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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Swissport awarded Cargo Ground Handler of the Year

Air Cargo Belgium has awarded Swissport with the Cargo Ground Handler of the Year Award in recognition of its outstanding performance in general air cargo operations. The company has made a name for integrated cool chain logistics at its Swissport Pharma Centres, where it provides seamless services...

Airbus welcomed to EU’s ALIGHT sustainable aviation programme

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has become a new dedicated partner in ALIGHT, the EU's sustainable airport project. Airbus has a unique expertise and will have a significant impact on the work in ALIGHT towards sustainable aviation, and a vast experience within the field of smart usage of s...

Ireland could have €2.55b SAF industry by 2050, report says

Ireland could have €2.55b SAF industry by 2050, report says

A new report claims that Ireland could have a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) industry with a €2.55b revenue by 2050. The study, produced by SkyNRG and SFS Ireland, in a partnership supported by Avolon, Boeing and ORIX Aviation, was launched today by the Irish minister for enterprise, trade and...

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70% of fuels at airports must be sustainable by 2050, rules EU

EU lawmakers yesterday approved new rules requiring airlines to use more sustainable aviation fuel across the bloc in a bid to reach the aviation industry's green goals. With the global aviation industry aiming to be carbon neutral, or net-zero, by the year 2050, the European Union has introduced...

MAG Airports comment on ‘solid summer’, investment plans for future

MAG Airports group has released a statement summarizing its year, in which the group said it is celebrating a 'solid year' and looking towards its investment plans in the future. Comments were made on the figures and remarks made. These can be read below. Andrew Cowan, Manchester Airport CEO, ...

UK transport secretary: No EU aviation minister wants interruption post-Brexit

The UK transport secretary, Chris Grayling, reassured that no aviation minster in Europe wishes for there to be interruptions in UK-EU aviation following the Brexit deadline next year. Speaking at the AOA's annual conference in Westminster, London this morning, the UK MP stated that all countries...

EU rules ensures air crew mentally fit to fly

Today, the European Union published new safety rules on air operations, including new provisions to better support the mental fitness of air crew. The Regulation includes the following safety measures: Support programme: all pilots working for European airlines will have access to a support ...

European Commission omits airlines from Indonesia from safety list

The European Commission has removed all airlines from Indonesia on the EU Air Safety List following improvements to the airline's in terms of safety. The list includes airlines that do meet international safety standards and therefore are not permitted to operate in the European Union. All car...

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