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NEW DEALS
Azul Awards Swissport New Business at
Viracopos Airport in Campinas
Azul Linhas AĆ©reas, one of Brazil's leading airlines, has contracted
Swissport to provide airport ramp handling, aircraft cleaning and
cargo handling for its hub at Viracopos International Airport (VCP).
The eight-year contract is an important expansion of the existing
collaboration between Azul and Swissport, a leading provider of airport
ground services and air cargo handling.
Swissport currently serves Azul at eight locations in Brazil.
" We are pleased to take our partnership with Azul to the next
level, " said Rene Pascua, Swissport's head of Latin America and the
Caribbean. " Swissport has been serving Azul at several airports
since the start of their operations in 2008, and we are honored to
earn their renewed trust and to serve them at their home base.
Swissport is well prepared to support Azul's growth in Brazil and
beyond as it adds new aircraft. "
pharma handling. WFS already supports
GEODIS with similar services at its
locations in Paris Orly, Lyon, Marseille,
Montpellier, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Nantes
and Strasbourg.
" WFS welcomes this opportunity to
GEODIS Awards Manpower
Contract to WFS to Manage
Paris CDG Cargo Facility
Global logistics service provider GEODIS
has awarded Worldwide Flight Services
(WFS) a manpower contract to supply a
dedicated team of cargo handling professionals
for its facility at Paris Charles de
Gaulle Airport.
The agreement, which commenced
January 2022, will see some 28 WFS handling
staff operate GEODIS' brand new
4,000-square-meter cargo facility at the
airport, which is expected to handle up to
20,000 tons of air cargo annually. Under
the agreement, WFS is providing management
and operations personnel to meet
GEODIS' service requirements as well as
GSE equipment.
The WFS team will be responsible
for cargo reception, palletization, cargo
security, dangerous goods regulations
(DGR) checks, transferring cargo to
airlines, documentation and specialist
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reinforce our partnership with GEODIS
in France, and to be expanding our footprint
at Paris CDG. This is also part of
our continuing focus to support the cargo
handling requirements of freight forwarders.
With our locations across France and
connecting trucking network, more forwarders
are looking to work closer with
us to benefit from our expertise, including
WFS' ability to set-up efficient warehouse
operations and to optimize ULD and
pallet capacity. Our experience of providing
in-house freight forwarder assistance
and WFS' IATA CEIV certified pharma
handling services is very appreciated too.
So, we hope to gain more opportunities
like the one we enjoy with GEODIS, " said
Laurent Bernard, VP Cargo France at WFS.
Gerry's dnata Launches
Line Maintenance
Services in Pakistan
Gerry's dnata has obtained Maintenance
Organization Approval from the Pakistan
Civil Aviation Authority to provide
aircraft line maintenance services to
airline customers, and now offers ground
handling, cargo and technical services
at the airports of Karachi (KHI), Lahore
(LHE) and Islamabad (ISB).
Gerry's dnata's team of professionals
can provide full line maintenance
support and are trained on customers'
company procedures, providing a
seamless service to both passenger and
cargo airlines.
The launch customer is flydubai, which
Gerry's dnata already serves at four airports
in Pakistan providing a range of
ramp and passenger handling services to
the airline and its customers.
" As Pakistan's leading ground handler,
we constantly enhance our offering to

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of march2022

Editor's Note: EAGLE'S Efforts to Promote Unleaded Avgas
Business Buzz
Industry Expert Column: Break the Ground Damage Code
Support for Air Cargo
Ground Handlers' Green Plans
Perishable Cargo in the Pandemic Age
Autonomous Vehicles Gaining Traction in Ground Support
Goldhofer's Emission-free Towbarless Tractor
Product Hangar
Celebrating 30 Years
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march2022 - Editor's Note: EAGLE'S Efforts to Promote Unleaded Avgas
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march2022 - Business Buzz
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march2022 - Industry Expert Column: Break the Ground Damage Code
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march2022 - Support for Air Cargo
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march2022 - Ground Handlers' Green Plans
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march2022 - Perishable Cargo in the Pandemic Age
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march2022 - Autonomous Vehicles Gaining Traction in Ground Support
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march2022 - Goldhofer's Emission-free Towbarless Tractor
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march2022 - Product Hangar
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march2022 - Celebrating 30 Years
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