Innovative Partnership Pioneers Inclusion for Visually Impaired in Airport Ground Handling

(IN SHORT) The ‘Flying beyond sight, destination inclusion’ initiative, a collaboration between the Italian Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (UICI) and Swissport, is poised to launch at Rome Fiumicino Airport during the summer of 2024. This groundbreaking project aims to integrate visually impaired individuals into airport ground handling roles, a first-of-its-kind endeavor in… Read the full press release

Swissport to Contest Ramp Handling Tender Rankings to Protect Alitalia Employees and Investments

Zurich, Switzerland, 2023-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport is prepared to contest the award rankings and is fully committed to pursuing legal remedies to safeguard the interests of over 2,300 former Alitalia employees and the considerable investments the company. Swissport is dismayed to learn of the preliminary ranking list of the ramp handling tender… Read the full press release

Swissport starts ground handling business at Milan-Linate Airport

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Just 12 weeks after starting up operations at Rome-Fiumicino airport in Italy’s capital, Swissport is starting operations at Milan Linate, adding another leading European business hub to its vast and growing network. Swissport will provide passenger services from 1 October. Further expansion in Italy is planned. Swissport… Read the full press release

Swissport starts ground services at Rome-Fiumicino, Italy

Rome, Italy, 2022-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport is in Italy. The global market leader in aviation ground services began serving airlines at Rome-Fiumicino – Italy’s largest hub airport – after successfully concluding consultations with trade unions in early July. In the first five days since starting operations on Thursday, 14 July, Swissport has… Read the full press release

Swissport prepares to take over airport ground handling activities of Alitalia at Rome-Fiumicino Airport

Rome, Italy, 2022-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — After being awarded the ground handling business of Alitalia – Società Aerea Italiana S.p.A. in extraordinary administration – at Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Italy, Swissport has started preparations for the transition of operations. Granted successful consultations with the trade unions, Swissport will support ITA Airways, among others,… Read the full press release