The Swissport Profile
In 2018, Swissport International AG provided best-in-class airport ground services for some 282 million airline passengers and handled roughly 4.8 million tons of air freight in 115 cargo warehouses worldwide. The world's leading provider of airport ground services and air cargo handling, with 66,000 employees, achieved consolidated operating revenue of 2.99 billion euros in 2018. At the end of September 2019, Swissport was active at 307 airports in 48 countries on six continents.
In working towards our vision, Swissport is focused on consolidating and strengthening our market position to ensure we are constantly driving industry innovation in key areas such as service, quality and reliability.
Swissport’s large-scale launch of its first cargo business in Australia is officially underway following the signing of a lease agreement for a brand-new air cargo facility at Melbourne Airport, with other locations to be announced early this year.
Swissport and Lufthansa signed a 5-year contract for cargo handling at Brussels and Liège airports. The agreement covers Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines.
Swissport International is further expanding its lounge business in Europe. Since September alone, three new Aspire lounges were opened at the UK airports of London Gatwick, Edinburgh and now Eindhoven in the Netherlands.
Swissport International has appointed Rudolf Steiner as Head of Cargo EMEA. Mark Skinner becomes Head of Business Development & Sales EMEA. By appointing dedicated managers for its Air Cargo and the Ground Services businesses, Swissport strengthens its customer centricity further. They both assume their new roles on 1 November 2019.
Swissport is pleased to announce that Frank Mena, Chief Commercial Officer of Swissport Americas, will take over from Dany Nasr as CEO Swissport North America. Dany Nasr is leaving the company.