Tag: East Midlands Airport

DHL workers at East Midlands Airport to strike further 14 days

DHL workers at East Midlands Airport to strike further 14 days

Members of the trade union Unite employed by DHL Aviation at East Midlands Airport will "dramatically escalate" the industrial action set to begin tomorrow with a further 14 days of strikes. Unite announced on 31 January that its members would walk out on the airport over a pay dispute with DHL A...

DHL workers at East Midlands Airport to strike over poor pay offer

DHL workers at East Midlands Airport to strike over poor pay offer

Members of the trade union Unite employed by DHL Aviation at East Midlands Airport have announced strike action in February over a low pay offer. Industrial action was called after 180 workers who undertake ramp duties, provide aircraft handling and oversee the tower at the airport rejected a pay...

DHL Air UK strengthens operations with MRO-focused facility at East Midlands Airport

DHL Air UK has bolstered its presence in the United Kingdom by establishing a Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO)-focused warehouse facility at the Air Cargo Centre in East Midlands Airport. The cargo airline, already based at the airport, has secured a lease for a...

Steven Harvey appointed to run cargo at East Midlands Airport

East Midlands Airport (EMA), home to the UK’s largest dedicated air cargo operation, has appointed a new Vice President of Cargo. Steven Harvey, who will head-up the airport’s cargo operation, brings with him a wealth of experience having worked previously for specialist cargo airlines. ...

MAG continues to grow but warns of ongoing Brexit uncertainty

Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has reported that its revenue and earnings both increased in the last financial year from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 but warned that the ongoing Brexit uncertainty is having an impact. Revenue across its three airports Manchester Airport, London Stansted Airpor...

Government urged to unlock East Midlands Airport’s potential

East Midlands Airport - as part of MAG's (Manchester Airports Group's) response to the government’s Aviation 2050 Green Paper consultation - is calling on the government to help unlock its potential by clearly setting out policies to solidify the airport’s position as a globally significan...

East Midlands to build more aircraft space to accomodate cargo growth

Work to build more aircraft parking space to accommodate the cargo growth at East Midlands Airport (EMA) is underway. EMA is improving its infrastructure so that aircraft can load and unload more efficiently at busy times. Aircraft that serve, among others, the Fed Ex/TNT, UPS,...

Antonov Airlines transports mining equipment to Gabon

Antonov Airlines has completed a project transporting mining equipment from East Midlands Airport (EMA) in the UK to Franceville Airport (MVB) in Gabon in just nine days facilitated by in-house loading technology. To guarantee precision and efficiency, ground staff at EMA used Antonov Airline’s...

Etihad Cargo renews deal with Trinity Logistics for Rickenbacker services

Etihad Cargo has renewed a deal with Trinity Logistics USA that will see the airline continuing to operate three-weekly Boeing 777 Freighter services into Rickenbacker International Airport in Columbus, Ohio. Originally penned in June 2016, the new multi-year extended partnership allows Trinity t...

Strong July for Stansted and East Midlands

London Stansted Airport and East Midlands Airport (pictured above) both recorded strong tonnage gains in July but Manchester Airport saw a double-digit fall. Operator MAG Airport said Stansted handled 22,141 tonnes in the month, a year-on-year (YOY) rise of 4.5 per cent, East Midlands 29,711 tonn...

Records levels of cargo at East Midlands, as operator MAG posts strong results

East Midland Airport's (EMA) cargo tonnage increased by 9.7 per cent to 358,000 tonnes in the last financial year from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018, operator MAG Airport has reported. MAG released its figures for the year and said the gateway which is the UK’s second busiest for tonnage contin...

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