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February 2024

Middle East Airports expanding in a Fast-forward Mode to Handle Zooming Passenger Numbers

Dubai to host the world’s largest airport industry show in May Ahmed bin Saeed: “The exhibition is the best to source cutting-edge technologies and innovative products for better operations.” Up to US$2. 7 billion investments …

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Bangkok joins WFS’ growing international network of certified pharma handling facilities

Bangkok Flight Services (BFS), the joint venture between Bangkok Airways and Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, has achieved Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification for its dedicated pharma handling facility at …

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BUD Cargo City expansion sees Menzies increase European freight capacity

10,000sqm extension to Budapest Airport’s (BUD) Cargo City was officially opened on Tuesday 13 February, thanks in part to a multi-million-dollar investment by Menzies Aviation, the leading service partner to the world’s airports and airlines. The …

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JAMCO: An Integrated Approach to Aircraft Stowage

By Edward Pauly, JAMCO America, Inc. Airline stowage systems have a critical impact on aircraft functionality and efficiency. These systems significantly influence the passenger experience, cabin crew productivity, and the airline's overall operational performance. Therefore, airlines …

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Deployable digital tower solutions to receive a boost in Singapore through FREQUENTIS and ST Engineering

– Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will harness a mutual commitment to the promotion of digital tower capabilities in the region Complimentary skillsets will foster the delivery of military and non-military use cases within defence, civil …

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Jonair to launch a new venture for better check-in and boarding processes

Swedish airline Jonair integrates Ink Mobile Agent for passenger handling Jonair Affärsflyg AB, an airline based in Umeå, Sweden, collaborates with Ink Innovation, a travel technology provider, to deploy their Ink Mobile Agent. Jonair embarks on …

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Air China Cargo Signs 3-Year Contract with WFS for Cargo Handling in Los Angeles

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, will handle over 20,000 tonnes of cargo a year for Air China Cargo in Los Angeles under a new three-year contract. WFS is providing ramp and …

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Are airline celebrity chef partnerships worth the investment?

Polly Magraw, Event Director, WTCE Offering unique culinary delights at 35,000ft can keep business and first-class passengers satisfied and impressed. Doing so, in partnership with a celebrity chef, can potentially have even greater implications for revenue …

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Solar panels at Prague Airport help Menzies cut emissions

Menzies Aviation, the leading service partner to the world’s airports and airlines, has successfully installed hundreds of solar panels at its cargo facility at Prague Airport (PRG), saving almost 140 tonnes of Co2 each year. Almost …

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Prepare for take-off: registration now open for Aircraft Interiors Expo and World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo

Registration is now open for Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) and World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE). Taking place at the Hamburg Messe from 28-30 May 2024, the two events offer visitors an opportunity …

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Lean Six Sigma program inspires business improvements and WFS’ first Green Belt certifications in North America

The launch of a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSSGB) program by Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, in North America is identifying opportunities to increase operational efficiency, reduce waste, and …

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IATA's World Cargo Symposium Focuses on Driving Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Air cargo is an unsung hero of the global economy. In normal times, it delivers some 35% of the value of goods traded across borders. In the pandemic, air cargo brought medical supplies and vaccines …

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The airport as a climate-neutral security complex with a feel-good factor?

Why future scenarios for airports must overcome many contradictions. An interview with DESKO founder and Managing Director Werner Zahn. Anyone thinking about the future of airports has good reason to differentiate between visions that were developed …

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Revolutionising the onboard experience at WTCE: New exhibitors announced for 2024

World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE), the leading global event for the inflight catering, onboard services and passenger comfort industries, has announced a roster of over 50 new exhibitors signed-up to the show …

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Passenger Terminal Conference 2024 speaker spotlight: Matthew Vaughan, director, aviation security and cyber, IATA

Ahead of his appearance at Passenger Terminal Conference 2024 in Frankfurt, Germany, in April, Matthew Vaughan, director of aviation security and cyber at IATA, sat down with Passenger Terminal Today to reveal more about his upcoming panel discussion, “Is aviation …

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Thales: Discover our latest news and insights

Thales: Discover our latest news and insights: Sporting events and private mobile networks, Finance and banking innovation: what to expect in 2024, What could passports look like in 20 years? WEF report: 10 technologies that …

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IATA awards ISAGO safety accreditation to WFS at London Heathrow

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, has been awarded the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) accreditation for its cargo handling operations at London Heathrow Airport following an independent audit …

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Jamco America Offers One Stop Shopping for Class Dividers

Jamco America’s Class Dividers are Highly Integrable and Sustainable; Benefitting Passengers and Flight Crew.  Jamco America, one of the most experienced aircraft interior products suppliers and turnkey integrators in the aerospace industry, highlights its full suite …

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New VersaPadlock - Airline Cart Security Seal from Versapak

New VersaPadlock Airline Cart Security Seal from Versapak Versatile Multipurpose Security Seal Tamper Evident Recyclable Large Locking Arm for Easy Application Laser Printed Logo, Serial Number & Barcode Options Colour Options: Blue, Black, Red, Yellow & …

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Visit MSA Safety at MRO Aviation Week, Middle East 2024

– You are invited to join MSA Safety at MRO Aviation Week, Middle East, 2024.   Meet our safety experts to discuss MSA+ WinGrip® Vacuum Anchor and its solutions for aircraft manufacturing, as well as a variety …

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Menzies Aviation and Eurus Express to forge new JV to support sustainable growth in China

Menzies Aviation, the leading service partner to the world’s airports and airlines, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with leading logistics company, Eurus Express. Together, they will explore the opportunities to create a joint …

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Oliver Ranson has joined the client advisory team of Ink Innovation

Oliver Ranson joined Ink Innovation to support Ink’s customers in their search for new revenue opportunities Ink Innovation announces the appointment of Oliver Ranson as an airline revenue strategist for Ink+, its team of consultants. Oliver holds …

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