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Newcastle’s David Walter awarded for walkaround vigilance

Newcastle’s David Walter has received a Swissport Safety Excellence Award for showing great vigilance in his pre-flight walkarounds. On two separate occasions, David alerted flight crews to potential safety risks which both required further attention from engineers.

David will soon farewell Swissport Newcastle to move north to join our team in Cairns.

David is pictured receiving a Swissport Safety Excellence Award from Newcastle Manager Airport Services Emma Aynscough.

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