Ground Handling


Faro Airport Opens Extended Terminal Building

FARO Airport CGI

On July 17 Faro Airport opened its newly extended and refurbished terminal building which offers larger public and operational areas and an enhanced retail space. … More ››

New Trans-Atlantic Services Announced From Birmingham UK

Primera Air, a new low-cost airline, will start transatlantic flights to New York and Boston from Birmingham Airport in May 2018.  (Airbus)

Primera Air, a new low-cost airline, will start transatlantic flights to New York and Boston from Birmingham Airport in May 2018. New York flights will … More ››

Airbus Foundation and THAI Organise Goodwill Flight

Airbus Foundation Flight

The Airbus Foundation and Thai Airways International (THAI) have organised a goodwill flight to transport school supplies for underprivileged children aboard the airline’s latest A350 … More ››

Self-service Bag-drop for Bristol

Self Service Bag Drop

A trial of self-service bag drop technology commenced at Bristol Airport (BRS) on Wednesday 12 July 2017, saving time for passengers flying with easyJet. The … More ››

RFP for LAX People Mover

LAX APM Redering 2017

The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) has authorized Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Automated … More ››

Heathrow Hits All-time High With 77 Million Passengers

(Image: Heathrow Airport)

Heathrow Airport says it welcomed a record 6.76 million passengers in June (+2.3% from June 2016), boosting the number of passengers travelling through in the … More ››

New Helsinki Airport Expansion Unveiled

Helsinki Airport south pier

The new south pier of Helsinki Airport (IATA: HEL) was opened for passengers and air traffic on Monday, July 10. The first flight from the … More ››

Canada’s Air Transat Will be the First North American Airbus A321LR Operator

A321LR-Air-Transat-

Ten Airbus A321LR aircraft will be joining the fleet of Canadian airline Air Transat, making it the first North American operator of the longest-range single-aisle … More ››

Four Airlines Removed From ‘Laptop Ban’

The US authorities have lifted the ban on electrical items being carried in the cabin of US-bound flights  operated by Etihad, Emirates, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines.  (Photo: Airbus)

The US authorities have removed four airlines from its ‘Laptop ban’ list. Back in March, the US banned all electronic items larger than a smart … More ››

IATA: Passenger Demand Moderates from Recent Peak but Stays Strong

Heathrow Finals

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for May 20117 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) … More ››