Gulf Air and Swissport Saudi Arabia Sign Ground Handling Services Contract
Swissport Saudi Arabia has signed a contract with Gulf Air to provide comprehensive ground handling services for the airline’s Saudi Arabia operations. The agreement with Gulf Air followed a rigorous selection process and makes Bahrain’s national carrier the second Gulf carrier to appoint Swissport Saudi Arabia for its ground handling services in the Kingdom.
Swissport Saudi Arabia’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Thomas Bommer stated “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.”
Gulf Air operates one of the largest networks in the Middle East, so to ready the organization across the Kingdom, Swissport Saudi Arabia brought in a sizeable number of Ground support equipment and recruited additional 250 aviation staff, besides strengthening the current set-up with a number of key position appointments.