Swissport International Ltd.

Zurich 8058


About Swissport International Ltd.


Zurich Airport, PO Box CH-8058
Zurich 8058

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Swissport International Ltd., which is owned by Ferrovial, a leading global infrastructure and service corporation based in Spain, provides ground services for over 70 million passengers and 3.5 million tonnes of cargo a year on behalf of some 650 client companies. With its workforce of around 33 000 personnel, Swissport is active at 173 airports in 38 countries on five continents, and generated consolidated operating revenue of CHF 1.9 billion (EUR 1.2 billion or USD 1.7 billion) last year.

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Swissport Continues Support for Earthquake Victims

March 22, 2023
Swissport has teamed up with international aid organizations and its airline customer Turkish Airlines to provide air cargo logistics in a continuous effort to support the victims...
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Swissport Acquires Majority Stake in Düsseldorf Airport's Cargo Handing Unit

March 21, 2023
With this transaction, Swissport and Düsseldorf Airport will enter a long-term partnership to merge their existing air cargo handling businesses at Düsseldorf airport and to jointly...
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Swissport Wins Major Contract with Sky Airline and Becomes Market Leader in Chile

March 21, 2023
Swissport has secured a contract from Sky Airline to provide airport ground services and cargo handling to the largest low-cost carrier in Chile. The contract includes all 15 ...
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Swissport Secures Lufthansa Cargo Business in Nairobi, in Addition to Ramp and Passenger Services

March 17, 2023
Swissport's Nairobi cargo center offers 10,400 square meters of space for the handling of general cargo as well as perishables and temperature-sensitive goods like pharmaceuticals...
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Swissport Secures Handling Contract with Aeromexico at Rome Fiumicino

March 14, 2023
From March 26, 2023, Swissport will assume airport ground services for Aeromexico, which joins the portfolio of 50 airlines relying on Swissport's solutions since it started operations...
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Swissport Wins ITA Airways as New Customer at Zurich and Geneva Airports

Feb. 28, 2023
Swissport has been selected by ITA Airways to provide ground services at Zurich and Geneva airports for three years, effective March 31. The newly concluded contract covers passenger...
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Passenger Services

Swissport Opens Second Aspire Lounge at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport in Finland

Feb. 27, 2023
Swissport opened the doors of its second airport lounge at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL) in Finland under its award-winning Aspire brand. The facility complements an existing ...
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Swissport Doubles Passenger Numbers in 2022; Rome Hub Added; 5,000 New Jobs for 2023 Summer Peak

Feb. 24, 2023
The airport ground services division handled 3.3 million flights last year and served 186 million passengers. In the air cargo segment, Swissport handled 4.8 million metric tons...
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Swissport Adds Mombasa to its African Network

Jan. 17, 2023
The services offered in Mombasa include passenger services and ramp handling, with the potential to expand to freighter handling. Swissport operates a large air cargo center at...
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Jourik Hooghe Becomes New Chief Financial Officer

Dec. 14, 2022
Jourik Hooghe will join Swissport International AG on Jan. 9, 2023 as group chief financial officer (CFO) and become a member of group management. He succeeds Iván Nash Vila, ...

Articles & News

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Ground Handlers & Service Providers

Brady’s Outlook on Swissport’s Future

June 9, 2022
As the industry bounces back, the ground handling company is focused on expanding operations, recruiting personnel and utilizing new equipment.
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Ground Handling

Industry News - December 2013, January 2014

Dec. 27, 2013
Major Events In 2014 March 25-26 AviationPros LIVE Las Vegas, NV March 27-30 IATA Ground Handling Conference Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia April 14-16 GSE Buyers & Ramp-Ops Conference...
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Due to a growing emphasis on efficiency and improved passenger experience, the case for better baggage handling is clear. Not surprisingly, it has formed a compelling driver for a number of developments and innovations – and European airports have been quick to embrace the benefits that these new technologies can bring.
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Baggage Handling Developments In Europe

