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  March 30th, 2022 | Written by

Bluebird Nordic Signs GSSA Contract with NordicGSA

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With the start of this year, ECS Group company, NordicGSA in Denmark, has become the GSSA for the Icelandic cargo airline, Bluebird Nordic, an Avia Solutions Group company.

 Bluebird Nordic operates a fleet of 9 B737F and recently signed leases for three Boeing 777-300ER which are undergoing passenger-to-freighter conversions and expected to be operational in 2024. The GSSA contract signed with NordicGSA, is unlimited. NordicGSA’s responsibilities cover Bluebird Nordic’s Monday to Friday daily flight operations from Billund (BLL), Denmark, to Keflavík (KEF), Iceland, and back, with import distribution operations to Northern Germany. The main commodities being moved are fresh fish, fruit and vegetables, clothing, electricals, and other general freight.

“We have a good, long-standing professional relationship with Bluebird Nordic here in Denmark, having worked together on projects in the past, so I am delighted that Magnus Magnusson and I were now able to conclude a formal GSSA agreement,” Thomas Frederiksen, Managing Director – Denmark at NordicGSA, who signed the GSSA contract on behalf of all the ECS Group countries involved, states.

“We have high hopes for this new route from BLL and CGN, as it allows us to service our biggest export markets, Germany, Belgium, and France, with fresh fish,” Magnus Magnusson, Business Development Director at Bluebird Nordic, reveals. “There is a great deal of interest from the freight forwarders in Iceland in this new lane, as it opens up new opportunities for imports from the Nordic countries that have until now only been served by passenger aircraft.”

About Bluebird Nordic

Bluebird Nordic provides import and export air freight services worldwide. With direct flights between Iceland and Dublin from Monday through Friday – the company can offer extensive customization options to its customers. In close cooperation with a leading airline like Aer Lingus Cargo, Emirates Sky Cargo, UPS Air Cargo and other well know cargo carriers,  enable Bluebird Nordic to provide a global airfreight reach to more than 100 locations all over the world. 

About ECS Group

ECS Group is the world leader in GSSA business, serving airlines. Representing hundreds of companies in over 50 countries through its 167 offices, ECS Group knows it can count on its 1,200+ employees around the world to offer high-quality service tailored to each of its partners. Thanks to this ever-increasing network, in 2020 ECS Group carried over 1,100,000 tons on behalf of the airlines it represents and, in this way, contributes to their growth and development on the international stage in the air cargo sector. ECS Group has received many awards from its peers and is the favoured partner and go-to GSSA in the cargo industry.

About NordicGSA

NordicGSA, founded in 1996, is one of the leading general cargo sales agents (GSSA) in the Nordic countries. The company is well-established, well-connected and highly successful. Working with a portfolio of respected and reliable airline partners, NordicGSA provides cargo solutions to destinations worldwide, offering sales, marketing and operational services to the entire Nordic region.