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Swissport International Ltd are disappointed to learn of the impending strike action by members of Unite, despite having matched the pay demands previously made by Unite. Representatives of the Company have pro-actively contacted officials of both Unite and ACAS in an attempt to resume talks aimed at ending the dispute and have now agreed to an conciliation meeting with both Unite and ACAS on the 20th December 16. Swissport has also offered to enter into a binding arbitration process with ACAS and Unite in return for Unite calling off the proposed strike.[more]


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. [more]


Swissport Saudi Arabia, a subsidiary of Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground and air cargo services to the aviation industry, has signed a contract with Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, to provide ground handling services for the airline’s Saudi operations in all of: King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh, King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah and King Fahd International Airport in Dammam.[more]


Swissport International Ltd. is entering into a Joint Venture with the Muscat based Al Jarwani Group (AJG). Both companies will collaborate closely to successfully start-up Swissport’s new operation at Muscat International Airport after being awarded with the 2nd Ground Handling license.[more]


Swissport Losch, ein Joint Venture des weltweit größten Anbieters von Bodenabfertigungsdiensten für die Luftfahrtindustrie, Swissport International AG (Swissport), und Losch Airport Service GmbH aus Stuttgart, hat zum zweiten Mal in Folge den Zuschlag für die Lizenz zur Erbringung von Bodenabfertigungsdiensten am Flughafen München erhalten. Damit setzt sich das Unternehmen wiederholt gegen namhafte Mitstreiter durch und sichert über 700 Arbeitsplätze. Die neue Lizenzdauer beträgt sieben Jahre und beginnt am 01. März 2017. [more]


Swissport GB Ltd. is delighted to announce that it has reached preferred vendor status with Virgin Atlantic Airways to supply ground handling services at London Gatwick following Aviator’s announcement to exit the UK ground handling market. [more]


Swissport International Ltd., the world’s leading provider of ground and cargo handling services to the aviation industry, today announced the appointment of Nils Pries Knudsen to Chief Commercial Officer as of 1 October 2016. He will continue to directly report to Eric Born, Group President & CEO Swissport International.[more]


Swissport Executive Aviation Nice has been awarded the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) certification for its Fixed Base Operator (FBO) at Nice Côte d’Azur Airport – Business Aviation terminal.[more]


Rechtzeitig zum Auftakt der Sommerferien erhalten erstmals sämtliche Reisenden am Flughafen Zürich die Möglichkeit, die ASPIRE Business Lounges zu geniessen und ihre Reise entspannt anzutreten. Die ASPIRE Business Lounges sind die ersten kommerziellen Lounges am Flughafen Zürich, die sämtliche Passagiere unabhängig von Fluggesellschaft oder Buchungsklasse willkommen heissen.[more]


Swissport International Ltd. was awarded with the 2nd Ground Handling license in Oman by Oman Airport Management Company (OAMC). The concession period spans 10 years with a targeted start-up date before the end of the first quarter in 2017.[more]

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