Swissport International announced new business on the cargo front. It assumed responsibility for FedEx's cargo and warehouse handling in Osaka on April 1. Swissport has also been performing all Fedex airfreight handling in Seoul since May 1. The new agreement with Fedex covers 1,200 flights a year. In Athens, Swissport will take over the cargo handling for Etihad on June 8. And in Geneva, Swissport added AirBridge Cargo to its airfreight handling customers on May 4.
NEWS IN BRIEF significant export success despite Paris Orly (ORY). Full handling Intercontinental Airport (IAH). CAS difficult trading conditions and implementation of all Tunis Air flights will handle China Airlines in DFW at global economic uncertainty. Kilfrost will start May 12. the CAS cargo facility that includes regularly exports more than three ramp parking for wide body aircraft. ■ Cargo Airport Services USA LLC quarters of its total sales and is The DFW schedule will consist of expanding into previously untapped (“CAS”) has been awarded the four freighter operations weekly markets including China. cargo warehouse and ramp handling Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and contract with China Airlines at Sunday. The IAH schedule will Dallas/Fort Worth International operate on Thursday and Saturday. Partnerships/ Airport (DFW) and George Bush Acquisitions/Contracts ■ JBT AeroTech recently received an order from Aircraft Services International Group (ASIG) for Tempest XR, extended reach deicers for servicing the new Airbus A380 aircraft at New York JFK International Airport. The Tempest with the XR boom does not require outriggers and provides the most efficient solution for deicing the A380. When not extended, the XR boom operates with the same characteristics as the standard Tempest boom. ■ Swissport International is selling its passenger handling operations in Germany to Aviation Handling Services GmbH. The sale, which will be formally concluded on June 1, does not include the cargo handling activities of Swissport Deutschland GmbH. AHS Aviation Handling Services KEEP SAFETY IN SIGHT FOR GmbH is to take over the organizations and operations of Swissport’s GROUND SUPPORT OPERATIONS subsidiary companies at Hamburg, You probably already know that David Clark aviation headsets are number one in Hanover, Berlin, Frankfurt, Cologne/ the air, but did you also know we’re number one on the ground? Our rugged, yet Bonn, Düsseldorf and Munich airports comfortable headsets with noise-canceling microphones ensure clear communication in Germany on June 1. and hearing protection in harsh conditions and noisy ramp environments. To promote safety during daytime and nighttime push-back and ■ ASIG® announced today that it ramp operations, our day-glo orange extension cords are also has commenced complete ground available. It’s no wonder handling services for Allegiant that more major airlines Air’s new operation at Los Angeles count on David Clark International Airport (LAX). ASIG systems to enhance is providing ramp handling, cabin the safety and efficiency cleaning, aircraft fueling and of their ground support operations. passenger handling services to Call 800-298-6235 for more information. Allegiant’s 28 weekly flights. ■ Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has b
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