Tag: ground services

dnata appoints global head of airport operations

dnata appoints global head of airport operations

Ground services provider dnata has announced the appointment of Clive Sauvé-Hopkins as divisional senior vice president for the company's airport operations, effective immediately. In his role, Sauvé-Hopkins will oversee dnata’s global ground handling and cargo business at 97 airports in 16 c...

Will the US join Europe in introducing ground handling regulations?

Will the US join Europe in introducing ground handling regulations?

In January, EASA published the first-ever proposal to regulate ground handling operations across EU airports. The move was welcomed by the ground handling industry, which had campaigned for the introduction of regulation for years. EASA hopes regulation will improve safety on the ramp, and, ac...

Aer Lingus to provide ground handling for IAG carriers at Dublin Airport

Aer Lingus to provide ground handling for IAG carriers at Dublin Airport

Irish flag carrier Aer Lingus has been awarded a contract to provide ground handling services for IAG carriers at Dublin Airport. Under the agreement, IAG-owned carriers British Airways, Iberia Express and Vueling will have their aircraft served by Aer Lingus at DUB starting June this year. Th...

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...

ASA To Usher in a New Era in Aviation Services

The ASA General Assembly has approved a number sweeping changes to the Statutes of the Association. The proposals, which come into effect on 1 January 2023, will transform the 12-year-old Trade Body into one that is better suited to the fast-changing air transport environment by offering greater exp...

MENZIES AVIATION EXPANDS PARTERNSHIP WITH WIZZ AIR IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND EUROPE

18 November 2022, EDINBURGH: Menzies Aviation, the global aviation logistics specialist, announces that it has won a contract with Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, an ultra-low-fare airline in the United Arab Emirates, to provide a range of ground services at Kuwait International Airport. This is the first contr...

Westjet Awards Swissport Airport Ground Services Business Across Hawaiian Islands

WestJet and Swissport are expanding their cooperation in Hawaii. The Canadian airline now relies on Swissport's ground services at all four destinations it serves on the islands. The expansion also brings the addition of a new airport to Swissport’s vast and growing global network: Kona Airport...

Groundforce Portugal renews ISAGO until 2024

Groundforce Portugal, national leader in providing services and innovative solutions to airlines, has announced that the company has been accredited with the ISAGO certification for Lisbon, Oporto and Funchal. This international certification authenticates the compliance of operation safety stand...

Menzies Aviation and Air Canada grow relationship in Europe

Menzies Aviation and Air Canada grow relationship in Europe

Menzies Aviation, the global aviation logistics specialist, today announces it has renewed a significant ground services contract with Air Canada at Heathrow Airport (LHR) and won new business at Copenhagen Airport (CPH). Air Canada has once again chosen Menzies to deliver passenger, ramp, cabin ...

Menzies Aviation extends 15 year partnership with Icelandair in the UK

Menzies Aviation, the global aviation logistics specialist, has renewed its contract with longstanding customer Icelandair to provide a full suite of ground services across four UK airports. The three-year agreement will see Menzies provide passenger, ramp, cabin cleaning and de-icing services at...

Korean Air chooses Swissport as ground services partner at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

Swissport has been chosen by Korean Air to provide its full range of ground services at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. Swissport already provides ramp and warehousing services for Korean’s cargo flights in Amsterdam and now expands its service offering to passenger flights, including amongst other...

Cebu Pacific selects Swissport in Japan

With recent contract wins in Osaka (KIX) and Fukuoka (FUK), Swissport now supports Cebu Pacific, the Philippines’ leading low-cost airline, in an exclusive partnership at all Japanese stations. Swissport has been providing airport ground services for Cebu Pacific in Japan since 2014. With th...

Azul awards Swissport new business at its home base at Viracopos Airport

Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras, one of Brazil's leading airlines, has chosen Swissport to provide ground services at Viracopos International Airport (VCP), its hub airport in Campinas. The agreement covers ramp, cleaning, and cargo services. Azul Linhas Aéreas, one of Brazil's leading airlines,...

Menzies Aviation lands new contracts in Mexico

Menzies Aviation, the global aviation logistics specialist, today announces several new ground services contracts in Mexico, where it now operates at 31 airports. The contracts are with American Airlines, Aeroflot, Air Canada, Delta Air Lines, Flair Airlines, Frontier Airlines and TAG Airlines, a...

dnata announces major investment in Zanzibar aviation industry

dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, has signed a concession agreement with The Government of Zanzibar, along with Emirates Leisure Retail and SEGAP, a joint venture between airport infrastructure and operations specialists Egis, and private equity fund manager AIIM.   U...

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