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05.03.2012

Zurich, 5th March 2012 - Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, can add another award to its growing collection after being voted Ground Handler of the Year in the inaugural Air Transport News Awards.[more]

29.02.2012

Zurich, 29th February 2012 – Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, has begun offering cargo handling services at Japan’s second biggest international gateway, Kansai International Airport, in close cooperation with Finnair Cargo.[more]

27.02.2012

Zurich, 27th February, 2012 - Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, is extremely disappointed by today’s ruling from the Brussels Court of Appeal to uphold a decision by Brussels Commercial Court suspending the awarding of new handling licences at Brussels Airport. [more]

08.02.2012

Zurich, 8th February, 2012 – Swissport International has received another award, recognising the quality of its global cargo handling services, this time from India’s STAT Times, in its International Awards for Excellence in Air Cargo.[more]

03.02.2012

Zurich, 6th February 2012: Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation industry, has signed a three-year contract extension with Brazilian airline GOL, for aircraft services and ramp handling at six airports in Brazil[more]

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]