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Summer 2019 Completion


Swissport International Ltd is the world’s largest provider of ground and cargo handling services in the aviation industry. The company provides services on behalf of some 835 client-companies and handles around 230 million passengers and 3.9 million flights (movements) per year.

Swissport Cargo Services is the world's leading Cargo Services provider, offering Cargo Handling at more than 104 airports worldwide, and handling in excess of 4.7 million tonnes of cargo annually.

As part of the continual infrastructure development within the Swissport UK network Swissport Cargo Heathrow is looking to introduce temperature controlled storage to handle pharmaceutical & perishable goods for its clients.


Air Tech Innovations Ltd was appointed to provide new temperature controlled storage rooms together with major modification works to the existing MHE cargo handling system.

The temperature controlled rooms offer 300 cubic metres of chilled storage (+2 to + 8 degrees) and 400 cubic metres of ambient storage (+15 to + 25 degrees). Both temperature controlled rooms where fitted with Air Tech Innovations castor deck, to allow the movement of cargo pallets from the truck docks and ETV storage system. A speed lane was also introduced to allow the rapid movement of cargo from truck docks straight through to a cargo shuttle and out to airside cargo handling.


The project was fully project managed by Air Tech Innovations, which extends to on-site supervision and management of the installation through to completion and handover.


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Air Tech Innovations provide maintenance service for our mechanical handling systems at Manchester, Birmingham and Glasgow.

We also rely on Air Tech to provide fabrication services and solutions to solve the operational problems we face, our business is time sensitive and our service expectation is high. Should we suffer a breakdown of equipment we expect our supplier to be on site at the earliest possible time, in the period Air Tech Innovations have worked with us, they have never failed to get us back on line and ready to meet the demands we face.

I can honestly say that I would have no reservations in recommending this company as a trusted supplier and one which we intend to continue to have a close relationship with

General Manager at Building 300 Manchester Airport - United Kingdom
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Air Tech Innovations Limited provides maintenance and servicing on our fixed assets at our Manchester Cargo facility under a maintenance agreement and has done so for the past 5 years.

They have not only provided us with an extremely robust maintenance service, but have assisted in many other areas of our business including manufacturing and fabrication of specialised equipment, installation and dilapidation / strip outs of premises across the United Kingdom and Ireland.

During this time they have provided a very reliable services and would have no hesitation in recommending them to others

General Manager Swissport United Kingdom and Ireland