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Company Overview of Swissport International Ltd.

Company Overview

Swissport International Ltd. provides ground and cargo services to the aviation industry. It offers ground handling services, such as station management and administrations, passenger services, and aircraft and ramp handling; cargo services, including freight handling (on/off airport), mail handling, document handling, integrator handling, third party facility cargo handling, freighter ramp services/transportations, outsourced hub operations and management, network handling, call centre and airline customer services, special cargo handling, trucking services, warehousing, and e-freight services; and fuelling services, such as into plane fuelling, fuel systems maintenance and operations, airc...

Zurich-Airport

P.O. Box

Zurich,  8058

Switzerland

Founded in 1996

Phone:

41 43 815 00 00

Fax:

41 43 815 00 03

Key Executives for Swissport International Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 54
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Finance
Age: 41
Executive Vice President of Operations
Chief Executive Officer of Germany
Chief Executive Officer of Cargo - UK
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Swissport International Ltd. Key Developments

Swissport and Cargolux Sign on Agreement for Global Strategic Partnership

Swissport International and Cargolux Airlines International S.A. have signed an agreement regarding a global strategic partnership. As of January 2015, Swissport will be the preferred supplier of Cargolux and provide the company with cargo and ramp handling services at selected destinations. Shared clients of Swissport and Cargolux will benefit from further improved quality standards. Effective 2015, Swissport will provide cargo and ramp handling services for Cargolux at selected stations all over the world as the company’s preferred supplier. The cooperation between Swissport and Cargolux covers a five-year period and extends to stations in Europe and the US. Further destinations are to follow in the near future. The aim in teaming up is to further improve quality standards at the respective stations in a joint effort to provide shared customers with best-of-breed cargo services across the globe. The two companies will closely cooperate to expand their global network in a coordinated effort.

Swissport and Transaero Airlines Sign Five-Year Global Framework Agreement

Swissport International Ltd. and Transaero Airlines have signed a five-year global framework agreement for ground handling services. Swissport and Transaero are interested in establishing a long-term global strategic relationship for ground handling services. The main focus of the 'Preferred Supplier' and 'Preferred Customer' cooperation lies on worldwide coverage of handling activities of Transaero business and leisure traffic, where both Transaero and Swissport will benefit from jointly expanding their global network. The signed agreement is setting the course for a cooperation based on high quality and safety standards and top services.

Swissport International Ltd. Signs Five-Year Agreement with Saudi Airlines Cargo CO LLC

Swissport International Ltd. signed a five-year agreement with Saudi Airlines Cargo CO LLC, or Saudia Cargo, for the handling of the airlines' full freighter operations at the two European hubs, Brussels and Amsterdam. The agreement with effect from May 1, 2014 covers the complete scope of cargo handling services including full freighter ramp and warehouse handling. The new 5-year agreement between Saudia Cargo and Swissport is due to commence on May 1, 2014 and follows up on the long established cooperation between the two companies in the UK.

Recent Private Companies Transactions

Type
Date
Target
Merger/Acquisition
August 29, 2014
Swissport Cargo Services Denmark Aps
Merger/Acquisition
April 11, 2014
Swissport, Former Servisair Locations in Helsinki, Helsinki, London Gatwick, Newcastle & Birmingham
 

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