Aviation Industry Leader to Provide Grounds Handling Services at London Stansted Airport
NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ABM (NYSE: ABM), a leading provider of facility solutions, has been selected by Ryanair to enhance and provide a managed ground handling staffing solution at London Stansted Airport effective February 1, 2019.
Through its U.K.-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.
“We are pleased to award our London Stansted handling contract to OmniServ,” said Ryanair’s Director of Operations Adrian Dunne. “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.”
Headquartered in Ireland, Ryanair carries over 138 million customers per year on more than 2,000 daily flights from 86 bases, connecting 224 destinations in 37 countries. In 2017, Ryanair became the first European airline to have carried over 1 billion customers.
“We are excited to expand our strategic partnership with Ryanair, a prestigious and well-recognized airline," said OmniServ Managing Director Antony Marke. “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.”
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. For more information, visit www.abm.com/aviation/.
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ABM (NYSE: ABM) is a leading provider of facility solutions with revenues of approximately $5.5 billion and more than 130,000 employees in 350+ offices throughout the United States and various international locations. ABM's comprehensive capabilities include janitorial, electrical & lighting, energy solutions, facilities engineering, HVAC & mechanical, landscape & turf, mission critical solutions and parking, provided through stand-alone or integrated solutions. ABM provides custom facility solutions in urban, suburban and rural areas to properties of all sizes - from schools and commercial buildings to hospitals, data centers, manufacturing plants and airports. ABM Industries Incorporated, which operates through its subsidiaries, was founded in 1909. For more information, visit www.abm.com.
Ryanair is Europe’s Number 1 airline, carrying over 138m customers p.a. on more than 2,000 daily flights from 86 bases, connecting 224 destinations in 37 countries on a fleet of 430 Boeing 737 aircraft, with a further 240 Boeing 737’s on order, which will enable Ryanair to lower fares and grow traffic to 200m customers p.a. by FY24. Ryanair has a team of more than 13,000 highly skilled aviation professionals delivering Europe’s No.1 on-time performance, and an industry leading 33-year safety record. In 2017, Ryanair became the first European airline to have carried over 1 billion customers.
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