Zurich, 8th June, 2011 – Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, welcomes the decision today of The Brussels Airport Company to award Swissport with four handling licences at Brussels Airport. Swissport is confident that the decision will be positive for the development of the airport, for airlines and for employees.
Zurich, 26th May, 2011 – Swissport International announces that its Panorama Lounge at Zurich Airport has received the 'iF Communication Design Award 2011’ in the category Hotel/Spa/Gastronomy.
23rd May, 2011 – Zurich, Switzerland / Dulles, VA, USA: Swissport North America is pleased to announce that Swissport Fueling Services (SFS) and some of its staff members are among the winners of the annual awards issued by The National Petroleum Management Association (NPMA), for exceptional airport fuelling operations achievements in the USA.
Zurich, 19th May, 2011 – Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, has been voted Air Cargo Handling Agent of the Year 2011, in the prestigious ACW World Air Cargo Awards.
Zurich, 16th May, 2011 – Swissport Losch has nominated Christian Zweifel as the new General Manager of Swissport Losch Operations in Munich as of 1st June, 2011. Bruno Stefani, Deputy General Manager Swissport Losch Munich and Key Account Manager Lufthansa Munich, will assist him in his new role.
Zurich, 28th April, 2011 – Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, has announced three top-management changes with effect from 2nd May, 2011. Philipp Joeinig will take up the role as EVP Central Europe, the newly established region Switzerland, Germany, & Austria, Erich Bodenmann becomes EVP Group Services, and Adrian Melliger will become CEO of Swissport Zurich, the hub of Swiss International Air Lines. The new EVP Business Development will be announced shortly.
Zurich, 28 March 2011 – Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services for the aviation sector, has again been named Best Ground Handling Company 2011 by the renowned Institute for Transport Management. Swissport has now earned this prestigious industry distinction for 11 years in succession.
Zurich, 18 March 2011 – Swissport International, the world’s number-one provider of ground services to the aviation industry, generated total operating revenue last year of CHF 1.741 billion, a 5.2% increase over 2009 despite the negative impact of the strengthening of the Swiss Franc, the volcanic ash crisis and the closure of underperforming operations in 2009. On a like for like basis the increase would have been a double digit one. This revenue increase further underpins Swissport’s leading role within the ground and cargo handling services sector. The Swissport Group expects to experience continued growth in the current year, supported by its new owner PAI Partners.
Zurich, 7 March 2011 – Swissport International and its outsourcing partner Marketing Dynamics are to change their co-operation by the end of March. From 1 April onwards, Zurich-based communications agency HANS MARS will be responsible for the global marketing and communications affairs of the Swissport Group. The thorough handover of all current projects and tasks will commence in the next few days.
Zurich, 1 March 2011 – Swissport International, the global market leader in the airport ground handling sector, has appointed Nicolas Frochaux as its new Vice President Corporate Controlling & Financial Analysis. He will assume his duties on 1 March and reports to the Swissport Group CFO Alvaro Gomez-Reino. Frochaux succeeds Dany Nasr, who has been promoted to CFO of the Swissport Americas division, based in Washington, D.C.