(CAPA) Swissport UK announced it was awarded the account of
Singapore Airlines to provide Cargo Services at London-Heathrow, effective 01-Jan-08.
The assumed annual volume of this cooperation is over 36,000 tons and can be considered as an important strategic move. This will increase the total throughput at London Heathrow by approximately 25%. Swissport UK is currently able to offer a 15,000 sqm Cargo operation with an additional 5,000 sqm having direct ramp access.
Swissport’s Heath White, Vice-President and Head Cargo Europe, stated: “We made a large decision to expand upon our facilities and invest sizeable into a new infrastructure including new equipment and ramp access. This will put us firmly in a leading position in London on quality, customer care and operational capability. That Singapore Airlines returns to us is of highest strategic value and they have also given us their complete distribution in the UK, what we appreciate very much.”