Category Archives: Baggage Handling

Birmingham Airport Makes £100 Million Infrastructure Improvements

Birmingham Airport, UK, has announced that it is investing £100m on improvements to its facilities and infrastructure, including hold-baggage screening, self-service check-in, surface access, additional … More ››

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Canberra Goes International

Canberra is now an international destination, following the arrival of Singapore Airlines’ inaugural flight SQ291 from Changi on September 21. This four-times per week service … More ››

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Lufthansa Group and Air China Sign Commercial Joint Venture

The Lufthansa Group and Air China signed a wide-reaching partnership agreement in Beijing on September 20. The two aviation groups say it will enable them … More ››

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Wellington Airport Reaches 5 Million Domestic Passengers

Wellington Airport (IATA: WLG), New Zealand, has announced that it has handled a record five million domestic passengers in the past 12 months. The airport … More ››

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Belgium Working to Replace Airport Entrance Security Measures

On September 12 ACI Europe met with Jan Jambon, Vice-Prime Minister of Belgium and Security & Interior Minister, to discuss security measures at Belgian airports … More ››

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August Busiest Month in History for Birmingham Airport

Birmingham Airport (IATA: BHX) has recorded its busiest ever month in its 77 year history with almost 1.3 million passengers recorded in a single month. … More ››

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Babcock Awarded Australia-wide Qantas GSE Support Contract

Babcock has announced that it has been awarded a five-year contract, with an option for a further two years, to support Qantas Group’s ground support … More ››

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Birmingham Airport Lights up ATC Tower in Gold for Child Cancer Awareness

Birmingham Airport, UK, is supporting childhood cancer by being part of its awareness campaign. From September 1 Birmingham Airport’s Air Traffic Control Tower (ATC) will … More ››

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Heathrow Commits to Becoming World’s First Dementia Friendly Airport

London’s Heathrow Airport has announced its commitment to becoming the world’s first dementia friendly airport. Heathrow is working with the Alzheimer’s Society to change global … More ››

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Fraport Reports “Solid Performance in Challenging Environment”

Airport operator Fraport has released its Group’s Interim Report for the first half of 2016. It states that in the first half of 2016, the … More ››

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