Ground Handling


IATA Welcomes Trade Facilitation Agreement

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the new the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) which came into force on February 24. This follows the … More ››

Cargo Giant Enables Arctic Engine Swap

The AN-124 lands at Iqaluit.(Caleb Little)

A giant Antonov AN-124 freighter has delivered a new engine to a Boeing 777-300 grounded in Iqaluit, in the Canadian Arctic, following an emergency landing … More ››

San Diego International Airport Unveils Innovation Lab

Rick Belliotti, Director of Innovation and Small Business Development at San Diego International Airport.  (SAN)

San Diego International Airport (IATA: SAN) has repurposed part of its former Commuter Terminal to serve as a space where innovators can conceive, develop and … More ››

Korean Air Takes Delivery of First Boeing 787 Dreamliner

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Present at the handover ceremony were Yangho Cho (second from the left), Chairman of Hanjin Group, Walter Cho (third from the left), President of Korean Air, Rick Anderson (first from the left), Vice President of Northeast Asia Sales from Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Chaker Chahrour (first from the right), Vice President of global sales and marketing from General Electric Company.

On February 22nd Korean Air celebrated the delivery of its first 787-9 Dreamliner at a ceremony held at the aircraft manufacturer Boeing’s South Carolina assembly … More ››

Boeing Debuts 787-10 Dreamliner

The first Boeing 787-10 was rolled-out on February 17.  (Boeing)

The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the 787 Dreamliner family, made its public debut on February 17. Thousands of employees at Boeing’s North … More ››

Europe’s Airports Welcomed a Record-breaking 2bn Passengers in 2016

Heathrow Finals

The European airport trade association, ACI EUROPE, has releases its full year traffic report for 2016. This is the only air transport report which includes … More ››

Juneyao Airlines Finalises Boeing 787 Order

Juneyao Airlines 787

Boeing and Juneyao Airlines have announced the finalisation of an order for five 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at about $1.32 billion at current list prices. This … More ››

Air Canada Unveils New Livery

(Image: Air Canada)

Air Canada unveiled a new colour scheme for its aircraft and staff uniforms on February 9. Its 300 mainline and regional aircraft will gradually be … More ››

Lufthansa Introduces the Airbus A350-900

Lufthansa's first commercial flight using an Airbus A350-900 aircraft departed from Munich bound for Delhi on February 10, 2017.  The aircraft, D-AIXA is seen here during a press event held at Hamburg Airport on February 9.  (KEY-Tom Allett)

Lufthansa has launched its first fare-paying flight using an Airbus A350-900 aircraft. LH792 from Munich to Delhi departed Lufthansa’s Bavarian hub at 12:30 local time … More ››

UK Department for Transport Makes Flying Easier for Breastfeeding Parents

Mother and Child 2

From February 8, 2017 air passengers carrying expressed breast milk will be able to carry an unlimited supply in hand luggage. A DfT press release … More ››