Since opening to commercial traffic in December 2008, Spain’s Aeropuerto Central Ciudad Real has, until recently, welcomed only domestic scheduled services operated by a mixture of Air Nostrum (on behalf of Iberia) and airberlin.
In order to combat the issue of mishandled baggage, Lufthansa and Frankfurt Airport have been working in partnership on an innovative Baggage Improvement Programme. Ryan Ghee spoke to Erik Mosch, director of global aircraft handling and baggage processes, Industrial Engineering at Lufthansa.
Analysis of schedule data provided by the world’s airlines to OAG reveals that seat capacity at Europe’s over 600 airports at the beginning of the winter season is down just 2% versus the same period last year. Contained within this modest reduction are significant variations by airline, airport and country.
Ahead of her presentation at the 11th ACI EUROPE Ground Handling and Airport Charges Conference, taking place at Airport Exchange, Christina Cassotis, VP and head of airports for aviation consultancy firm SH&E, previewed her assessment of the ground handling market. Louise Driscoll reports.
On 15 September 2009, ALSTEF signed a 20-year contract with ADM (Montréal Airport) for the operation and maintenance of its new US departures area.