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Business Buzz
Swissport Handles Inauguration Flight of Salam
Air Cargo in Muscat
Swissport handled the inauguration flight of Salam Air
Cargo at Muscat International Airport (MCT) in Oman on
Oct. 27, 2022. With a GCC presence in the Sultanate of Oman
and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Swissport has been providing
ramp handling and passenger services to Salam Air in
Muscat since 2018.
" We are very excited to handle the first ever all-cargo flight
of an Omani airline and support Salam Air in starting their
cargo business. Swissport is ready to provide service excellence
as required by the customer and provide any support
needed to help drive Salam Air's growth, " said Ivana Meyer,
managing director of Swissport in Oman.
" Our successful partnership with Swissport in Oman led
to the decision that they are the right partner to handle our
cargo flights. We have full confidence that our extended collaboration
which also includes cargo handling, will be a full
success and support Salam Air's further growth, " said Mohsin
Albalushi, director of ground operations Salam Air.
Dabico Signs Agreement
to Acquire A-Bridge
Dabico Corporation announced it
has signed an agreement to acquire
A-Bridge, LLC. The proposed acquisition
provides Dabico with the unique ability
to serve as an end-to-end general contractor
for the airport market with the
ability to execute on turnkey projects
related to ground support solutions.
A-Bridge is one of the largest, pureplay
providers of construction, refurbishment,
repair, installation and
services for passenger boarding bridges
and other forms of ground service
equipment. A-Bridge is a U.S.-based
service provider with operations based
out of Indianapolis, IN, and has worked
with multiple marquee airports across
the United States and Canada, with
recent refurbishments performed at
Indianapolis International Airport, Minneapolis‚ąíSaint
Paul International Airport
and Newark Liberty International
Airport. Dabico is a global player in the
airport ground support solutions and
engineering industry and offers a comprehensive
range of solutions for both
the civil and military sectors, including
400Hz and 28 VDC ground power units,
preconditioned air systems, fuel systems
and tunnel systems.
The proposed acquisition of A-Bridge
will enable Dabico to be a full-service,
end-to-end solution provider operating
as a general contractor across all of
North America. The breadth of offerings
will cover design and engineering, new
equipment construction, turnkey solutions,
after-sales service, and extensionof-life
" We look forward to welcoming the
A-bridge team into the Dabico family
upon completion of the transaction. I
would also like to personally welcome
Jason Summers to the Dabico executive
leadership team, where he will
continue to drive the next chapter of
A-Bridge. We are committed to delivering
best-in-class services and support to
our customers across the globe, while
offering them the widest selection of
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industry-leading GSE solutions, " Juergen
Strommer, CEO of Dabico Corporation,
said. " We strongly believe the addition
of A-Bridge allows us to continue to fulfill
that mission for our customers. "
" We are excited to partner with
Dabico Corporation and their investment
partner, Fernweh. The scale and
global reach of Dabico will allow us to
accelerate our growth as an organization,
expand our capabilities through
our shared expertise, and continue
to provide unparalleled service to our
customers, " Jason Summers, managing
director of A-Bridge LLC, added.
Menzies Aviation Expands
Partnership with Wizz Air in
the Middle East and Europe
Menzies Aviation announced that it has
won a contract with Wizz Air Abu Dhabi
to provide a range of ground services at


Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of december2022january2023

Editor's Note: Ground Handling's Role in Optimizing the Supply Chain
Business Buzz
Industry Expert Column: What Airports Need to Know about NFPA 407
How AeroVect is Preparing Autonomous GSE for Prime Time
High Standards for Safety
The Significance of Developing Safety Culture
Behind the Scenes of GSE Guidelines
A DP Indicator for Smaller Applications
Product Hangar
Celebrating 30 Years: Here's to the Next 30 Years
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december2022january2023 - Editor's Note: Ground Handling's Role in Optimizing the Supply Chain
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december2022january2023 - Business Buzz
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december2022january2023 - Industry Expert Column: What Airports Need to Know about NFPA 407
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december2022january2023 - How AeroVect is Preparing Autonomous GSE for Prime Time
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december2022january2023 - High Standards for Safety
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december2022january2023 - The Significance of Developing Safety Culture
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december2022january2023 - Behind the Scenes of GSE Guidelines
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december2022january2023 - A DP Indicator for Smaller Applications
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december2022january2023 - Product Hangar
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december2022january2023 - Celebrating 30 Years: Here's to the Next 30 Years
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