Category Archives: Baggage Handling

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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Munich Opens Satellite Terminal

Munich Airport’s new satellite terminal was declared operational on April 26. The airport was disrupted by strike action that day but the new facility still … More ››

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Emergency Terminal Built by Quiport

The city of Manta, Ecuador, lost its air links with the rest of the country after the area was struck by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake … More ››

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Hamburg Airport Closes Financial Year With Profit

Hamburg Airport has announced it ended the 2015 financial year on a positive note, achieving a profit of 46 million euros, up from 40.2 million … More ››

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Munich Airport Reports Record Earnings

Strong growth in passenger traffic and the continuing boom in airfreight lifted Munich Airport to yet another very successful year in 2015. On March 23 … More ››

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Explosions hit Brussels’ Zaventem Airport

Two explosions have struck the departures area of the terminal building at Brussels Zaventem airport (IATA: BRU). Thankfully, a third explosive device failed to detonate. … More ››

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Partnership for Heathrow and Hong Kong International Airport

Heathrow Airport Ltd (HAL) has announced a partnership formed with Hong Kong International Airport (IATA: HKG). The collaboration, which is the first of its kind … More ››

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New Orlando Terminal Plan Approved

The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) Board has unanimously approved a US$1.8bn spending plan to build a new South Terminal Complex (STC) at Orlando International … More ››

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