BUD Cargo City expansion sees Menzies increase European freight capacity

Budapest Airport’s (BUD) Cargo City was officially opened a 10,000sqm extension thanks in part to a multi-million-dollar investment by Menzies Aviation. Beau Paine, Global Head of Cargo, Menzies Aviation, said: “BUD Cargo City has established itself as a key gateway to Central and Eastern Eur...

Ethiopian GODE UGAAS MIRAAD airport terminal project receives a grand inauguration

Ethiopian Airlines Group, the largest airline group in Africa, has announced the finalization of Gode Ugaas Miraad Airport Terminal building and aircraft parking with taxiway construction Project. The new state of the art airport terminal has been opened for service in a grand inauguration in the...
DHL workers at East Midlands Airport to strike further 14 days

DHL workers at East Midlands Airport to strike further 14 days

Members of the trade union Unite employed by DHL Aviation at East Midlands Airport will "dramatically escalate" the industrial action set to begin tomorrow with a further 14 days of strikes. Unite announced on 31 January that its members would walk out on the airport over a pay dispute with DHL A...

Swissport Italy invests €11mn in green ground support vehicles

Swissport Italy invests €11mn in green ground support vehicles

Swissport Italy has committed €11mn to invest in sustainable ground support vehicles at Rome Fiumicino Airport - a "significant share" of which will be electric. The announcement comes as the ground handler looks to reaffirm its ambition to increase the share of electric vehicles in its fleet t...

Swedavia signs cooperation agreement to promote the development of hydrogen-powered aviation in Sweden and Norway

Swedavia, Airbus, Avinor, SAS and Vattenfall have signed a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work together to develop infrastructure for hydrogen aviation at airports in Sweden and Norway. The goal of the collaboration is to, through a preliminary study on hydrogen, develop a framework and rev...

Changi Airport trials new electric, autonomous baggage handling vehicle

Changi Airport trials new electric, autonomous baggage handling vehicle

Changi Airport and Aurrigo are collaborating to test the latest version of its electric-powered autonomous vehicle, the Auto-DollyTug. The vehicle, which has new ground handling capabilities and is more manoeuvrable than its previous versions, will be put through different scenarios to assess its...

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DHL workers at East Midlands Airport to strike over poor pay offer

DHL workers at East Midlands Airport to strike over poor pay offer

Members of the trade union Unite employed by DHL Aviation at East Midlands Airport have announced strike action in February over a low pay offer. Industrial action was called after 180 workers who undertake ramp duties, provide aircraft handling and oversee the tower at the airport rejected a pay...

US government announces $245mn in funding to modernise airports in 37 states

US government announces $245mn in funding to modernise airports in 37 states

Airports across 37 US states will benefit from more than $245mn in funding from the US government to modernise infrastructure, improve runway safety and create jobs. Yesterday evening (GMT), it was announced that the government will award the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) the funding, whi...

Avelo Airlines joins L.A.’s Hollywood Burbank Airport for new terminal groundbreaking

Avelo Airlines joined Los Angeles' Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR) today for the groundbreaking of the airport's new terminal. The 355,000 square-foot facility will replace BUR's current 94-year-old terminal utilized by Avelo and eight other airlines. BUR's new terminal will have 14 gates, a v...

Avinor has chosen Netcompany as its exclusive strategic partner

Avinor, the operator of 43 airports and the airspace over Norway, has chosen Netcompany as its exclusive strategic partner for the next three years with an option for two extensions of two years each. With the agreement, valued at up to NOK 1,2 billion (over £91 million), the parties will digita...

Airport Handling set to launch operations at Rome Fiumicino Airport

dnata’s Airport Handling to launch operations at Rome Fiumicino

Airport Handling has been awarded a seven-year ground handling license by Aeroporti di Roma and will establish operations at Rome Fiumicino Airport. The company, a majority-owned subsidiary of dnata, is aiming to launch operations in the Italian capital in the second quarter of 2024. It will p...

DHL workers at East Midlands Airport to strike over poor pay offer

DHL Express commits £16mn to electric GSE at UK airport

DHL Express has announced plans to invest in electric ground support equipment over three years for its operations at East Midlands Airport. The logistics company has committed £16mn towards electric GSE (e-GSE) vehicles as it aims to make its airport ground handling operation fully electric by ...

Airport kiosk market to grow to $5.11bn by 2032, says report

Airport kiosk market to grow to $5.11bn by 2032, says report

The airport kiosk market is projected to grow globally to $5.11bn by 2032, according to a new report by Allied Market Research. The report estimated that the market generated $2.15bn in 2022 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 9.4 per cent from 2023 to 2032 - rea...

Michael Zach takes over as head of ground services at Vienna Airport

Michael Zach has taken over the management of ground handling services at Flughafen Wien AG as of the 1th January 2024 and is now responsible for all cargo, baggage, and ramp handling as well as aircraft de-icing. Having worked at the airport since 2006, Michael Zach has been responsible for Sale...

East Midlands Airport announces £120mn infrastructure investment

East Midlands Airport announces £120mn infrastructure investment

The UK's East Midlands Airport (EMA) has announced a new investment programme to "improve all aspects of the passenger experience". £120mn has been earmarked for the infrastructure project set to take place over the next five years. The airport's four million annual passengers are set to feel...

Major recruitment initiative at Arlanda and Landvetter

After a successful recruitment effort last year at Stockholm Arlanda, Swedavia is continuing to invest heavily in recruitment – this year with two open recruitment days at both Stockholm Arlanda and Landvetter, Sweden's two largest airports. The recruitment days are being held in collaboration ...

Japan Airlines: Government provides update on Haneda Airport crash

The Japanese government has provided an update on the Japan Airlines crash at Tokyo's Haneda Airport yesterday. On Tuesday evening, an Airbus 350 collided with a Bombardier Dash-8 coastguard plane on its way to provide rescue and relief efforts in Ishikawa following Monday's earthquake. The cr...

Iberia cancels more than 400 flights due to ground staff strikes

Iberia has cancelled 444 flights ahead of industrial action by ground staff which is set to take place this month. From 5 to 8 January, members of the CCOO, UGT and USO unions will go on strike, affecting almost 46,000 passengers. 270 flights from Iberia, 64 from Iberia Express, and 110 from Air ...

Airport automation market to grow to $7.7bn by 2028

A new report by research company MarketsandMarkets projects the airport automation market to grow from US$5.8bn in 2023 to $7.7bn by 2028. The forecast would mean a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 5.8 per cent from 2023 to 2028. The research projects that, during the forecast period, the...

Hamburg Airport joins international “Hydrogen Hub at Airport” network

Hamburg Airport has become the first German and the 12th member of the international "Hydrogen Hub at Airport" network, to promote the further expansion of hydrogen infrastructure in aviation. The network’s membership already includes members from the airports, airlines and energy sectors in 11 c...

Aurrigo tests new Auto-DollyTug at Stuttgart Airport

Aurrigo International PLC secures a contract with the Digital Testbed Cargo Project (DTAC) Consortium to trial the autonomous transport of cargo from the terminal to the deck of the aircraft. The programme will use an Aurrigo Auto-DollyTug autonomous, electric vehicle, which brings unprecedented ma...

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