Category Archives: Ground Handling

Canberra Goes International

Canberra is now an international destination, following the arrival of Singapore Airlines’ inaugural flight SQ291 from Changi on September 21. This four-times per week service … More ››

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New Code of Practice for UK Airport Shops

The UK’s Airport Operators Association (AOA) and the UK Travel Retail Forum (UKTRF) have launched a Code of Practice (CoP) for Airport Retailers to ensure … More ››

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Changi ‘Passengers’ Arrested After Allegedly Trying to buy iPhones Without Flying

On September 16 two Singaporean nationals were arrested at Changi Airport after they allegedly tried to buy iPhone 7s from an airside shop without subsequently … More ››

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Qatar Launches Sydney A380 Services

Sydney has become Qatar Airways’ first destination in Australia to be served by the Airbus A380 aircraft. The airline says it has achieved steady growth … More ››

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Planned Runway Maintenance Announced for Phoenix Sky Harbor

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, USA, (IATA: PHX) will close its north runway (Runway 8/26) from Thursday October 6 to Sunday November 6 for several … More ››

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Lufthansa Group and Air China Sign Commercial Joint Venture

The Lufthansa Group and Air China signed a wide-reaching partnership agreement in Beijing on September 20. The two aviation groups say it will enable them … More ››

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Security Screening Trial Underway at Shannon Airport

A new checkpoint passenger security screening concept is being trialled at Shannon Airport. Shannon is the first airport in the world to trial the new … More ››

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Wellington Airport Reaches 5 Million Domestic Passengers

Wellington Airport (IATA: WLG), New Zealand, has announced that it has handled a record five million domestic passengers in the past 12 months. The airport … More ››

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80-Year-old Airport Employee on Hand to Celebrate Aer Lingus’ 80th Anniversary

On September 14, 1936, the very first Aer Lingus Dublin to Liverpool flight took to the air and to celebrate the occasion, the Aer Lingus … More ››

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Belgium Working to Replace Airport Entrance Security Measures

On September 12 ACI Europe met with Jan Jambon, Vice-Prime Minister of Belgium and Security & Interior Minister, to discuss security measures at Belgian airports … More ››

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