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What services does Servisair provide?

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Servisair is an aircraft ground handling company that provides a range of administrative, passenger and aircraft services. Servisair and its parent company, Swissport, offer services that include load control, weather briefing, station supervision, passenger check-in, lounge and gate services, and airport ticketing and transfers. Its additional services include cabin cleaning, baggage sorting, water services and crew transport.

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Servisair divides its operations into nine service lines, including ground handling, cargo, fueling, airport agencies, central de-icing, snow removal, transportation and aircraft cleaning. Not every service line is available at every Servisair location. Together, Servisair and Swissport provide passenger and ramp handling services at more than 192 stations worldwide, and they provide passenger services for more than 224 million travelers each year. As of 2015, Servisair and Swissport had more than 55,000 employees across 255 locations in 44 different countries.

Servisair operates in 175 countries, and its home offices are in Runcorn, Cheshire. Amey PLC acquired Servisair, which was originally founded in 1952, in January 1999, before Penauille Polyservices SA purchased the company, renaming it Penauille Servisair in 2006. In 2012, Servisair acquired Handlex, the handling brand formerly owned by Transat. In 2013, Swissport acquired Servisair, which makes it the largest ground handler in the world as of 2015.

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