Cargo services started earlier this month with Swissport’s first cargo customers in Australia, VietJet and Batik Air now able to expedite imports and exports for Australia via their Ho Chi Minh City gateways to markets across Asia.
Launching the cargo business at Sydney Airport is part of Swissport’s overall growth strategy in the region following the acquisition of Australian ground handler Aerocare in 2018.
Brad Moore, Regional CEO of Asia Pacific at Swissport International, says, “Our experience and expertise in air cargo handling will allow us to provide airlines with safe, ultra-fast processing and high-quality cargo logistics. Services will include cargo acceptance, screening and documentation, build-up and breakdown of pallets, container handling, loading and unloading of aircraft as well as short-term warehouses as needed by our domestic and international airline customers.”
Dirk Goovaerts, Regional CEO for Continental Europe, Middle East and Africa & Global Cargo Chair, adds, “Digital tools and modern equipment, including gate and slot management systems and self-service cargo kiosks, enable Swissport to add customer value and continuously enhance operational efficiency in air cargo handling.”