Menzies Aviation wins major easyjet contract

EasyJet has awarded Edinburgh-based Menzies Aviation a new long term ground handling contract at the airline’s base in London Luton Airport.

The contract will see Menzies handle over 24,000 “turns” annually for the airline.

John Menzies plc CEO Giles Wilson said: “This contract is one of the largest single ground handling contracts in the UK and I am delighted to have secured it.

“This together with other recent contract gains demonstrates that our renewed focus on our UK business is starting to pay dividends and I look forward to more progress throughout 2019.”

Karen Cox, EasyJet’s director of ground operations & customer management centres, said: “We are delighted to be extending our long standing relationship with Menzies Aviation at London Luton.

“Menzies have refreshed their approach to working with easyJet and recognised the need for a culture of continuous improvement.

“I am confident they will deliver the customer experience we desire for all our passengers passing through this key base.”