Thursday, June 20, 2024

Podcast warns of financial risks to airlines from pilot shortage

While headlines report pilot shortages are not critical and in the face of rising pilot pay, workforce experts raised further alarm over an increasingly tight labor market for pilots. In a podcast reporting on the most recent pilot population study, Flightpath Economics said airlines face increasing financial risks from deteriorating pilot supply. “The supply demand […]

Premium products the main focus for Swiss

SWISS WorldCargo is investing in premium products, which are performing well while overall demand proves sluggish, head of marketing Alain Guerin tells Air Cargo Week. Guerin says business has been challenging due to events outside of SWISS’s control, such as falling oil prices and the Swiss franc /euro exchange rate, but he says special products […]

Boeing launches biofuel project using Canadian forestry industry waste

Boeing is working with the University of British Columbia, SkyNRG, and members of Canada’s aviation industry, on a project to use waste from the country’s forestry industry as biofuel. The parties involved will use leftover branches, sawdust and other waste to create sustainable biofuel. The consortium includes Boeing, Air Canada, WestJet, Bombardier as well as […]