11-May-2012 11:56 AM

Swissport acquires Flightcare Spain and Belgium

Swissport announced (10-May-2012) plans to acquire Flightcare Spain and Flightcare Belgium from FCC Versia, significantly expanding Swissport’s network in Spain and allowing it to become a full service provider at Brussels Airport by adding ground handling services to its portfolio. The acquisitions of the Flightcare businesses in Spain and Belgium handled over 24 million passengers and approximately 287,000 tonnes of cargo in 2011, and employs around 3000 staff. The transaction is subject to the approval of the relevant airport and competition authorities. [more - original PR]