AHS and AeroGround agree on cooperation at Berlin airports

posted on 17th May 2018 by Justin Burns
AHS and AeroGround agree on cooperation at Berlin airports

Ground handling companies AHS BERLIN Aviation Handling Services and AeroGround Berlin have agreed on a long-term strategic cooperation at Berlin airports to counter intense competition from global players.

The two German companies said they are pursuing the common goal of “creating synergies and strengthening their market position”.

AHS is the market leader in Germany among the independent providers of passenger handling and operations services. At the Berlin location, AHS operates both at Tegel Airport and Schoenefeld Airport.

AeroGround Berlin also holds the licenses for ground handling services at both airports, including the new Berlin-Brandenburg Airport. AeroGround Berlin’s range of services focuses on land and airside aircraft and baggage handling.

The companies said they operate in a dynamic market with low margins. and in addition, they are “under intense competitive pressure from global players”.

AHS BERLIN Aviation Handling managing director (MD), Tays Breckerbohm said: “Our main focus is on cost optimisation and joint sales activities. In addition, together with AeroGround we can now cover the entire range of ground handling services.”

AeroGround Berlin MD, Christian Stoschek adds: “We are very pleased about the future steps with a successful and professional partner like AHS at our side. The synergy effects will strengthen our two companies in Berlin.”