easyJet and Swissport International extend Ground Handling Services Contract in Geneva

Swissport International, provider of ground and air cargo services to the aviation industry, has renewed its ground handling services contract at Geneva Airport with EasyJet.

Swissport provides easyJet with comprehensive ground handling services including passenger and ramp handling, baggage services, operations coordination and load control. The renewal of this multiple years agreement with easyJet followed a rigorous selection process and is the result of a well established mutual cooperation between easyJet and Swissport. The continuation of this contract allows Swissport to consolidate its position as the leading ground handling services provider at Geneva Airport and largest employer of the platform.

easyJet operates over 870 routes over 138 airports across 31 countries with over 260 aircraft and flies more than 74 million passengers a year. At Geneva airport, easyJet is the number one carrier with a strong market share of over 40% and operating a network of 75 destinations in Europe and North Africa.

Swissport Geneva CEO, Mr. Antoine Gervais stated "We are proud to continue to serve easyJet with professional and efficient ground handling services. We are keen to drive both customer service satisfaction and future innovation to ensure successful operations in this fast growing business segment. Furthermore, our collaboration confirms the position of Swissport as one of easyJet's preferred ground handling providers."

Simon Cox, easyJet Head of Airport and Central Procurement stated "easyJet and Swissport have been long term partners and we are really happy to renew our contract for easyJet operations in Geneva. From a network perspective Swissport operates ground handling for easyJet in 27 airports helping the airlines to make travel easy for millions of our passengers every year."