Category Archives: Ground Handling

First Air China 787-9 Unveiled

Boeing and Air China officially unveiled the airline’s first 787-9 Dreamliner to the public at a grand ceremony in Beijing on May 25. The national … More ››

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Servair Wins French blue Contract

The airline catering and logistics specialist Servair has won a services integration contract for the new low-cost long haul airline, French blue. The deal means … More ››

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EgyptAir Crash: Debris Found

May 20: The Egyptian Air Force says it has found debris from the EgyptAir Airbus A320 which disappeared from radar screens while en-route from Paris … More ››

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Good Figures Reported at Fraport AGM

At its Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Frankfurt on May 19 Fraport Group’s Executive Board Chairman, Dr Stefan Schulte, has described the airport operator’s … More ››

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New Private Hire Vehicles Rules in Place at Heathrow

From June 2016, private hire vehicles waiting to pick up Heathrow passengers will be offered parking in a dedicated, on-airport facility. The airport says this … 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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EASA Certifies Airport Mapping Data

Lufthansa Systems has announced is has received the Letter of Acceptance (LoA) Type 2 from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for its Lido/AMDB airport … More ››

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LATAM Delivers Olympic Flame

LATAM Airlines, the official airline of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the official sponsor of the Rio 2016 Olympic Torch Relay, delivered … More ››

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First Qatar Flight for Adelaide

Adelaide Airport has welcomed its first Qatar Airways from Doha. The inaugural service, operated by an Airbus A350, was greeted by a delegation of VIPs … More ››

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