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MANAGEMENT TEAM

Mrisho Yassin

Chief Executive Officer

Imani Mtafya

Chief Financial Officer

Amina Bilali

Commercial Manager

Board of Directors

Dirk Goovaerts

Continental Europe & MEA / Global Cargo Chair

Belgian

Eric Muriithi

Non-Executive Director

Dr. Charles Kimei

Independent Non-Executive Director

Raymond Mbilinyi

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mrisho Yassin

Chief Executive Officer

Swissport Tanzania PLC. Company Profile

 

Swissport Tanzania Plc. (Swissport Tanzania) a subsidiary of Swissport International Ltd, is a leading ground and cargo handling services provider in Tanzania. The Company operates at Julius Nyerere and Kilimanjaro International Airports with its head office located at the first floor of Swissport Freight Terminal at Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA).

Swissport Tanzania, then known as Dar es Salaam Airport Handling Company (DAHACO) started its operations at Julius Nyerere International Airport on 1st October 1985 and extended its operations to Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) in October 1990.

Swissport International Ltd. acquired 51% of Swissport Tanzania (the then DAHACO) shares in year 2000 to become the majority shareholder of Swissport Tanzania. The remaining 49% of the Company shares are held by public through Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE).

MILESTONES

1985   Dar Es Salaam Airport Handling Company (DAHACO) was established and started operations at Julius Nyerere International Airport (JINA).

 

1990   Swissport Tanzania extended operations to Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) as part of its expansion program.

 

1993   Swissport implemented for the first time a Computerized Departure
Control System (CODECO) for passenger and luggage check-in.

 

1996 Swissport International AG is incorporated in August 1996 in Switzerland.

 

1998   Swissport constructed and launched Perishable Handling Facility at KIA.

 

2000   Swissport changed name from Dar es Salaam Airport Handling Company Ltd to Dar es Salaam Airports Handling Company Ltd (DAHACO).

Swissport acquires 51% of Dar Es Salaam Airport Handling Company (DAHACO) shares, adding Tanzania to its global network.

Swissport implemented for the first time Electronic Accounting Processing System (ACCPAC).

First phase of the privatization of DAHACO begun. Swissport International Ltd. acquired 51% of Swissport Tanzania shares.

 

2003   The second phase of the privatization of DAHACO was completed. 49% of DAHACO shares owned by the government were sold to public through Dar es Salaam stock exchange (DSE). The Company became listed on DSE.

 

2005   Swissport Tanzania changed name from Dar es Salaam Airports Handling Company (DAHACO) to Swissport Tanzania Ltd.

 

2011   Swissport started the construction of phase 1 of the Perishable Handling Facility at JNIA.

 

2012   Swissport established a Training center.

 

2013   Swissport Tanzania started operations at Mtwara and Songwe Airports.

Swissport Tanzania changed name from Swissport Tanzania Ltd to Swissport Tanzania Plc.

 

2016   Swissport launched a state-of-the-art import warehouse at JNIA.

 

2019   Swissport Tanzania closed its operations at Songwe and Mtwara airports.

CERTIFICATIONS

2001   Swissport became a Quality Management System (QMS) under ISO 9001 certified.

2008   Swissport became Environmental Management System (EMS) certified.

2015   Swissport became ISAGO certified.

2020   Swissport became RA3 certified at JNIA.

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CONTACT

P.O. Box 18043
First Floor
Swissport Freight Terminal
Julius Nyerere International Airport
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Email: [email protected]

Tel: +255 22 284 4610