Swissport wins ground services license at 15 airports in Morocco

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport International has won a license for ground services at 15 airports in Morocco. The new license is valid from 1 October 2019 and has a term of seven years. Swissport International has been awarded a license for 15 airports in a global tender for airport ground handling… Read the full press release

Swissport invests in a state-of-the-art air cargo facility at Brussels Airport

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport is investing in a state-of-the-art air cargo facility at Brussels Airport. While Brussels Airport Company is constructing the building, Swissport has signed a long-term lease and is investing several million euros in equipment and fittings for the new facility. The building will consist of a 25,000 sqm… Read the full press release

Swissport now fully owns Heathrow Cargo Handling Ltd.

Swissport recently agreed to increase its shareholding in Heathrow Cargo Handling Ltd. (HCH) to 100 percent from 50 percent, which it held in a joint venture. Opfikon, Switzerland, 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — With the recent agreement to acquire the remaining 50 percent stake in Heathrow Cargo Handling Ltd. (HCH), Swissport will then fully own… Read the full press release

Swissport to consolidate its existing regional structure to three management regions — EMEA, Americas and APAC

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Effective 1 January 2019, Swissport International AG will consolidate its existing regional structure from nine to three management regions. These will be EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa), Americas (USA, Canada, Latin America) and APAC (Asia-Pacific). The new structure will reduce overheads across the organization and support faster decision… Read the full press release

Swissport announces the appointment of Luzius Wirth as CEO, UK and Ireland

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2017-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Luzius Wirth joined Swissport in 2012 and has since taken up various prominent leadership roles within the group and since 2014 he has held responsibility for Swissport’s Group Services. From June 2017, his new tasks will include a focus on further developing and expanding the regional organization, as… 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