Singapore added to Qatar Airways Cargo’s transpacific freighter route

64 voti Qatar Airways Cargo has added Singapore as a new freighter destination on its transpacific freighter route. The twice-weekly Boeing 777 freighters arrive into Singapore from Chicago. From Singapore, the freighter departs for Macau on Tuesdays and Saturdays and onward to Los Angeles, Mexico City and Guadalajara in the Americas before arriving in Doha via Liege. More than 100 tonnes of cargo… Inserita da acaainews 17 luglio 2019

Emirates to fly Dubai-Barcelona-Mexico City on Boeing 777-200LR from Dec 9

76 voti Emirates will launch a new daily service on its Boeing 777-200LR from Dubai (DXB) to Mexico City International Airport (MEX), via the Spanish city of Barcelona (BCN), effective December 9, 2019. The Mexico flight will be a linked service with Barcelona. Emirates flight EK 255 will depart Dubai at 03:30 local time, arriving in Barcelona at 08:00 before departing again at 09:55 and arriving into… Inserita da acaainews 17 luglio 2019

Virgin Atlantic appoints WTA Aviation and Swissport for Israel cargo services

86 voti Virgin Atlantic Cargo has awarded contracts to WTA Aviation and Swissport in Israel to support the launch and growth of the airline’s new daily flights between London Heathrow and Tel Aviv, effective September 25. WTA will be responsible for selling the 20 tonnes of daily cargo capacity onboard Virgin Atlantic’s Airbus A330-300 flights. The direct service to London as well as fast daily… Inserita da acaainews 17 luglio 2019

Qatar Airways follows Emirates closely in IATA’s Top 25 Cargo Carriers list

79 voti The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released the World Air Transport Statistics (WATS) for 2018, an authoritative yearbook on the aviation industry. Passenger load factor in 2018 was 81.9 percent, while freight load factor was 49.3 percent. Interestingly, of the 5,32,000 available FTKs (million), cargo accounted for only 2,62,333 freight and mail tonne-kms (million). “The… Inserita da acaainews 17 luglio 2019

Pakistani airspace reopened for civilian traffic

79 voti Nearly five months after closing its airspace, Pakistan has reopened it for all civilian air traffic. The move comes as a huge relief for Indian airlines, especially national airline Air India that suffered massive financial loss to the tune of Rs491 crore as it had to re-route its international flights as Pakistani airspace was shut. According to a Notice to Airmen (Notam) published on the… Inserita da acaainews 17 luglio 2019

Accenture’s AFLS Exchange offers carriers connectivity with partner networks

72 voti Accenture’s Freight and Logistics Software (AFLS) business group has developed AFLS Exchange, a new cloud-based connectivity and collaboration platform that enables air cargo carriers to integrate with their partner networks. Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) has become the launch carrier to adopt the new industry platform. AFLS Exchange gives carriers real-time visibility into their… Inserita da acaainews 16 luglio 2019

Turkish Cargo shows 7.1 percent growth in May tonnage; maintains 7th position

83 voti Turkish Cargo has reported a growth of 7.1 percent in its tonnage rate in May 2019, according to data obtained by international air cargo information provider World Air Cargo Data (WACD). The global air cargo market, however, shrank by 5.1 percent. Turkish Cargo relocated to the Mega Hub Istanbul Airport, registering a steady growth, which lead to an increase in its market share from 3.9 percent… Inserita da acaainews 15 luglio 2019

Siemens to complete Munich Airport’s Terminal 2 upgrade by mid-2022

57 voti Terminal 2 Gesellschaft, a joint subsidiary of Munich Airport and Lufthansa, has awarded an upgrade contract for its Terminal 2 and satellite building at Franz Josef Strauss Airport in Munich to Siemens Logistics. The measures are scheduled to be completed by mid-2022. The upgrade to the current safety and security regulations for baggage handling will require Siemens to replace the X-ray… Inserita da acaainews 15 luglio 2019

Thyssenkrupp Aerospace’s Brazil site receives EN 9120 certification

101 voti thyssenkrupp Autômata, the Brazilian site of thyssenkrupp Aerospace, has received certification according to EN 9120, in addition to the existing EN 9100 certification. With the successful implementation of the certification requirements, thyssenkrupp Autômata is one of the first companies on the South American continent that is certified to EN 9120. “We are very pleased that we were also able to… Inserita da acaainews 15 luglio 2019

FedEx inducts more fuel efficient Boeing 767F in Europe fleet

65 voti FedEx Express has inducted a new Boeing 767F cargo jet, which offers increased capacity, into its European fleet. The aircraft will operate five times a week and connects FedEx hubs in Dublin, London Stansted, and Paris-Charles de Gaulle – one of the major FedEx hubs in Europe alongside Cologne and Liège. The Boeing 767F can carry up to 91,000 pounds of cargo, which represents an increase in… Inserita da acaainews 12 luglio 2019

Qatar Airways, GE Aviation enter agreements worth over $5 billion in US

88 voti Qatar Airways and GE Aviation signed multiple agreements valued at over $5 billion at a signing ceremony on July 9 at the White House. The signing was witnessed by Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Amir of the State of Qatar and US president Donald Trump. Qatar Airways selected the GEnx engine to power its 30 new Boeing 787-9 aircraft along with a TrueChoiceTM Flight Hour agreement to cover the… Inserita da acaainews 12 luglio 2019

Emirates resumes flights to Sudanese capital Khartoum

71 voti Emirates has resumed flights to Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, from today. Emirates currently operates a Boeing 777ER on the route. The daily service between Dubai and Khartoum provides global connectivity through the airline’s network, particularly to destinations in the Middle East, West Asia, United States and the Far East, from Dubai. Operating daily, EK733 departs Dubai at 14:35 hours and… Inserita da acaainews 8 luglio 2019

SpiceXpress announces Mumbai-Sharjah freighter route from August

65 voti SpiceXpress, low-cost carrier SpiceJet’s cargo arm, has announced a Mumbai-Sharjah-Mumbai freighter service starting August 2019. The flight will be operated on a Boeing 737-700BCF with a payload capacity of approximately 18 tons. The freighter will carry palletised cargo, dangerous goods, odd size cargo, aerosols, power banks and batteries, speakers and consignments with magnetic content and… Inserita da acaainews 5 luglio 2019

DB Schenker, Agility, Hellmann join IATA Net Rates

85 voti Freight forwarders DB Schenker, Agility Logistics and Hellmann Worldwide Logistics have embraced Air cargo rates distribution platform, IATA Net Rates, to manage their full air cargo rates spectrum. Frederic Leger, director, airport, passenger, cargo and security products at IATA said, “IATA Net Rates fits perfectly within the vision and mission of IATA to develop standards, remove the paper with… Inserita da acaainews 5 luglio 2019

Peter Waller to replace Christian Göseke as Swissport CFODr Peter Waller will take over as Swissport chief financial officer and member of group executive management. Waller will replace outgoing CFO

80 voti Dr Peter Waller will take over as Swissport chief financial officer and member of group executive management. Waller will replace outgoing CFO Dr Christian Göseke on September 1, 2019, while the latter will leave the company. “We are delighted to win Peter Waller as the new CFO for Swissport. In addition to his financial expertise, Peter can draw on years of experience in the travel and logistics… Inserita da acaainews 5 luglio 2019