The CMA clearance decision regarding the investigation at London Gatwick has been published. A very frustrating period has now been concluded.
//Paul Synnott, CEO Aviator
We are very pleased to announce our latest new customer at London Gatwick commences operations on Friday 11th December 2015 – FLY SALONE.
Fly Salone will be the only airline flying directly to Freetown from the UK and has obtained the support of the Sierra Leonean government to operate a twice weekly service from London, Gatwick to Freetown, Sierra Leone. Initially operating a Boeing 757-200 aircraft leased from Icelandair.
Aviator are delighted to be selected by Fly Salone as their handling partner at London Gatwick & we look forward to working together.
//Clive Darbon, Commercial Director Aviator UK
As a step in expanding and developing our portfolio we have entered an agreement with LSG at Gothenburg Airport.
Aviator will perform the sk. “Last mile” catering, which involves delivery and on-loading/off-loading of catering to and from the aircraft. Aviator will shortly commence internal training and practical training with LSG in connection with the start of the agreement on December 14, 2015. To be able to broaden our business with this type of product is extremely positive and in line with our vision:
“Our visions is to be the world´s greatest provider of Aviation Services, recognised for our dedication to efficiency, safety and innovation”, says Erik Strandgren, COO Aviator
On December 1st Aviator Denmark has together with Emirates received and sent off the largest passenger aircraft in the world, the Airbus A380. This day marks the startup for a daily route between Copenhagen and Dubai, operated by Emirates, and handled in CPH by Aviator. CPH have extended the landing field in order for the large aircraft to land and take off safely with no damage to the motors. There has been a massive interest from the press and the Aviation business in general about this coming flight. During the ground time, Emriates and CPH hosted a reception at gate C39, with speakers from CPH, Emirates and the Danish Government. All presenting this new operation as an important step for CPH as an international hub, with ambition and potential for business growth.
Everything went extremely well with both loading and passenger handling. “We have prepared for the operation for months, so it was extremely exiting to go live and face the challenges in a goaloriented way all the way around”, says Ole Brinks Andersen, Managing Director of Aviator Denmark. “For our staff we would like to direct a big thank you and praise each and every one involved in the turnaround, for their dedication to safety and quality for the customer”.
Aviator has joined the pan-European ground services alliance ground.net, an alliance covering more than 70 airports in Europe. The alliance was created 2013 and have today five members of well-established and professional European ground service companies.
“Together, we generate more value for our customers than any of the ground handling partners can achieve individually” says Aviator CCO Erik Strandgren.
ground.net is an entirely new concept for conducting ground handling business in Europe. The goal of the partnership is to provide airlines with a multi-station network alternative alongside the global players. ground.net provides various services in the area of passenger, ramp and cargo handling, de-icing and more as a strategic partnership.
ground.net relies on its members’ local expertise and offer global operating airline customers the benefits of network-based ground handling services in Greece, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, United Kingdom and now with Aviator’s entrance: the Scandinavian countries, Finland and adding more airports in the UK.
To learn more about the customer benefits of ground.net please contact:
Erik Strandgren, CCO Aviator
email@example.com ,+46 768 990 777
Med-View Airline are based in Lagos, Nigeria. The airline was founded in 2007 as a charter airline, mainly operating Haji flights, and offers domestic passenger services since November 2012. They are to start a new route to London Gatwick with effect from 20th November 2015 using a B767 aircraft with four flights per week & hoping to grown the frequency in the coming months.
Aviator are very pleased to have the opportunity to work in partnership with Med View Airlines at Gatwick & we hope the new route will be a great success for all involved.
//Clive Darbon, Commercial Director Aviator UK
The Commercial Team are happy to announce that Aviator have been awarded the handling of ground services for Air Serbia at ARN and CPH, commencing December 15. The routes will be served with Airbus 320 and 319 aircrafts.
“Air Serbia operates around 320 flights per year at each airport. The agreement involves ground handling, lounge and ATO and reflects Air Serbia’s believe in Aviator as their main business partner for ground services at ARN and CPH.” Says Casper Olhoff Dons, Aviator Commercial Director.
Air Serbia (formerly Jat Airways) is the national airline of the Republic of Serbia, serving more than 30 Euro-Mediterranean destinations directly the hub at Belgrade’s Nikola Tesla International Airport. Air Serbia’s main share holding equity partner is Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates.
See more at: http://www.etihad.com/en-us/about-us/our-equity-partners/air-serbia/ and http://www.airserbia.com/en/