Airport Industry


Swissport Oman Starts Muscat Operations

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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 … More ››

Prague Airport Enhances Checked Bag Explosives Checks

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Prague Airport (IATA: PRG) has announced it is to introduce swab checks for trace elements of explosives inside hold baggage. As a result, from May … More ››

Manchester Opens 1903 Lounge

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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 … More ››

Strong First Quarter Results for Finland’s Airports

Helsinki Airport's passenger numbers increased 6.1%, year-on-year in the first quarter of 2017.  (Finavia)

Airport operator Finavia has released figures showing passenger numbers grew by 6.9%, year on year, in the first quarter of 2017. Finavia said the main … More ››

WOW air Acquires First Airbus A320neo

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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 … More ››

GSE Pooling System for London Luton

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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 … More ››

Munich’s Midfield Terminal Records 9 Million Passengers in First Year

Munich's Midfield Terminal has served approximately 9 million passengers in its first year of operation. (FMG)

Munich Airport’s midfield terminal will reach its first birthday on April 26th. The Terminal 2 satellite building – the first midfield terminal to be built … More ››

Airbus Delivers First A321neo to Virgin America

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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 … More ››

Twelve Million in Twelve Months for Birmingham

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Birmingham Airport, UK, (IATA: BHX) has recorded a new milestone as it broke through the 12 million passenger mark for the first time. The record … More ››

Swissport International and easyJet Extend Ground Handling Services Contract in Geneva

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Ground services provider Swissport International has renewed its ground handling services contract with easyJet at Geneva Airport. Swissport provides easyJet with ground handling services including … More ››