Swissport, Lufthansa Cargo extend partnership in Spain
Swissport will handle the airline group's air cargo for approximately 19 flights and two road feeder services per day.
Swissport in Spain has extended its long-standing partnership with Lufthansa Cargo for another five years.
"The co-operation includes air cargo handling services for Lufthansa and Swiss International Air Lines at five Spanish airports, " says a release from Swissport. Under the extended agreement, Swissport will continue to service the flights of both Lufthansa and SWISS at five airports on the Iberian Peninsula - Alicante, Barcelona, Madrid, Malaga and Valencia.
"We are very pleased that Lufthansa Cargo will continue to put its trust in our expertise and professional cargo services in Spain," says Dirk Goovaerts, Head, Continental Europe, Middle East and Africa and Global Cargo Chair, Swissport. "The new contract extends our successful ten plus year collaboration and is a testament of our trust-based and close partnership in Spain and at airports around the world."
Swissport will handle the airline group's air cargo for approximately 19 flights and two road feeder services per day, connecting Lufthansa's Frankfurt and Munich hubs in Germany and the SWISS hub in Zurich, Switzerland with Spanish airports, the release added. "Swissport's services include truck loading and unloading as well as cargo terminal services and special products handling (e.g., perishables, dangerous goods, valuables, and pharmaceuticals)."
Besides air cargo handling, Swissport provides passenger services and ramp handling at the airports of Alicante, Malaga and Valencia for several airlines of the Lufthansa Group including Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines and Eurowings, the release said.