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Chapman Freeborn appoints Covio as its official agent for the Swiss market

Chapman Freeborn is delighted to announce that it has appointed Covio SA Aviation Services as its exclusive agent for the Swiss market.

The global aircraft charter specialist has worked in cooperation with Zurich-based Covio for a number of years and the new agreement will afford Chapman Freeborn’s client base and global office network greater access to the Swiss market while giving local customers access to the international charter market.

In addition to marketing Chapman Freeborn’s award-winning cargo charter services, Covio will also give customers in Switzerland access to the company’s specialist on board courier (OBC) division and passenger air charter expertise.

Welcoming the new agreement, Covio’s managing partner Flavio Renfer said:

“We are very proud to be representing the interests of Chapman Freeborn in Switzerland. We will use our local market knowledge to help further consolidate Chapman Freeborn’s global coverage.”

About Covio SA Aviation Services

Covio SA Aviation Services is a joint-stock company, specialising in the field of air transportation. Established in 1991 in Zurich, the company has over 20 years of experience in the global and local aviation business.

Covio SA Aviation Services utilises the latest IT technology, with a state of the art computer system to process bookings, track and trace functions and post flight reports, as well as cargo yield analysis.

About Chapman Freeborn

Chapman Freeborn was established in the UK in 1973 and has 35 offices in 25 countries worldwide. The company coordinates over 6,000 cargo and passenger air charters a year, as well as providing specialist aircraft leasing and on board courier (OBC) services.

Freight forwarders and cargo airlines voted Chapman Freeborn Air Cargo Charter Broker of the Year at the World Air Cargo Awards in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.

Industry publication Air Cargo News also recently named Chapman Freeborn as its Cargo Charter Broker of the Year 2012.