Category Archives: Baggage Handling

Europe’s Airports Welcomed a Record-breaking 2bn Passengers in 2016

The European airport trade association, ACI EUROPE, has releases its full year traffic report for 2016. This is the only air transport report which includes … More ››

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Swissport Awarded Emirates SkyCargo Contract

Swissport Cargo Services France, a subsidiary of Swissport International, will handle cargo at Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Lyon (LYS) and Nice (NCE) airports for … More ››

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KLM Returns to London City Airport

On February 6, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and London City Airport launched a new route between London City and Amsterdam, with the inaugural flight landing … More ››

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IATA Reveals 2016 Passenger Figures

On February 2, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced full-year global passenger traffic results for 2016 showing demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose … More ››

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American Airlines Relocates LAX Aircraft Gates

American Airlines will switch four boarding gates and its American Eagle shuttle bus gate to Terminal 5 from their current location in Terminal 6, beginning … More ››

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Gatwick’s Advice to BA, easyJet and Virgin Atlantic Passengers on Terminal Moves

Gatwick Airport is advising British Airways, easyJet, and Virgin Atlantic passengers to check through which terminal they will be travelling, as it prepares to relocate … More ››

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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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