Swissport to operate Finnair Cargo terminal at Helsinki
FINNAIR Cargo has appointed Swissport as the new operator of its COOL Nordic Cargo Hub facility at Helsinki Airport
FINNAIR Cargo has appointed Swissport as the new operator of its COOL Nordic Cargo Hub facility at Helsinki Airport.
From June 2019, Swissport will handle over 600 tonnes of perishables, pharmaceuticals and general cargo daily at the COOL Nordic Cargo Hub, which opened in 2018.
The facility focuses on temperature-sensitive and high-value cargo shipments between Europe and Asia. Swissport will operate the 31,000 square meter facility and in addition Swissport will continue to provide cargo services for further customers at its own cargo terminals at Helsinki airport, according to Mumbai Stat Trade Times.
'With the new contract, we strengthen our successful and long-standing cooperation with Finnair,' said Tomi Viitanen, CEO of Swissport Finland. 'As the operator of Finnair's main cargo hub we are excited to contribute to the growth and digital transformation of air cargo handling at Helsinki airport.'
Said Finnair Cargo managing director Janne Tarvainen: 'Swissport already is our trusted partner at numerous airports around the world and offers the most competitive package to further develop our cargo operations.'