Category Archives: Ground Handling

Gatwick’s Community app shortlisted for seven national awards

The Gatwick Airport ‘Community app’ – conceptualised by Gatwick for the airport industry – has been shortlisted for seven national awards, including for the Lloyds … More ››

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Vilnius Airport Reopens After Runway Reconstruction

Vilnius Airport has announced that its runway reconstruction was officially completed on schedule at 23:59 on August 17. Work included replacing the old pavement, reinforcing … More ››

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Terminal Extension Work Underway at Edinburgh Airport

Work has started on the three-story extension to Edinburgh Airport’s terminal building which will stretch out from the existing gate 12 area, covering the old … More ››

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British Airways Signs new Codeshare Deal With Loganair

British Airways has announced a new codeshare agreement with Scottish airline Loganair. The new agreement, which comes into effect on September 1, when Loganair begins … More ››

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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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New IATA FIATA Air Cargo Program Launched in Canada

A new IATA FIATA Air Cargo Program (IFACP) has been launched in Canada. The new programme, which will be rolled out globally following the Canadian … More ››

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UK CAA Assesses Airports’ Disability Facilities

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has published a report that assesses the top 30 UK airports on the quality of assistance they provide to … More ››

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Stansted Adds to Airside Sweeping Fleet

London Stansted Airport has added a new Scania/Schmidt combination sweeper to its airside sweeping and scrubbing fleet. Based on a 250 horsepower Scania P 250 … 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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Border Checks Lead to European Passengers Experiencing Huge Delays

Thousands of flights have been delayed because EU border controls are significantly understaffed to comply with tightened immigration checks. Many passengers have missed their flights … More ››

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