Swissport International Honored at STAT Times Gala

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2017-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — On 22nd February 2017, at the “STAT Times Gala Dinner and Awards” in Johannesburg South Africa, two representatives of Swissport Cargo Services, Colin Baldwin (VP Cargo South Africa) and Jeroen de Clercq (CEO Kenya), accepted the award on behalf of Swissport International. The award is the result of… Read the full press release

Swissport International partners with Mexico’s third biggest ground handling provider AGN Aviation Services

Swissport International (Swissport), the world’s leading provider of ground and cargo handling services and AGN Aviation Services (AGN), the third biggest ground handling provider in Mexico, signed an agreement on jointly providing ground handling services. With this agreement, Swissport expands its network in Mexico to 28 stations; the combined company will offer its customers country-… Read the full press release

Swissport International and Collinson Group partner to launch the first shared use lounge ‘Aspire, the Lounge and Spa at LHR T5’

Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground and cargo handling services to the aviation industry, and Collinson Group, owners of Priority Pass, have signed a joint venture agreement to launch the first shared use lounge at London Heathrow Terminal 5. ‘Aspire, the Lounge and Spa at LHR T5’ opens to the public this summer… Read the full press release

Swissport International voted best cargo handler in Africa for the third time in a row by the readers of The STAT Trade Times Magazine

Ekurhuleni, South Africa, 2015-3-2 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport International Ltd., the world’s leading provider of ground and cargo handling services to the aviation industry, has been voted best cargo handler in Africa for the third time in a row by the readers of The STAT Trade Times Magazine. Swissport received the Award during… Read the full press release

Swissport International announced the opening and operational start of Swissport Ghana

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2015-3-2 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground and cargo handling services to the aviation industry, today announced the opening and operational start of Swissport Ghana. Swissport Ghana is an equally owned joint venture company between Swissport International and Ghana Airport Cargo Centre (GACC). GACC is a… Read the full press release

Swissport International names Dirk Schmitt as new CEO Cargo Services Germany & Austria

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2015-2-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport International (Swissport), the world´s largest provider of ground and cargo handling services to the aviation industry, names Dirk Schmitt as new CEO Cargo Services Germany & Austria, with effect 1 February 2015. He will be responsible for Swissport Cargo Services (SCS) Germany, a successful, profitable operating unit… Read the full press release

Swissport International awarded Gold in the category of “Best Cargo Handler of the Year 2014” at ACSA’s Feather Awards

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2015-1-6 — /Travel PR News/ — During ACSA’s yearly Feather Awards on 27 November at the Sandton Convention Center, Johannesburg, South Africa, Swissport International was awarded Gold in the category of “Best Cargo Handler of the Year 2014”. ACSA’s Feather Awards are based on feedback from passengers and other airport users and thus directly… Read the full press release

Luzius Wirth to succeed Erich Bodenmann as EVP Group Services at Swissport International

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2014-04-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground and cargo services to the aviation industry, today announced that Erich Bodenmann, Executive Vice President (EVP) Group Services, will retire and leave the company by the end of April. Luzius Wirth will take over responsibility for Group Services from Erich Bodenmann… Read the full press release

José Canales appointed Senior VP Latin America at Swissport International

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2014-2-4 — /travelprnews.com/ — Swissport International (Swissport) today announced the appointment of José Canales as Senior Vice President Latin America (LATAM), effective immediately. In this role José Canales is reporting to Juan José Andres Alvéz, Executive Vice President Europe, Africa & Latin America. In his new position José Canales will be responsible for all ground… Read the full press release

Swissport International Ltd appointed Jean-Luc Payot new CEO Swissport Geneva

Swissport International Ltd, leading provider of ground and cargo services to the aviation sector, is introducing Jean-Luc Payot as new CEO Swissport Geneva with effect 1st September 2013. Jean-Luc Payot will take over responsibility as CEO at Swissport in Geneva from Michel Glorieux, who will leave the company end of August to pursue new challenges outside… Read the full press release

Nils Pries Knudsen appointed Swissport International Head of Global Cargo Services

2013-07-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Nils P. Knudsen is bringing over 30 years of international logistics and transport industry experience and a proven track record. He joined Swissport International in January 2009 as Senior Vice President Cargo – Europe, and will maintain this role until further notice. Before joining Swissport Nils had various senior positions with SAS… Read the full press release

Swissport court appeal hearing at the Highest Economic Court in Kiev, Ukraine postponed

The court appeal hearing at the Highest Economic Court in Kiev, Ukraine that was scheduled for today was postponed and will only take place in two weeks. Swissport had appealed to the Highest Economic Court mid of April after having lost its business in the Ukraine to UIA (Ukrainian International Airlines) with a court decision… Read the full press release