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Gulf Air and Swissport International sign ground handling services contract

Posted 31 October 2016 · Add Comment

Gulf Air has signed a ground handling services contract with Swissport Saudi Arabia, a subsidiary of Swissport International.

The agreement sees Swissport Saudi Arabia provide ground handling services for Gulf Air’s Saudi operations in all of: King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh, King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah and King Fahd International Airport in Dammam.

Gulf Air chief operating officer Captain Nasser Al Salmi said: “This is a positive development in support of Gulf Air’s operations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia giving our passengers more choice and ensuring greater ease of travel when flying to and from our destinations in the Kingdom. We look forward to reaping the rewards of this agreement and further strengthening our relationship with Swissport Saudi Arabia.” 

Swissport Saudi Arabia’s chief executive officer, Thomas Bommer said: "We are proud to be able to assist Gulf Air with professional ground handling services. A key feature of the collaboration with Gulf Air will be a high degree of customer focus and innovation that we intend to bring to the operation. We see a great potential for continuing to expand this partnership in the future as well.”


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