Sept. 22, 2013
The industry looks to be shaping up well to meet the future, and all the luggage 3.6 billion fliers will bring.
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Swissport International Ltd. provides ground services for 118 million passengers and 3.5 million metric tons of cargo annually at 189 airports and 37 countries - one less than before a court ruling stripped it of its business in Ukraine.
Ground Handlers & Service Providers

Swissport Loses Out In Ukraine … For Now

May 23, 2013
Court rules in favor of Ukraine International Airlines over a $30 million joint venture gone very wrong.
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May 2013 News

May 22, 2013
Major Events in 2013 May 19-2285th Annual AAAE Conference and Exposition 2013Reno, NV July 29-Aug. 42013 EAA AirVenture OshkoshOshkosh, WI July 31-Aug. 01 2013 Deicing Management...
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Airports & Municipalities

Brazil’s Airports Scramble To Modernize

April 17, 2013
Most press accounts say Brazil is woefully behind schedule in airport and other infrastructure improvements as it prepares to host the World Cup next year.
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News In Brief For June July 2012

June 27, 2012
Calendar of Events June 14-15 Overview of Aviation Safety Management Systems Workshop Tampa, FL 10th 3PL Summit June 18-20 Chicago, IL http://events.eyefortranspor...

May 2012 News in Brief

May 24, 2012
Calendar of Events June 14-15Overview of Aviation Safety Management Systems WorkshopTampa, FL June 20-22Airfield Engineering and Asset Maintenance in 2012Hong...
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Airports & Municipalities

April GSW 2012 News In Brief

April 20, 2012
Calendar April 16-19 Global Aerospace Summit Abu Dhabi, UAE April 29-May 3 84th Annual AAAE Conference And Exposition Phoenix, AZ http://events.aaae...
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March 2012 News in Brief

March 28, 2012
Calendar Of Events March 27-29 Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition Shanghai, China April 3-6 55th Annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show...


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Swissport Handles Inauguration Flight of Salam Air Cargo in Muscat

Nov. 28, 2022
Swissport recently handled the inauguration flight of Salam Air Cargo at Muscat International Airport. It was the first all-cargo flight by an Omani airline.
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Swissport Scoops Up Two Aviation Awards in Kenya

Nov. 21, 2022
The ABEA awards were launched in 2018 by the Kenya Airports Authority in collaboration with the Kenya Institute of Management as an annual program. The awards are designed to ...
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Ground Handlers & Service Providers

WestJet Awards Swissport Airport Ground Services Business Across Hawaiian Islands

Nov. 8, 2022
WestJet and Swissport are expanding their cooperation in Hawaii. The Canadian airline now relies on Swissport's ground services at all four destinations it serves on the islands...
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New Aspire Lounge at Toronto City Airport

Nov. 3, 2022
The Aspire Lounge at Toronto City Airport will join a rapidly growing list of 64 Swissport lounges at 38 airports worldwide that altogether welcome more than 7 million passengers...
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Swissport Handles Record Tonnage of Fresh Meat at Dar es Salaam Airport in Tanzania

Oct. 24, 2022
Swissport Tanzania has reached a new record in the handling of fresh meat at Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam (DAR). In the first six months of the fiscal...
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Swissport Opens Air Cargo Center at Central Japan International Airport

Oct. 20, 2022
The new facility will support the development of air transport and logistics for central Japan’s Tokai region and will be Swissport’s third domestic base, following Narita International...
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Swissport Kenya Celebrates 25 Years of Operation

Oct. 19, 2022
In Kenya, the company also plays an active role in fostering collaboration between local cargo communities and by empowering stakeholders to work together and contribute innovative...
Swissport has extended its partnership with Lufthansa Cargo.
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Swissport and Lufthansa Cargo Extend Cargo Partnership in Spain

Oct. 5, 2022
Swissport in Spain has extended its long-standing partnership with Lufthansa Cargo for another five years. The cooperation includes air cargo handling services for Lufthansa and...
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Swissport Closes Refinancing to Further Strengthen Its Financial Position and Secure Future Growth

Oct. 3, 2022
Swissport has successfully completed a new 600 million Euro Term Loan offering and entered into a new 200 million Euro Super Senior Revolving Credit Facility. The proceeds will...