UK and USA Agree new Open Skies Arrangements

November 28, 2018 0

A Statement from the UK’s Department for Transport: November 28, 2018: The UK’s Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has today (Wednesday, 28th November) announced the conclusion of a new ‘open skies’ air services arrangement with the […]

Air Cargo

Lufthansa Awards Amsterdam Cargo Contract to WFS

November 28, 2018 0

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) will commence cargo handling for Lufthansa Cargo at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on February 1, 2019. The new contract will see WFS handle around 30,000 tonnes per annum, serving the airline’s combined […]

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China Southern to Leave SkyTeam Alliance

November 15, 2018 0

China Southern Airlines has decided not to renew its contract with the SkyTeam airline alliance as of January 1, 2019. China Southern said its decision “reflects its strategic development, the changing trends of the global aviation […]


Soft Opening for the new Istanbul Airport

October 29, 2018 0

Turkey’s President Erdoğan led the ceremony to mark the official opening of the new Istanbul Airport (IATA: ISL) on October 29. The new facility has yet to be named but it will ultimately replace the […]

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Istanbul New Airport Completes ORAT Test

October 19, 2018 1

The Istanbul New Airport (INA) has completed its Operational Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) programme in time for its October 29 ‘soft opening’. The INA will become the world’s largest airport under one roof. A […]

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Ryanair Changes Ground Handler at Stansted

October 17, 2018 0

Ryanair has announced that it has chosen OmniServ as its future ground handler at London Stansted Airport (IATA: STN). From February 1, 2019, OmniServ (operating as Blue Handling) will provide all of Ryanair’s check-in, baggage […]