Ground Handling


IAI’s TaxiBot Certified for Airbus A320 Family Operations

A TaxiBot vehicle is senn during the certification tests on an A320 at Airbus facilities in Toulouse. (IAI)

Israel Aerospace Industries’ (IAI) TaxiBot, the semi-robotic pilot-controlled aircraft tractor for dispatch towing, has obtained EASA certification for handling the Airbus A320 aircraft family. TaxiBot, … More ››

‘Laptop’ Ban Won’t be Extended to European Flights

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The current ban on electronic items in cabin baggage which affects flights to the US from eight countries won’t be extended to include services operating … More ››

Gatwick Airport Chooses CTX 9800 Hold Baggage Explosives Detection Systems

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Smiths Detection, formerly Morpho Detection – Safran, has announced a contract with London Gatwick Airport Limited to supply and service nine high-speed CTX 9800 DSi … More ››

Delta Orders 30 Additional A321s

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Delta Air Lines has placed an incremental order for 30 firm A321ceo aircraft. This order follows three previous Delta orders for the Current Engine Option … More ››

MoU Between Cargolux and Emirates SkyCargo

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On May 9, Emirates SkyCargo and Cargolux Airlines signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a strategic operational partnership in air cargo transportation. This agreement … More ››

Fraport Sets new Climate Protection Targets

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German airport operator Fraport AG says it has met its climate protection targets “way ahead of schedule”. The company says its targets, which were set … More ››

US Cargo Acquisition for dnata

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Ground handling specialist dnata has announced it has reached an agreement with Lynx Holdings LP to acquire its AirLogistix USA cargo handling operations at George … More ››

Face Recognition Technology Test at Helsinki Airport

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Finnair and Finavia, together with Futurice, have announced they are testing the use of face recognition technology for the check-in process of Finnair flights at … More ››

First Glasgow – Bergen Service Launched

Kay Ryan, Loganair’s Commercial Director, Paul White, Glasgow Airport’s Business Development Manager  and Sharon Williams, Loganair Cabin Crew, celebrate the launch of the new  Glasgow-Bergen service.

The first service between Glasgow Airport and the Norwegian city of Bergen departed on May 5, provided by Scotland’s airline Loganair. Operating a twice-weekly summer … More ››

Explosive Detection Systems Order for New Istanbul Airport

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The management team from the New Istanbul Airport has ordered 24 MV3D Hold Baggage Explosives Detection Systems (EDS) from L3 Security & Detection Systems. L3’s … More ››