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Posted 30 September 2016

Menzies Aviation Scandinavia Begins New Contract

Scandinavian Airlines award Menzies widebodied aircraft cleaning contract

Our team at Copenhagen Kastrup Airport (CPH) completed their first widebodied aircraft cleaning as part of Menzies Aviation’s new partnership with Scandinavian Airlines.

The tender process began in January this year and following several months of negotiation, the Scandinavia team were awarded the contract to provide aircraft external wet wash and tech cleaning for Scandinavian Airlines’ fleet at CPH, Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN) and Oslo Gardermoen Airport (OSL).

Operations began in CPH on 5th September, with ARN and OSL operations scheduled to begin on 3rd October. The 3 year agreement will include 140 aircraft ranging from A330 to CRJ900 aircraft.


Prague Cargo awarded Gold Standard for 8 Pillar Audit

Congratulations to our Prague Cargo team who have been awarded the first ‘Gold Standard’ for achieving an overall score of 97% in their 8 Pillar Audit.


The 8 Pillar Programme is designed to concisely and clearly set out the minimum standards we expect to find across our global operation. It aims to:

• drive operational excellence and provide the foundation for consistent delivery of service

• ensure that we meet Menzies, customer & regulatory expectations

• provide opportunities for improvement

• position the business for sustainable success and growth

The Gold 8 Pillar Certificate is a new initiative to promote stations scoring 95% or above. Yogesh Parekh, Group GM Quality Assurance and Compliance, “Only by consistently providing the standards of safety, quality and service demanded by our customers and by constantly striving to improve these standards, will our business continue to be a respected provider of ground handling services and logistics – let’s do this the right way, every day.”

Jaroslav Vanek, Cargo Manager - Prague, said, “We are all very proud to attain Gold 8 Pillar status which is a testament to our continual drive for operational excellence in Prague – a great team effort!”