Swissport Kenya named Best in Ground Handling and Best in Cargo Warehousing at the 2022 Aviation Business Excellence Awards (ABEA) in Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya, 2022-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport was named Best in Ground Handling and Best in Cargo Warehousing at the annual Aviation Business Excellence Awards in Nairobi, Kenya. In addition, the global leader in aviation ground services was voted second in the Overall Winner category. In Kenya, with some 490 employees Swissport offers… Read the full press release

Swissport to handle ground services for WestJet operations in Hawaii

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — WestJet and Swissport are expanding their cooperation in Hawaii. The Canadian airline now relies on Swissport’s ground services at all four destinations it serves on the islands. The expansion also brings the addition of a new airport to Swissport’s vast and growing global network: Kona Airport on… Read the full press release

Swissport extends air cargo handling services for Lufthansa and Swiss International Air Lines at five Spanish airports

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport in Spain has extended its long-standing partnership with Lufthansa Cargo for another five years. The cooperation includes air cargo handling services for Lufthansa and Swiss International Air Lines at five Spanish airports. Lufthansa Cargo will continue to rely on Swissport’s air cargo services in Spain. Under… 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 International the only global aviation ground services company to contribute to TIACA’s BlueSky Program

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport International is a launching partner and the only global aviation ground services company to contribute to the BlueSky Program, the recently launched sustainability verification initiative by TIACA, The International Air Cargo Association. Just a week after announcing far-reaching ESG-targets, Swissport affirms its ambition as the sector… Read the full press release

Swissport extends ground and air cargo handling services to Hong Kong Airlines in Japan

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport and Hong Kong Airlines are extending their long-standing partnership in Japan until 2025. The cooperation covers services at Kansai Airport near Osaka and at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport. Swissport Japan has been providing airport ground services and air cargo handling to Hong Kong Airlines since July… Read the full press release

Swissport and Hong Kong Airlines extend partnership for two airports in Japan until 2025

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport and Hong Kong Airlines are extending their long-standing partnership in Japan until 2025. The cooperation covers services at Kansai Airport near Osaka and at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport. Swissport Japan has been providing airport ground services and air cargo handling to Hong Kong Airlines since July… Read the full press release

Swissport to reduce its CO2 emissions by at least 42 percent by 2032

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport International AG has set extensive goals for the de-carbonization of its operations, waste management and circularity, and for diversity and inclusion among its people. The new ESG agenda will be aligned with its ambitious growth plan and will at the same time support its long-term development… Read the full press release

Swissport welcomes Dave Lynch as Group Chief Information Officer

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport has appointed Dave Lynch as Group Chief Information Officer and member of the Executive Leadership Team. He will assume his duties shortly, with the exact starting date still to be agreed between him and his current employer. Fewer market clusters and new regional responsibilities in Europe…. Read the full press release

Swissport extends airport ground services and air cargo handling with Air Tanzania

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport and Air Tanzania have extended their partnership at the airline’s Dar es Salaam home base for two more years until 2024. Swissport has been providing airport ground services and air cargo handling to Air Tanzania since early 2020. Air Tanzania has been relying on Swissport for… 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 signs partnership with Mohammed VI International Academy of Civil Aviation

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2022-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ —Swissport has signed a Cooperation Agreement with the Mohammed VI International Academy of Civil Aviation, further strengthening the global aviation services company’s commitment to the education and training of future aviation professionals and leaders in the MEA region. On May 13, Swissport entered into a Cooperation… Read the full press release

Swissport in Netherlands saved 20,000 truck runs since 2015 as part of the “Milk Run” supply chain initiative at Schiphol Airport

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2022-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The ‘Milk Run’ supply chain optimization initiative at Schiphol Airport combines freight to and from several cargo forwarders into a single truck. With the highly efficient and more sustainable cargo process, Swissport the Netherlands saved 20,000 truck runs since the start, seven years ago. Because many freight… 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

Swissport adds three more Aspire lounges in the United States

San Diego, CA, 2022-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Aspire Airport Lounges, a division of Swissport International AG, is adding three more lounges in the United States. A newly refurbished lounge in San Diego, California, already opened its doors. Two more lounges will follow in Ontario, California, in mid-May. With these additional facilities, Swissport will… Read the full press release

Swissport offers premium lounge experience in partnership with Luxury Escapes at Australia’s four largest airports

Australia & New Zealand, 2022-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport has announced a new partnership between its airport lounges and Luxury Escapes, further strengthening its offering to travellers and airline partners at Australia’s four largest airports. The partnership means international lounge passes will be offered as part of Luxury Escapes’ deals or as an… Read the full press release

Swissport to handle ground services for LATAM Airlines at Auckland International Airport

Auckland, New Zealand, 2022-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — LATAM Airlines, Latin America’s largest airline, reintroduced flights between Santiago de Chile and Auckland, New Zealand on 31 March. Swissport has been awarded the ground services business at Auckland International Airport. After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, LATAM resumed flights between Chile and New… Read the full press release

