Menzies UK acquire Flight Support

01/08/12


e-Bulletin from Andy Boyd - SVP UK & Ireland

Great news, Menzies UK have completed the acquisition of Flight Support, effective from 1st August. Flight Support are an independent regional UK Ground Handling company who handle circa 34,000 turnarounds per annum.

The business comes with 314 new colleagues who we will get know over the next few weeks.

The purchase of Flight Support adds 3 new Airports to our UK Ground Handling network, Aberdeen, Isle of Man, Guernsey and further strengthens our position in Manchester.

In terms of customers the addition of these airports increases our relationship with existing customers, Flybe, easyJet, Aer Arran and introduces us to new customers such as CityJet and Blue Island.

Peter Harraway, VP Finance UKGH commented "this acquisition is an excellent opportunity to grow our business in the UK and gives us entry into 3 new top 20 Airports".

Stuart Truelove who is heading up our business integration project said "Flight Support is full of good people, we're looking forward to them becoming part of the Menzies Team".

Here's to more exciting challenges ahead for UK Ground Handling.