Swissport wins Gulf Air and renews major contracts in Geneva

May 20 2024 Print This Article

Swissport welcomes Gulf Air, the Bahrain-based airline, as a new customer in Geneva. At the same time, Swissport renewed its contracts with three Middle Eastern airlines: Saudia, EgyptAir, and Kuwait Airways.

Swissport Geneva has won Gulf Air as a new customer at Geneva-Cointrin airport, Switzerland. The company also renewed its contracts with high passenger volume airlines that operate multiple flights per week, including Saudia, EgyptAir, and Kuwait Airways.

The Bahraini airline has signed a 3-year contract with Swissport Geneva to manage ground handling and cargo operations for its flights to and from Manama, Bahrain via Milan Malpensa, Italy. Swissport teams will provide support for the company's two weekly flights during the summer season.

Due to the high quality of its services, Swissport Geneva has renewed its ground handling contract with Saudia for another three years and with EgyptAir for an additional two years. Kuwait Airways, which also operates flights to Geneva, has extended its ground handling and cargo handling contracts with Swissport for a further two years.

 “We are very proud of the renewal of these contracts with our long-standing customers. In a very competitive market, these renewals underline the strong partnership between Swissport Geneva and these airlines, and above all, the recognition of the quality offered by our teams,” says Nicholas Joyce, Commercial Manager at Swissport Geneva.

Swissport offers ground handling services for more than 30 airlines at Geneva airport. In 2023, Swissport Geneva provided services for 50,775 flights and almost . The company also handled 26,874 tons of freight in its air cargo unit in Geneva.