Menzies wins contracts with new airline Flyr

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Aviation logistics specialist Menzies Aviation has won the ground handling contract to serve new airline Flyr at its home base of Oslo airport and at Nice Côte d'Azur airport.

Headquartered in Norway, Flyr commences passenger flight operations on June 30 this year. The airline will offer domestic flights from Oslo and international services to European leisure destinations. Its inaugural flight will depart from Oslo bound for Tromso.

The three-year contracts will encompass passenger, ramp and de-icing services. These agreements will further strengthen Menzies’ operations in both of these key airports and represent up to 6,000 turns per year across the two stations.

Chief Ground Operations Officer at Flyr, Bjørn Erik Barman-Jenssen, commented, “Throughout the whole tender process, Menzies Aviation showed a willingness to work with us to take the airport experience to a new level, while being responsive and creative in their approach to our visions and goals. I know that our Menzies colleagues will do their utmost to provide the highest standards of customer experience alongside our dedicated crew. I look forward to working with Menzies to further develop this partnership and create a new norm for a friendly and hassle-free airport experience.”

Said Miguel Gomez Sjunnesson, Executive Vice President at Menzies Aviation,: “We are very excited to be partnering with Flyr as it starts these new services. We are already working closely together to deliver a successful start-up and a seamless operation. Supporting Flyr from the launch of its operations is a mark of the excellent standard of service we provide our customers. We look forward to developing a long-term relationship with Flyr.”

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