Thursday, May 23, 2024

Air cargo shoots up 6.1% in September

Air cargo shot up 6.1 per cent in September helped by unique factors such as the collapse of Hanjin marine shipping, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) says. Volumes grew at the fastest pace since the US West Coast seaports strike in February 2015, and that September was helped by new export orders, as well […]

FAA bans recalled lithium battery shipments following Note 7 fires

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned cargo shipments of recalled or defective lithium batteries and lithium battery-powered devices following the recall of Samsung Galaxy Note 7s. Samsung is recalling Note 7s following a number of battery fires around the world, with airlines advising passengers not to turn on or charge the devices on board […]

Finnair Cargo bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 shipments over fire concerns

Finnair Cargo is banning shipments of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 mobile phones due to fire hazard concerns with the battery cell. A number of airlines including Delta Air Lines and Cathay Pacific and regulators such as the Civil Aviation Authority and Federal Aviation Administration have already issued warnings to passengers with the mobile phones not […]