Category Archives: Ground Handling

Birmingham Receives Third Daily Service From Emirates

Emirates commenced its third daily service to Birmingham Airport, UK, on August 1. Flight EK41 from Dubai arrived at Birmingham International Airport (IATA: BHX) at … More ››

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Cypriot Airports Extend Online Services

Hermes Airports Ltd, the operator of the two International Airports of the Republic of Cyprus, has introduced an online parking reservation system for both Larnaka … More ››

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Emirates Retires its Last Boeing 777-200

As part of its on-going fleet renewal Emirates has withdrawn its last Boeing 777-200 from service. With the airline taking delivery of 24 new aircraft … More ››

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Successful Lithium Battery Test Conducted

AmSafe Bridport says it has successfully conducted a full scale test withstanding a lithium-ion battery fire, within its certified fire containment cover (FCC) system and … More ››

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New Family Area Opened at DXB’s Terminal 3

If you are travelling through Dubai International’s Terminal 3 with family and kids, a pleasant surprise awaits you at Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXB) has … More ››

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Consortium Awarded New Baggage Contract at Paris Charles de Gaulle

The Beumer Group and Alstef will install a new baggage handling system to handle checked-in luggage from the airport’s existing Terminal 2E to Satellite 3 … More ››

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Prague Airport Enhances Border Control Facilities

The Czech border police has expanding the EasyGO project at Prague’s Václav Havel airport by adding an additional ten eGates. After implementing the first automated … More ››

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Geneva Airport Expands Self Bag Drop Availability

Geneva Airport has expanded its self bag drop (SBD) facilities to further improve passenger experience and increase check-in capacity. Eighteen months after the introduction of … More ››

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Sochi Airport Welcomes Iran’s Mahan

One of the largest Iranian carriers, Mahan Air, performed the first Tehran-Sochi flight on July 14, launching a regular nonstop service between Iranian capital and … More ››

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New Passenger Screening Checkpoint at Austin-Bergstrom

A new passenger screening checkpoint is now open at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, USA. The new checkpoint opened on July 1, 2015, with four security lanes … More ››

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