Cathay Pacific CEO Rupert Hogg resigns; Augustus Tang steps in

99 voti Rupert Hogg, CEO, Cathay Pacific has resigned from his posts of CEO and executive director in the wake of the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests. Augustus Tang has been appointed as CEO. Moreover, Paul Loo, chief customer and commercial officer also resigned from his post. Ronald Lam has been appointed chief customer and commercial officer. He will remain chief executive officer of Hong Kong Express… Inserita da acaainews 86 giorni fa

time:matters extends Sameday Air network to Japan, Singapore, Thailand

104 voti Global special speed logistics company time:matters has added three new stations to its highly efficient standardised network – Japan, Singapore and Thailand. time:matters now has presence in 10 Asian business centres – Tokyo (NRT), Singapore (SIN), Bangkok (BKK), Shanghai (PVG), Shenyang (SHE), Beijing (PEK), Nanjing (NKG), Qingdao (TAO), Chengdu (CTU) and Guangzhou (CAN). Its customers have… Inserita da acaainews 89 giorni fa

Rossiya Airlines appoints Zeal Global Group as its GSA in Goa

106 voti Rossiya Airlines has appointed Zeal Global Group as its exclusive General Sales Agent (GSA) in Goa, as part of the joint collaboration between Zeal Global and Taprobane Aviation. According to the partnership, Zeal Global will be responsible for the local handling operation of all types of general cargo and perishable cargo, namely, pharmaceuticals, spare parts, electrical items, garments, fabrics,… Inserita da acaainews 89 giorni fa

Qatar Airways renews partnership with QREC till 2021

85 voti Qatar Airways has renewed its partnership with the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) for a further three years, up to 2021. Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Akbar Al Baker said, “Qatar Airways is proud to renew its Partnership with the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club for a further three years. This partnership will enable Qatar Airways to continue to support some of the most significant… Inserita da acaainews 8 agosto 2019

Asia-Pacific airlines’ air freight demand fell by 5.4% in June 2019: IATA

81 voti Demand in global air freight markets decreased by 4.8 percent in June 2019, compared to the same period in 2018, revealed International Air Transport Association (IATA). Measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), the fall in demand marked the eighth consecutive month of year-on-year decline in freight volumes. Asia-Pacific airlines saw demand for air freight contract by 5.4 percent in June 2019,… Inserita da acaainews 8 agosto 2019

ATSG reports revenues of $334.6 million in Q2 2019 results

93 voti Aircraft leasing company Air Transport Services Group, Inc (ATSG) has reported customer revenues of $334.6 million, up $131.0 million, which is a 64 percent increase for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2019, as compared with the second quarter of 2018. The largest contributor to the year-over-year revenue gain was Omni Air International, which ATSG acquired in November 2018.… Inserita da acaainews 8 agosto 2019

Mike Barber appointed B&H Worldwide group compliance and quality manager

75 voti Aerospace logistics provider B&H Worldwide has appointed Mike Barber to the position of group compliance and quality manager at the company’s global headquarters at London Heathrow. Barber will be responsible for managing trade compliance across the group and for supporting its ISO9001/AS9120b accreditation requirements. Barber spent more than two decades with Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs… Inserita da acaainews 7 agosto 2019

BIAL raises Rs10,206 crore through banks, achieves financial closure

99 voti The Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) has announced the closure for its Rs13,352 crore infrastructure expansion that includes construction of the state-of-the-art Terminal 2 and associated projects to be funded in a debt-equity ratio of 80:20. The operator of Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (KIAB) raised Rs10,206 crore [State Bank of India sanctioned Rs5,100 crore and Axis… Inserita da acaainews 7 agosto 2019

SIA and Vistara to expand codeshare agreement to international flights

95 voti Singapore Airlines (SIA) and SilkAir have become Vistara’s first codeshare partners after it announced its international flights to Singapore from New Delhi and Mumbai. Vistara commenced international operations from today with its Delhi-Singapore operations, using Boeing 737-800NG aircraft. Under the expansion of an existing codeshare agreement which covers Indian domestic flights, SIA will add… Inserita da acaainews 7 agosto 2019

IATA launches web-based tool NDC Matchmaker

95 voti The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is set to premiere the NDC Matchmaker at the Global Business Travel Association 2019 Convention in Chicago. The convention is being held from August 3-7, 2019. The NDC Matchmaker is a free web-based tool to bring more visibility to travel distribution stakeholders that are collaborating on implementations of the New Distribution Capability (NDC).… Inserita da acaainews 5 agosto 2019

United TempControl launches widebody service to Mexico, expands network

96 voti United Cargo has signed an interline agreement with all-cargo carrier AeroUnion, making the widebody TempControl service now available to Mexico City International Airport (MEX). It has also added five European and two US locations to its TempControl network – increasing the number of stations certified to handle United TempControl worldwide to 75. According to the new agreement, TempControl… Inserita da acaainews 5 agosto 2019

SpiceXpress connects 5 Indian cities with 737-700F freighter

86 voti SpiceXpress, the cargo arm of SpiceJet, has launched a new narrowbody domestic freighter service. The daily service will operate between Chennai, Hyderabad, Delhi, Mumbai, and Bangalore. SpiceJet’s 737-700F freighter aircraft will operate 6 days every week, arriving from Chennai at 9.45 pm and departing for Delhi at 10.45 pm. This service will connect Chennai – Hyderabad – Delhi – Mumbai –… Inserita da acaainews 5 agosto 2019

Jenny Zhao is Silk Way West Airlines’ new VP Asia Pacific region

90 voti Silk Way West Airlines has appointed Jenny Zhao as its new vice president Asia-Pacific region (APAC) effective August 1. She will take over from Nurid Aliyev, who has stepped down for personal reasons. In the new role, Jenny will be responsible for providing strategic and tactical direction for further enhancing of business operations in Asia-Pacific region. “Thanks to her long experience in the… Inserita da acaainews 2 agosto 2019

Asia-Pacific airlines had market share of 37.1% in 2018: IATA report

85 voti The International Air Transport Association’s ( IATA ) 2018 performance figures suggest that Asia-Pacific region airlines carried the largest number of passengers (1.6 billion) worldwide, an increase of 9.2 percent compared to the region’s passengers in 2017. These airlines have a market share of 37.1 percent. In terms of market share, Asia-Pacific region airlines were followed by Europe which had… Inserita da acaainews 2 agosto 2019

Malaysia Airlines & Dorak Holdings to fly Kuala Lumpur-Istanbul charter services

81 voti Malaysia Airlines and Dorak Holdings have signed a three-month agreement for charter flights between Kuala Lumpur and Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen International Airport from October until December 2019. The agreement was signed between Hazman Hilmi Sallahuddin, member of the senior management team of Malaysia Airlines and Ahmet Serdar Körükçü, chairman of the board, Dorak Holdings. Malaysia Airlines… Inserita da acaainews 31 luglio 2019