Ground Handling & Cargo Terminals

  • Major Saudi ground support deal for Cavotec

    Global engineering group, Cavotec MSL, has secured an order for the delivery of 53 integrated ground support systems and associated equipment with Saudi Oger, one of the major construction companies in Saudi Arabia. The order includes 53 in-ground pit...... Read More
  • Swissport pulls out of Changi

    Airport ground handling firm Swissport International, a unit of Spain’s Grupo Ferrovial is pulling out of Singapore’s Changi Airport after chalking up losses of more than S$50 million (US$33.6 million) since starting up operations at Changi in 2005, has...... Read More
  • Indian ground handling policy may be deferred

    India’s new ground handling policy, which was vehemently opposed by carriers, is likely to be deferred by six months according to Indian media reports. The Civil Aviation Ministry has reportedly sought Cabinet permission to advance the date of implementation...... Read More
  • Menzies Aviation axes 600 staff, closes HK office

    Menzies Aviation has cut hundreds of jobs in its airport ground handling and cargo business to cope with turbulence in the airline industry. Some 600-staff have been cut across Menzies Aviation’s global operations in 118 airports. The Edinburgh-based company...... Read More
  • HACTL wins contract from Macedonian carrier

    Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has announced that Star Airlines, a single aircraft cargo carrier based in Skopje, the capital of Republic of Macedonia, has appointed Hactl as its total solution cargo service provider at Hong Kong...... Read More
  • Servisair Cargo wins cargo contract for Jet Air

    Servisair Cargo has announced they have secured the cargo handling contract for Jet Airways at Heathrow including the provision of their trucking services throughout the UK and Ireland. “We are pleased to welcome Jet Airways to our facility at...... Read More
  • 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