Bengaluru Airport becomes first in the country to own aircraft recovery kit

87 voti Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) entered into an agreement with the German aircraft recovery equipment supplier KUNZ GmbH to manufacture, supply, commission and maintain the specialised Disabled Aircraft Recovery Equipment (DARE). Thus Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (KIAB) becomes the first to own the equipment that enhances operational capabilities, reduce downtime and… Inserita da acaainews 7 giorni fa

Air India Engineering Service partners with MRO South Asia Summit

98 voti The maintenance subsidiary of Air India, Air India Engineering Services Limited (AIESL), announced its partnership with the upcoming MRO South Asia Summit 2020 to be held on 6-7 February in Delhi. MRO South Asia Summit 2020 The 2-day MRO summit, organised by The STAT Trade Times, will witness the presence of ministry officials, regulators, OEMs, MROs, airlines and many more from across the globe… Inserita da acaainews 8 giorni fa

Four AAI airports recognised for reducing carbon footprint

103 voti Airports Council International (ACI) has announced that four Airport Authority of India international airports Kolkata, Bhubaneswar, Varanasi, and Trivandrum have met all the requirements to upgrade to Level 2: “Reduction” by reducing the carbon emissions at airports. Airports can participate at 4 levels of Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) Programme – Level 1: Mapping, Level 2: Reduction, Level… Inserita da acaainews 12 giorni fa

Asia-Pacific bears sharpest drop in November 2019 air freight demand: IATA

92 voti According to the November 2019 air freight results of The International Air Transport Association (IATA), airlines of Asia-Pacific saw demand for air freight contract by 3.7 percent, compared to the same period in 2018. This was the sharpest drop in cargo demand of any region for the month. Capacity increased by 1.8 percent. The US-China trade war has significantly affected the region, with demand… Inserita da acaainews 13 giorni fa

Delta to re-enter India with non-stop daily New York– Mumbai service

100 voti Delta Air Lines is re-entering the India market on December 22, 2019, with nonstop daily service from New York-JFK to Mumbai International Airport, since it last flew to India in 2015. The airline has scheduled a Boeing 777-200LR aircraft on the route providing import and export opportunities for freight forwarders. The airline is anticipating to carry key export products like pharmaceuticals… Inserita da acaainews 33 giorni fa

Kale Logistics’ cargo community system goes live at Atlanta Airport

84 voti The logistics IT solutions provider, Kale Logistics Solutions developed a new air cargo community system (ACS) for Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport in the United States along with the airport airfreight community. Headquartered in Mumbai, Kale’s ACS is a digital platform to help all stakeholders including customs, shippers, airlines, trucking companies, customs brokers, freight… Inserita da acaainews 33 giorni fa

Air Seychelles to fly daily to Mumbai in summer 2020

106 voti Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, will be increasing its services to Mumbai from six flights per week to daily during the peak summer months of 2020. The announcement came during the airline’s celebration of completing five years of non-stop service between India and Seychelles. Launched as a three per week service in December 2014, the Seychelles flag carrier now… Inserita da acaainews 33 giorni fa

Air India Cargo carries 40 tons of solar equipment in Mumbai-Nairobi Dreamliner 787

85 voti The cargo operations of Air India with its Dreamliner 787 carried 40 tons of solar televisions and speakers in four consignments from Mumbai to Nairobi between December 6 and 18. “Air India is privileged to carry of solar panel shipment on Mumbai to Nairobi Dreamliner 787 partnering in carrying environment saver products to reduce carbon emissions. Kenya has a huge demand for off-grid electricity… Inserita da acaainews 35 giorni fa

Richard Branson in Mumbai; meets CM to speed-up hyperloop, launches new flight to city

96 voti British business magnate Richard Branson was in Mumbai last week to discuss the Pune-Mumbai hyperloop project with Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray and launch the new London-Mumbai flight of Virgin Atlantic. In 2008, Virgin Hyperloop One has committed to working with the state government to create the world’s first hyperloop transport project in between Mumbai and Pune to bring down the… Inserita da acaainews 36 giorni fa

GoAir adds 22 new flights to its winter schedule

71 voti GoAir announced the addition of 22 new flights in the routes Bengaluru-Kochi, Kochi-Hyderabad, Delhi-Varanasi, Ahmedabad-Varanasi, Delhi-Indore, Ahmedabad-Indore and Delhi-Goa. This includes Varanasi and Indore as new destinations and six new connections in the existing network. In 2019, GoAir bought 17 new aircraft into its fleet and has ordered for 144 A320neos, added 10 new airports to its… Inserita da acaainews 41 giorni fa

Jet Airways shutdown impacted sentiments of air cargo movements: Manoj Singh, MIAL

94 voti Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) is one of the most important air cargo hubs for India which has a cargo capacity of one and a half million tonnes for a single calendar year.  Manoj Singh, senior vice president and head cargo, MIAL  talks about Indian air cargo market and how MIAL has positioned itself in the highly competitive market in an email interview. Tell us about your… Inserita da acaainews 42 giorni fa

Asia Pacific airlines’ cargo demand fell by 6.4% year-on-year in Aug: AAPA

83 voti Diminishing business confidence levels and significant declines in international trade volumes caused reductions in air cargo demand in August 2019 for Asia Pacific airlines. According to preliminary figures for the month of August released by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA), air cargo demand in freight tonne kilometres (FTK) fell by 6.4 percent year-on-year in August. Subdued… Inserita da acaainews 30 settembre 2019

SpiceXpress expands cargo capacity with 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter

103 voti SpiceJet’s cargo division, SpiceXpress has taken delivery of its first 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF), which it will operate in South Asia. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has validated the 737-800BCF’s certification, clearing the way for the freighter to serve a rapidly growing region. “We are expanding the markets we currently serve, particularly in the Middle East… Inserita da acaainews 30 settembre 2019

12 of top 30 airports in 2018 located in either China or India: ACI’s World Airport Traffic Report

78 voti Trade association of the world’s airports, Airports Council International’s (ACI) latest World Airport Traffic Report has revealed that most of the world’s fastest-growing airports are located in emerging markets, a significant proportion of them being in the Asia-Pacific region. As many as 12 of the fastest-growing top 30 airports in 2018 are located in either China or India. India’s Bangalore… Inserita da acaainews 20 settembre 2019