AVIATOR APPOINTED BY BA IN LONDON GATWICK

Aug 18, 2015, 9:57 No Comments by

Aviator has been appointed as the new ground-handling agent to British Airways at London Gatwick. This will be for Ramp, Operations and Dispatch services, effective from 9th November 2015. Currently, Aviator provides services to British Airways in Helsinki and from October onwards at Newcastle. Aviator states that the award of the contract followed after a […]

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BGS EXPANDS TO ESTONIA

Aug 11, 2015, 7:10 No Comments by

BGS (Baltic Ground Services) announced its expansion to the Estonian market. The company is expecting to service its first customers at Tallinn Airport (IATA: TLL) already in October, 2015. The newly established subsidiary of BGS named Baltic Ground Services EE OÜ will launch its operations by offering JET A-1 into-plane fuelling services for both domestic […]

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INDEPENDENT AIRPORT LOUNGE OPENS AT LONDON HEATHROW TERMINAL 5

Aug 04, 2015, 9:58 No Comments by

Swissport and Collinson Group, owners of Priority Pass, today announced the opening of the first independent, shared use lounge at London Heathrow Terminal 5. ‘Aspire, the Lounge and Spa at LHR T5’ will be jointly owned and operated by Swissport and Airport Lounge Development (ALD), Collinson Group’s lounge operating arm.  Located at Gate A18 in […]

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HNA GROUP TO ACQUIRE SWISSPORT GROUP FROM PAI PARTNERS SAS

Jul 31, 2015, 3:27 No Comments

Swissport Group (“Swissport”) announces that PAI Partners SAS (“PAI Partners”) has today agreed to the sale of Swissport* to HNA Group Co. Ltd. (“HNA Group”), a global enterprise group based in Haikou, China. Swissport, the world´s largest ground and cargo handling company, will remain as a stand-alone business within HNA Group, complementing HNA’s existing activities […]

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WFS ACQUIRES 51% STAKE IN FRAPORT CARGO SERVICES

Jun 08, 2015, 1:11 No Comments

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is to acquire a 51% shareholding in Fraport Cargo Services (FCS) as part of a strategic partnership with Fraport AG. The investment is part of WFS’ strategy to continue to expand in Europe’s major cargo markets. Fraport is to retain a 49% share in FCS and will continue to take a substantial role […]

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Thai Airways back to Menzies at Johannesburg

Mar 13, 2014, 11:35 No Comments

Menzies Aviation in South Africa is pleased to announce that Thai Airways has rejoined their stable of customers at Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport. Menzies will provide passenger and ramp services as well as provide lounge for their premium passengers in our Shongololo lounge. Menzies are already Thai’s cargo and trucking provider through their South […]

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Swissport International reports 11% revenue growth in 2013

Mar 06, 2014, 12:23 No Comments

Swissport International is reporting total revenue of CHF 2.1 billion for the year 2013. This represents an 11% increase in revenue compared to 2012, which is again reconfirming the company’s leading position in its industry, despite challenging market conditions and foreign exchange headwinds. The year 2013 can be characterised by passenger numbers continuously growing faster […]

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WFS wins ‘International Cargo Ground Handler of the Year’ award

Feb 19, 2014, 11:38 No Comments

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has been voted ‘International Cargo Ground Handler of the Year’ in the International Awards for Excellence presented at the Air Cargo India conference and exhibition. Award winners across a variety of industry sector categories were voted for in a poll of the 42,000 readers of STAT Times, the international multimedia publisher […]

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Menzies Aviation to handle Etihad Cargo in Amsterdam

Feb 17, 2014, 9:32 No Comments

Menzies is delighted to inform you that it has started the cargo warehouse handling for Etihad Cargo in Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, effective 14th January 2014, with the carrier expected to bring in around 45,000 tonnes per year. Etihad Cargo is currently flying into Amsterdam five times per week with full freighter aircrafts combining B777F, B7474/400F and […]

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Privatport (Swissport) licensed for full range of FBO services at Zurich Airport

Feb 05, 2014, 1:25 No Comments

Geneva-based FBO (Fixed Base Operator) PrivatPort, affiliated to Swissport Executive Aviation, received the license to deliver a full range of services at Zurich International Airport as of 1 January 2014. The new FBO license completes the network in Switzerland. Now the business line offers executive aviation assistance at all three main Swiss airports: Geneva, Zurich and […]

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