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27th IGHC Ground Handling Conference

IGHC Ground Handling Conference is your “must attend” event in the ground operations industry.  

Last year's edition attracted some 750 high-level industry attendees and over 35 exhibitors from the entire value chain. This is your chance to engage, challenge and influence the direction in which the industry is heading!

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Kuala Lumpur
When: April 27 - April 30, 2014
Where: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Venue: Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur
Audience: IGHC members, Open to all

From the advent of flight to modern times…safety in ground handling

The 100th anniversary of commercial flight sets the stage for the 27th IGHC Ground Handling Conference. We will take this opportunity to discuss how the ground handling developed over the past millennium and what are the challenges and influence the direction in which the industry is heading.

Our NEW IGHC Networking Tool facilitates scheduling your entire conference from the conference program through personalized agenda to one-on-one meetings with delegates and exhibitors. You can also access the program, sponsors, exhibitors and delegate lists. 

Be one of the 750 delegates attending IGHC 2014. Register Now!


The program blends workshops, interactive sessions and streamed discussions with a traditional plenary session, topics include:   

Consult the event program (pdf)

  • Towards a safer, more efficient and sustainable industry
  • Safety Management System
  • Business growth and development
  • Key drivers of baggage innovation
  • Fuelling ... a constant challenge
  • Flight safety and ULD operations
  • IGHC annual business
  • Just culture
  • Ramp of the future
  • Airport collaborative decision Making
  • Cargo - Facility assessment and simplified SLA

Interactive sessions & workshops 

 Hewlett-Packard Workshop: HP drives innovation in the travel industry (pdf)
 Zafire Group: Mobilization at the Ramp - Data capture for both billing and SLA
 IGHC for newcomers (pdf)  SGHA 2013 (pdf)
 IGOM usability (pdf)  Solving today’s baggage issues (pdf)            
 Identifying Your Safety Risks (pdf)  Electronic Invoicing  (pdf)

IATA Training

A SGHA workshop is offered at the end of IGHC conference, at the same venue, from 30 April at14:30 to 2 May 17:00. Register for the SGHA workshop using the code SGHA-VAN to benefit from a discounted price.

IATA Golf Tournament

The first IGHC Golf Tournament will take place on Sunday 27 April, 2014. Be sure not to miss this great social event and networking opportunity.

Fees & Registration

Company type Regular price (excl. VAT tax)

IGHC Members

IATA Member Airlines, Ground Service Providers, Airports 2 membership passes upon enrollement to IGHC membership 2014, contact

Non-IGHC Members and Additional Passes

IATA Member Airlines USD 1.481
IATA Strategic Partners USD 1.481
Other Delegates USD 1.742

Please register now to attend the 27th IGHC Ground Handling Conference. 


Secure Air Travel Discounts with Malaysia Airlines!

All IGHC delegates are entitled to discounts on most published business and economy class fares when you choose to fly with Malaysia Airlines.

Download instructions (pdf)


Additional information

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