Category Archives: Ground Handling

Airbus Delivers First A321neo to Virgin America

Airbus delivered the first-ever A321neo to the US carrier Virgin America on April 20. As first announced in April 2016, Virgin America was acquired by … More ››

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Twelve Million in Twelve Months for Birmingham

Birmingham Airport, UK, (IATA: BHX) has recorded a new milestone as it broke through the 12 million passenger mark for the first time. The record … More ››

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Stuttgart Airport Presents Electric Baggage tug at the Hannover Messe

Stuttgart Airport will illustrate its environmentally friendly efforts by exhibiting a new lithium-ion battery powered baggage tug at the Hannover Messe from April 24 to … More ››

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Swissport International and easyJet Extend Ground Handling Services Contract in Geneva

Ground services provider Swissport International has renewed its ground handling services contract with easyJet at Geneva Airport. Swissport provides easyJet with ground handling services including … More ››

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London Luton Airport Announces new Security Planning System

London Luton Airport (LLA) has announced a new contract with Copenhagen Optimization (CopOpt) to introduce its Better Security platform, in order to improve the efficiency … More ››

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Denver to Welcome Norwegian With Nonstop Flights to London Gatwick

Denver International Airport (IATA: DEN) and Norwegian announced that the airline will begin offering nonstop service from Denver to London/Gatwick beginning September 16, 2017. This … More ››

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Stansted: Planning Permission Granted for Arrivals Building

London Stansted Airport has received planning permission from Uttlesford District Council for a new £130 million arrivals building that will enhance the passenger experience and … More ››

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IATA Figures Show Continuing Growth in Air Cargo Demand

On April 5, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released demand growth results for global air freight markets for February 2017 showing an 8.4% increase … More ››

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Gatwick Establishes Ombudsman Service to Resolve Disputes

Gatwick Airport has established an ombudsman service to resolve disputes between the airport and the services it provides to help Passengers with Reduced Mobility (PRM), … More ››

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Airbus Develops New A380 Cabin Options

Airbus has announced it is developing a full spectrum of new Cabin Enablers for customers of its flagship A380 airliner. The latest is the “New … More ››

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