Menzies Aviation plc announces it has been awarded ramp licences for 10 airports in South Africa by Airports Company South Africa (ACSA). The licences are effective starting March 1, 2008 and includes operations at:
- Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International
- Cape Town International
- Durban International
- East London
- Port Elizabeth
This allows the company to further extend operations in the region where it plans to soon open its first office in South Africa. “We are delighted to have been a successful bidder in such a prestigious tender. We look forward to working with ACSA and the airline community to deliver Menzies’ worldwide commitment to great service at the right price,” Forsyth Black, Director Commercial Europe, Middle East and Africa said.
Menzies Aviation is a supplier of ground handling services to the aviation market providing passenger, ramp and cargo services for many of the world's leading airlines and some of the busiest international airports. The division employs over 12,500 people across the world, at some 109 airports in 24 countries servicing more than 500 aviation customers.
Menzies Aviation has been awarded a 3-year cargo handling contract by Martinair for offline cargo handling throughout Ireland.
Nexty February Menzies' service to the ariline will include baggage, passenger loading and unloading as well as passenger busing.