In 2020, Swissport International AG provided best-in-class airport ground services for some 82 million airline passengers and handled roughly 4.1 million tons of air freight at over 100 cargo warehouses worldwide. Several of its warehouses have been certified for pharmaceutical logistics by IATA’s CEIV Pharma and by the British MHRA. In 2019, the world's leader in airport ground services and air cargo handling, with currently around 45,000 employees, achieved operating revenue of 3.13 billion euros. Swissport was active at 269 airports in 47 countries on six continents at the end of 2020.
At Swissport we are focused on strengthening our market position and on ensuring we are constantly driving industry innovation in key areas such as service, quality and reliability.
After 23 very successful years, Glenn Rutherford, Swissport Executive Vice President for Asia-Pacific, has decided to depart the company at the end of 2021. Brad Moore will join Swissport from Qatar Airways as new Managing Director for the Australasia region.
Starting 1 April 2021, Swissport will support Aero K, an airline startup from South Korea. The low-cost carrier has contracted ground services from Swissport at Cheongju International Airport (CJJ).
The expansion of Swissport’s cargo business at Vienna Airport is officially underway following the signing of a lease agreement for a brand-new air cargo facility. The new location will increase Swissport’s local warehousing capacity by nearly 50%.
Swissport and Turkish Airlines have signed a major five-year air cargo handling contract at Brussels Airport. The vote of confidence follows a recent five-year renewal with Swissport at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport.
Swissport inaugurated a brand-new four-story office building at its Brussels air cargo facility. This opening is the latest milestone in the large-scale refurbishment of Swissport’s Brussels cargo complex which started in January 2019 and includes 25,000 sqm of warehouse space and a state-of-the-art Pharma Center.