Category Archives: Ground Handling

Boeing Debuts 787-10 Dreamliner

The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the 787 Dreamliner family, made its public debut on February 17. Thousands of employees at Boeing’s North … More ››

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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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Juneyao Airlines Finalises Boeing 787 Order

Boeing and Juneyao Airlines have announced the finalisation of an order for five 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at about $1.32 billion at current list prices. This … More ››

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Air Canada Unveils New Livery

Air Canada unveiled a new colour scheme for its aircraft and staff uniforms on February 9. Its 300 mainline and regional aircraft will gradually be … More ››

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Lufthansa Introduces the Airbus A350-900

Lufthansa has launched its first fare-paying flight using an Airbus A350-900 aircraft. LH792 from Munich to Delhi departed Lufthansa’s Bavarian hub at 12:30 local time … More ››

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UK Department for Transport Makes Flying Easier for Breastfeeding Parents

From February 8, 2017 air passengers carrying expressed breast milk will be able to carry an unlimited supply in hand luggage. A DfT press release … 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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Auckland Airport Welcomes Qatar Airways and the World’s Longest Flight

On the morning of February 6, Auckland Airport welcomed Qatar Airways as it launched the world’s longest commercial passenger flight on the Auckland-Doha route. Scott … 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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