Swissport to serve AFKLMP until 2025 in Saudi Arabia

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Swissport has announced it will be serving Air France-KLM Group in Saudi Arabia until 2025.

The new contract is valid until the end of 2025 and now also includes air cargo handling in addition to passenger services and ramp handling. The new agreement covers all airlines of the Air France-KLM Group, including KLM, Air France, Air France Cargo, Martinair and Transavia.

“We are excited and honoured by the renewed confidence Air France-KLM puts in our business and our people in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, ”commented Gerold Tumulka, CEO of Swissport Middle East. “By including all airlines of the group into the contract, we are the preferred partner for Air France-KLM in the region. We look forward to standing by their side through the market recovery and support them post-Covid as prospects get brighter.”

KLM will run a service from Amsterdam to Riyadh (RUH) four times per week, starting in the week of 11th January 2021, which is operated with Airbus A330 widebody aircraft.