Baggage Handling


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 ››

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 ››

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 ››

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 ››

Stuttgart Airport Presents Electric Baggage tug at the Hannover Messe

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Stuttgart Airport will illustrate its environmentally friendly efforts by exhibiting a new lithium-ion battery powered baggage tug at the Hannover Messe from April 24 to … 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 ››

Gatwick Establishes Ombudsman Service to Resolve Disputes

Gatwick has appointed an ombudsman to try and resolve disputes between the airport and PRM passengers.

Gatwick Airport has established an ombudsman service to resolve disputes between the airport and the services it provides to help Passengers with Reduced Mobility (PRM), … More ››

Baltic Ground Services Extends Warsaw Contract

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Ground handling and aircraft fuelling services provider, Baltic Ground Services (BGS), has extended its cooperation with the Latvian low-cost carrier airBaltic. The agreement covers ground … More ››