October 15, 2008

Menzies Aviation Secures Cargo and Ground Handling Contracts From JetBlue

Menzies Aviation has obtained ground handling, cargo handling, and de-icing contracts from JetBlue Airways in Chicago O'Hare International Airport.

The award of the ground handling and de-icing contracts will make JetBlue as Menzies Aviation's launch customer for ground handling operations in Chicago and will complement its extensive cargo operations at the airport.

Menzies Aviation currently provides handling for JetBlue in the US at San Francisco, San Jose, Austin, and Seattle as well as St Maarten, Puerto Plata, and Santo Domingo in the Caribbean.

John Redmond, senior vice president of Americas for Menzies Aviation, said: "We are proud to announce JetBlue as our launch ground handling customer at Chicago O'Hare International Airport. We share a common philosophy with JetBlue that focuses on delivering high value service at the right price to our customers and are delighted to be able to contribute to their continuing growth and success."