Swissport and Tigerair Australia extend partnership

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Tigerair Australia has confirmed Swissport as its ground services partner for its domestic network, extending the 11-year partnership.

Swissport will continue to exclusively provide full ground services at Tigerair’s 12 Australian airports for an initial three-year term, with the opportunity to extend for another two years. Swissport Senior VP Pacific Rob D’Alessio commented: “Having played an integral role in Tigerair’s start-up, we have been honoured to support the airline as their business has developed over several years to become the key player they are today. We have always worked energetically and innovatively to support Tigerair to capitalise on various opportunities and tackle challenges along the way.”

“We are proud that our partnership extends beyond traditional ground services to include provision of information technology and other operational support services.”

Tigerair Australia CEO, Merren McArthur, said: “We are pleased to announce today that we are continuing our long-standing partnership with Swissport. As the exclusive ground handler for Tigerair Australia across all the airports that we operate within, we rely on Swissport to be an extension of our team, welcoming our customers and ensuring that our operations run safely and smoothly across Australia.”

Since operations commenced in 2007, Tigerair has flown over 30m passengers in Australia, operating 11 A320 aircraft and 4 B737 aircraft. Swissport operates at 32 airports across Australia and New Zealand.


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