Ground Handling


Air Tattoo Takes RAF100 ‘International’

One of the biggest public demonstrations of RAF air and ground capability will be on display at this summer’s Royal International Air Tattoo as part … More ››

Airbus A330neo Begins Route Proving Tour

The A330neo, Airbus’ newest widebody aircraft, has embarked on a worldwide tour to demonstrate its readiness for airline operations.  As final step in the aircraft … More ››

World Cup Fever at Frankfurt Airport

The World Cup kicks off in Russia today with a total of 32 nations vying for the coveted trophy and football fans traveling through Frankfurt … More ››

New Five-Year Plan for London Gatwick

London Gatwick Airport has announced a new five-year Capital Investment Plan (CIP) at the British-Irish Airports Expo event in London.  The airport will spend £1.11 … More ››

Outsize Cargo Challenge at Amsterdam

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl), has handled two charter flights for its customer AirBridgeCargo Airlines, each carrying 65ft 6in (20m)-long machinery components weighing … More ››

Hamburg Airport Offers ‘Gate Delivery’ Food  

Hamburg Airport (IATA: HAM) is the first commercial airport in Germany to launch a test phase for the new ‘Gate Delivery’ service: passengers can order … More ››

LEDs and new Gate Numbers for Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

In advance of opening nine new gates in the Barbara Jordan Terminal, the Austin Airport (IATA: AUS) will start to renumber the terminal concourse gates … More ››

First Direct Flight Between China and Scotland

A new Edinburgh to Beijing passenger service has begun, representing the first ever direct flights between Scotland and China.  The first of a four-weekly, year-round … More ››

London Luton Airport Calls for Improved Rail Links

Having handled 1,498,281 passengers in May London Luton Airport (LLA) has called for improved rail links to help solve London’s capacity problems. The figures represent … More ››

Airbus BelugaXL Passes Ground Vibration Test 

The first BelugaXL is one step closer to its first flight.  The airframe has passed the Ground Vibration Test (GVT), a requirement for certification of … More ››