29 April 2019
John Menzies plc
("Menzies" or the "Group")
UK Contract Wins and Renewals
John Menzies plc, the global aviation services business, today announces a number of contract wins and renewals across its UK business.
Contract wins and renewals:
· London Heathrow
EgyptAir, a long-standing customer of 18 years, has renewed its contract with Menzies World Cargo for a three-year term at London Heathrow Airport. Operating a daily B777 and double daily B737 service, EgyptAir are the fourth largest airline to operate through Menzies' Heathrow cargo warehouse.
· London Gatwick
Following a competitive tender process, Menzies has been appointed passenger and ramp handling partner to Jazeera Airways, a Kuwaiti based Carrier, at London Gatwick Airport. From June, Jazeera Airways will commence a new six-weekly route, operated by an A320neo aircraft.
· London Luton
IAG owned Level has selected Menzies as its ground handler of choice at London Luton Airport, where it is due to start operations for the first time, with six weekly flights to Amsterdam Airport operating on an A321 aircraft.
Canadian airline WestJet has extended its agreement for passenger, flight ops, ramp handling and de-icing services at Glasgow Airport, where Menzies has been its trusted ground handling partner since 2015.
Giles Wilson, Interim Chief Executive of John Menzies plc said:
"It is great to see some momentum across the UK business. Not only is this growth coming from new contract wins, but also multiple contract renewals, a testament to the great work of the Menzies team on the ground. I look forward to further successes as the year progresses."
For further information:
John Menzies plc
Giles Wilson, Interim Chief Executive Officer
John Geddes, Corporate Affairs Director
0131 459 8018
Jonathon Brill/Alex Beagley/Fern Duncan
020 3727 1000
Notes to Editors:
1. John Menzies plc is one of Scotland's largest companies where success depends on providing an efficient, high quality, time-critical service to their customers and partners. The company was established in 1833 and its head office is in Edinburgh. Today the company is an international aviation services business with operations worldwide.
2. Menzies Aviation is a leading global provider of passenger, ramp and cargo services. Menzies Aviation operates at 219 airports in 37 countries, supported by a team of some 33,000 highly-trained people. Each year Menzies Aviation serves some 1,000 customers, handling 1.4 million flights, 1.6 million tonnes of cargo and fuelling 4 million turnarounds. Customers include Air Canada, Air France-KLM, American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Delta Air Lines, easyJet, Emirates, Frontier Airlines, IAG, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Air Canada, United Airlines and China Airlines. Best in class safety and security is the number one priority each day and every day.
3. Menzies Aviation operates in a structural growth market, which has strong outsourcing trends as well as progressive market growth. As a global player in the aviation services market Menzies is well placed to be a leading player as the market continues to professionalise and will continue to embrace and develop new technologies to provide market leading service.