Tag: North America

Menzies to manage Houston airport's fuel farm

Menzies to manage Houston airport’s fuel farm

Ground handling giant Menzies has been appointed to manage and operate the fuel farm and hydrant fuelling system at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas. The long-term contract with the airport's fuel consortium of airline partners, IAH Fuel Company, will see a dedicated team of...

ADB SAFEGATE subsidiary to replace AWOS at Michigan airports

ADB SAFEGATE subsidiary to replace AWOS at Michigan airports

DBT Transportation Services, an ADB SAFEGATE subsidiary, has been awarded a $3.7mn contract to replace 42 non-federal automated weather observing systems (AWOS) in Michigan. The contract was awarded by the US state's Department of Transportation. According to ADB SAFEGATE, the new "future-forw...

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...

Infinium receives $75m to convert waste carbon dioxide into SAF

Electrofuels producer Infinium has received $75m in funding to convert waste carbon dioxide and renewable power into SAF and other low-carbon fuels. It comes in the form of a project equity investment from Breakthrough Energy Catalyst, and will be used to "realise" Infinium's Project Roadrunner w...

Airline staff caught throwing wheelchairs to the ground

A video has gone viral on social media showing airport baggage handlers throwing a wheelchair down a ramp and to the ground at Miami International Airport, sparking online outrage. American Airlines is facing backlash after the carrier's logo was seen printed on the back of the baggage handler ca...

Virgin Atlantic to make 100% sustainable aviation fuel flight

Virgin Atlantic to make 100% sustainable aviation fuel flight

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has issued Virgin Atlantic with a permit to fly a world-first transatlantic 100 per cent sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) flight. Virgin Atlantic plans to fly across the Atlantic from London Heathrow to New York JFK on 28 November 2023 to test and showcase the feasi...

Delta Air Lines aircraft.

Delta Air Lines awarded top prizes for sustainability efforts

In this year’s Sky Team Alliance Sustainable Flight Challenge, Delta took home two top prizes as they are celebrated for their sustainability efforts. Delta won awards for the Lowest CO2 Ground Emissions Home Base for electric ground support and Best Innovation Wildcard for several high-qualit...

International GSE Expo 2023.

International GSE Expo review from Las Vegas

This week saw the return of the International GSE Expo event from Las Vegas, Nevada where some of the biggest names in the sector came together to network and showcase new products. As the industry increasingly looks to go green, electric ground support equipment featured heavily across some 215 ...

Plane on the runway at Newark Liberty International Airport - @dima/Adobe Stock

Newark Airport train project cost expected to exceed $2b estimate

The project to replace Newark Liberty International Airport’s train system in the US is likely to exceed the original $2b costing estimate, reports Bloomberg.  The AirTrain EWR project, which is designed to replace the existing system that shuttles about 30,000 passengers every day at the airpor...

LAWA and Delta open $2.3b Delta Sky Way project

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and Delta executives, members of Los Angeles’s Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) and other key stakeholders have celebrated the opening of the Delta Sky Way project at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The project represents a joint $2.3b investment of...

WFS wins ground handling contracts with 12 airlines in North America

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has won ground handling contracts with 12 airlines in North America, adding another 14,000 aircraft turns per annum to its growing operation. All of the contracts are for a three-year period : • WFS is providing ramp handling for Emirates Airline’s 250 flights a...

Menzies Aviation awarded contracts by Sunwing Airlines across North America

Menzies Aviation, the global aviation logistics specialist, today announces new contract agreements with Sunwing Airlines at three North American stations. From 6th November 2019, Menzies Aviation will deliver ground handling services for the Canadian leisure airline at stations including Ottaw...

Menzies Aviation Awarded Contracts by Sunwing Airlines Across North America

Menzies Aviation, the global aviation logistics specialist, today announces new contract agreements with Sunwing Airlines at three North American stations. From 6th November 2019, Menzies Aviation will deliver ground handling services for the Canadian leisure airline at stations including Ottaw...

Vancouver increases airport improvement fee to meet future growth

Vancouver Airport Authority president and CEO Craig Richmond said last week in an address to the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, that Vancouver International Airport (YVR) will be increasing its airport improvement fee (AIF). The move has been made to meet forecasted growth and ensure the air...

Semmco wins access platforms and GSE contract with JetBlue Airways

Semmco has won a contract with JetBlue Airways to supply access platforms and ground support equipment (GSE) to the carrier’s line stations across the US. The contract will be delivered over the next 12 months and represents Semmco’s first major order since opening its US office and manufact...

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