thyssenkrupp Aerospace delivers first major order from Casablanca site

66 voti The Moroccan branch of thyssenkrupp Aerospace has delivered its first major order for processed aluminum plates, thus making the Casablanca site fully operational. thyssenkrupp Aerospace is a leading global supplier of materials, supply chain solutions and metalworking services for the aerospace industry. The new branch is located on an area of around 3,500 sq metres (warehouse, production hall… Inserita da acaainews 17 giugno 2019

Air Charter Service Australia moves into bigger office in Sydney

90 voti Aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service (ACS) Australia, has invested in its Sydney operation by shifting into a bigger office. The company will also recruit aviation specialists in the second half of the year. Paul Crook, CEO of ACS Australia, said of the move, “As we plan to continue to invest in our operations in the region it became clear we needed more room – this new office affords… Inserita da acaainews 17 giugno 2019

Hactl appointed Mongolia’s Eznis Airways’ cargo ground handler

89 voti Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has been appointed as the cargo ground handler for Mongolia’s Eznis Airways’ new Ulan Bator-Hong Kong services. In addition to general cargo in both directions, inbound flights are expected to carry some perishables. Eznis Airways has started operating the service every Monday, Thursday and Sunday since June 3, and deploys its B737 passenger aircraft… Inserita da acaainews 17 giugno 2019

Freight digitalisation specialist Freightos is giving freight forwarding agents free access to digital rates and real-time e-booking on select airline groups via its WebCargo Sky platform.

67 voti Freight digitalisation specialist Freightos is giving freight forwarding agents free access to digital rates and real-time e-booking on select airline groups via its WebCargo Sky platform. The free WebCargo Sky platform is available to IATA certified airfreight forwarders. The digital rates and real-time e-booking will allow forwarders to book on British Airways, Iberia, Air France KLM and… Inserita da acaainews 17 giugno 2019

Steven Polmans, Sanjeev Gadhia join TIACA board

88 voti The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has appointed Steven Polmans and Sanjeev Gadhia as the new chairman and vice chairman. The duo will take charge from July 2019. Polmans, director cargo and logistics at Brussels Airport Company will take over as chairman, while Gadhia, founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Astral Aviation, will become the vice chairman starting next month.… Inserita da acaainews 17 giugno 2019

Review meeting held to assess Gujarat airports in wake of Cyclone Vayu

68 voti A review meeting for checking the status of Airports Authority of India (AAI) airports in Gujarat in the wake of Cyclone Vayu was held through a video conference at the headquarters in New Delhi. It has been observed that the effect of Cyclone Vayu has been milder at most of the airports of Gujarat. No damage to any airport infrastructure or facilities has been reported so far. The situation is… Inserita da acaainews 13 giugno 2019

EFL launches weekly charter from Doha to Pittsburgh

82 voti Sri Lanka-based EFL (Expo Freight) has launched an exclusive weekly charter to Pittsburgh, USA as part of its continuous efforts to developing innovative solutions for global brands. The inaugural shipment was moved on a Boeing 777 freighter operated by Qatar Airways Cargo from Doha to Pittsburgh International Airport in Pennsylvania. This latest solution showcases the company’s expertise in… Inserita da acaainews 13 giugno 2019

IndiGo ready for China foray; to fly Delhi-Chengdu route from Sept 15

76 voti Low-cost carrier IndiGo has announced its entry into the Chinese market, with daily non-stop flight on the Delhi-Chengdu route from September 15 onwards. “This is truly a milestone moment for all of us at IndiGo. India is witnessing a much higher growth rate with respect to aviation and currently, the India-China route is underserved by Indian carriers,” said William Boulter, chief commercial… Inserita da acaainews 13 giugno 2019

IATA’s head of cargo innovation Celine Hourcade quits post

84 voti Celine Hourcade, the head of cargo innovation at the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has revealed that she is leaving the organisation after more than 13 years. Writing about the development in a LinkedIn post, she said: “After 13 years with IATA, I felt it was time to move and drive cargo transformation from a different angle. Stay tuned while I am enjoying a summer break and… Inserita da acaainews 13 giugno 2019

Air India to resume Delhi-Colombo flight from July 15

70 voti National carrier Air India will resume its additional flight on from Delhi to Colombo route from July 15, informed civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri. The flight was suspended following the April 21 Easter Sunday terror attack in Sri Lanka. Inserita da acaainews 10 giugno 2019

South African Airways appoints Zuks Ramasia as interim CEO

84 voti South African Airways (SAA) has appointed Zuks Ramasia as the interim CEO, after its CEO Vuyani Jarana resigned on June 2. The announcement was made at a media briefing at the airline’s head offices in Johannesburg. Ramasia, who is currently general manager for operations at the carrier, is said to be an “experienced executive with an extensive aviation background”. She will be supported by… Inserita da acaainews 10 giugno 2019

Emirates SkyCargo opens dedicated pharma facility at Chicago, adds corridors

58 voti Emirates SkyCargo has commenced handling pharmaceutical cargo at a new purpose-built facility in Chicago and also expanded its initial network of 12 pharma corridors to 20. The facility offers temperature controlled zones (2-8 degree Celsius and 15-25 degree Celsius) for acceptance and delivery, pharma cargo build up, breakdown and storage. The proximity of the facility to the ramp also means that… Inserita da acaainews 7 giugno 2019