Category Archives: Ground Handling

Airlink Becomes First South African Airline to Acquire Embraer E-Jets

The South African airline, Airlink, is joining the E-Jet operator’s family. The airline is acquiring five E-Jets – three E170s and two E190s, from ECC … More ››

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New VIP Services Lounge Opened at Frankfurt Airport

Frankfurt Airport opened a second VIP Lounge on January 18. Located at the B Transit zone, its unveiling represented the culmination of two years of … More ››

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Stockholm Arlanda to Lower Airport Charges

Swedavia, the owner / operator of Stockholm Arlanda Airport (IATA: ARN) has announced it is to further reduce the level of its passenger fees. In … More ››

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Bagpipes Herald ‘Caledonian Girls Revival’ Fund-Raising Initiative

On January 16 the sound of the bagpipes at London Biggin Hill Airport heralded a revival of the famous ‘Caledonian Girls’ of British Caledonian Airways … More ››

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Inaugural Transatlantic Flight for Singapore Airlines’ Airbus A350-900

Tuesday January 17 saw the inaugural transatlantic flight of Singapore Airline’s first UK Airbus 350-900 aircraft. The aircraft will fly on Singapore Airline’s Manchester routes, … More ››

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Widerøe Orders up to 15 Embraer E190-E2 Airliners

Embraer has signed a contract with Widerøe, the largest regional airline in Scandinavia, for up to 15 E190-E2 family jets. The contract consists of three … More ››

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London City Airport Marks 30th Anniversary

London City Airport has released several images dating back to the early 1980s to mark the start of its 30th anniversary year in 2017. The … More ››

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Proposed New York Airport Improvements

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) has unveiled a new Proposed Capital Plan outlining several major investments for its aviation infrastructure. … More ››

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Iran Air Takes Delivery of its First of 100 Airbus Aircraft

On January 11, Iran Air took delivery of its first new aircraft, an A321, in a handover ceremony in Toulouse. The delivery is the first … More ››

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Construction Contract Awarded for the Future Mexico City Airport

The Mexican Government has awarded a US$4.2 billion construction contract for the new Mexico City International Airport terminal to the Grupo Carso consortium. It comprises … More ››

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