Category Archives: Ground Handling

Aena to Renew Airport Fuel Licenses

Spanish airport operator Aena has begun the process of renewing licenses for third-party ground handling fuel services at 39 airports. Aena has invited all stakeholders … More ››

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Siemens Wins Heathrow Design, supply and Integration Contract

A design, supply and integration contract to produce a new integrated baggage traffic system for Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 IB Project (T3 IB) has been … More ››

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Airport Security Focuses Upon Electronic Items

Following last week’s announcements concerning enhanced security checks for US flights, electronic devices are to be subjected to extra security.  The move follows US demands … More ››

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Swissport to Sell its Ground Handling Activities in France

Swissport France Holding SAS and Servisair SAS, both part of the Swissport Group, has announced the intention to sell its ground handling activities in France … More ››

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Enhanced Airport Security for US Flights

In response to US Government warnings of a: “credible threat” from new kinds of terrorist bombs, security checks are to be tightened at airports with … More ››

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Etihad Wants to Engage With Europe

  The President and Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways, James Hogan, has urged Europe’s governments and airlines to embrace external investment to help strengthen … More ››

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Manston’s Airport Equipment to be Auctioned

Equipment and infrastructure from the recently-closed Manston Airport in Kent will be sold by auction on July 30-31. The equipment listed for sale by auctioneer … More ››

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Arke Recieves First Dreamliner

  On June 5 Boeing and the Dutch carrier Arke celebrated the arrival of the airline’s first 787-8 Dreamliner at the airline’s base at Schiphol … More ››

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Heathrow Opens New Terminal 2

The brand new £2.5bn Heathrow Terminal 2, The Queen’s Terminal, welcomed its first flight on Wednesday June 4, 2014.  Its inbound passengers arrived aboard a … More ››

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Emirates Group Announces 26th Consecutive Year of Profit

On May 8, the Emirates Group announced its 26th consecutive year of profit and company-wide growth, saying it ended the year in a: “strong position despite competitive pressure … More ››

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