Saturday, July 13, 2024

Groupe ADP and AFKLMP test autonomous solutions

Since August 2021, Groupe ADP and Air France KLM Martinair Cargo have been testing an airside cargo transport solution, with an autonomous electric vehicle from French startup OROK at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport. The goal of this experiment is to optimise, secure and decarbonise ground operations, on airside and service lanes around the aircraft, for […]

Groupe ADP takes the first step to acquire 49% stake in GMR Airports

Groupe ADP has signed an agreement with GMR Airports, the Indian airport operator, for the acquisition of the majority share. Groupe ADP now holds 24.99% of GMR Airports and joins the board of directors and has highly extended governance rights from today. The acquisition is to be performed in two phases. The first phase for […]

WFS makes healthy pharma investment in Paris

Worldwide Flight Services has invested €10 million in a Pharma Centre at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, making it the only ground handler to own a pharma facility at CDG. The pharma centre offers both landside and airside acceptance capabilities and will be fully GDP compliant when it opens in September. It will also be […]

Groupe ADP and Flying Whales develop airships

Groupe ADP subsidiary ADP Ingénierie has signed a memorandum of understanding with Flying Whales, which is developing airships to carry loads up to 60 tonnes. Designed to meet the needs of the Office National des Forêts, the French Public Forest Office to extract wood in hard-to-reach areas, the airship is designed to overcome logistics issues […]

Four axes to secure long term growth at Groupe ADP

To secure long-term growth of cargo at the Paris airports, Groupe ADP has a cargo strategy based on four axes, Marc Houalla, executive director and director of Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport tells Air Cargo Week. The four axes are recovering traffic, commitment to better quality of service and a more attractive cargo zone, promotion […]

Hong Kong and Paris CDG sign MoU to strengthen cooperation

Airport Authority Hong Kong and Groupe ADP has signed memorandums of understandings (MoU) to strengthen cooperation between Hong Kong International Airport and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. The two MoUs on airport management and aviation development, and cargo development were signed by Airport Authority chief executive officer (CEO), Fred Lam, and Groupe ADP chairman and […]