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Month: February 2016

Air Charter Service starts Australasia operations

Air Charter Service (ACS) has started Australasian operations with an office in Sydney, Australia. The Australian operations will be headed

Sister airport agreement for Stockholm Arlanda and Beijing Capital

Swedavia and Capital Airports Holding (CAH) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish a sister airport agreement between

Panalpina profits increase despite airfreight weakness

Panalpina has seen profits increase to 88.2 million Swiss francs ($88.4 million) despite weakness in the airfreight division. The company

Etihad Cargo receives Boeing 777 Freighter

Etihad Cargo has taken delivery of its 11th freighter, a Boeing 777, to enter commercial services on 1 March. The

Asia Pacific weakness continues in January

Airlines in Asia Pacific have seen freight tonne kilometres (FTK) fall by 0.7 per cent in January as cargo volumes

GSF expresses disappointment at disruptive battery ban

The Global Shippers Forum (GSF) has expressed its disappointment at banning lithium ion (li-ion) batteries on passenger aircraft, which it

Volga Dnepr delivers spacecraft payload module

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered the payload module of a spacecraft and three tonnes of support equipment from Russia to the

ST Aerospace sees profit rise

ST Engineering’s aerospace division saw profits increase by three per cent to 226.7 million Singapore dollars ($161.5 million) despite the

IAG makes 1.5b euro profit despite cargo challenges

International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) has made a profit of 1.5 billion euros ($1.6 billion) with cargo revenue increasing despite

Emirates to start Yangon and Hanoi services

Emirates is to increase its presence in South East Asia with daily flights to Yangon and Hanoi from 3 August.

Air Cargo India: Saudia Cargo looking to extend Indian coverage

Saudia Cargo is looking to further increase freighter and bellyhold frequencies to India to tap into the growing opportunities in

Boeing to collaborate on Mexican biofuel research

Boeing has teamed up with Aeromexico and Mexico’s Airports and Auxiliary Services (ASA) to research and develop sustainable biofuel in

XPO losses increase to $246 million

XPO Logistics has seen losses increase to $245.9 million in 2015 from $107.4 million in 2014, following acquisitions of Norbert

UPS appoints new Asia Pacific and Europe presidents

UPS has announced management changes, with Nando Cesarone taking over as president for the Europe Region, Ross McCullough president for

Air Cargo India: Lufthansa Cargo eyeing Indian network development

Lufthansa Cargo is eyeing up adding a new freighter frequency into Delhi to reap the rewards of the growing market

FAA proposes fine for Atlas over 747 maintenance

The US Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a $275,000 civil penalty against Atlas Airlines for allegedly

Air Charter Service moves to new Los Angeles office

Air Charter Service (ACS) has moved its Los Angeles operations to new premises on Santa Monica Boulevard following a record

Air Cargo India: MASkargo targeting Indian network expansion

MASkargo is targeting expanding its network into India this year, according to the carrier’s chief executive officer, Ahmad Luqman Mohd

Air Cargo India: improvements needed to unlock potential of India

India needs to improve three areas if it wants to unlock the potential and opportunities that exist in its expanding

Airbus to increase A330 production

Airbus is to increase production of the A330 Family from six aircraft to seven per month from January 2017. The

Heathrow makes £664 million profit in 2015

Heathrow Airport made a profit of £664 million ($936 million) in 2015 compared to a loss of £98 million in

Norwegian receives first 787-9

Norwegian has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, leased from MG Aviation. The airline already has eight 787-8s

Boeing launches 737-800BCF Next Generation

Boeing has launched its 737-800 Next Generation Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF), with the first deliveries expected in the fourth quarter

Qatar to serve Bucharest twice daily

Qatar Airways has celebrated five years of flights to Romania by increasing services to Bucharest to twice daily from 1

Air Cargo India: tonnage set to increase significantly

The Indian air cargo industry will see significant tonnage growth over the next decade and a half, according to a

Air Cargo India: more infrastructure needed to grow air cargo industry

Indian airports need better infrastructure in order to grow air cargo tonnage volumes and meet rising demand, delegates at the

Airport bosses back remaining in the EU

The chief executives of Heathrow Airport and Manchester Airports Group (MAG) have added their support to the UK staying in

Qantas Freight EBIT falls as group improves

Qantas Freight’s earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) fall to 38 million Australian dollars ($27.3 million) in the six months

Muilenburg elected Boeing chairman

Dennis Muilenburg has been elected chairman of Boeing, effective from 1 March, succeeding Jim McNerney, who is retiring. Muilenburg succeeded

ICAO bans li-ion battery shipments on passenger aircraft

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Governing Council has banned shipments of lithium ion (li-ion) batteries on passenger aircraft. The

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