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31.07.2014

Swissport International (Swissport), the world’s leading provider of ground and cargo handling services to the aviation industry, welcomes the 5-year ground handling licence award for the three International Airports Constantine Mohamed Boudiaf, Batna Mostepha Ben Boulaid and Tlemcen Zenata Messali El Hadj. The new Ground Handling licenses, bestowed by the Etablissement de Gestion des Services Aéroportuaires (EGSA) Constantine and Oran mark another important milestone in Swissport’s geographical expansion in Algeria and the whole of Africa.[more]

04.07.2014

GH Team interested in taking over to ensure long-term continuity of activities [more]

19.06.2014

Swissport International (Swissport), the world’s leading provider of ground and cargo handling services to the aviation industry, was awarded “Air Cargo Handling Agent of the Year 2014” by “Air Cargo Week”. The readers acknowledged Swissport’s efforts to satisfy the needs of cargo customers by conferring this highly regarded decoration to the company for the sixth consecutive year.[more]

12.06.2014

EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg and Swissport International Ltd. (Swissport), the world’s leading provider of ground and cargo handling services to the aviation industry, today announced that the EuroAirport Skyview Lounge at Basel-Mulhouse Airport has been awarded “Priority Pass European Lounge of the Year” for the fourth time. Owned by EuroAirport and operated by Swissport, the Skyview Lounge stretches out over 1,700 square metres and three levels, caters for business and leisure travellers alike, and comfortably accommodates up to 200 guests. Voted for by Priority Pass members, the award is recognition of the individual touches and investment in customer experience put in place by EuroAirport and Swissport.[more]

02.06.2014

Swissport International (Swissport), the world’s leading provider of ground and cargo handling services to the aviation industry, and Transaero Airlines (Transaero), the second largest Russian carrier, announce the signing of a five year Global Framework Agreement for worldwide ground handling services. Swissport received the “Preferred Supplier” status from Transaero. Both companies are looking forward to jointly expanding their global network.[more]

27.05.2014

Swissport International Ltd. (Swissport), the world’s leading provider of ground and cargo handling services to the aviation industry, today announced its plan to increasingly move load control services to its existing “Central Load Control” (CLC) locations over the coming years. This will allow Swissport to further combine and raise skills and system expertise in three core competence centres – based in Manchester, Marrakesh and Sofia – which serve as single point of entry for its customers. The process rollout will still start in 2014 with a gradual transfer of volumes to the CLC locations.[more]

29.04.2014

Swissport International (Swissport), the world’s leading provider of ground and cargo handling services to the aviation industry, has signed a five-year agreement with Saudi Airlines Cargo CO LLC (Saudia Cargo) for the handling of the airlines’ Full Freighter Operations at the two key European Hubs Brussels and Amsterdam. The agreement with effect from 1st May 2014 covers the complete scope of cargo handling services including full freighter ramp and warehouse handling.[more]

14.04.2014

Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground and cargo services to the aviation industry, today announced that Erich Bodenmann, Executive Vice President (EVP) Group Services, will retire and leave the company by the end of April. Luzius Wirth will take over responsibility for Group Services from Erich Bodenmann with effect 17th April 2014. In his new role as Senior Vice President Group Services Luzius Wirth will directly report to Per H. Utnegaard, Group President & CEO of Swissport International.[more]

11.04.2014

Swissport International (Swissport) and Aviator yesterday signed a binding agreement regarding the divestment of four stations that were affected by the merger remedies the EU Commission imposed on Swissport in order to get merger clearance for Swissport’s acquisition of Servisair. The closing of the divestment is subject to EU approval.[more]

06.03.2014

Swissport International (Swissport), the world’s leading provider of ground and cargo services to the aviation industry, is reporting total revenue of CHF 2.1 billion for the year 2013. This represents an 11% increase in revenue compared to 2012, which is again reconfirming the company’s leading position in its industry, despite challenging market conditions and foreign exchange headwinds.[more]

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