Category Archives: Ground Handling

IATA: A Step Significant Step Towards Digitising Dangerous Goods

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says it has taken a significant step forward in the digitalisation of the dangerous goods supply chain following the … More ››

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Azzura-Premiere Wins Turkmenistan Airlines Contract

Azzurra – Premiere Handling Ltd has won a contract to work with the Turkmenistan Airlines at Birmingham Airport (IATA: BHX), UK. It will provide the … More ››

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First Direct Edinburgh – Beijing Flights

The first ever direct flights from Scotland to China will begin in June thanks to a service that will connect Beijing, Dublin and Edinburgh. Hainan … More ››

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Turkish Airlines Closes Airbus and Boeing Orders

Turkish Airlines has confirmed it will purchase 50 firm and ten optional aircraft, a total of 60 widebody aircraft from Airbus and Boeing.  Six are … More ››

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Carlisle Airport Boosted by Loganair – Stobart Group Partnership

Scotland’s Loganair has announced a new partnership with the Stobart Group. The partnership involves Loganair operating services from the newly-renamed Carlisle Lake District Airport (IATA: … More ››

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Swissport Acquires Aerocare

Swissport International Ltd has completed its acquisition of Aerocare with effect from March 7, 2018.  The Swiss ground and cargo handling company now holds 100% … More ››

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IATA: Air Cargo Off to a Robust Start in 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs), rose 8.0% in … More ››

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A 1st for Canada’s First Air

Canada’s First Air has introduced the first ATR42-300 Class C dedicated freighter into service. The carrier had used the aircraft, registered C-FIQU, as a Quick … More ››

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Ten Dreamliners for Hawaiian

Boeing and Hawaiian Airlines have announced that the carrier intends to purchase ten 787-9 jets valued at $2.82 billion at list prices.  Hawaiian has also taken purchase … More ››

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All Hands on Deck as Loganair Restores Air links to the Scottish Highlands and Islands

Teams from Loganair and Glasgow Airport were working through the night to prepare for the airline’s first departure in almost 48 hours because of the … More ››

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