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Swissport acquires No1 Lounges in Australia

Swissport continues to expand its lounge business in the Asia-Pacific region. With the acquisition of No1 Lounges, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane will join the global network of Aspire Airport Lounges. In addition, lounges are under construction at Perth Airport. After introducing its Aspire Airport Lounges brand in Australia with the construction of two modern airport…
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Swissport celebrates Easy Cart team’s ten-year milestones

Congratulations to the 13 Swissport Sydney Easy Cart team members who recently achieved ten years of service and were celebrated at a special lunch event and award ceremony. Pictured are Paul, Rubino, Fady, Mohammed, Clementino, Danny, Girmay, Dinh. Shashi, August, Ekraj, Yu and Wildan also reached this special milestone but were unable to attend the…
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Swissport commences Rex handling in Adelaide, Canberra and Gold Coast

Swissport is now supporting Rex Airlines in Adelaide, Canberra and the Gold Coast following successful launches during the past week. Swissport commenced Rex’s first outsourced ground handling services for their Boeing 737 in ADL and OOL last week and yesterday Saab 340 handling commenced in Canberra. “A very special thank you to the many people…
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Changes to Swissport executive team in APAC

After 23 very successful years, Glenn Rutherford, Swissport Executive Vice President for Asia-Pacific, has decided to depart the company at the end of 2021. Brad Moore will join Swissport from Qatar Airways as new Managing Director for the Australasia region. Glenn Rutherford has decided to move on from his role as Swissport’s Executive Vice President…
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Swissport celebrates as all Virgin Australia lounges now open

Today, Virgin Australia’s seventh and final lounge reopened in Canberra. The Swissport team was delighted to meet Virgin Australia CEO Jane Hrdlicka. Pictured with Jane are Swissport lounge agents Angela, Keesha, Kurt, and Meagan. In 2020, Swissport International AG provided best-in-class airport ground services for some 82 million airline passengers and handled roughly 4.1 million tons of…
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Newcastle’s David Walter awarded for walkaround vigilance

Newcastle’s David Walter has received a Swissport Safety Excellence Award for showing great vigilance in his pre-flight walkarounds. On two separate occasions, David alerted flight crews to potential safety risks which both required further attention from engineers. David will soon farewell Swissport Newcastle to move north to join our team in Cairns. David is pictured…
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Swissport celebrates International Women’s Day with all female ramp teams

Today was March 8, International Women's Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. As we strive for a more diverse workforce where everyone can thrive, Swissport is welcoming more women into all roles, particularly on the ramp. All-female Swissport teams handled flights at several stations today. In Sydney,…
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Cairns Airport award for Swissport’s Stephanie Clark 

Swissport’s Stephanie Clark has been recognised by Cairns Airport for exceptional customer service in helping a young girl get home for Christmas. Qantas representatives nominated Stephanie for going above and beyond, saying: I would like to nominate Stephanie for her excellent customer service today. She went well and truly beyond her call of duty to…
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Swissport 2020 Sustainability Report released

Swissport has released its 2020 Sustainability Report, outlining our progress towards more sustainable airport ground handling and air cargo services. As a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact since 2011, Swissport is committed to environmental care, the protection of human rights, the upholding of labour standards and the fight against bribery and corruption. As…
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