News Archive

14.07.2010

Zurich, 14 July 2010 – Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground handling services to the aviation sector, has appointed Peter Speck as its new Vice President and Head of Corporate Supply Management for its globally-active group. He succeeds Martin Koch, and will assume his new duties on 1 August. [more]

17.06.2010

Zurich, 17 June 2010 – Swissport Cargo Services, the airfreight division of Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground handling services to the aviation sector, has been named Air Cargo Handling Agent of the Year 2010 for the second year in succession. The distinction was bestowed at Air Cargo World in Shanghai. [more]

01.06.2010

Zurich, 1 June 2010 – Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, has appointed Georges Devaquet as its new Chief Financial Officer Switzerland. He assumes his duties today. Devaquet succeeds Thomas Kuechler in his new capacity. [more]

01.06.2010

Zurich, 1 June – Swissport Cargo Services launches an improved version of it’s FREIGHTfinder Track and Trace website. New functionality includes customer specific information available in real-time, with access through secure log-in. This compliments historic AWB tracking. One of the key advantages to the system is that information can be seen at airline or station level, negating the need to check multiple sites. If the shipment is handled in multiple Swissport stations the full history can be retrieved from all stations on a password protected basis.[more]

25.05.2010

Zurich, 25 May 2010 – Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, has named Natacha Saller as its Corporate Senior HR Manager. She assumes her duties in this newly-created position on 1 June. [more]

30.04.2010

Zurich, 30 April 2010 – Checkport, a subsidiary of Swissport International, the world’s leading supplier of ground handling services to the aviation sector, has won the tender process to provide airside security services at King Shaka International Airport in Durban, South Africa. The new operations are scheduled to commence on 1 May.[more]

26.04.2010

Zurich, 26 April 2010 - Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, has appointed Markus Milesi as its new Customer Relationship Manager within its global Cargo Services team. In his new position, which he assumes on 1 July, Markus Milesi will be able to draw on his extensive professional experience in the airfreight sector, and will further strengthen Swissport’s cargo expertise for the growth envisaged in the coming years. [more]

21.04.2010

Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation industry, expects to incur losses of up to CHF 15 million (EUR 10 million) as a result of the recent disruptions. Although flight restrictions have now been lifted, disruption and cancellations will continue for a number of days as airlines reconstruct scheduled services. [more]

15.04.2010

Zurich, 15 April 2010 – Swissport’s Europe/Africa ground handling division is profiting from the slight recovery in the aviation sector. The division has concluded a number of major commercial agreements recently in Spain, France, Bulgaria, Algeria and Tanzania. [more]

14.04.2010

Zurich, 14 April 2010 – Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, has appointed Simon Messner as its new Vice President and Head of Operations.[more]

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