Tag: ground support

Baggage handler killed after hair gets tangled at New Orleans airport

Associated Press KENNER, La. (AP) - A 26-year-old worker at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport was killed after an accident while unloading baggage from a Frontier Airlines flight, authorities said. The Jefferson Parish Coroner’s Office on Wednesday identified the victim as ...

Aviator Finland introduces fully electrical chassis

Aviator, a Nordic one-stop shop for aviation ground handling services, announces the introduction Vestergaard electrical chassis, able to carry a number of Ground support equipment (GSE) applications, such as water and lavatory carts, increasing the base’s operational capability and reducing Aviat...

Mallaghan Temporary Closure of UK Factories

Ground Support Equipment manufacturer Mallaghan have announced the temporarily closure of UK factories. "Following UK Government advice and in the interests of the health, well-being of our staff and their families, we have taken the difficult decision to temporarily shut down all our produ...

Euro Jet Expands its Network of Facilities around the Balkan Region

Euro Jet, the leading provider of ground support services in Europe and Asia, has gone through a period of exceptional growth over the past 12 years. In 2020 Euro Jet continued to expand its unique ground support network by planning the opening of new offices. This includes opening a completely ...

New Equipment Reduces Emissions at Long Beach Airport

Long Beach Airport (LGB) recently installed 15 electric chargers for ground support equipment, marking a major milestone in its efforts to reduce emissions. Completion of the $1.4 million project means LGB has now achieved 100% electrification for all 11 of its commercial gates. “These new ele...

Ground Handling for Nonstop Allegiant Flights to be provided by Avflight

Avflight Traverse City, which currently serves as the sole FBO at Capital City Airport providing ground handling for flight operators, fuel service, light aircraft maintenance, hangar space and various other forms of ground support, will provide ground handling for new Allegiant routes from Capital...

Swissport president and CEO Eric Born to extend contract

Ground handling specialist Swissport has announced that its president and CEO, Eric Born, has agreed to extend his contract for a further year. The agreement is subject to the company successfully completing a planned debt refinancing by September 2019, and will see Born extend his position as p...

Menzies Aviation partners with Avtura to manage de-icing across Europe

Airport logistics company Menzies Aviation has contracted Avtura, a provider of ground handling software solutions, to use its de-icing system across all European operations. The D-ICE solution will be installed at 23 Menzies stations and in 100 de-icing rigs from the beginning of the winter sea...

Rushlift GSE selects Yokohama to supply Gatwick tyres

Ground support equipment (GSE) provider Rushlift has announced an agreement with Yokohama for the rubber company to provide the tyres for its Gatwick Airport vehicles. The 450-strong fleet of cars, vans and minibuses will be supplied with BluEarth-Van RY55 and Geolandar G015 A/T tyres, in the fi...

All Nippon Airways brings Mototok Spacer 8600 to Kyushu Saga

All Nippon Airways (ANA) has announced it will begin using the Mototok Spacer 8600 remote controlled tugat at Kyushu Saga International Airport. Japan’s largest airline began testing the hi-tech tug in September 2018 at Haneda International Airport, with on-site training at Kyushu Saga commenc...

Vancouver International Airport begins $278 million project

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) has begun construction of its new parking structure and ground support transportation centre, which will cost an estimated $278 million. According to sources, the project is scheduled for completion in 2021 and the parking facility - Parkade - will be across s...

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