News Archive

02.06.2004

Etihad the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates becomes Unitpools first ULD control and pooling customer in the Middle East. [more]

17.05.2004

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.[more]

30.04.2004

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.[more]

08.04.2004

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.[more]

02.04.2004

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.[more]

01.04.2004

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.[more]

29.03.2004

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. [more]

11.03.2004

By joining this new quality management system, Swissport's applications and processes will become compatible with the industry agreed standards in order to further enhance customer service levels across the whole cargo supplier value chain.[more]

23.02.2004

The Board of Directors and Executive Management of Swissport International have decided to introduce a new management structure from April 1, 2004 to better meet the coming challenges in the international ground handling field. [more]

05.02.2004

Swissport has acquired Protectas Aviation Security Ltd., the Zurich-based security company which is active at three airports in Switzerland and at six stations in four countries in Africa. The acquisition, which is retroactive to January 1, 2004, marks another diversification for Swissport into the increasingly-important airline and airport security business, and should thus further strengthen the group’s leading position in the global ground handling sector.[more]