Swissport starts ground handling business at Milan-Linate Airport
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 to reduce its CO2 emissions by at least 42 percent by 2032
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.
Swissport extends airport ground services and air cargo handling with Air Tanzania
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
No1 Lounges acquired by Swissport joint venture
Under the terms of the deal, the newly formed SwissportALD will take ownership of nine No1 lounge portfolio spaces at London Heathrow, London Gatwick, and Birmingham airports.
Swissport to cut UK workforce by half
Unions have called on the government to announce a financial package to save the beleaguered aviation industry as Swissport prepares to lay off thousands of workers.
Breaking Travel News investigates: Aspire Lounge & Spa, London Heathrow
Born in 2012, Aspire Airport Lounges has begun a journey to offer great value in modern, ergonomically designed surroundings, specifically tailored to suit all types of guests. Here Breaking Travel News visits the Heathrow Terminal 5 location to discover more.
Swissport staff at Stansted begin strike
Members of the Unite trade union employed by Swissport at Stansted Airport have started the first of a series of strike actions over changes to scheduling and holiday allocation. The company’s decision to impose roster changes from four days on, two days off to five days on, two days off without agreement will see ramp staff work 14 extra days with no extra pay, argued Unite.
Swissport extends partnership with Brazil’s GOL
Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation industry, has signed a three-year contract extension with Brazilian airline GOL, for aircraft services and ramp handling at six airports in Brazil.
Swissport signs new contracts with TNT and Icelandair
Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of cargo services to the aviation sector, has sealed renewal contracts with TNT and Icelandair covering their ground handling at Liège Airport for the next 3 years.