Swissport to handle Emirates SkyCargo at three French airports
08 / 02 / 2017
Swissport Cargo Services France, a subsidiary of global aviation service provider Swissport International, will handle the freight of Emirates SkyCargo at the three French airports of Paris Charles de Gaulle, Lyon and Nice.
The agreement comes into force on April 1 this year. It covers the full range of cargo handling services, including full-freighter and warehouse handling.
The deal is said by Swissport to have been agreed following a “rigorous selection process”.
Emirates SkyCargo offers bellyhold cargo capacity on its passenger flights to Paris, Lyon and Nice, and also offers main deck space on its scheduled weekly freighter flights to Paris and Lyon.
Simon Messner, senior vice president Europe for Swissport International, commented: “Swissport is in the right position to meet the daily needs of Emirates SkyCargo in France and will be a reliable local partner for this outstanding cargo carrier.”
Henrik Ambak, Emirates senior vice president, cargo operations worldwide, added: “We are confident that Swissport’s expertise combined with our shared values and our focus on quality, safety and excellence in customer service will support us in delivering industry leading air cargo solutions to our cargo customers in France and around the world.”
Swissport handles 4.3 million tonnes a year of cargo for its hundreds of airfreight customers. It also offers ground handling and passenger handling services.