Swissport Cargo Services The Netherlands B.V. to acquire Skylink Handling Services B.V.

Swissport International Ltd., the world’s leading provider of ground and cargo handling services to the aviation industry, today announced the acquisition of Skylink Handling Services BV from Rhenus B.V.

Through the acquisition of Skylink, a cargo handling company specialized in air cargo handling based at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Swissport will expand its air cargo business at Schiphol and increase potential business volume for current customers and attract new customers. “Skylink is a successfully established provider of air cargo handling and consistently delivers high quality services”, commented Menno Biersma, CEO of Swissport Netherlands. With the acquisition Swissport will increase its warehouse capacities by 10,000m2 at Schiphol.

Swissport International Ltd. provides ground services for around 230 million passengers and handles 4.1 million tonnes of cargo a year on behalf of some 835 client-companies in the aviation sector. With a workforce of around 61,000 personnel, Swissport is active at more than 280 stations in 48 countries across five continents, and generates consolidated operating revenue of CHF 3.0 billion.

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