Tag: Menzies

BUD Cargo City expansion sees Menzies increase European freight capacity

Budapest Airport’s (BUD) Cargo City was officially opened a 10,000sqm extension thanks in part to a multi-million-dollar investment by Menzies Aviation. Beau Paine, Global Head of Cargo, Menzies Aviation, said: “BUD Cargo City has established itself as a key gateway to Central and Eastern Eur...

Solar panels at Prague Airport help Menzies cut emissions

Menzies Aviation, the leading service partner to the world’s airports and airlines, has successfully installed hundreds of solar panels at its cargo facility at Prague Airport (PRG), saving almost 140 tonnes of Co2 each year. Almost 900 panels have been installed at the 14,000 sqm cargo warehou...

Adoption of Nallian’s Truck Visit Management Solution at Menzies LAX transforms Griley Air Freight’s Operations

Menzies Aviation was the first ground handler at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to deploy Nallian's Truck Visit Management (TVM) solution. Griley Air Freight was one of the first companies to integrate it into their dispatching process. They promptly saw a reduction in waiting time to pi...

Hundreds of workers to strike at Heathrow Airport in run-up to World Cup

By James Sillars, sky.com Hundreds of workers at Heathrow will walk out in the run-up to the World Cup finals this month over demands for better pay. Unite said 700 staff, who are involved in ground-handling, airside transport and cargo and are employed by Dnata and Menzies at Heathrow, will s...

Heathrow braced for World Cup flight delays as Dnata and Menzies workers ballot for strikes over ‘cuts’

Heathrow Airport is facing severe disruption and delays beginning next month, November, as workers employed by Dnata and Menzies are balloted over pay. Ballot for strikes Over 700 workers, who are members of Unite, the UK’s leading union, are involved in the dispute, which has been prompted by o...

Agility completes £763 Million acquisition of Menzies Aviation

Agility, a supply chain services, infrastructure and innovation company, announced that it has finalized its acquisition of UK-based John Menzies PLC and will combine the business with its National Aviation Services (NAS) business to create a world leader in aviation services in 58 countries. Onc...

Menzies named ‘International Cargo Handler of the Year’

Menzies Aviation, the global aviation logistics specialist, has won the ‘International Air Cargo Handler of the Year’ award at the 2022 STAT Times International Awards for Excellence in Cargo. The awards, which take place bi-annually, are determined through nominations and votes from STAT Tra...

A new services powerhouse

The merger of Menzies Aviation and National Aviation Services (NAS), when the deal is finalised later this year, will create a new powerful, global aviation services entity, reports Mark Pilling, in this exclusive interview with NAS chief executive Hassan El-Houry. When Hassan El-Houry, the chief...

Menzies Aviation secures significant air cargo and ground services contracts across Australia and New Zealand

Menzies Aviation, the global aviation logistics specialist, has renewed and won several key contracts with airlines across Australia and New Zealand including China Airlines, Fiji Airways, Virgin Australia, Thai Airways and Air Calin. Menzies has renewed its ground services contract with China Ai...

John Menzies Shares Jump on Potential Increased NAS Offer

By Ian Walker, wsj.com Shares of John Menzies PLC leapt on Thursday after National Aviation Services said that it has agreed to buy shares in the U.K. aviation-services group at 605 pence each, and that any firm offer would be at no less than that price. The indicated offer price, which is an...

John Menzies Trading Update

John Menzies plc, the global aviation services business, today provides an update on current trading ahead of its Interim Results on 1 September 2021. Overall, the Group continues to trade slightly ahead of current market expectations. Regional variations exist with ground services in Europe ...

Menzies flags losses but wins new business despite

By Scott Reid, edinburgh news In an update to investors, the firm said trading had remained tough due to the ongoing impact of the pandemic on global air travel. However, it said it was now re-staring operations and seeing a partial return of flight schedules. Cargo volumes continue to be mor...

John Menzies chairman buys 1.2m shares in firm for £4.74m

John Menzies chairman Phillip Joeinig has bought 1.2 million shares in the firm at 390.3p. The firm’s shares were flat at 395p on Wednesday after the update posted with the London Stock Exchange. The Edinburgh-based firm saw its shares fall by around 40 per cent in the 13 months since the d...

Menzies Amsterdam signs with two key customers

Cargo handler Menzies Amsterdam has renewed contracts with two key customers - FedEx and Kalitta Air. FedEx has renewed its long-standing ramp and cargo contract, and Menzies will continue to handle daily freighters into Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS). US-based cargo carrier Kalitta Air als...

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