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NEWS Monday, 04 November 2019 |

dnata expands US operation at Washington Dulles

Ground handler, dnata, has significantly expanded its operations at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).

NEWS Tuesday, 01 October 2019 |

Global run by dnata staff helps raise $400,000 for charity

Over 15,000 dnata employees around the world teamed up and took part in the company’s unique fundraising activity, ‘dnata runs the world’, to make a positive difference to the lives of others.

NEWS Thursday, 20 December 2018 |

Fraport signs new ground handling contract with Lufthansa at Frankfurt Airport

Fraport AG Ground Services will continue to provide ground handling services to Lufthansa aircraft at Frankfurt Airport for at least another seven years after singing a contract extension yesterday.

NEWS Monday, 15 December 2014 |

EU ground handling services plans could be scrapped

The new European Commission may shelve plans to open up airport ground handling services at gateways to more competition after criticism from airports, reports claim.

NEWS Thursday, 10 July 2014 |

European Commission probes Milan Malpensa cash injection

The European Commission has opened an investigation into a cash injection at Milan Malpensa Airport to determine if it was in line with EU state aid rules.

NEWS Monday, 30 January 2012 |

Ras Al-Khaimah Airport awards ground handling contract

Ras Al-Khaimah International Airport (RAK) has awarded a ground handling operations contract to Kuwait-based National Aviation Services (NAS), in the first of its kind agreement for an airport in the UAE.

NEWS Tuesday, 29 November 2011 |

Lufthansa Consulting evaluates Iraqi airports

Lufthansa Consulting has been hired by the Iraqi Ministry of Transport to evaluate the ground handling requirements at the country’s Baghdad, Basra and Mosul international airports.

NEWS Tuesday, 06 September 2011 |

Amsterdam Schiphol's eco-friendly drive

Environment-conscious Amsterdam Schiphol has revealed that 40 its ground support vehicles are now 100% powered by biodiesel.
NEWS Thursday, 21 July 2011 |

Swissport appoints new executive vice president

Ground services provider Swissport International, has appointed Roman Hermann as its new executive vice president for business development.

WBP NEWS Thursday, 09 June 2011 |

Swissport lands Brussels ground handling contract


The Brussels Airport Company has awarded four ground handling licences to Swissport International for the next seven years.

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