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Air France KLM Martinair Cargo and Kuehne and Nagel take the lead in ULD tracking using SkyCell technology

AJOT | May 24, 2024 | Air Cargo | General

In a significant development initiated at the beginning of this year, Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) joined forces with SkyCell. This strategic partnership aims to enhance Unit Load Device (ULD) tracking capabilities across Air France KLM Martinair Cargo’s entire ULD fleet, marking a significant milestone in the industry.

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HOK promotes leaders in aviation and transportation group

AJOT | May 24, 2024 | Air Cargo | General

HOK has promoted Kirtan Patel, AIA, LEED GA, and Albert Kaneshiro, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, DBIA, to regional leaders of aviation and transportation for its Northeast and Southwest practices, respectively...

FAA reauthorization neutral for U.S. airport credit
Air Cargo
AJOT | Top Story | May 24, 2024

FAA reauthorization neutral for U.S. airport credit

The FAA Reauthorization Act of 2024 (the Act), recently signed into law, is neutral for U.S. airport credit, Fitch Ratings says. While the Act adds to annual levels of federal capital funding for airport infrastructure improvements, it is not likely to lead to significant changes to U.S. airport finances.
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Qatar Airways Cargo rejoins forces with Animal Defenders International to transport six young lions home to Africa

AJOT | May 23, 2024 | Air Cargo | Freighters

Six young lions rescued from the illegal wildlife trade as a part of Qatar Airways Cargo WeQare initiative

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American Airlines Cargo partners with CargoAi to enhance online booking offering

AJOT | May 23, 2024 | Air Cargo | Technology

American Airlines Cargo today announces a strategic partnership with CargoAi, a leading digital enabler in the air cargo industry.

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WestJet adds more flights to Latin America, Caribbean after Sunwing deal

Bloomberg | May 23, 2024 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Canadian travel company WestJet Group plans to increase its presence in Latin America and the Caribbean and introduce planes with more seats after buying a competitor.

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The WestJet Group CEO von Hoensbroech outlines strategic achievements and calls for series of affordability measures

AJOT | May 23, 2024 | Air Cargo | Airlines

• Soaring Together: the airline's strategic growth report offers nationwide update on being the home carrier of the west, leading in leisure coast-to-coast and safeguarding affordability • The WestJet Group CEO Alexis von Hoensbroech calls for government review of Canada's user-pay model for aviation infrastructure

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Menzies Aviation-Siginon Aviation obtains IATA’s CEIV Pharma accreditation in Nairobi

AJOT | May 23, 2024 | Air Cargo | Freighters

Menzies Aviation-Siginon Aviation, a strategic partnership providing cargo handling services in Kenya, has announced that it has been awarded the IATA CEIV Pharma accreditation for its recently expanded facility in Nairobi, Kenya.

Wizz Air sees engine issues recovering after peak groundings

Bloomberg | May 23, 2024 | Air Cargo | Airlines

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Hydrogen-powered private jets can cut emissions — if they can get off the ground

Bloomberg | May 23, 2024 | Air Cargo | Technology | Energy | Alternative | Green Shipping

Private jet travel is the most carbon-intensive form of flying. Startups are promising a future of emissions-free hydrogen power.

IndiGo plans new product for business fliers, posts profit beat

Bloomberg | May 23, 2024 | Air Cargo | Airlines

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Air France KLM Martinair Cargo and Kuehne+Nagel take the lead in ULD tracking using SkyCell technology

AJOT | May 22, 2024 | Air Cargo | Technology | Logistics

In a significant development initiated at the beginning of this year, Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo) joined forces with SkyCell. This strategic partnership aims to enhance Unit Load Device (ULD) tracking capabilities across Air France KLM Martinair Cargo’s entire ULD fleet, marking a significant milestone in the industry.

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Qatar Airways targets mega wealthy with new Gulfstream G700 jets

Bloomberg | May 22, 2024 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Well-heeled passengers who want to take their air travel one step above First Class now have the option to charter the new Gulfstream G700 through Qatar Airways’ business jet unit.

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Glasgow Prestwick Airport invests over two million pounds in new cargo equipment

AJOT | May 22, 2024 | Air Cargo | Airports

The UK hub has taken delivery of its second new high loader helping it to deliver turnaround times of under two hours

[Freightos Weekly Update] Congestion, equipment shortages increasing, with further rate hikes set for June

AJOT | May 22, 2024 | Air Cargo | Freighters | Maritime | Liner Shipping

Boeing Starliner crewed launch delayed again over helium leak

Bloomberg | May 22, 2024 | Air Cargo | Technology

Gulf Air growth plan curbed by engine issues, jet availability

Bloomberg | May 22, 2024 | Air Cargo | Airlines

‘It felt like we had crashed,’ a Singapore Air passenger recalls

Bloomberg | May 21, 2024 | Air Cargo | Airlines

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UPS joins blue-chip bond market rush ahead of holiday weekend

Bloomberg | May 21, 2024 | Air Cargo | Freighters | Trucking

United Parcel Service Inc. is tapping the US high-grade bond market on Monday with a benchmark deal as firms rush to sell bonds ahead of the Memorial Day holiday weekend.

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