Al-Ula in Saudi Arabia joins Swissport’s network

Swissport has added Prince Abdul Majeed bin Abdulaziz International Airport at Al-Ula (ULH) to its growing network in Saudi Arabia. Swissport will provide Royal Jordanian with passenger services and ramp handling at Al-Ula. Initially, Swissport will handle two weekly flights to and from Amman....
Skytanking signs 6-year ground handling partnership with Ryanair

Skytanking signs 6-year ground handling partnership with Ryanair

Skytanking and Ryanair this week announced a 6-year ground handling partnership at "key airports" across Europe. Effective from April this year, the partnership will see the aviation services provider support Ryanair’s growing operation with ground handling services across European airports, su...

WISAG digitises air freight processing with EPG’s Cargo Handling System

The long-standing relationship between aviation experts EPG (Ehrhardt Partner Group) and WISAG Aviation Service Holding has reached another milestone with the successful introduction of the CARGO Handling System at Berlin-Brandenburg, Hamburg and Münster-Osnabrück airports. This renewed collabo...

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...

Baltic Ground Services Group appoints Vytautas Cekanavicius as the new CEO

Baltic Ground Services (BGS) Group, an international provider of ground handling, aviation fuel supply, and logistics services, and a part of the Ireland-based Avia Solutions Group, announces changes in the management team. Vytautas Cekanavicius, who previously held the position of Head of Fuelin...

Clay Lacy complete Gulfstream ground handling training program

More than 60 Clay Lacy Aviation line service technicians have completed Gulfstream-authorized ground handling and service training for Gulfstream aircraft. The specialized training developed by Gulfstream Aerospace and FlightSafety International is designed to improve dispatch reliability and inc...

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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...

Emirates celebrates record-breaking winter for baggage handling

Emirates, one of the world's leading airlines, has marked its busiest winter for baggage handling in the past three years, according to recent statistics. From September 2023 to January 2024, Emirates has maintained an impressive track record, handling an average of 2.7 million bags each month fr...

Swissport realizes strong volume growth in 2023

In 2023, Swissport International AG achieved strong volume growth on the back of the sustained recovery in global air traffic and trade. The Group handled 3.9 million flights (2022: 3.3 million), a plus of 15.3 percent, and served some 232 million airline passengers (2022: 186 million), which is ...

XOPS: 'GSE pooling can optimise your fleet management'

XOPS: ‘GSE pooling can optimise your fleet management’

AES and Red Handling, the handling entity of Norwegian, this week signed a 4-year contract with XOPS for its GSE tracking and fleet management system in Spain. XOPS provides airport asset management solutions, which includes fleet management, operations management, data management and other servi...

Menzies forges new joint venture with Eurus Express to support sustainable growth in China

Menzies forges new joint venture with Eurus Express to support sustainable growth in China

Menzies has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Eurus Express to explore the opportunities to support future business growth and cultivate sustainable progress in Hainan and the wider Asia-Pacific region. Eurus Express, an integrated logistics solution provider, offers customised supply chain...

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...

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...

Swissport Losch and Aeroground sign cooperation agreement

Swissport Losch and AeroGround, have signed a collaboration agreement. As part of this agreement, Swissport Losch provides ground handling services at Munich Airport for AeroGround from 1 March 2024. In compliance with the legal framework, the cooperation agreement is set in the area of ground ha...

Menzies acquires 50% stake in Jardine Aviation Services Group to 'strengthen' presence in Asia

Menzies acquires 50% stake in Jardine Aviation Services Group to ‘strengthen’ presence in Asia

Menzies Aviation today announced the acquisition of a 50 per cent stake in Jardine Aviation Services Group in a move marked as having "tremendous potential" for JASG.  The strategic acquisition highlights Menzies’ long-term investment in the region where it will support the rebound in Hong Kong...

dnata joins ground handlers in applauding EASA’s proposal for EU-wide regulation

dnata joins ground handlers in applauding EASA’s proposal for EU-wide regulation

dnata has welcomed the European Union Aviation Safety Agency's recent proposal to regulate ground handling across all EU airports. Upon implementation, EASA’s regulation will establish a more standardised environment, which will help enhance safety, operational delivery, cybersecurity and cons...

Goldair launches ground handling services at Indian airport

Goldair launches ground handling services at Indian airport

Goldair Handling India has announced its entry into Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Airport in the city of Nagpur, India. Following a successful competitive process, Goldair Handling India (Nagpur) is set to commence operations at the crucial and growing Nagpur Airport within the first half of 2024. Th...

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...

ExecuJet introduces first fully electric ground handling equipment at Paris Le Bourget FBO

Luxaviation Group, one of the largest business aircraft and helicopter operators worldwide headquartered in Luxembourg, has announced that ExecuJet France, part of Luxaviation Group, has received fully electric ground handling equipment (GHE) at their FBO in Paris Le Bourget Airport, making it the f...

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...

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...

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