Menzies Aviation secures new Heathrow cargo contracts

Source: Menzies Aviation

Menzies Aviation has won several new cargo customers at Heathrow airport, while renewing with others.

Among the new contracts, the handler will provide cargo handling and airside trucking services for Thai Airways.

The contract includes 14 turns per week and will include the transportation of more than 16,000 tonnes of vegetables and fresh fish from Thailand to the UK.

And Royal Air Maroc Cargo has appointed Menzies to manage its cargo handling at the London airport, managing seven turns per week.

Meanwhile, Royal Jordanian Airlines has added cargo handling and airside trucking to its agreement, which currently includes passenger and ramp handling.

The extended contract will include 14 additional turns per week, with more than 6,000 cargo tonnes anticipated each year.

Menzies Aviation has also won a further five-years with Middle East Airlines, the flag carrier of Lebanon, to provide air cargo handling services and airside trucking for more than 14 turns per weeks, including more than 1,700 tonnes of fresh vegetables from Lebanon.

And Menzies will also continue providing cargo handling services for SAS Cargo managing more than 35 turns per week.

It will also continue serving Romanian cargo customer Tarom with seven turns per week.

Karl Aldwinckle, vice president cargo – Europe for Menzies, said: “It is fantastic to see such positive momentum, with a series of wins and renewals for the cargo team at London Heathrow, helping to expand our cargo footprint in Europe.”

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Damian Brett

Damian Brett
I have been writing about the freight and logistics industry since 2007 when I joined International Freighting Weekly to cover the shipping sector.After a stint in PR, I have gone on to work for Containerisation International and Lloyds List - where I was editor of container shipping - before joining Air Cargo News in 2015.Contact me on [email protected]