Swissport expands at Schiphol by acquiring Skylink


Swissport Cargo Services The Netherlands will increase its presence at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol by acquiring cargo handling company, Skylink Handling Services.

The acquisition will increase Swissport’s warehouse capabilities by 10,000m2 and potential business volume for current customers and attract new ones. Skylink was acquired from Rhenus.

Swissport Netherlands chief executive officer, Menno Biersma says: “Skylink is a successfully established provider of air cargo handling and consistently delivers high quality services.”

Swissport is active at more than 280 stations in 48 countries across five continents. It handles about 4.1 million tonnes of cargo annually for its 835 client companies in the aviation sector.