October 22, 2014 11:56 AM ET

Transportation Infrastructure

Company Overview of Swissport International Ltd.

Company Overview

Swissport International Ltd. provides ground and cargo services to the aviation industry. It offers ground handling services, such as station management and administrations, passenger services, and aircraft and ramp handling; cargo services, including freight handling (on/off airport), mail handling, document handling, integrator handling, third party facility cargo handling, freighter ramp services/transportations, outsourced hub operations and management, network handling, call centre and airline customer services, special cargo handling, trucking services, warehousing, and e-freight services; and fuelling services, such as into plane fuelling, fuel systems maintenance and operations, airc...


P.O. Box

Zurich,  8058


Founded in 1996


41 43 815 00 00


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Key Executives for Swissport International Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 54
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Finance
Age: 41
Executive Vice President of Operations
Chief Executive Officer of Germany
Chief Executive Officer of Cargo - UK
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Swissport International Ltd. Key Developments

Swissport and Transaero Airlines Sign Five-Year Global Framework Agreement

Swissport International Ltd. and Transaero Airlines have signed a five-year global framework agreement for ground handling services. Swissport and Transaero are interested in establishing a long-term global strategic relationship for ground handling services. The main focus of the 'Preferred Supplier' and 'Preferred Customer' cooperation lies on worldwide coverage of handling activities of Transaero business and leisure traffic, where both Transaero and Swissport will benefit from jointly expanding their global network. The signed agreement is setting the course for a cooperation based on high quality and safety standards and top services.

Swissport International Ltd. Signs Five-Year Agreement with Saudi Airlines Cargo CO LLC

Swissport International Ltd. signed a five-year agreement with Saudi Airlines Cargo CO LLC, or Saudia Cargo, for the handling of the airlines' full freighter operations at the two European hubs, Brussels and Amsterdam. The agreement with effect from May 1, 2014 covers the complete scope of cargo handling services including full freighter ramp and warehouse handling. The new 5-year agreement between Saudia Cargo and Swissport is due to commence on May 1, 2014 and follows up on the long established cooperation between the two companies in the UK.

Swissport Appoints Executive Vice President of UK and Ireland

Swissport International Ltd. has promoted Tommy Watt to executive vice president of UK and Ireland, becoming a formal member of Swissport International's Group executive management. In this role Tommy Watt is directly reporting to Per H. Utnegaard, Group President & CEO of Swissport International. Tommy Watt joined Swissport following the completion of the Swissport merger with Servisair on 23rd December 2013. In his new position Tommy Watt is responsible for all ground handling and cargo handling activities of Swissport in the region UK & Ireland, with a focus on a successful merger of the two companies as well as the consolidation and further expansion of the business in this region. Tommy Watt joined Servisair in 1976 at Glasgow Airport and progressed to hold a number of senior roles during his career.

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