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19.01.2012

Zurich, 19th January, 2012 – Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation industry, generated total operating revenue in 2011 of CHF 1.7 billion, which, corrected for currency fluctuations, represents a 7% increase over 2010.[more]

03.01.2012

Zurich, 3rd January 2012 – Swissport International, the world’s leading aviation services group, has appointed Joe Phelan as its new Senior Vice President Cargo for the Americas. He will assume his duties effective immediately, bringing more than 25 years of international logistics and transport industry experience to the role.[more]

01.12.2011

Zurich, 1st December, 2011 – Swissport, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, welcomes the European Commission’s proposal for a new Ground Handling Regulation that would require large airports to offer handling licences to a third supplier. [more]

11.11.2011

Zurich, 11th November, 2011 – Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, has begun offering cargo handling services at Japan’s most important international gateway, Tokyo’s Narita Airport, securing its first cargo contract there with Virgin Atlantic Cargo.[more]

07.11.2011

Zurich, Helsinki, 7th November, 2011 – Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, today signed a 5 year agreement with Finnair to take over all of Finnair’s baggage and apron services at Helsinki Airport hub effective as of 1st December, 2011.[more]

15.09.2011

Zurich, Helsinki, 18th September, 2011 – Finnair is in negotiations with Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, about its baggage and apron services at Helsinki Airport. The aim is to conclude negotiations before the end of the year.[more]

14.09.2011

Brussels, Zurich, 14th September 2011 – Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, has appointed its new management team to run the ground handling operations at Brussels Airport.[more]

13.09.2011

Zurich, 13th September, 2011 – Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of cargo services to the aviation sector, has signed a global contract to London based Transputec Computers plc to supply its electronic air freight document management solution, SHIELD Intelefile. The system will be in 20 major Swissport stations across Europe and the US by 2012 before being rolled out to all stations worldwide.[more]

20.07.2011

Zurich, 20th July, 2011 – Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, is pleased to announce the appointment of Roman Hermann as the company’s new Executive Vice President for Business Development effective 1st October, 2011.[more]

14.07.2011

Zurich, 14th July, 2011 – Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of cargo services to the aviation sector, has sealed renewal contracts with TNT and Icelandair covering their ground handling at Liège Airport for the next 3 years. [more]