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Jetstar New Zealand regional network turns two!

Happy Birthday to Jetstar’s New Zealand regional network which has turned two years old. The first regional flights took off on 1 December 2015 between Auckland, Nelson and Napier – Palmerston North and New Plymouth, with Wellington joining the network on 1 February 2016. Over the past two years, Jetstar has carried more than 910,000…
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Swissport acquires Aerocare

Aerocare, Australia’s leading aviation ground handling operator, today announced that global market leader Swissport is acquiring it under a new ownership arrangement that will see the company recapitalized and positioned for continued strong future growth. Headquartered in Zurich, Swissport provides airport ground and cargo handling services to more than 230 million passengers at 280 airports…
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Tigerair celebrates ten years

Aerocare congratulates Tigerair on ten years in Australia. The airline launched on 23 November 2007, proudly supported by Aerocare as ground handler. As part of the start-up, Aerocare worked closely with the then Singaporean-owned, low-cost carrier Tiger Airways to achieve the lowest possible fares and an ambitious launch timeline of eight operations in six weeks.…
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Aviation regulator clears Aerocare of union allegations

Australia’s peak aviation regulator, the Australian Civil Aviation Authority (CASA), has cleared ground baggage operator, Aerocare, of safety and security breaches alleged by the Transport Workers Union (TWU). The CASA investigation followed two ABC 7:30 programs broadcast in March and April this year, in which the TWU claimed Aerocare workers were forced to ‘sleep rough’…
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Aerocare Top 50 helping Fiji’s poorest kids get to school

Aerocare’s Top 50 employees had the opportunity to support the education of Fiji’s neediest children on their recent reward trip. The 50 participants each purchased and packed a school bag which was donated to Foundation for the Education of Needy Children in Fiji (FENC) which supports the poorest of the poor children in Fiji. Aerocare…
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Aerocare to create up to 220 New Zealand jobs

Aerocare is pleased to announce that it has been appointed ground handler for Virgin Australia across its entire New Zealand network, following a competitive tender process focused on safety, compliance and service. Aerocare will support about 5,000 Virgin Australia flights per year from Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington, Queenstown and Dunedin to six international destinations. Aerocare CEO…
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Media Statement 21 September 2017

“Aerocare denounces the campaign of confirmed misinformation being waged by the Transport Workers Union.  “Without consultation or employee approval, the TWU is now opposing a valid enterprise agreement (CA12) that was approved by 97% of Aerocare employees in 2012, and which was fully ratified by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) as being above Award. This…
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Tigerair Brisbane–Canberra services kick off

Tigerair’s new Brisbane–Canberra services commenced today, proudly handled by Aerocare. The new services depart mid-morning from Brisbane and lunchtime from Canberra on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. Tigerair has also added an additional service to the Melbourne–Canberra route which launched in December last year, bringing the total return services to eight per week. Aerocare CEO Glenn…
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Jetstar’s Under the Wing Flying Squad takes off

Two Aerocare team members have been selected for Jetstar’s new Under the Wing Flying Squad which launched this week. Greg Spencer from Aerocare Perth and Jeremy Browne from Aerocare Sunshine Coast are part of the squad, which undertook training in Melbourne last week. Jetstar Australia’s Head of Ground Operations Todd Chapman said the squad members drawn…
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