Category Archives: Baggage Handling

Bagpipes Herald ‘Caledonian Girls Revival’ Fund-Raising Initiative

On January 16 the sound of the bagpipes at London Biggin Hill Airport heralded a revival of the famous ‘Caledonian Girls’ of British Caledonian Airways … More ››

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Construction Contract Awarded for the Future Mexico City Airport

The Mexican Government has awarded a US$4.2 billion construction contract for the new Mexico City International Airport terminal to the Grupo Carso consortium. It comprises … More ››

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Gatwick Increases Single Runway Record

Gatwick Airport has announced that it has increased its lead as the world’s most efficient single-runway airport – with 43 million passengers travelling through the … More ››

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Birmingham, UK, Tops 2016 Punctuality League

Birmingham Airport (IATA: BHX) has been named the world’s most punctual airport in 2016 by air travel intelligence company OAG, with 91.28% of arriving and … More ››

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Christmas Strike Action by BA Cabin Crew Suspended

Strike action by British Airways cabin crew set to take place over the Christmas holiday has been suspended says the Unite union. Unite’s cabin crew … More ››

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New Uniform for Iberia Ground Staff

Iberia Airport Services unveiled a new staff uniform on December 21. A photo-shoot to mark the occasion was held on the apron of its hub … More ››

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Flybe to Make Heathrow Schedule Debut

European regional carrier Flybe is to operate it first scheduled services from Heathrow next year. The move will provide more than 40 scheduled flights a … More ››

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Lufthansa and Pilots’ Union Agree on Arbitration for Wage Settlement

Lufthansa and the pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) have agreed to approach a mediator for the collective wage settlement together. On December 15, the negotiating … More ››

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Stansted Airport Unveils Plans for new £130 million Development

London Stansted Airport has unveiled plans for a new £130 million arrivals building to significantly improve the passenger experience. The building is the latest phase … More ››

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British Airways’ Heathrow Cabin Crew to Strike Over Christmas

Following the rejection of a 2% pay rise, Heathrow-based BA cabin crew members belonging to the Unite union will take strike action on Christmas Day … More ››

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