OmniServ expands Gatwick services with acquisition

Airport assistance services company OmniServ, has acquired Gatwick-based OFJ Connections and OFJ Airlinks which provide bus and coach transport for air passengers and airline crew.

OFJ has contracts with Gatwick’s airport operator, major airlines and other partners covering terminal transfer services, crew and passenger coach movements, Car Park shuttle bus contracts and associated third party operations. OFJ also has operations at London City Airport.

Ernie Patterson, Chairman of OmniServ, says: “As part of our strategy to develop and expand our services at Gatwick Airport, I am pleased to announce that OmniServ has acquired the entire share capital of OFJ Connections Ltd and OFJ Airlinks Ltd, effective 1st December 2016.”

Patterson adds: “This transaction builds on our existing UK Aviation Bus activities whilst increasing our breadth of services at Gatwick Airport, where we now employ some 700 people across our Blackjack Promotions, Red Handling and Airport (SEGS) operations.”

The existing management team at OFJ will report in to Ian Mitchell, OmniServ Head of Ground Transportation and a member of the OmniServ Executive Leadership Team.

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