Category Archives: Baggage Handling

Lufthansa and German Government to Support the Restructuring of airberlin

As part of its ongoing restructuring airberlin has filed a provisional insolvency proceeding in self-administration at the local court of Berlin-Charlottenburg today (August 15). This … More ››

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Nadeem Muhammad Guilty of Ryanair Pipe Bomb Attempt

A 43-year old man has been found guilty of possessing explosives with intent to endanger life or property. Prosecutors at Manchester Crown Court, UK, said … More ››

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Passenger Numbers up 20% at Vagar Airport / Faroe Islands

Vagar Airport on the Faroe Islands (IATA: FAE) says it has experienced an unprecedented growth so far in 2017. In July, 51,765 passengers used Vagar … More ››

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LAX Contracts for Worldwide Flight Services

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has been awarded three new ground handling contracts at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). China Southern selected WFS to provide ramp … More ››

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Self-service Bag-drop for Bristol

A trial of self-service bag drop technology commenced at Bristol Airport (BRS) on Wednesday 12 July 2017, saving time for passengers flying with easyJet. The … More ››

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Masterplan Unveiled for new Costa Rican International Airport

Mott MacDonald has delivered the masterplan for a new US$3.5 billion international airport in Alajuela, Orotina, Costa Rica to the Centro American Corporation of Air … More ››

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Vienna Airport and Austrian Airlines Extend Ground Handling Cooperation

Flughafen Wien AG, the operating company of Vienna Airport, and Austrian Airlines, are extending their contract for ground handling services. The two companies say the … More ››

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Four Airlines Removed From ‘Laptop Ban’

The US authorities have removed four airlines from its ‘Laptop ban’ list. Back in March, the US banned all electronic items larger than a smart … More ››

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Munich’s Half-year Passenger Total Tops 20 million for the First Time

Over the first six months of 2017, Munich Airport posted the best half-yearly figures in its history: with the 21 million passengers handled during that … More ››

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US Requires Enhanced Screening to Replace ‘Laptop Ban’

On June 28 the US Homeland Security Secretary, John Kelly, announced heightened security measures for foreign flights arriving in the United States. The US authorities … More ››

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