SUMMER 2011

Issue date 1 June 2011
issue number 11

2 Handling update

4 IT update

6 Cargo update

8 Routes update

10 Playing the long game: PAI acquires Swissport

12 Finnair: fuel efficiencies through weight watching

14 Japan Airlines says: “QuiC!”

16 AeroGround takes shape at Munich

18 Link Agency: serving 140 airlines associated with quality worldwide

20 Keeping visual control of fleet movements and optimising ground operations

22 Handling the complicated

26 Where the market leads, Jade Cargo follows

28 Bangkok Flight Services: a clean sheet operation

33 AAT reports robust organic growth

39 Check-in: automated, technology-led and future-facing

41 Amadeus tells ground handlers: “The future is now”

45 Served splendidly on the ground

48 Merger results in Saudi Ground Services Company