Menzies Aviation renews ground handling contract with LATAM in Colombia

posted on 8th July 2019 by Justin Burns

Menzies Aviation has penned a three-year ground handling contract renewal with Latin American airline group LATAM.

The agreement will see Menzies’ deliver ground handling operations at four Colombian airports for LATAM.

The ground handling company will deliver services at El Dorado International Airport in Bogota, José María Córdova International Airport in Rionegro, Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International Airport in Palmira and Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport in Barranquilla, representing 40,000 aircraft turns per annum across all four stations.

LATAM has been an important customer of Menzies Aviation for the past nine years, where it has helped the group to operate one of the largest route networks in the world.

Menzies Aviation chief executive officer, Giles Wilson said: “LATAM is the dominant player in the South American market and a valued customer of Menzies.

“LATAM’s decision to renew their contract after nine years goes to show what a great job our team do day in and day out, ensuring we deliver a safe and secure service with aircrafts departing on time. I look forward to continuing our relationship with LATAM in Colombia.”