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Swissport adds 3rd air cargo center in Liege, Belgium

Swissport International continues to grow at Liège Airport, Belgium, adding a third air cargo center at one of Europe’s major gateways for international air cargo. The extension is driven by additional capacity for eCommerce and forwarder handling, expanding the overall capacity by 17 percent to ...

TIACA welcomes six new members to the board

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) announced that six new members have been appointed to serve on the Board of Directors ensuring effective representation across the industry. The new Board members bring together a wealth of knowledge and experience from across the industry. New B...

Swissport joins Airbus “Open Cargo Lab”

Swissport International AG has joined the OpenCargoLab initiative, to contribute to the development of data-driven processes for air cargo handling jointly with a group of leading industry players. Launched by Airbus, the OpenCargoLab is as a platform to evaluate how digital innovation, including...

Swissport become’s launch customer for CHAMP’s Cargospot-neo

Swissport have signed as a launch customer of CHAMP Cargosystems' next-generation cargo management solution, Cargospot-neo. Operating at 286 airports in 44 countries across six continents, Swissport's cargo handling operations will be supported by CHAMP's open, intuitive and flexible Cargospot-ne...

Swissport awarded IATA CEIV fresh certification for Dar es Salaam International Airport

Swissport Tanzania has been awarded the IATA CEIV Fresh certification for its air cargo logistics at Dar es Salaam (DAR) International Airport. Swissport Tanzania received CEIV Fresh certification from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), marking a significant milestone for its air...

Swissport “flower corridor” facilitates transit of 9,000 tons of fresh roses

Over 9,000 tons of fresh roses travel safely through Swissport’s Flower Corridor, from the fields of the Kenyan highlands to Europe. The advanced logistics process also takes sustainability to the next level. Extended shelf life and reduced waste improve the position of Kenyan growers compar...

Swissport launches cargo operations in Australia

Swissport International AG, the global leader in airport ground services and air cargo handling, is complementing its offering in Australia with air cargo handling. The launch of the new business line at Sydney Airport (SYD) earlier this month is part of Swissport's overall growth strategy in the r...

Swissport invests in new air cargo terminal at Zaragoza Airport in Spain

Swissport International, the world's leading provider of airport ground services and air cargo handling, is growing its cargo business in Spain, adding a new warehouse at Zaragoza Airport (ZAZ). Swissport’s cargo network now covers five Spanish airports (including Barcelona, Madrid, Malaga, Valen...

Liege, Belgium, and Toronto, Canada, Join Swissport’s growing network of pharma centers

Swissport’s cargo facilities at Liège Airport (LGG) in Belgium and Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) in Canada have obtained IATA’s CEIV Pharma certification, marking the company’s 16th and 17th certifications for pharma warehousing. Liège is Swissport’s second CEIV Pharma-cer...

Swissport Secures Extension of The Cargo Contract With Asl Airlines Belgium At Liege Airport

ASL Airlines Belgium and Swissport Belgium are extending their collaboration at Liège Airport (LGG). The continuation of the successful partnership which dates back to 2017 further strengthens Swissport’s position in Liège. It covers complete air cargo services, including ramp handling, wareh...

Swissport Refines Cool Chain Solution and Cooling Capacity at Its Air Cargo Center in Nairobi, Kenya

Swissport, the world's leading provider of airport ground services and air cargo handling, continues to invest in upgrading its air cargo facilities globally. The latest example: the expansion and upgrade of a cargo center at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO). The facility ...

Swissport Secures Lufthansa’s Cargo Business in Nairobi

Swissport International and the Lufthansa Group have extended their long-standing partnership in Kenya. For more than eleven years, the global leader in aviation services has been providing airlines of the Lufthansa Group at Jomo Kenyatta Airport in Nairobi (NBO) with ramp handling as well as che...

Swissport Adds Mombasa to Its African Network

Swissport is adding Mombasa, Kenya, to its growing African network. With the new presence at Mombasa’s Moi International Airport (MBA), Swissport is now offering aviation ground services at 31 airports across Africa. In Kenya, Swissport has been supporting airlines in Nairobi since 1997 where it a...

Swissport Handles Inauguration Flight Of Salam Air Cargo In Muscat, Oman

Swissport handled the inauguration flight of Salam Air Cargo at Muscat International Airport (MCT) in Oman on 27 October 2022. The global leader in airport ground services and air cargo handling, with a GCC presence in the Sultanate of Oman and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has been providing ramp...

Swissport Scoops Up Two Aviation Awards in Kenya

Swissport was named Best in Ground Handling and Best in Cargo Warehousing at the annual Aviation Business Excellence Awards in Nairobi, Kenya. In addition, the global leader in aviation ground services was voted second in the Overall Winner category. In Kenya, with some 490 employees Swissport of...

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