Swissport

Brussels Airport can handle 90% of the flights after the demise of Swissport

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Ninety percent of all flights at Brussels Airport can be handled, the operator of the national airport said on Thursday. Monday, 15 June, is...

No relaunch for bankrupt Swissport Belgium; 1,500 employees dismissed, 3 flights cancelled

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No relaunch for Brussels Airport ground handler Swissport, this is the sad news three curators assigned to rescue the bankrupt company told the unions...

Brussels Airport ground handler Swissport Belgium files for bankruptcy – nearly 1,500 jobs at stake

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This morning, the management of Swissport Belgium (Swissport Belgium SA/NV and Swissport Belgium Cleaning SA/NV) filed for bankruptcy, the ground handler said in a...

No layoffs at Swissport Belgium now – A transformation plan at the end of June

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The management of Swissport Belgium (Swissport Belgium SA/NV and Swissport Belgium Cleaning SA/NV) assesses the situation from an operational and financial point of view...

Swissport to open Aspire lounge at Eindhoven airport

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Swissport International is further expanding its lounge business in Europe. Since September alone, three new Aspire lounges were opened at the UK airports of...

Swissport opens state-of-the-art Pharma Center at Brussels Airport

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Swissport International has opened its state-of-the-art Pharma Center for temperature-sensitive cargo shipments at Brussels Airport. The new facility offers 3,620 sqm of temperature-controlled warehouse...

The two handlers at Brussels Airport (Swissport and Aviapartner) again in the red for 2018

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Swissport Belgium and Aviapartner Belgium, the two handlers at Brussels Airport, failed to come out of the red figures last year. As in 2017,...

Swissport develops state-of-the-art pharma centre at its Brussels air cargo facility

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Swissport is investing in a state-of-the-art air cargo facility at Brussels Airport. While Brussels Airport Company is constructing the building, Swissport has signed a...

Swissport unions start “work-to-rule” actions at Brussels Airport from tomorrow

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Six hours of social consultation on Monday evening at Brussels Airport's handling agent Swissport did not bring any positive results. According to the unions,...

Handler Swissport unions threaten to take action at Brussels Airport from Monday onwards

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The employee unions (ACV/CSC Puls, ACLVB/CGSLB and BBTK/SETCa) and the management of the handling company Swissport at Brussels Airport gathered around the table on...

Extraordinary meeting at Swissport disturbs air traffic at Brussels Airport

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On Thursday morning, air traffic at Brussels Airport was disturbed for airlines working with handling agent Swissport. Due to understaffing and a licensing issue,...

Strike of Swissport Cargo employees at Brussels Airport

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The frustration and dissatisfaction about working conditions among employees are so deep that they went on strike and are not ready to resume work,...

Swissport luggage handlers at Manchester Airport filmed while throwing luggage from a Ryanair aircraft

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On 20 September, Swissport luggage handlers at Manchester Airport were filmed while one handler was "throwing" luggage from a Ryanair flight from Malaga into...

A Brussels Airport love story: and she said yes!

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Love was definitely in the air this week at Brussels Airport: Sébastien, working at Swissport Belgium, anxiously waited at a just-docked TUI Fly Belgium...

“As red cap for Swissport Belgium, the airport no longer holds any secrets”

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A job at the center of the action at the airport? For Melanie Kuijpens, red cap at Swissport Belgium, every day is an adventure....

Swissport opens Aspire Business Lounge at Cork Airport

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Ireland’s first Aspire airport business lounge officially opened today (7 June) at Cork Airport. Operated by Swissport, investment in the lounge at Ireland’s second...

Swissport serves a record 250 million passengers and handles 4.7 million tonnes of air cargo in 2017

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In 2017 Swissport International Ltd. increased the number of passengers served on behalf of its airline clients to some 250 million (up 8.7% on...

Brussels Airport is expecting a Swissport baggage handling strike on 23 March

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Tomorrow Friday 23 March a national demonstration is held. As a result, baggage handling by Swissport may be disrupted. Flights that are handled by Aviapartner,...
Cargo Loading on a 747F

Aviapartner baggage handlers on wildcat strike at Amsterdam Schiphol

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Employees of ground handler Aviapartner have spontaneously stopped working this morning at Schiphol Amsterdam airport. According to a union representative at FNV Luchtvaart there has...
Cargo Loaded at Brussels Airport

Aviapartner Belgium asks Council of State to cancel temporary licence at Brussels Airport

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Aviapartner Belgium has written a letter to the Belgian Council of State as they are unhappy about the temporary licence at Brussels Airport. The...