners involved. [more]

26.03.2010

Zurich/Washington, 26 March 2010 – Swissport Cargo Services North America has concluded or renewed a number of cargo handling agreements commencing in the first half of 2010. The new accords are an impressive sign of business recovery and growth.[more]

15.03.2010

Swissport International, the world’s number-one provider of ground handling services to the aviation sector, is intensifying its collaboration with British Airways, one of the world’s leading cargo carriers with its global route network. On 1 April, Swissport will take over all cargo handling duties for British Airways at Frankfurt Airport.[more]

08.03.2010

Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground handling services to the aviation community, has appointed Andreas Keller as its new Vice President and head of its Aviation Security business segment. He assumes his new duties on 15 March. Keller succeeds Stefan Roschi, who is leaving Swissport to take on a new professional challenge.[more]

17.02.2010

Zurich/Munich/Stuttgart, 17 February 2010 – Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, and its local partner Losch will be commencing their new joint operation at Munich Airport as planned on 1 March. The partners have already won Germanwings, Spanair, Air Berlin, Air Dolomiti and Czech Airlines as their first customers; and Continental Airlines will be entrusting its handling to Swissport/Losch from 28 March onwards. Negotiations are also nearing completion with a number of further carriers.[more]

15.02.2010

Zurich, 15 February 2010 – Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, has appointed Kai Proff as the new Branch Manager Frankfurt of its German cargo organisation. Proff, who is 36, will assume his new function on 1 March. [more]

29.01.2010

Zurich, 29 January 2010 – Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, has announced two personnel changes within its cargo organisation. Wouter Brand assumes overall responsibility for Swissport’s Dutch airfreight handling, while Francisco Gonçalves takes charge of cargo handling in Brazil. Both appointees assume their duties with immediate effect.[more]

15.01.2010

Zurich, 15 January 2010 – Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, has appointed Ricky Saghir as the new Commercial Director of its German cargo organisation. Saghir, who is 47, will also be overall in charge of Swissport’s commercial cargo activities in Eastern Europe in his new function, which he assumes on 1 February. [more]

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