Facility solutions provider, ABM, has been appointed by Ryanair to enhance and provide a managed ground handling staffing solution at London Stansted Airport.
Through its UK-based subsidiary, OmniServ, ABM will provide all of Ryanair’s check-in, baggage and ground operations handling at Stansted, which is Ryanair’s largest base with more than 40 aircraft and 200 daily departures.
Commenting on the contract award, OmniServ Managing Director, Antony Marke, said: “We are excited to expand our strategic partnership with Ryanair, a prestigious and well-recognised airline. ABM has built a successful business within Europe and has experienced considerable growth over the last 12 months. The scale of this contract with Ryanair demonstrates our ability to drive innovative solutions across the airport and airline industry and reflects our commitment to continue to grow our international strategy.”
Ryanair’s Director of Operations, Adrian Dunne, added: “We are pleased to award our London Stansted handling contract to OmniServ. We look forward to working with both OmniServ and Stansted Airport to improve the customer experience and punctuality at Stansted for the 21 million Ryanair customers who will travel through the airport this year.”
ABM’s Aviation team provides end-to-end services and solutions to airports and airlines globally, including aircraft and airport cleaning, wheelchair services, catering logistics, parking and transportation.
The contract will commence 1 February 2019.