Category Archives: Ground Handling

International Baggage Statistics Revealed

The 2015 edition of SITA’s annual Baggage Report was released on March 26. This comprehensive study of baggage trends and statistics documents how, despite an … More ››

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Icelandair Relocates to Heathrow Terminal 2

Icelandair has relocated its London Heathrow Airport operations to Terminal 2. The carrier, that celebrates 70 years of flying to the UK this year, honoured … More ››

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US Airport Infrastructure ‘Needs $75.7 Billion’

US airports have an estimated $75.7 billion in infrastructure investment through 2019 necessary to accommodate growth in passenger and cargo activity, rehabilitate existing facilities, and … More ››

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New Emirates Lounge at LAX

Emirates has opened a dedicated lounge for First Class, Business Class and frequent flyer customers at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Located in the Tom … More ››

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Type IV De/anti-icing Fluid Approved For China

The Civil Aviation Administration for China (CAAC) has approved the use of Type IV de/anti-icing fluid for the Chinese market. The approval was granted by … More ››

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Durham Tees Valley Opens Airport Terminal Offices

Durham Tees Valley Airport’s plans to attract new businesses to the site have taken a significant step forward with the opening of a new suite … More ››

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Possible Strike by Norwegian Pilots from Saturday February 28th

Airport operator Avinor has warned travellers that if negotiations between the carrier Norwegian and the Norwegian Pilot Union fail to result in an agreement by … More ››

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Profit Jump for IAG

The International Airlines Group (IAG), owner of British Airways, Iberia and Vueling, has reported a big rise in its annual profit. IAG declared pre-tax profits … More ››

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Swissport Ghana to Start Operations

Ground and cargo handling services provider Swissport International has announced the opening and operational start of Swissport Ghana. Swissport Ghana is an equally owned joint … More ››

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Press Day for TaxiBot

Regular readers of Airports International have been able to follow the development of the Innovative TaxiBot tow tractor since the vehicle’s public launch. What makes … More ››

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