Tag: ramp handling

SAHCO awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification

Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) PLC has received ISO 9001:2015 accreditation for its quality management system from the International Organization for Standardization. SAHCO has been awarded the certificate of registration after being assessed and found to conform to the requirement of I...

Jetblue chooses Swissport as its ground services partner at Miami International Airport

Swissport has entered into a five-year contract with JetBlue for its ramp handling services at Miami International Airport. The new cooperation with services launched yesterday covers aircraft handling on the apron, including baggage loading and pushback services for all of JetBlue’s daily flig...

SAS renews Swissport ground handling contract at London Heathrow T2

SAS renews Swissport ground handling contract at London Heathrow T2

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has renewed a ground handling contract with Swissport at London Heathrow Airport Terminal 2. The new agreement will see Swissport continue to provide passenger services (premium check-in, gate and ticketing functions) as well as full ramp handling including aircraft ...

Swissport awarded five-year handling contract by easyJet at Zurich Airport

Swissport awarded five-year handling contract by easyJet at Zurich Airport

Swissport has won a five-year contract for easyJet business at Zurich Airport and will start ground handling on 1 September 2019. The contract complements Swissport’s existing business with the airline in Geneva and at Basel‘s EuroAirport. Swissport will service some 120 daily easyJet flight...

Calls for more innovation on the ramp at the opening of IGHC in Madrid

Calls for more innovation on the ramp at the opening of IGHC in Madrid

The ground handling industry needs to innovate on the ramp to meet future demand and challenges of air transport, the 32nd IATA Ground Handling conference (IGHC) heard in Madrid today. This year's event was opened by IATA's head of ground operations, Joseph Suidan (pictured above) who welcomed d...

WFS starts 5-year ground handling contract with easyJet in Edinburgh

WFS starts 5-year ground handling contract with easyJet in Edinburgh

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has commenced a five-year ground handling contract at Edinburgh Airport with easyJet - the launch airline customer for its new cost-plus business model in the Europe, Middle East, Africa & Asia (EMEAA) region. WFS is now providing passenger and baggage handling...

Menzies starts ramp handling contract with LOT in Chicago

Menzies starts ramp handling contract with LOT in Chicago

Menzies Aviation's station team at Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) has started a three-year ramp handling contract with LOT Polish Airlines. Starting in December 2018, the team turns 14 flights each week on average throughout the year, providing ramp handling and cabin cleaning servi...

Menzies Aviation wins ground handling contracts across Europe

Menzies Aviation wins ground handling contracts across Europe

Ground handler Menzies Aviation has won a number of contracts with airlines operating in Europe notably in Scandinavia - expanding its footprint across the continent. At Stockholm Arlanda Airport, Menzies will run ground handling operations for Latvia-headquartered airBaltic and will handle five...

Loganair selects Stobart for Edinburgh and Glasgow ground handling

Loganair selects Stobart for Edinburgh and Glasgow ground handling

Stobart Aviation Services will take on passenger and ramp handling services for Scottish carrier Loganair's flights at Edinburgh and Glasgow airports. The two have agreed a new five-year deal. The agreement will see Stobart expand its operations into Scotland by taking on 70 people as it establis...

Swissport signs technology deal with Honeywell as it looks improve ground operations

Swissport signs technology deal with Honeywell as it looks improve ground operations

Swissport International has signed a five-year agreement with Honeywell to deploy the the GoDirect Ground service across its global operation as it looks to further boost performance and efficiencies. The technology created in partnership with global telematics company Pinnacle, enables users to ...

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