Category Archives: Ground Handling

Faro Airport Opens Extended Terminal Building

On July 17 Faro Airport opened its newly extended and refurbished terminal building which offers larger public and operational areas and an enhanced retail space. … More ››

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New Trans-Atlantic Services Announced From Birmingham UK

Primera Air, a new low-cost airline, will start transatlantic flights to New York and Boston from Birmingham Airport in May 2018. New York flights will … More ››

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Airbus Delivers First A350 XWB for Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines took delivery of its first A350-900 on July 13, and will be the first US carrier to operate the newest member of … More ››

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Airbus Foundation and THAI Organise Goodwill Flight

The Airbus Foundation and Thai Airways International (THAI) have organised a goodwill flight to transport school supplies for underprivileged children aboard the airline’s latest A350 … More ››

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Self-service Bag-drop for Bristol

A trial of self-service bag drop technology commenced at Bristol Airport (BRS) on Wednesday 12 July 2017, saving time for passengers flying with easyJet. The … More ››

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RFP for LAX People Mover

The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) has authorized Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Automated … More ››

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Heathrow Hits All-time High With 77 Million Passengers

Heathrow Airport says it welcomed a record 6.76 million passengers in June (+2.3% from June 2016), boosting the number of passengers travelling through in the … More ››

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New Helsinki Airport Expansion Unveiled

The new south pier of Helsinki Airport (IATA: HEL) was opened for passengers and air traffic on Monday, July 10. The first flight from the … More ››

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Canada’s Air Transat Will be the First North American Airbus A321LR Operator

Ten Airbus A321LR aircraft will be joining the fleet of Canadian airline Air Transat, making it the first North American operator of the longest-range single-aisle … More ››

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Vienna Airport and Austrian Airlines Extend Ground Handling Cooperation

Flughafen Wien AG, the operating company of Vienna Airport, and Austrian Airlines, are extending their contract for ground handling services. The two companies say the … More ››

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