Ground Handling


Vilnius Airport Reopens After Runway Reconstruction

The opening of Vilnius airport (4)

Vilnius Airport has announced that its runway reconstruction was officially completed on schedule at 23:59 on August 17. Work included replacing the old pavement, reinforcing … More ››

Terminal Extension Work Underway at Edinburgh Airport

A CGI view of Edinburgh Airport with the expansion areas highlighted.  (EDI)

Work has started on the three-story extension to Edinburgh Airport’s terminal building which will stretch out from the existing gate 12 area, covering the old … More ››

British Airways Signs new Codeshare Deal With Loganair

Loganair’s MD, Jonathan Hinkles, with one of the company’s Saab 340 aircraft.

British Airways has announced a new codeshare agreement with Scottish airline Loganair. The new agreement, which comes into effect on September 1, when Loganair begins … More ››

Lufthansa and German Government to Support the Restructuring of airberlin

Air Berlin A330-200

As part of its ongoing restructuring airberlin has filed a provisional insolvency proceeding in self-administration at the local court of Berlin-Charlottenburg today (August 15). This … More ››

UK CAA Assesses Airports’ Disability Facilities

Boeing 747

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has published a report that assesses the top 30 UK airports on the quality of assistance they provide to … More ››

Stansted Adds to Airside Sweeping Fleet

Scania Sweeper for Stansted

London Stansted Airport has added a new Scania/Schmidt combination sweeper to its airside sweeping and scrubbing fleet. Based on a 250 horsepower Scania P 250 … More ››

Nadeem Muhammad Guilty of Ryanair Pipe Bomb Attempt

B737 Ryanair

A 43-year old man has been found guilty of possessing explosives with intent to endanger life or property. Prosecutors at Manchester Crown Court, UK, said … More ››

Border Checks Lead to European Passengers Experiencing Huge Delays

Boeing 747

Thousands of flights have been delayed because EU border controls are significantly understaffed to comply with tightened immigration checks. Many passengers have missed their flights … More ››

Gatwick Awards Construction Frameworks

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Gatwick Airport has announced the award of two new Frameworks for construction activity at the airport in support of its recently announced five-year Capital Investment … More ››

Passenger Numbers up 20% at Vagar Airport / Faroe Islands

Vága Floghavn juli 2017

Vagar Airport on the Faroe Islands (IATA: FAE) says it has experienced an unprecedented growth so far in 2017. In July, 51,765 passengers used Vagar … More ››