Category Archives: Baggage Handling

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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Dubai International Reopens After Emirates Boeing 777 Crash-lands

August 3: Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXB) has reopened after an inbound Emirates Boeing 777 crash-landed there this morning. The Dubai Government Media Office says … More ››

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Ground Handling: dnata Acquires Air Dispatch

Air services provider dnata has reached an agreement to purchase a majority stake in Air Dispatch (which is part of the Chapman Freeborn Group). Air … More ››

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IATA: Latest Passenger Figures up but Terror and Brexit Fears Exist

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for May 2016 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) … More ››

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Codeshare Agreement for Etihad and Avianca Brasil

Etihad Airways and Avianca Brasil, one of the leading airlines in Latin America, have announced a codeshare partnership. Under the agreement, Etihad Airways will put … More ››

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Green Light for Lithuania’s Airport Concession Project

On June 2, Lithuania’s Parliament, the Seimas, approved a draft law that will enable three state-owned airports to be managed by private concessions. The three … More ››

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EgyptAir Flight Crashes into the Mediterranean Sea

May 19: EgyptAir flight MS804 from Paris CDG to Cairo has crashed into the Mediterranean Sea soon after entering Egyptian airspace. The aircraft, an Airbus … More ››

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Gatwick Opens World’s Largest Self-service Bag Drop Zone

Gatwick Airport has opened the world’s largest self-service bag drop zone following an 18-month construction programme as part of the transformation of its North Terminal. … More ››

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Oslo New Terminal ‘On Track’

With one year to go before the grand opening of the new Oslo Airport, the operator, Avinor, has said the project is “on track.” The … More ››

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