Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has signed an
agreement to acquire Swissport’s cargo business at Copenhagen
Under the terms of the agreement,
Swissport will transfer all business activities to WFS on 1
WFS will take over Swissport’s 4,200m˛ cargo
terminal at Copenhagen Airport, which handles 18,000 tonnes a year
on behalf of leading international airlines.
Regional Vice President, North Europe at WFS, said, “We are
delighted to have successfully concluded this agreement.
Copenhagen has been a big growth airport for WFS since we opened
our operation in 2006 and this latest investment not only gives us
potential for further expansion, it brings more leading
international airlines into our portfolio in Scandinavia, that are
also customers of WFS elsewhere in our global network.”
provides services to 300 airlines globally, is present at 120
major airports in 20 countries on four continents, and handles
four million tonnes of cargo a year. It commenced operations in
Scandinavia in 2006 having been awarded a concession on land by Copenhagen Airport a year earlier and investing in the
construction of a new cargo terminal. WFS also opened its own
cargo business at Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport in 2012.
new agreement with Swissport will take WFS’ total cargo volume at
Copenhagen Airport to 100,000 tonnes a year. Its existing facilities at the airport include two cargo terminals with a total
area of nearly 10,000m˛ of warehouse space and office accommodation.
’ airline clients at the airport include
Singapore Airlines, China Cargo Airlines, Korean Air, British
Airways, TAP Portugal, Iberia, Air Canada, Delta Air Lines,
Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, Air Greenland, Cargolux and
The sale of the Copenhagen cargo business to
WFS includes all business activities currently carried out by
Swissport Cargo Services Denmark ApS as well as all assets. The
exit process has already started and will be concluded 1
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