Air Cargo

Swissport Oman Starts Muscat Operations

April 27, 2017 0

Swissport Oman, a subsidiary of Swissport International, has announced it started its Muscat operations on April 15th, 2017. Its launch customers are flydubai and Air Arabia. Swissport says its entry into the Omani market is […]

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Manchester Opens 1903 Lounge

April 26, 2017 0

Manchester Airport, UK, has officially opened its new 1903 lounge in Terminal 3. The adult-only lounge, named after the year of the Wright Brothers’ first flight, holds up to 71 people and provides a “more […]

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WOW air Acquires First Airbus A320neo

April 26, 2017 0

Iceland’s WOW air has taken delivery of the first A320neo aircraft, via an agreement with Air Lease Corporation (ALC). The new aircraft is the airline’s thirteenth in a rapidly expanding, all-Airbus fleet and will be […]

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GSE Pooling System for London Luton

April 26, 2017 0

London Luton Airport (IATA: LTN), Menzies and Swissport and TCR have announced an initiative which enables the collective pooling of airside equipment. The new system is designed to increase the efficiency of ground handling operations […]

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EASA Proposes New Airport Certification Specifications

April 25, 2017 0

The European Safety Agency, EASA, has proposed new certification specifications (CS) for aerodrome design to enable large aeroplanes to operate at existing airports. An EASA statement said modern aircraft have very precise guidance systems for […]

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Asiana Airlines Takes Delivery of its First A350 XWB

April 24, 2017 0

Asiana Airlines of South Korea has taken delivery of its first A350-900, becoming the 12th airline to operate the new twin engine widebody airliner. Asiana’s A350-900 is configured with a three-class layout with a total […]

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Airbus Delivers First A321neo to Virgin America

April 21, 2017 0

Airbus delivered the first-ever A321neo to the US carrier Virgin America on April 20. As first announced in April 2016, Virgin America was acquired by the Alaska Air Group in December 2016. The latest generation […]