Swissport is opening an air cargo center at Central Japan International Airport (Centrair) in November 2022. The new facility will support the development of air transport and logistics for the Tokai region in central Japan and will be the third base of Swissport, after Narita International and Kansai International. Airport.
Scheduled to open on November 1, the new Air Cargo Center is located on the north side of International Cargo Warehouse 1 at Chubu Centrair International Airport. The expansion of Swissport’s cargo facilities and services reflects the steady growth around Japan’s Tokai region, home to many large manufacturing companies.
“We are very grateful for the support we have received from Central Japan International Airport Corporate, Nagoya Customs and Central Japan Airport Customs Office in this project,” said Kazunari Yoshida, President and CEO of Swissport. Japan. “We believe that the demand for international air freight will continue to grow. As a member of the Japanese logistics industry, we look forward to contributing to the development of the Tokai region, one of Japan’s three major economic zones, with our operations at Centrair.
“We are very pleased to announce the opening of our third international cargo warehouse in Japan,” said Stephan Kaeser, Director and COO of Swissport Japan. “Our long-time goal has been to open an international cargo center at Central Japan International Airport since we started our cargo operations at Narita and Kansai International Airport 11 years ago. We look forward to offering our services in the Tokai market.
Swissport Japan was established in 2006 as a joint venture between Swissport International AG and Marubeni Corporation. The company provides airport ground services, including passenger, ramp, cargo, lounge and business aviation at six major airports in Japan: Narita, Haneda, Chubu, Kansai, Fukuoka and Naha.