MONTREAL, June 13, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Transat A.T. Inc., one of the
largest integrated tourism companies in the world and Canada's holiday
travel leader, announces today that it has concluded the sale of its
Handlex business unit, which provides airport ground-handling services
at Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver international airports. Handlex has
been acquired by Servisair Holding Canada Inc., a leading global
provider of aviation ground services that delivers an integrated range
of handling solutions across 118 locations worldwide.
As announced on May 22, this transaction is the result of Transat's
decision to focus on its core business as a tour operator and it allows
Handlex staff to join the ranks of an organization with international
presence and whose own core business is airport services. The
transaction includes an agreement with Air Transat, which will continue
to receive the same services from Handlex at its three Canadian
About Transat A.T. Inc.
Transat A.T. Inc. is an integrated international tour operator with more
than 60 destination countries and that distributes products in over 50
countries. A holiday travel specialist, Transat operates mainly in
Canada and Europe, as well as in the Caribbean, Mexico and the
Mediterranean Basin. Montreal-based Transat is also active in air
transportation, accommodation, destination services and distribution.
(TSX: TRZ.B, TRZ.A).
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