Ground Handling & Cargo Terminals

  • Worldwide Flight Services wins over SIA Cargo

    Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has signed a contract for all cargo handling in the Nordic region for Singapore Airlines Cargo. The new agreement will take effect on 1 February 2009 and covers all Scandinavian stations, including Finland. Singapore Airlines...... Read More
  • NAS signs handling deal with Royal Jordanian

    One of the region’s fastest growing ground handling companies National Aviation Services (NAS) announced recently the signing of an agreement with Royal Jordanian Airlines for the provision of ground handling and support services at the Kuwait International Airport. Through...... Read More
  • NACIL and SATS form joint venture

    In a bid to improve its ground handling of cargo operations at Indian airports the National Aviation Company of India Ltd (NACIL) – which operates national carrier Air India – has approved a proposal to provide ground-handling at four...... Read More
  • Swissport International

    Swissport International, a leading provider of ground handling services for the air transport sector, has appointed Rudolf Steiner as senior vice president Middle East and Asia within its Cargo Services division. He assumes his duties on 1 November. Steiner...... Read More
  • Qatar awards George Bush contract to WFS

    Qatar Airways has awarded a threeyear contract to Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) to provide full passenger and ramp handling at George Bush International Airport. The airline will commence daily, non-stop Boeing 777-200LR services from Doha to Houston on 8...... Read More
  • Swissport cuts in India & Philippines

    Swissport International has said it is revising its relationship with local partners in India and the Philippines for strategic and operating reasons. Swissport is disposing of its minor shareholding activities in the Philippines and is parting company with its...... Read More
  • Menzies awarded BA contract in Hyderabad

    Menzies Aviation has announced the award by BA of cargo, passenger and ramp handling contracts to its JVs in Hyderabad (HYD). The airline will commence operations to HYD from 7 December this year. This will be the second station...... Read More
  • SATS acquires Menzies Aviation (HK)

    Singapore Airport Terminal Services Limited (SATS) recently announced that the company has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of Menzies Aviation (Hong Kong) Ltd (MAHK) for approximately HK$18 million (US$2.3 million). MAHK is one of the...... Read More
  • Falling cargo demand hits Menzies aviation

    John Menzies, a UK handler of cargo at airports including London Heathrow, said its aviation unit is likely to miss full-year profit estimates as demand for air freight slows more than anticipated. “Cargo volumes across the network are much...... Read More
  • Cargo carriers may get ground handling freedom

    India’s civil aviation ministry might look at allowing cargo carriers to do their own ground handling at airports within the country. This is a result of a recent representation by Blue Dart, the country’s largest operating cargo carrier, against...... Read More