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December 11, 2023

Aviator Extends Strategic Partnership with Lufthansa Group

Aviator Extends Strategic Partnership with Lufthansa GroupAviator Airport Alliance, a full-range provider of aviation services at 15 airports across the Nordics and a part of the world’s largest ACMI provider, the Avia Solutions Group family, has announced the expansion of a strategic collaboration with Lufthansa Group. The expanded arrangement is effective from December 2023 until November 2026 and applies to an Aviator-operated station in Gothenburg, Sweden (GOT).

The extension of the strategic partnership reinforces Aviator’s commitment to providing first-rate full ground handling and de-icing services for the companies of the Lufthansa Group: Lufthansa (LH), Austrian Airlines (OS), Swiss International Air Lines (LX). Brussels Airlines (SN) will join the partnership agreement from April 2024.

Jo Alex Tanem, CEO of Aviator Airport Alliance, shared his enthusiasm about the extension by stating, “I am glad to express sincere gratitude to Lufthansa Group for choosing Aviator and trusting us with confidence. After the expansion of the partnership, we will have around 75 weekly turns, and this is a bold sign of trust from our partners. We commit to delivering world-class ground handling and de-icing solutions that meet and exceed the industry’s highest standards.”

Sven Thaler, Head of Ground Operations Continental North at Lufthansa Group, commented, “Our partnership with Aviator has grown every year along with operational efficiency. I firmly believe that, built on mutual trust and respect, it will remain strong for many years to come. Having partners like Aviator is a key element of our success.”

Aviator Airport Alliance is part of Avia Solutions Group, the world’s largest ACMI (aircraft, crew, maintenance, and insurance) provider with a fleet of 197 aircraft operating on all continents in the world. The group also provides various aviation services such as MRO, pilots and crew training, ground handling, and other interconnected solutions.