- Aviance UK Ltd
company_name = Aviance UK Ltd
Aircraft ground handling
foundation = 2000
location = Newcastle,
num_employees = 21,500
Aircraft ground handling Airport lounges
homepage = [http://www.aviance.com]
Aviance UK is an
aircraft ground handlingcompany, operating at 15 airports in the UKand many more worldwide. It is a subsidiary of the Go-Ahead Group, a rail, bus and aviation services provider across the UK.
The name Aviance UK was adapted following the acquisition of Reed Aviation, Midland Airport Services and British Midland Airways' ground handling activities, which merged with the Go-Ahead owned company Gatwick Handling (GHI).
On 31 August 2004 aviance acquired full ownership of Plane Handling Ltd, purchasing the remaining 50% shareholding from its then joint venture partner Virgin Aviation for a total consideration of £20 million.
Aviance divides operations into several service lines (although not all services are available at every location):
Belfast International Airport
*Birmingham International Airport
Cardiff International Airport
Durham Tees Valley Airport
Glasgow International Airport
Leeds Bradford International Airport
London Gatwick Airport
London Heathrow Airport
London Luton Airport
London Stansted Airport
* [http://www.aviance.com Official Website]
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