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Aerocare Rostering Arrangements

Employees working more than one shift in a day (“split shifts”) occurs regularly in the aviation industry in Australia, and elsewhere in the world, given rosters are determined by fluctuating flight schedules and aircraft turn-around times. It generally takes three hours to fully service an international aircraft, highlighting that shorter shifts are sometimes required to…
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Updated: Aerocare response to media allegations

Aerocare is conducting a full review of the matters raised by the ABC 7.30 and Sydney Morning Herald overnight. Aerocare was not provided with any opportunity to comment on those allegations prior to publication. Work Place Conditions The media coverage has shown improvised sleeping arrangements said to be within the baggage handling area at Sydney Airport.…
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Aerocare response to media allegations

Aerocare is shocked and disappointed by the allegations and images relating to the company’s operations that have appeared on the ABC 7.30 Report program and in the Sydney Morning Herald. The company is conducting a full review of all assertions and representations. We have a 22 year track record of leading our industry in matters…
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Aerocare’s Top 50 set sail for Whitsundays

Aerocare’s Top 50 are back from their four-night cruise aboard the Pacific Aria from Brisbane to Hamilton Island in the Whitsundays. The group of superstars – as voted by their peers – enjoyed a wonderful reward trip with beautiful meals, cruise activities, a scavenger hunt, a cocktail-making class and a day-trip to Whitehaven Beach. Aerocare…
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Aerocare to use UBIMET lightning detection for safer operations

Aerocare is the first Australian aviation provider to engage world-leading weather services provider UBIMET to detect lightning and monitor weather at several high-risk Australian airport locations. Aerocare CEO Glenn Rutherford said more confident safety decisions could be made with advanced, location-specific weather forecasting and accurate lightning detection, which was not available through public weather services.…
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Qatar launches world’s longest duration flight, Doha to Auckland

Qatar Airways has launched the world’s longest duration flight from Doha to Auckland, with Aerocare proudly providing ground services in Auckland. The 14,535-kilometre journey on a long-range Boeing 777 aircraft will take between 17.5 and 18.5 hours. Aerocare CEO Glenn Rutherford said: “Aerocare is extremely proud to enter a new partnership with Qatar as they…
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Aerocare integrates with Sydney Airport for first AIDX connection

Aerocare has integrated with Sydney Airport for its first connection with Aviation Information Data Exchange (AIDX), the global messaging standard for exchanging flight data. Aerocare CEO Glenn Rutherford said that by investing in the systems required for this information sharing, Aerocare had access to real-time data relating to gate, stand and baggage reclaim. “With improved…
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Aerocare commences handling services with Air Vanuatu

Aerocare last night commenced Air Vanuatu services in Brisbane. Flights between Vanuatu and Brisbane will operate three times per week using Boeing 737-800 aircraft. Aerocare CEO Glenn Rutherford said: "Aerocare is pleased to enter a new partnership with Vanuatu's national carrier and looks forward to seamlessly providing a full range of ground services including check-in, ramp…
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Aerocare shortlisted for 2016 Ramp Safety Awards

For the second year running, Aerocare has been shortlisted for the Ground Handling International Ramp Safety Awards – The Far East, India and Australasia. Aerocare’s Canberra operation is being recognised for the actions of a ramp employee whose situational awareness and quick reaction prevented the likely collision of two aircraft. While pushing back an E190 aircraft,…
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Aerocare supports new Tigerair Canberra – Melbourne services

Aerocare last night supported Tigerair's arrival in Canberra as part of the airline's new daily service between Melbourne and the nation's capital. Aerocare’s Canberra team now supports Virgin Australia, Tigerair and Singapore Airlines. Aerocare is the largest ground handler within the Australian and New Zealand region, with more than 3,000 team members currently servicing 3,200…
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