Menzies secures Heathrow cargo contracts

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Menzies Aviation has renewed and secured several new key cargo contracts with airlines at London’s Heathrow Airport including Thai Airways Cargo, Middle East Airlines, Royal Air Maroc Cargo, Royal Jordanian Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines Cargo and Tarom.

Among the new contracts, Menzies is set to deliver cargo handling and airside trucking services for Thai Airways, overseeing the transportation of more than 16,000 tonnes of vegetables and fresh fish on 14 turns per week.

Royal Air Maroc Cargo has appointed Menzies to manage its cargo handling at Heathrow,  managing seven turns per week.

Royal Jordanian Airlines, has added cargo handling and airside trucking to its existing passenger and ramp handling agreement. The extended contract will include 14 additional turns per week, with more than 6,000 cargo tonnes anticipated each year.

Menzies Aviation has also locked in a further five-years with Lebanon’s Middle East Airlines,  to provide air cargo handling services and airside trucking for more than 14 turns per weeks, including more than 1,700 tonnes of fresh vegetables.

Menzies will also continue providing cargo handling services for SAS Cargo, over 35 turns per week and will also continue serving long standing cargo customer, Tarom of Romania, with seven turns per week.

Vice president cargo – Europe, Karl Aldwinckle, said: “It is fantastic to see such positive momentum, with a series of wins and renewals for the cargo team at London Heathrow, helping to expand our cargo footprint in Europe. We have an ambitious cargo expansion strategy and are proud to have built strong relationships with our customers who recognise our service driven approach. We’re excited to continue building on these relationships and expand our reach in Europe and beyond.”

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