October 22, 2016 2:14 AM ET

Transportation Infrastructure

Company Overview of Swissport International Ltd.

Company Overview

Swissport International Ltd. provides ground and cargo handling services in the aviation industry worldwide. It offers ground handling services, such as station management and administration, aircraft servicing and ramp handling, and passenger services; cargo services, such as freight handling, mail handling, document handling, integrator handling, cargo handling in a third party facility, freighter ramp services/transportation, outsourced hub operations and management, network handling services, call center and airline customer services, special cargo handling, trucking services, warehousing, and e-freight services; and fueling services. The company also provides executive aviation services...

Flughofstrasse 55

Opfikon,  8152


Founded in 1996


41 43 812 20 20


41 43 321 25 60

Key Executives for Swissport International Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Finance
Age: 43
Executive Vice President of Operations
Chief Executive Officer of Germany, Austria & Hungary Region Operations
Chief Executive Officer of Cargo - UK
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Swissport International Ltd. Key Developments

Swissport International Ltd. Enters into Joint Venture Agreement with Al Jarwani Group

Swissport International Ltd. and Al Jarwani Group signed their joint venture agreement in Muscat. Al Jarwani Group will contribute largely through its long-standing and successful experience and expertise in managing businesses in the Sultanate of Oman. Both companies are looking forward to build and grow a successful venture by providing ground handling services to airlines in Muscat.

Swissport International Appoints Nils Pries Knudsen to Chief Commercial Officer, Effective October 1, 2016

Swissport International Ltd. announced the appointment of Nils Pries Knudsen to Chief Commercial Officer as of 1 October 2016. He will continue to directly report to Eric Born, Group President & CEO Swissport International. Nils Pries Knudsen joined Swissport International in January 2009 and has since been instrumental in taking the Cargo Division forward to become a global leader, most recently in the position of Executive Vice President of Global Cargo. In his new role, Nils P. Knudsen will be responsible to further enhance the commercial and sales strategy and drive profitable growth for ground and cargo handling.

Swissport Expands its Ground Handling Footprint in Mexico Through Cooperation with AGN Aviation Services

Swissport International and AGN Aviation Services signed an agreement on jointly providing ground handling services. With this agreement, Swissport expands its network in Mexico to 28 stations; the combined company will offer its customers country- or multi-station-wide solutions for passenger and ramp handling services. Both Swissport and AGN see the value of combining the particular strengths of the two companies – with a large station network on the side of AGN and a global customer base on the side of Swissport, the integrated company will be perfectly positioned to serve its customers.

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