Tag: ground handling


  • Changi reduces airport usage fees

    CAG will reduce the franchise fees for ground handlers and landing fees for larger aircraft types.... Read More
  • SATS records 26% growth in profit

    Singapore Airport Terminal Services (SATS) has reported a S$40.9 million (US$20 million) profit for the three months to 30 September, up 26.2 per cent year-on-year, the second quarterly growth following four consecutive periods of declines. Turnover at the airport...... Read More
  • Airports & Ground Handling

    Vnukovo International Airport has begun providing cargo handling for carriers with services to the airport following the opening of a new mail and cargo terminal. The inaugural shipment arrived on 18 September 2009 delivered by a scheduled flight from...... Read More
  • SATS profits even as aviation business down

    Singapore Airports Terminal Services (SATS) has reported a 17 per cent rise in first quarter net profits, even though its aviation business has continued to flounder in line with the global economicdownturn. The ground-handling firm says that its net...... Read More
  • Mercury Air Cargo launches cargo handling JV

    Mercury Air Cargo has launched MAC Cargo Handling – a joint venture with three veteran ground handling executives. The joint venture brings together Mercury’s 25 years of cargo handling experience and its position as the largest third party air...... Read More
  • Lufthansa Cargo opts for Swissport in Amsterdam

    Airport ground and handling company, Swissport International has signed a cooperation agreement with Lufthansa Cargo to provide airfreight handling services for the partner airlines of the Lufthansa Cargo Group – including Jade Cargo – at Amsterdam Airport for the...... Read More
  • 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
  • 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