Category Archives: Ground Handling

Malaysia Airlines Announces 737 MAX Orders

Boeing and Malaysia Airlines has announced an order for 25 737 MAX 8 airliners, valued at $2.75 billion dollars at current list prices. The order, … More ››

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Green Light for London City Airport Expansion

The British Government has given the go-ahead for a £344million expansion plan for London City Airport (IATA: LCY). The announcement was made on July 27 … More ››

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JetBlue Orders 30 Additional Airbus A321 Aircraft

New York-based JetBlue Airways has amended its purchase agreement with Airbus to include an additional 15 Airbus A321ceo (current engine option) and 15 A321neo (new … More ››

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London Mayor Urges Government to Choose Gatwick for New Runway

On a visit to Gatwick, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, underlined his support for the construction of a second runway at the airport. The … More ››

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Airbus Launches the “I Fly A380” Website

Airbus, manufacturer of the world’s largest airliner has launched a website that now makes flying on the iconic double decker a matter of choice, not … More ››

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20 Boeing 747-8 Freighters for Volga-Dnepr Group

Boeing and the Volga-Dnepr Group, which specialises in the transportation of outsize and heavy cargo, announced at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow finalisation of terms … More ››

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Ground Handling: dnata Acquires Air Dispatch

Air services provider dnata has reached an agreement to purchase a majority stake in Air Dispatch (which is part of the Chapman Freeborn Group). Air … More ››

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Rain Curtails Opening Day of 2016 Farnborough Air Show

A freak rain storm forced the organisers of the Farnborough Air Show to end the opening day of the event early. Torrential rain, which began … More ››

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IATA: Latest Passenger Figures up but Terror and Brexit Fears Exist

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for May 2016 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) … More ››

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US Moves Closer to Launching Havana Schedules

On July 7 the US Department of Transport (DOT) moved closer to delivering on President Obama’s promise to re-engage with Cuba by restoring scheduled air … More ››

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