Menzies Aviation

Global Provider of Passenger, Ramp and Cargo Handling Services

Menzies Aviation is a global provider of passenger, ramp and cargo handling services.

We are an independent, time-critical logistics specialist serving the airline industry. Air passengers and cargo shippers deserve the best, and our airline customers deliver it.
At Menzies Aviation, we believe that the service provided in the air should be matched by the service received on the ground.

At more than 140 airports across 6 continents, we offer landside and airside services tailored to our customers’ needs and timed to their schedules;
delivered by teams with the knowledge, tools and passion to set the standards.

Menzies has grown rapidly since its conception in 1995. Through a combination of organic growth, acquisitions and the development of niche opportunities, we have established ourselves as a major force in the international ground handling industry.

Our business supports customers with a broad spectrum of airside services, ranging from ramp and cargo handling to specialist regional activities such as de-icing and container repair.

Company Profile

  • Ramp Handling

    Receiving an aircraft upon arrival and preparing it to depart again is a major undertaking, which requires the completion of numerous overlapping processes timed to fit seamlessly within the schedules of our airline customers.

    Menzies Aviation sets the highest standard in delivery of this complex service, conveying passengers, luggage and cargo to and from aircraft with clockwork precision, whilst simultaneously tending to a range of technical needs: in short, delivering excellence from touchdown to takeoff.

  • Cargo Handling

    Approximately 110 million tonnes of Cargo are transported annually by air around the world. Given the premium nature of these shipments, our cargo customers need a service which is reliable, secure and comprehensive.

    At more than 30 airports globally, we act as a provider of; Ramp Transfer to and from aircraft Receiving and break up of cargo – Real-time track and trace facilities – HERMES IT solution – Electronic communication with airlines and forwarders – e-freight capability loading/unloading, warehousing, screening and onward logistics services which are crucial to their businesses, and in which they can have total confidence.

  • Technical Support

    In the course of conducting their everyday operations, each airline will inevitably run into situations which require specialist skills and equipment to navigate.

    Menzies Aviation offers a suite of such services at stations around the world, ranging from aircraft de-icing, to exterior washing to cargo container repair.

    We respond to the needs of our customers, providing regionally relevant technical support which allows them to focus on meeting their core commitments to passengers.

  • Passenger Services

    Welcoming passengers, and meeting their needs before or after a trip, are responsibilities of the utmost importance in the eyes of our airline customers.

    We are proud to accept that responsibility at more than 140 airport locations across the world, supporting millions of passengers each year from the check-in desk to the runway – and back – on behalf of their airlines.

  • Executive Services

    The experience of air travel can be greatly enhanced by the availability of the right, premium service at exactly the right time.

    We offer a varied range of such services, including passenger lounges, VIP meet-and-greet and baggage delivery at key locations across our network, adding a level of comfort and convenience which transforms passenger journeys for the better.

Company News

Menzies Aviation Announces De-Icing Contract Renewals with Norwegian

Menzies Aviation, the global aviation logistics specialist, announces the renewal of de-icing contracts with Norway’s largest airline, Norwegian, at three Scandinavian airports. The two-year contracts will see Menzies provide de-icing services for Norwegian at Oslo Airport, …

Menzies Aviation and Plaza Premium Group Join Forces to Create Global Executive Services & Lounge Partnership

Menzies Aviation, the global aviation logistics specialist, today announces its global partnership with Plaza Premium Group (PPG), the pioneer and industry leader in innovating global airport hospitality services. Menzies and PPG will be joining forces …


Menzies Aviation Plc
Suite 131, North Wing
Concord 2000 House
South Terminal
London Gatwick Airport
West Sussex
United Kingdom
  • +44 1293 504 871