The Swissport ULD company Unitpool (cargo container management) is realizing significant growth in its customer portfolio. World Airways and United Arab Emirates have signed long-term agreements.
Swissport will extend its ground handling operations to Singapore Changi Airport in 2005 and is happy about this important tender-success to gain a key foothold in Asia.
Swissport is now also providing into-plane services at Islip (New York) and will strengthen its efforts in the fueling business.
Etihad the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates becomes Unitpools first ULD control and pooling customer in the Middle East.
A lot of planning and preparation was necessary to avoid this spectacular incident at Swissport's Cargo Warehouse. Fortunately no staff was injured and the Cargo Operation is working smoothly again.
For the fourth time, the ITM-arward has been accredited to Swissport. Furthermore, the leading global Ground Handling Company is announcing two management changes and can confirm the conclusion of a long-term IT-agreement with the EDS corporation.
This important transaction adds five British Airports (Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Gatwick, Stansted) to Swissport's world-wide network and makes the leading ground handling company one of the biggest players in the UK market.
The Swissport company "Unitpool" is constantly expanding its activities by adding more partners and customers to their portfolio. Recently, Eurofly and HollandExel have just contracted the ULD pooling.
The two companies have signed a new ground handling collaboration model on a global scale, covering over 60 stations until end of 2008. Aviation specialists are considering it as an important signal and trend for the airport and airline industry.
The former Swiss International Air Lines executive assumes his new position on may 1st to succeed Urs Sieber, who has been named head of Swissport's Division Europe.