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Swissport Gains New Cargo Handling Contracts with Lufthansa and Finnair

Zurich, SwitzerlandOct. 31, 2012—Global provider of aviation ground services Swissport International won cargo handling contracts with Lufthansa and Finnair at the Copenhagen Airport.

Services for Lufthansa will begin on December 1st and will include cargo handling for Lufthansa’s multiple daily flights to and from the airport and road feeder services between Copenhagen and Lufthansa’s Frankfurt Airport main hub. From that time, Swissport will also begin cargo handling for Finnair’s multiple daily narrow-body aircraft flights at Scandinavia’s busiest airport, as well as road feeder services to and from Copenhagen.

“I am extremely pleased to add these two world-class airlines to our customer base at Copenhagen,” said Nils Pries Knudsen, Senior Vice President, Swissport’s Cargo Services division, Europe. “We look forward to continuing to build on our partnership and to applying Swissport’s industry-leading processes and expertise to maximize the efficiency of Finnair’s and Lufthansa’s cargo services at Copenhagen.”

Swissport began offering cargo handling services at Copenhagen in July to launch customer Swiss WorldCargo, and plans to offer the full range of cargo handling services in Denmark and eventually across the whole Nordic region.

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