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Swissport extends contract with Fiji Airways in New Zealand

Swissport has extended its partnership with Fiji Airways in New Zealand, proudly supporting the airline’s recent re-start of operations in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Fiji Airways has appointed Swissport its New Zealand ground handling partner for an additional three years, providing full ramp and passenger services. Commencing 16 December 2021, Swissport supports daily flights from…
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Swissport handles Hawaiian Airlines in Australia

Swissport and Hawaiian Airlines have signed a ground services contract for the airline’s Australian operations at the Sydney and Brisbane airports. The contract adds to the strong international partnership between the airline and Swissport. Swissport has won a contract extension with Hawaiian Airlines, a leading carrier for leisure travel to Hawaii. The agreement covers ground…
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Swissport opens Australia’s first Aspire lounge at Perth airport

Swissport International is further expanding its lounge business in the Asia-Pacific region. Following the recent acquisition of No1 Lounges with airport lounges in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, Swissport has now launched the first Australian lounge under its global Aspire brand. The lounge is located at Perth Airport's Terminal 2. With the opening of its first…
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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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