Tag: ground handling

dnata swaps all airside diesel vehicles for electric smart cars at Schiphol Airport

dnata swaps all airside diesel vehicles for electric smart cars at Schiphol Airport

dnata said it has made a further step to reduce its carbon footprint by 50 per cent by 2030, by swapping airside diesel vehicles at Schiphol Airport for electric smart cars. As a part of the ground handler's eight-year green operations strategy, it has taken delivery of 15 electric smart cars, an...

Ground handlers welcome EASA's proposed regulations

Ground handlers welcome EASA’s proposed regulations

This week, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) announced regulatory proposals for ground handling operations at EU airports - a move that ground handlers have praised with "excitement". For some time ground handlers and service providers have called on EASA to introduce regulations i...

EASA proposes first EU-wide ground handling regulation

EASA proposes first EU-wide ground handling regulation

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published the first-ever proposal to regulate ground handling across EU airports in a move to increase the safety, cybersecurity and consistency of all the actions that happen on the ground before and after a flight. The proposed regulation wou...

Munich airport: FRS Services onboards Ink to enhance its ground handling services

Ink Innovation has signed an agreement with ground handling company FRS Services to bolster operations at Munich International Airport by implementing Ink's Departure Control System (Ink DCS). FRS will use the many features of Ink DCS to improve process efficiency, especially in check-in, baggage,...

Nadia Kaddouri Announces Departure from Swissport to Pursue New Opportunities and Sustainability Initiatives

After an incredible and rewarding tenure of 10 years at Swissport, Nadia Kaddouri, Chief Strategy and Sustainability Officer, has announced her decision to step down from her role and embark on a new chapter in her professional journey. During her time at Swissport, Nadia Kaddouri has worked with...

Aviator Business Lounges’ Demand Surpass Pre-pandemic Numbers

Despite the current challenges of travel – ranging from skyrocketing air, hotel, and restaurant prices, strikes, and record heatwaves - passengers continue to visit airport lounges. According to Patrik Bayardo, Head of Hospitality at Aviator Airport Alliance, a full-range provider of aviation serv...

BRITISH AIRWAYS EXTENDS DECADE-PLUS PARTNERSHIP WITH SWISSPORT AT LARNACA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN CYPRUS

Swissport Cyprus secured a contract extension with its long-standing partner, British Airways, for airport ground services at Larnaca International Airport (LCA). The contract, which dates to 2008, covers complete airport ground services. Swissport also offers lounge hospitality for airline’s pass...

The global ground and cargo handling services market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.65% from 2022 to 2028

New York, April 25, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report "Ground and Cargo Handling Services Market - Global Outlook & Forecast 2023-2028" - https://www.reportlinker.com/p05587791/?utm_source=GNW These services include an extensive service facilitating ...

Zafire and Widerøe Ground Handling digitalise ramp operations and aircraft turnaround services

Back in 2017, tech-savvy Widerøe Ground Handling were early adopters of FirstRamp, Zafire’s aircraft turnaround solution, working collaboratively with Zafire to develop the perfect system for their operational needs.  At that time, this sequential, tile-based system was deployed across 41 stat...

SWISSPORT’S CLUB ASPIRE LOUNGE AT HEATHROW’S T3 VOTED WORLD’S BEST AT WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS

The Club Aspire Lounge in Terminal 3 of London Heathrow Airport was voted World’s Leading Airport Lounge 2022 at the prestigious World Travel Awards in Muscat, Oman. Swissport International AG operates the Club Aspire brand in partnership with Airport Dimensions, a Collinson Group subsidiary. C...

MENZIES AVIATION EXPANDS BOARD AS IT EMBARKS ON ACCELERATING GROWTH

23 November 2022, LONDON: Menzies Aviation, the global aviation logistics specialist, announces the expansion of its board with the appointment of three new members, Ehab Aziz, Dr Cheryl Martin and Thomas Plenborg, who bring a wealth of experience and insight. The new Board, chaired by Hassan El-...

Menzies ground staff strike at Heathrow Airport

Ground handling staff at London Heathrow, one of the world’s busiest airports, held a 72-hour strike last week. From 4 a.m. on November 18, 350 members of the Unite union employed by Menzies Aviation walked out against what Unite referred to as “derisory pay offers.” At the start of Novembe...

The airline passengers getting ‘unacceptable’ treatment

As most people are excited to get back into the air, travelers with disabilities are finding things rather more difficult. Delays, snafus, even lost and damaged luggage? Welcome to the world of travelers with disabilities, who've been dealing with all this for years. "It's definitely got worse...

The highest number of passengers since the outbreak of the pandemic

Norwegian’s traffic figures for June show that Norwegian had 1,937,318 passengers, an increase of 19 percent compared to the previous month and the highest number since the outbreak of the pandemic. “I am very satisfied that we operated almost 100 percent of our 400 to 450 daily scheduled fli...

Air PREMIA launches IBS iCargo to transform its global cargo ops

Air PREMIA Airlines, a recently established start-up from South Korea with business operations across the regional and international circuits, has gone live with IBS Software's iCargo Management solution for its air cargo business. The mid to long haul start-up from South Korea was founded in...

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