Swissport to handle ground services for Korean Air at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2022-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Korean Air, South Korea’s flag carrier, has selected Swissport as its ground services partner at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. The newly awarded full range of passenger services will complement Swissport’s existing cargo services offering for Korean Air in Amsterdam. Swissport has been chosen by Korean Air to provide… Read the full press release

London City Airport hosted successful events in support of its local community

The airport welcomed almost 150 attendees to its first jobs fair since the pandemic begun, to showcase current employment opportunities, with nearly 1 in 3 attendees applying for live vacancies. London City Airport, in partnership with UMi and Newham Council also sponsored the Royal Docks Business Recovery event, providing procurement support to local businesses, ahead… Read the full press release

Swissport expands total warehouse and handling capacity in Belgium and Netherlands with the acquisition of Belgium Airport Services

Brussels, Belgium, 2022-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport International AG has successfully concluded the acquisition of Belgium Airport Services (BAS) with effect from 1 March 2022. The Swiss company, a global leader in air cargo handling, now holds 100% of BAS, growing its total warehouse and handling capacity in Belgium by more than 40%…. Read the full press release

The first pay-per-use international lounge in Western Australia opens at Perth Airport Aspire Lounge Terminal 1 on March 10, 2022

Perth Airport Aspire Lounge Terminal 1 International celebrates the best of WA. Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Thousands of Western Australians will have the opportunity to experience a world-class lounge experience, no matter their class of travel, following the grand opening of the Perth Airport Aspire Lounge Terminal 1, the first pay-per-use… Read the full press release

Swissport to provide airport ground services and air cargo handling for Philippines’ Cebu Pacific in Osaka (KIX) and Fukuoka (FUK)

Tokyo, Japan, 2022-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — With recent contract wins in Osaka (KIX) and Fukuoka (FUK), Swissport now supports Cebu Pacific, the Philippines’ leading low-cost airline, in an exclusive partnership at all Japanese stations. Swissport has been providing airport ground services and air cargo handling for Cebu Pacific in Japan since 2014. With… Read the full press release

Swissport to provide ground services for Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras at Viracopos International Airport

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras, one of Brazil’s leading airlines, has chosen Swissport to provide ground services at Viracopos International Airport (VCP), its hub airport in Campinas. The agreement covers ramp, cleaning, and cargo services. Azul Linhas Aéreas, one of Brazil’s leading airlines, has contracted Swissport to provide… Read the full press release

Swissport announces the appointment of Danny Hakker as Chief Financial Officer for Continental Europe

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2022-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Danny Hakker joins Swissport as Chief Financial Officer for Continental Europe effective 1 February 2022. The appointment further strengthens Swissport’s regional market structure. Danny Hakker has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer for Continental Europe as of 1 February 2022. He is a senior finance leader with… Read the full press release

Swissport announces the opening of its second lounge at Geneva International Airport

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport is opening its second lounge at Geneva International Airport on 1 February 2022. Located in the new East Wing of the airport, the new ASPIRE Crystal Lounge will be open daily from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is accessible to all passengers for an admission… Read the full press release

Customer service, hospitality, security jobs available at Manchester Airport’s Jobs Fair which starts on 10 February 2022

Jobs fair will be held on Thursday 10th February Hundreds of roles available at Manchester Airport, including 500 in security Other roles include customer services and hospitality positions Recruitment drive comes after travel restrictions were eased, with a range of benefits on offer to MAG employees To book a place visit the Jobs Fair’s Eventbrite page Manchester, UK,… Read the full press release

Swissport to open 180 new jobs for its operations at Cologne Bonn Airport as part of Eurowings contract

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport in Germany has won a major contract from Eurowings at the airline’s home base at Cologne Bonn Airport. The cooperation covers passenger services and aircraft turnaround coordination and will start this summer. For the new contract, Swissport will hire approximately 180 new employees. The new contract… Read the full press release

More than 1,000 jobs available across Manchester Airports Group airports

More than 550 roles on offer at the UK’s global gateway in the North Virtual job fair to take place on 25th January  Roles range from security officers, customer services to hospitality positions Excellent benefits include discounted public transport, free parking, retail offers, pension scheme plus many more Plus, more than 1,000 further roles are… Read the full press release

Swissport finalizes acquisition of AGS Aviation Ground Services in Aruba

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — At the beginning of this year, Swissport has finalized the acquisition of AGS Aviation Ground Services in Aruba and assumes the Dutch Caribbean company’s ground handling operations at Queen Beatrix International Airport in Oranjestad (AUA). With the acquisition of AGS Aviation Ground Services, a ground handling services… Read the full press release

Swissport extends ground handling partnership with Fiji Airways its New Zealand

Zurich, Switzerland, 2021-Dec-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport has extended its partnership with Fiji Airways in New Zealand, proudly supporting the airline’s recent re-start of operations in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Fiji Airways has appointed Swissport its New Zealand ground handling partner for an additional three years, providing full ramp and passenger services. Commencing… Read the full press release