Zurich Airport extends Swissport’s ground handling license by seven years
March 30, 2018: Zurich Airport recently extended Swissport’s ground handling license by seven years, which will end on November 30, 2025.
Swissport Zurich is a subsidiary of Swissport International Ltd, which is the largest organisation with a global network of 315 airports.
With a workforce of over 2,000, Swissport in Zurich handled about 98,000 flights, 12.2 million passengers and 8.9 million pieces of luggage (only departing), on behalf of its 32 airline customers in 2017. This accounted to about 80 percent of the total ground handling business at the Zurich Airport.
In 2017, Swissport Zurich contributed around 10 percent of its total revenue from the ground handling segment to the Swissport International.
Swissport does not offer cargo services at Zurich Airport, however it operates a state-of-the-art cargo facility at EuroAirport Basel.