Category Archives: Ground Handling

LAWA to Transfer Ownership of Ontario Airport

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), the city department responsible for managing LAX, Ontario and Van Nuys airports, has agreed to return Ontario Airport’s ownership back … More ››

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New Lounge Opens at Heathrow’s Terminal 5

Heathrow, together with The Collinson Group and Swissport have announced the opening of the first independent, shared use lounge at Terminal 5. Aspire, the Lounge … More ››

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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As part of its on-going fleet renewal Emirates has withdrawn its last Boeing 777-200 from service.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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