Asia-Pacific carriers show decline in April load factor: IATA

70 voti Weak global trade volumes and trade tensions between the US and China has seen global air freight demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), fall by 3.4 percent in May 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. In  April  2019, the contraction was 5.6 percent. According to International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) data for global air freight markets, Asia-Pacific… Inserita da acaainews 4 luglio 2019

Cabinet nod for privatisation of AAI’s Ahmedabad, Lucknow and Mangaluru airports

93 voti The Union Cabinet has given its nod for the leasing out of Ahmedabad, Lucknow and Mangaluru airports of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) through Public Private Partnership to Adani Enterprise. In February this year, Ahmedabad-based Adani group had won the right to the privatisation of six airports put up by the government. These airports included Lucknow, Jaipur, Thiruvananthapuram,… Inserita da acaainews 4 luglio 2019

IATA CEIV Pharma certification for Dachser India’s Mumbai, Hyderabad branches

86 voti Dachser India’s Mumbai and Hyderabad branches have received International Airport Transport Association’s (IATA) globally recognised CEIV Pharma certification. The certification recognises the company for its excellence in transporting Life Science and Healthcare (LSH) products. The Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) certification is a quality… Inserita da acaainews 4 luglio 2019

Third British Airways Mumbai-London flight from March 2020

81 voti British Airways will add an additional flight on its Mumbai-London Heathrow route, taking the total number of flights in a day on the route to three, from March 2020. British Airways currently operates 49 flights a week from five cities in India, with a double daily from Mumbai and Delhi and a daily service from Chennai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad. In summer 2019, the airline added four additional… Inserita da acaainews 3 luglio 2019

ANA flies Japan’s first Boeing 777F ‘Blue Jay’ from Narita to Shanghai

70 voti All Nippon Airways (ANA) has become the first Japanese airline to launch the Boeing 777 freighter. The airline introduced the freighter to its fleet to aid with increased cargo transportation demand in Asia and North America. The new operations is part of ANA Holdings’ explansion plan announced in 2018. From July 2 through August 25, 2019, Blue Jay, ANA’s first Boeing 777F, will operate connecting… Inserita da acaainews 3 luglio 2019

John W Dietrich to replace William J Flynn as Atlas Air Worldwide CEO

85 voti Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. has announced transitions and appointments that will be effective from January 1, 2020. President and chief executive officer William J (Bill) Flynn will become chairman of the board effective January 1, 2020. Flynn will retire from his post after a successful 13-year tenure. Flynn’s successor as president and CEO will be John W Dietrich, current executive vice… Inserita da acaainews 3 luglio 2019

SpiceJet flags off non-stop flight on Guwahati-Dhaka route

74 voti Low-cost carrier SpiceJet has become the only airline to offer direct air connectivity between Guwahati and Dhaka with the launch of its non-stop flight on the route. The airline’s Guwahati-Dhaka flight is the first-ever to be operated under International Air Connectivity Scheme (IACS). SpiceJet is deploying its Bombardier Q400 on the sector. The launch was initiated with the customary lamp… Inserita da acaainews 3 luglio 2019

IATA urges coordinated effort for safe re-entry of Boeing 737 MAX into service

67 voti US aviation safety regulators have been urged to continue to align on technical validation requirements and timelines for the safe re-entry into service of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) also reiterated the need for alignment on additional training requirements for Boeing 737 MAX flight crew. The announcement came at the conclusion of the second… Inserita da acaainews 29 giugno 2019

Edelweiss offers CO2 offsetting while booking ticket

57 voti Passengers of SWISS holiday airline Edelweiss, which belongs to the Lufthansa Group, can now pay for their CO2 compensation quickly and easily together with the ticket price. Edelweiss has integrated the option to fly CO2-neutrally directly into the booking process. Edelweiss follows in the footsteps of another Group airline, Austrian Airlines to offer this service. If a customer books a flight on… Inserita da acaainews 29 giugno 2019

Swissport opens second air cargo warehouse at Vienna airport

58 voti Swissport International has opened its second air cargo warehouse at Vienna International Airport. The new air cargo facility, which is operated by Swissport has direct airside access, allowing shipments to be transported to and from the aircraft much faster than before. “We are pleased to be able to offer our clients even shorter transit times for their shipments going through Vienna. The opening… Inserita da acaainews 29 giugno 2019

Cargolux transports 230 tons of artwork to Art Basel Fair

68 voti Cargolux Airlines has transported 230 tons of artwork from the United States to Basel, Switzerland ahead of the renowned Art Basel Fair 2019, in coordination with its forwarding partners Masterpiece, Dietl, and Hasenkamp. The precious commodities were transported in 104 pallets, spread out over eight flights, three originating from Los Angeles and five from New York. Jordan Starr-Bochicchio,… Inserita da acaainews 28 giugno 2019

Globe Air Cargo is IndiGo’s GSA in Turkey

59 voti IndiGo has launched its cargo activities between Istanbul and New Delhi via its new general sales agent (GSA), Globe Air Cargo Turkey. Through the association, Globe Air Cargo Turkey has become the first GSA to represent IndiGo in Turkey. “IndiGo is an incredibly dynamic airline, and we’re delighted to be able to contribute to its growth by representing the airline in Turkey. We are in total sync… Inserita da acaainews 28 giugno 2019

Chef Alexander Hermann revamps Lufthansa kids’ menu

63 voti Lufthansa is all set to treat its young passengers to a new menu created by renowned 2-star chef Alexander Herrmann from July 1. Rice pudding mouse, dragon feet and hen house are some of the dishes available on the menu. The new children’s menus can be ordered free of charge in advance for all Lufthansa long-haul flights and for some long European flights for children under the age of 12 up to 24… Inserita da acaainews 28 giugno 2019

DB Schenker expands South Asia network with Bangladesh entity

78 voti DB Schenker has inaugurated Schenker Logistics (Bangladesh) Limited under the global freight forwarder’s cluster organisation, Schenker (Asia Pacific) Pte Ltd. The Bangladesh organisation will be led by Chester Hodgson who has over 20 years of experience in the freight and logistics industry in South Asia. “Our greatest pride is our customers and that our success is measured by how we can use our… Inserita da acaainews 27 giugno 2019

Cargolux heads from Luxembourg to Jakarta in weekly service

76 voti Cargolux has expanded its Asia-Pacific network with the launch of flights from Luxembourg to the Indonesian capital city Jakarta. The new frequency connects Luxembourg to Jakarta once a week. The flight leaves the Grand-Duchy on Sunday and arrives in Jakarta on Monday. The rotation then continues through Hong Kong and Ashgabat before returning to Luxembourg on Tuesday morning. With the launch of… Inserita da acaainews 27 giugno 2019