Hactl signs up to ULD CARE’s Code of Conduct

79 voti Independent handler Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has become Hong Kong’s first organisation to sign up to ULD CARE’s new Unit Load Device (ULD) Code of Conduct. Hactl signed the Code of Conduct Agreement at IATA’s International Ground Handling Conference in Madrid in May this year. The 10-point Code of Conduct is a voluntary agreement promoting best practice in the handling of… Inserita da acaainews 27 giugno 2019

After 6,000-mile journey, beluga whales settle well in Iceland care pool

73 voti The Sea Life Trust has confirmed that the two beluga whales, Little Grey and Little White, delivered to Iceland recently by  Cargolux Airlines,  have reached their final destination, the world’s first open water sanctuary for beluga whales. The Cargolux pilots visited the sanctuary to ensure the whales were doing well. On June 19, Little Grey and Little White touched down in Iceland… Inserita da acaainews 26 giugno 2019

AAI opens Specialised Maintenance Unit to repair ELDIS radars

68 voti The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has inaugurated a Specialised Maintenance Unit (SMU) for in-country repairing of ELDIS radars. The inauguration was done by Dr Guruprasad Mohapatra, chairman, AAI in the presence of ambassador of Czech Republic, Milan Hovorka on June 24. The facility will help in reducing Turnaround Time (TAT) of repair of unserviceable modules of the radars, thereby reducing… Inserita da acaainews 25 giugno 2019

Azerbaijan Airlines to fly Baku-New Delhi from June 25

82 voti Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) will start chartered flights on a Boeing-757, linking India and Azerbaijan, from Baku to New Delhi effective June 25. The chartered flights will be carried out every Tuesday and Friday and their frequency will double by September/October this year. The airline has said that regular flights will soon be added to further support the growth of tourism interest between the… Inserita da acaainews 24 giugno 2019

Hardeep Singh Puri inaugurates Air Traffic Flow Management system in Delhi

79 voti Minister of state (independent charge) for civil aviation, Hardeep Singh Puri on June 22 inaugurated the Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM) – Central Command Centre at Vasant Kunj, New Delhi in the presence of chairman, AAI; board members and senior AAI officials. The ATFM system aims to balance capacity against the demand to achieve optimum utilisation of resources like airport, airspace and… Inserita da acaainews 24 giugno 2019

Korean Air partners with Unilode for ULD management services

105 voti Unilode Aviation Solutions will set up a Unit Load Device (ULD) management office at Korean Air’s hub in Incheon after being awarded the airline’s entire fleet of more than 16,000 containers and pallets for a term of five years. As part of the agreement, Unilode will take over Korean Air’s existing ULD maintenance and repair facility at Incheon International Airport. It will provide additional… Inserita da acaainews 24 giugno 2019

US bans flights over Iran airspace; cargo movements to be affected

70 voti The US Federal Aviation Administration has barred US airlines from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to escalating tensions. The move is bound to add significantly to costs of passenger, air cargo flights and operations. The development came hours after United Airlines suspended flights between New Jersey’s Newark airport and… Inserita da acaainews 24 giugno 2019

SpiceJet to announce Mumbai-Kabul freighter service in July

66 voti Low-cost carrier SpiceJet’s cargo arm SpiceXpress has announced the launch of its Mumbai-Kabul freighter services. The airline had launched its Delhi-Kabul freighter service in October 2018. The announcement was made during the SpiceJet and Afghan traders’ meet in Mumbai. The event was attended by Manjiv Singh, chief project officer, SpiceJet; Moqadasa Yourish, deputy minister trade, Afghanistan;… Inserita da acaainews 22 giugno 2019

EVA Air receives first of 20 787-10 Dreamliners

65 voti Boeing has delivered its 787-10 Dreamliner to EVA Air, which will be the first of 20 787-10s the carrier will operate on routes within Asia later this year. The airline already operates a fleet of four 787-9 Dreamliners. “The 787 Dreamliner has become the flagship of our fleet and we will leverage the airplane’s unrivaled fuel efficiency, reliability and size to operate high-density markets in… Inserita da acaainews 22 giugno 2019

SpiceXpress to fly from Mumbai-Dubai from Aug 1; to add 20 freighters by 2021

71 voti SpiceXpress, the dedicated cargo airline of the Indian carrier SpiceJet is planning to introduce freighters from Mumbai to Dubai, effective August 1, 2019. The company will be taking delivery of three more freighters within a couple of months, making the overall freighters to five. By 2021, it has plans to add 20 freighters to its fleet which will consist of 777, 767 and 747. In an event held at… Inserita da acaainews 21 giugno 2019

Five new B777Fs to add more power to Qatar Airways’ air freight business

83 voti Qatar Airways has placed an order to purchase five additional 777 freighters from Boeing at the Paris Air Show. The deal valued at $1.8 billion at list prices was signed in the presence of Jassim Saif Ahmed Al-Sulaiti, Qatari minister of transport and communications. “I am very pleased that Qatar Airways has signed this landmark order for five new Boeing 777 freighters to add to our cargo fleet,”… Inserita da acaainews 20 giugno 2019

Boeing, International Airlines Group sign service deals for British Airways

56 voti International Airlines Group (IAG) has signed two agreements for Boeing’s services at the Paris Air Show, which is on from June 17-19 at Le Bourget airport in Paris. According to the agreement, Boeing will provide key services for IAG’s British Airways, including parts for the airline’s Airbus A320 family and its Boeing 777 fleet. Boeing will furnish British Airways with its Component Services… Inserita da acaainews 19 giugno 2019

AAI commissions SkyRev360 system at Lao PDR

59 voti Airports Authority of India (AAI) has commissioned the SkyRev360 system at Lao Air Navigation Services (LANS), Vientiane after it was awarded the project in January 2018 for all 12 provinces of Lao PDR. The commissioning certificate was signed in the presence of S Suresh, member (finance), AAI and Bountheung Soumontha, general director (LANS) in a ceremony at SkyRev360 Command Centre at LANS,… Inserita da acaainews 19 giugno 2019

GECAS orders ten 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters at Paris Air Show 2019

50 voti GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) has signed an agreement with Boeing at the Paris Air Show exercising 10 purchase rights to firm orders and adding 15 more purchase rights for the 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF). The Paris Air Show is on from June 17-19.   View image on Twitter         Boeing Airplanes     ✔ @BoeingAirplanes     737-800… Inserita da acaainews 19 giugno 2019

Cargolux expands Latin American network with weekly flight to Santiago de Chile

51 voti Cargolux Airlines has started flights to Santiago de Chile, expanding its opportunities for development in the Latin American market. Cargolux flies to Santiago de Chile weekly, adding to four other destinations it already serves in the area. The flight is routed from Luxembourg-Viracopos-Santiago de Chile-Quito-Bogota-Aguadilla before returning to the company’s home base in Luxembourg via… Inserita da acaainews 19 giugno 2019