Ground operations - Articles and news items
Airport news • 8 September 2016 • Babcock
Babcock today announces that it has been awarded a five-year contract, with an option for a further two years, to support Qantas Group’s ground support equipment (GSE) fleet at 60 locations across Australia...
Airport news • 12 May 2016 • Quintiq
Quintiq announced today that their software application has been selected by Virgin Atlantic Airways to plan and optimise ground staff at London Heathrow Airport Terminal 3.
In this Ground Handling supplement, Jon Conway from UAE Airport Operations shares the challenges of managing the world’s largest A380 operation, plus Tim Meagher from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia (CASA) examines how training can be optimised to ensure safety and make the most of changing skills demands...
Airport news • 15 March 2010 • SITA
SITA have announced its selection by Air Arabia to provide air-ground communications including data link services for the airline’s expanding fleet and network of 59 destinations.
IATA’s Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) is now operational. The first 10 audits are now completed and 50 plus more are in the pipeline to end 2008. It is clear that IATA have created something that the industry needs and values.
Bringing all the various elements together for a successful launch of a ground-breaking, global safety audit programme is no easy task. But IATA’s Director of Programme Implementation/Auditing, Mike O’Brien, has a successful track record, having managed the launch of IATA’s Operational Safety Audit programme (IOSA) since 2003.
Airbus’ collaborative approach is helping introduce into service the world’s largest commercial airliner.