Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Menzies Aviation secures new ground handling license in Canada

Menzies Aviation, the world’s largest aviation services company, will start up ground services later this year at Montreal-Trudeau International Airport (YUL) after being awarded a ground handling license by Aéroports de Montréal. In a competitive bidding process, Menzies was selected based on its best-in-class safety, operational performance, environmental, financial and investment track record. The license […]

Menzies Aviation secures new LAX business

Menzies Aviation, the global aviation logistics specialist, has scored a series of wins at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), its largest station in the Americas, with the LATAM Group, Level and MAS airlines. Menzies has secured a new contract with Level, IAG’s low-cost airline, to provide full ground services at LAX. With this new agreement, […]

Menzies Aviation partners with Ultra Air

Menzies Aviation partners with Ultra Air

Menzies Aviation has secured a contract with Ultra Air, a new ultra-low-cost carrier launched in Colombia, to provide full ground handling services at four airports. As part of a three-year contract, Menzies will provide full ground handling services to Ultra Air at Colombia’s four largest airports: Bogotá (BOG), Medellin (MDE), Barranquilla (BAQ), and Cali (CLO). […]

Norwegian renews Menzies de-icing contract

Menzies Aviation has announced the renewal of de-icing contracts with Norway’s largest airline, Norwegian, at three Scandinavian airports. The two-year contracts will see Menzies provide de-icing services for Norwegian at Oslo Airport, Copenhagen Airport and Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport. It is expected Menzies will support 33,500 turns at Oslo Airport, 13,900 turns at Copenhagen Airport and 200 […]

Menzies Aviation joins UN-backed initiatives for sustainable business practices

Menzies Aviation has joined the United Nations Global Compact and the Science Based Targets initiative, reinforcing the company’s commitment to contributing to a fairer, greener, world ahead of the COP26 Summit. As a signatory to the UN Global Compact, Menzies has committed to aligning strategies and operations with ten universal principles on human rights, labour, environment, […]

Menzies invests in JFreight

John Menzies has announced that it has agreed a £3.4m investment to acquire a minority equity stake, by way of a joint venture, in Guangzhou JFreight Aviation Logistics Supply Chain Co. The joint venture will see Menzies manage and operate a new cargo terminal at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport in China, one of the world’s […]

Menzies Cargo Sydney receives CIEV Pharma

Menzies Aviation has announced that its cargo operations in Sydney have received the Centre of Excellence of Independent Validators for Pharmaceutical Logistics accreditation (“CEIV Pharma”). Menzies Cargo Sydney is the first Handling Agent in the Oceania region to achieve CEIV Pharma accreditation. The CEIV Pharma is an industry-wide programme established by IATA that combines a […]

MASIL commences operations at Baghdad Airport

Menzies expands footprint

Menzies Aviation has announced that MASIL, its joint venture with Iraqi Airways, has commenced cargo operations at Baghdad International Airport, with the launch of its ‘Cargo Go Live’ initiative and manifesto for creating a world-class cargo terminal at the airport. MASIL, which is listed as The United Iraqi Company for Airports and Ground Handling Services […]

Menzies Aviation welcomes Qatar Airways Cargo to LHR facilities

Menzies Aviation, the global aviation logistics specialist, today announces that Qatar Airways Cargo have moved into their new base within Menzies Aviation’s on-airport facilities at London Heathrow Airport. The move is the result of a new long-term agreement struck in July between the two companies for Menzies to provide cargo handling, freighter aircraft handling and cargo transportation to […]

Airport handlers at risk of collapse

The BBC has reported that the UK’s major airport handlers, Swissport, WFS, Dnata and Menzies, are at risk of collapse. The handlers, which are responsible for 90% of handling services across the UK, have called for assistance from the government in an urgent letter as their revenues take a hard hit amidst the pandemic. They […]

Menzies Aviation signs American Airlines at LHR

Menzies Aviation, the global logistics specialist, has secured a new, five-year contract with American Airlines at London Heathrow airport. The contract commenced on 01 January 2020 and will see Menzies Aviation manage ramp handling and de-icing for the airline at Heathrow, which is American Airlines’ largest hub outside the US. Menzies will handle 21 turns […]

Menzies Aviation Bobba Bangalore named best cargo handler 2019

Menzies Aviation Bobba Bangalore (MABB) won Best Cargo Handler for the Year at the Exim India ACE South East Aviation Air Cargo Conclave Awards in Chennai on 11 December 2019. The Indian branch of the joint venture between Menzies Aviation, the global aviation logistics specialist, and Bobba Group received the award for excellence in the […]

Menzies now a ‘pure play’ aviation handler

UK-based Menzies has disposed of Menzies Distribution, its print media division, to investment funds managed by Endless, for £74.5 million on a cash and debt free basis. The disposal creates a pure play global aviation services business that is operating in a structural growth market and marks Menzies’ exit from the market for print media […]

Gatwick Airport goes on a summer recruitment drive

Gatwick Airport is going on a recruitment drive with more than 1,200 vacancies available, including more than 400 jobs for ground handling agents. The ground handling agent jobs will be with companies providing check-in desk assistance for passengers as well as loading and unloading luggage and cargo onto aircraft for firms including DHL, Menzies, Airline […]

Menzies to manage cargo handling using SITA system

Menzies is to introduce SITA’s ground handling management technology at the busiest airports across its global network of close to 150 stations. The provider of passenger, ramp and cargo handling services will use the IT firm’s AirportResource Manager, which SITA says will “streamline Menzies’ operations and deliver value to its customer airlines by optimising the […]