Through a competitive tender process in 2007, we were awarded 10 operating licences by ACSA (Airports Company of South Africa) and by March 2008 we were operating at eight stations, including Johannesburg OR Tambo, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, East London, George, Bloemfontein and Richard’s Bay.
Today we are the #1 ground handler in South Africa, being awarded numerous airport & airline awards. Mirroring the success found in the rest of the Menzies Aviation network, we have focused on working with attractive airlines and our customer base now includes:
South African Express
Our awards include:
• Eithad Airways, Most Improved Statiion Worldwide
• Cathay Pacific, Most Improved Station Worldwide
• Kenya Airways, Most Customer Compliments Networkwide
• ACSA Feather Awards for Best Airside Service Provider (Port Elizabeth & Durban)
• ACSA Feather Award for Best Airside Service Provider (Durban)
Since our successful ground handling start-up, we have added cargo handling & aircraft cleaning services to our portfolio.
Menzies Aviation is proud to be #1 in South Africa and as the country prepares to host the 2010 World Cup, Menzies Aviation is ready to play its part!
• Stations: 8
• Employees: 1,823
• Revenue: £25m
• Turns: 78,045
• Market position: #1
2008: Operational start at Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport, Cape Town International Airport, Durban International Airport, Port Elizabeth, East London, George, Bloemfontein and Richards Bay
2008: The purchase and integration of ACR’s air cargo warehousing and trucking business at Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport, Cape Town International Airport, Durban, Port Elizabeth and East London
2008: Opening of Shongololo international lounge to the acclaim of many passengers and business traveller publications
2010: Preparation for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, where we expect to be the ground handler to many thousands of visiting soccer fans and VIP’s