ATC Aviation expands east European GSSA network with Brainway buy

L-R: Ingo Zimmer and Günter Pepl

ATC Aviation Services Group has acquired Austrian cargo general sales and services agent (GSSA) Brainway and its subsidiaries in Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovenia and Slovakia.

Brainway and its subsidiaries will join ATC, the Germany-based GSSA, from the beginning of February.

Among the airlines represented by Brainway in Austria and eastern Europe are Saudi Arabian Airlines, United Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, NCA, LOT Polish Airlines, China Southern Airlines and Air China.

ATC chief executive Ingo Zimmer said: “This acquisition gives ATC a foothold in Eastern Europe to better serve our customers and further expand our capabilities across that area.”

Brainway managing director Gunter Pepl said: “We are very delighted to join the ATC team. Their global reputation combined with our Eastern European knowledge will provide further value to our customers.

The acquisition means that ATC Aviation, representing more than 75 airlines and with an annual turnover of around $400m, expands its network in 31 countries worldwide.

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