Brussels-based European groundhandler, Aviapartner, said it has obtainedan extension of its handlinglicence at Nice Côte d’Azur Airport,for a period of seven years (starting 1January 2007), within the frameworkof a tender process launched in June2006.
Aviapartner has been granted afull licence for baggage handling andramp handling including marshalling,parking support (blocks), groundto air communication, loading andunloading of aircraft, crew transport,passenger transport, baggage transportbetween aircraft and terminal, pushbackand towing, ground power, cateringtransport and catering (off)loading.
During the tender process ,Aviapartner received the most airlinevotes, including from easyJet andLufthansa, two of its main customersat the station.
Aviapartner’s customer portfolioat the station includes Air Nostrum,Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, bmi, SASBraathens, Brussels Airlines, EuropeAirpost, Portugalia, Royal Air Maroc,and Transavia. Aviapartner has beenpresent at the airport of Nice Côted’Azur since 1999.