Category Archives: Baggage Handling

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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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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