Category Archives: Ground Handling

World’s Largest Aircraft Makes Maiden Flight

Airlander 10, an airship which is currently the world’s largest aircraft, completed its first flight on August 17. It took off from the historic Cardington … More ››

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Heathrow Commits to Becoming World’s First Dementia Friendly Airport

London’s Heathrow Airport has announced its commitment to becoming the world’s first dementia friendly airport. Heathrow is working with the Alzheimer’s Society to change global … More ››

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New-look American Airlines Lounge at Heathrow T3

American Airlines has unveiled its new-look Arrivals Lounge at London Heathrow’s Terminal 3. The new facility new-look lounge has 29 spa-like shower rooms with complimentary … More ››

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Dubai International in “Recovery Mode” Following Wednesday’s Emirates Crash

The world’s busiest international airport, Dubai International (IATA: DXB), is in “recovery mode” as all concerned strive to return to normal operations in the wake … More ››

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Korean Air Inflight Catering Record

Korean Air set a new record for its daily production of inflight meals on July 30 when the company produced meals for 84,936 passengers breaking … More ››

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Fraport Reports “Solid Performance in Challenging Environment”

Airport operator Fraport has released its Group’s Interim Report for the first half of 2016. It states that in the first half of 2016, the … More ››

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IATA’s Q2 Cargo Market Analysis

IATA released its Q2 2016 Cargo Market Analysis on July 28. Regarding the economic outlook and traffic performance it states that prior to the “Brexit … More ››

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Dubai International Reopens After Emirates Boeing 777 Crash-lands

August 3: Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXB) has reopened after an inbound Emirates Boeing 777 crash-landed there this morning. The Dubai Government Media Office says … More ››

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Vietnamese Airport Information Systems Hacked

The airport public information systems at Vietnam’s two busiest airports were hacked to display messages criticising the country’s territory claims in the South China Sea. … More ››

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Virgin Galactic Receives Operator Licence for SpaceShipTwo

The US Federal Aviation Administration’s Office of Commercial Space Transportation (FAA-AST) has awarded Virgin Galactic an operating licence for SpaceShipTwo. The licence award comes as … More ››

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