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Resounding ‘yes’ for new Aerocare workplace agreement

Employees at Australia’s leading ground handling firm Aerocare have endorsed a new enterprise agreement to improve wages and conditions. More than 92% of Aerocare’s 2,000 eligible employees took part in the vote, with 91% voting in favour of the new agreement. Assuming the Fair Work Commission approves the new Aerocare agreement, it will deliver initial…
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11th Asian Ground Handling International Conference

Aerocare representatives at last week’s 11th Asian Ground Handling International Conference in Bangkok enjoyed meeting with airline partners and new Swissport colleagues. Representing Aerocare were Commercial Director Jason Gray and Commercial Manager Samuel Banks. Jason and Sam are pictured meeting with (Left) Nils Pries Knudsen, Chief Commercial Officer, Swissport; and (Right) Rudolf Steiner, Senior Vice…
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Aerocare’s Lam Khuu named a Virgin Australia Brand Ambassador

Aerocare’s Lam Khuu has been selected as a Virgin Australia Brand Ambassador, after being nominated by several pilots and operational team members. Rob Sharp, Group Executive Virgin Australia, said Perth-based Lam had been recognised for his outstanding contribution within the Team Contributor category, and that he looked forward to congratulating Lam at an event later…
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Swissport successfully concludes acquisition of Aerocare

Swissport International Ltd. successfully concluded the acquisition of Aerocare with effect from March 7, 2018. The Swiss company, global market leader in ground and cargo handling, now holds 100% of the leading ground handler in Australia/ New Zealand. With effect from March 7, 2018, Swissport International Ltd. (Swissport) has concluded the acquisition of Aerocare and…
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Aerocare welcomes Airbus’ new A350-1000 to Auckland

Aerocare was on hand to meet Airbus' new A350-1000 when it touched down in Auckland last night as part of a three-week demonstration tour to the Middle East and Asia-Pacific. During the tour, the A350-1000 flight test aircraft (MSN065) has stopped in Doha, Muscat, Hong Kong, Seoul, Taipei, Hanoi, Singapore, and Bangkok before arriving in…
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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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