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Menzies Aviation partners with AGS Handling in Italy


Menzies Aviation and AGS Handling have formed a partnership to provide ground services at three airports in Italy; Bergamo Orio al Serio, Milan Malpensa and Verona Villafranca airports. The partnership brings together the world class global operational and people excellence from Menzies Aviation and the local Italian experience and expertise of AGS Handling.

The Menzies AGS partnership has been awarded a contract to provide ground services to easyJet at Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP), the airline’s busiest airport in Italy. The five-year contract, which starts in March 2023, will see the partnership provide passenger and ramp services to 24,500 easyJet flights per year.

Menzies has a well-established relationship with easyJet dating back over 15 years and provides a range of ground services such as passenger, ramp, cabin cleaning and de-icing for the airline at 22 airports across Europe.

Miguel Gomez-Sjunnesson, Executive Vice President Europe, Menzies Aviation said: “We’re excited about the opportunity to expand our footprint with easyJet and support them at one of their key hubs in Europe. We look forward to delivering best in class service and solutions together with our partner AGS Handling, while also supporting our teams to reach their full potential by providing industry-leading training and development. This latest win builds on our long-standing partnership with easyJet and means we will provide support to easyJet flights at their three largest hubs – Milan, London Gatwick and London Luton.”

Davide Mandaresu, General Manager, AGS Handling, said: “Our partnership with Menzies is of important strategic value to our Group. This agreement will allow us to expand our customer base and give further impetus to our strategic development plan in Italy and bring our People new opportunities for growth. As a world leader in aviation services, Menzies’ proven leadership, safety standards and best practices will enhance the quality of services in Milan and other airports where we operate.”

The Menzies AGS partnership will create a range of exciting career opportunities at MXP. People interested in a career in aviation and joining the new Menzies AGS team can find out more at our recruitment stand at Sheraton Milan Malpensa Airport Hotel & Conference Centre on 10th and 11th January and look out for us at Milan Malpensa from 15th December.