Sunday, July 21, 2024

Month: July 2014

CAA and FAA produce battery videos

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has released a series of videos warning of the potential danger posed to aircraft

UK Confederation of British Industry supports night flights

In the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) Flying High report published last week ,it has backed the government's policy of

FTKs reflect Asia Pacific volatility

Freight tonne kilometres (FTK) have risen slightly since April, but are still below the yearly high seen in March, according

MH17: IATA calls for new risk assessments

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments to take the lead in changing how airspace risk assessments

Airbus, Fokker, KLM to pitch drone

AIRBUS DEFENCE & SPACE, KLM, Twente University in Enschede (Netherlands), and the Dutch aerospace company Fokker, are part of a

Shannon to be ASL Lockheed LM-100J base

Shannon Airport is to be the base for some of ASL Aviation Group's Lockheed Martin LM-100J Super Hercules fleet once

Airforwarders Association warns Carnet changes to increase costs

The Airforwarders Association (AfA) is warning that changes to ATA Carnets will hike up their costs.

Airfreight rises 1.2% for American Airlines

The freight divisions of the merged American Airlines Group, American Airlines Cargo and US Airways Cargo, recorded an airfreight increase

Schiphol’s June is lower than May, April, March

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol handled 134,350 tonnes in June, down from the previous three months of May, April and March.

FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW: Lockheed Martin gets LM-100J customer

Lockheed Martin has obtained a letter of intent from South African company ASL Aviation Group for 10 LM-100J Super Hercules,

Business angered by airport capacity in-action

A group of 50 business leaders has described the response from the UK government to an interim report on airport expansion

Ethiopian hopes for single African market

Ethiopian Airlines has responded to the International Air Transport Association's calls for a liberalised African market and informed Air Cargo

FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW: Boeing upbeat, despite forecast

Boeing's commercial airplanes division president Ray Conner is encouraged by what he sees as four per cent growth in the

FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW: Airbus A330-200Fceo only for now

Airbus launched its Airbus A330 new engine option (neo) at the Farnborough International Airshow on 14 July, but no neo

Air France outsources to WFS at Paris-Orly Airport

Air France has outsourced its cargo handling at Paris-Orly Airport to Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) with a five-year cargo and

Malaysia Airlines releases MH17 cargo manifest

Malaysia Airlines has released the cargo manifest and air waybill for its flight MH17, the Boeing 777-200 extended range aircraft

Air France-KLM cannot stop freight falling in June

Air France KLM's (AF-KLM) cargo volumes continue to fall with the airline's June data following its April results and showing

Transshipments are the tops

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals (HACTL) has claimed an 11.5 per cent rise overall in cargo through its SuperTerminal 1

Third quarter for Envirotainer ULD debut

September could see a new approved Envirotainer unit load device (ULD) on the market with active heating and cooling capabilities

Venezuela loses more services

Delta Air Lines is the latest airline to reduce its flights to Venezuela, cutting its daily service from Atlanta (US)

PACTL sees domestic slide

Shanghai Pudong International Airport Cargo Terminal  (PACTL) has seen a 12.4 per cent rise in the amount of cargo handled

Philippine, Etihad cargo linkup

Etihad Airways is reaching further into the Asian market through a strategic deal with Philippine Airlines (PAL). 

May: is it a true market upturn?

May could be another month where an apparent bump in demand is not repeated for many weeks to come, like

Kenyan cargo aircraft crash

Kenya national disaster operation centre has confirmed the deaths of the two crew, the pilot and  flight engineer, and two

TIACA workshop takes-off in Amsterdam

Real world business situations were the focus of the first professional development workshop held from 25 to 27 June near

Europe studies new FanWing freighter

A new type of freighter is to be the subject of an economic feasibility study by the German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Judge rules $45m FAA litigation to be heard

The US government's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been unable to stop a $45 million claim against it in the

Air China Cargo gets $324m shareholder injection

More than $320 million is being invested in Air China Cargo by its shareholders to make changes to its fleet,

Solar energy harvesting ULD tracking trial underway by CHEP

CHEP Aerospace has announced the start of an open ended field trial of  a solar energy-harvesting global position system (GPS)

Hydroprocessed fermented sugar can be added to JP1 jet fuel

Fermented sugar-based jet fuel has been approved by the standards-development organisation ASTM International for its blending with conventional jet fuel,

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