Air Liaison and HWF Sweden merge
22 / 02 / 2009
AIR Liaison and HWF Sweden Group have merged to establish a single source GSA in the UK, Ireland, Scandinavia and Finland markets.
Under the new agreement, effective immediately, both companies will retain their existing business identities and brands.
Both companies provide GSA services for Air Canada, Alitalia, Avient Aero, Continental Airlines, Etihad Crystal Cargo, Finnair, Frontier Aviation, Kenya Airways, Saudi Arabia Airlines, Shanghai Airlines Cargo and Thai Airways.
Martin Short, managing director of Air Liaison, said: “Joining forces with HWF paves the way for our combined business to offer airlines even more innovative and cost efficient solutions using our knowledge and experience of working with so many leading carriers. This will be supported by our strong working relationships with the freight forwarding industry, which will value our increased capability to offer more and improved options and services.
“This merger will generate immediate benefits, notably significant ‘cross-selling opportunities’ and enable the existing personnel of both companies to provide additional capacity and competitive rates to expand our business relationships.”
Soren Bjorkman, managing director of HWF, added: “We are extremely excited about the potential created by our new partnership with Air Liaison. As well as ongoing GSA services we will continue to offer charter and part charter opportunities to expand our working partnership with all valued clients and supporters.”