The Ground Handling International (GHI) Skills Survey 2020 has revealed that ground handling skills shortages are worsening and compromising safety at European airports.

100+ aviation business leaders took part in the Skills Survey, and almost 80% of operators reported a skills shortage, up 25% since the 2017 survey. It was also revealed that 77% having suffered a lost time accident or near miss as a direct result of ground handling skills shortage.

Ramp operatives were cited as one of the hardest positions to fill, with poor pay being considered a key factor.

To find out more read the full Ground Handling International (GHI) story here.

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