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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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Qantas appoints Swissport in Sydney, Melbourne And Canberra

Swissport has been appointed preferred ground services partner for Qantas in Sydney (Domestic), Melbourne (Domestic) and Canberra following a rigorous review and tender process. Swissport Executive Vice President Glenn Rutherford said today’s announcement will expand a long and successful partnership with Qantas. “Swissport has been the Qantas Group’s largest local provider of ground services for…
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Airport Safety Week 2020 wraps up

That’s a wrap on Airport Safety Week 2020! Swissport teams from around Australia and New Zealand joined with their airport colleagues for events and activities with the theme “We are in this together”. The campaign is a collaboration between the Australian Airports Association (AAA) and the NZ Airports Association (NZ Airports). It’s aimed at enhancing…
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Swissport tackles group-wide GSE refresh

When 2020 gives you lemons… This year we’ve had more downtime at our airports than we could have imagined and we've tried to use the spare moments to get ready for flying to pick back up. One project our team got right behind was making sure our fleet and equipment were looking super-fine. Thanks to…
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Swissport expands relationship with Alliance Airlines

Swissport’s Australian team has significantly expanded its relationship with Alliance Airlines, one of the few local airlines thriving through the COVID pandemic. Alliance is Australia’s leading air charter services operator, providing specialised services for the resources industry and other carriers across the Pacific region. The carrier has weathered the crisis better than most due to its fly-in, fly-out…
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