On October 1 Menzies Aviation released details of new or renewed contracts at four UK airports. At Glasgow (GLA) the company has agreed a three-year contract with Lufthansa. From December 2019, Menzies will deliver passenger, ramp and de-icing services for Germany’s largest airline. In addition, a new five-year seasonal deal has been struck with with United Airlines, which will see Menzies provide passenger and ramp services for the airline’s Boeing 757 operation at Glasgow Airport from the start of its summer schedule in March 2020.
At Edinburgh (EDI) Menzies will provide ground handling services for the Swiss leisure airline, Edelweiss Air. Starting from November 2019 Menzies will deliver passenger, ramp and de-icing services for a term of three years. Lufthansa and United Airlines have also renewed their ground handling contracts with Menzies at Edinburgh Airport, for a term of three and five years respectively.
At Gatwick (LGW), Wizz Air has renewed its passenger, ramp, cleaning and de-icing contract with Menzies for a three-year term. Menzies will service four daily flights during the summer and two daily flights during the winter. Royal Air Maroc, the Moroccan national carrier, has also extended its ground handling agreement for three years with Menzies, providing passenger, ramp and cabin cleaning services.
Over at Heathrow, Tap Air Portugal renewed its ground handling contract with Menzies for three years from September 1, 2019. It includes the delivery of passenger, ramp and ticketing services. Also at Heathrow, Middle Eastern Airlines has selected Menzies as its cargo handling partner for a further two years from September 2019.