News Archive


We are delighted to welcome Joachim Aschoff as our new VP IT Management, joining our management board from November 18th 2002 on.[more]


Thomas Neff will leave Swissport at the end of February 2003 to take up a new position in the executive management of a Swiss public transport company.[more]


Swissport Cargo Services is to acquire the cargo handling activities of CS-Lux from a group of local investors. The transaction, which sees the acquisition of a 100% holding in the Luxembourg-based handler with retroactive effect to October 1, 2002, makes Swissport Cargo Services a direct competitor of Luxair, which has so far enjoyed a virtual monopoly of such airfreight handling activities.[more]


Urs Sieber to become CEO of Swissport Zurich on September 1st, 2002 and assume overall responsibility for a new Swissport Switzerland Division.[more]


Swiss will refrain from developing its own passenger services in Zurich, Basel and Geneva until further notice.[more]


Swissport International is to acquire all the activities of Cargo Service Center B.V. at 61 stations in 15 countries from German-based D. Logistics AG. The acquisition puts Swissport at the forefront of the global ground handling industry.[more]


The executive management of Swissport International was further strengthened on August 1st, 2002. Dr. Ludwig H. Bertsch joins the management team as EVP Corporate Services.[more]


Swissport has acquired various passenger and cargo handling activities in Germany from the Menzies Aviation Group, further consolidating its already-strong position in the German ground services market. Swissport is also about to extend into other important airport business services, to offer those increasingly important services on a global scale.[more]


Swissport International Ltd. completed the transaction to sell 100% of the equity of its Puerto Rican subsidiary. The transaction will become effective June 30.[more]


Hardly a day goes by when the ground handling sector isn't asked to do the impossible: provide the same reliable quality product, but preferably do so at a lower cost. Swissport has an attractive solution to offer.[more]