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WFS and Diagnose pioneer the detection of undeclared lithium batteries using dog detection teams

AJOT | September 26, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airports

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) and Diagnose, a world leader in dog-handing detection, have pioneered the detection of undeclared shipments of lithium batteries following a six-month trial involving thousands of cargo consignments in France.

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Hermes partners with SPEEDCARGO to bring real-time cargo data capture to Singapore

AJOT | September 26, 2022 | Air Cargo | Technology

The integration saves time and costs by capturing dimensions and images of incoming shipments and feeding the data into Hermes’ cargo management system in real time

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FAA releases Vertiport design standards to support the safe integration of advanced air mobility aircraft

AJOT | September 26, 2022 | Air Cargo | Technology

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today released new design guidelines for vertiports, infrastructure that will support Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) aircraft. The design standards will serve as the initial step to provide key information for airport owners, operators and infrastructure developers to begin development of facilities that will support operations of AAM aircraft that are electrically powered and take-off and land vertically.

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MSC to develop air cargo solution in response to market demand

AJOT | September 26, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company SA, a global leader in transportation and logistics, has started developing a new MSC Air Cargo solution in response to customer demand and as a complementary service to its container shipping solutions.

Flight orders out of Hong Kong leap 400%; up 7,300% to Osaka

Bloomberg | September 26, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airports

Garuda files for Chapter 15 in US as it seeks path to profit

Bloomberg | September 26, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Airlines would have to disclose fees under new US proposal

Bloomberg | September 26, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

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World’s largest ocean freight carrier launches air cargo business

Bloomberg | September 26, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters

Mediterranean Shipping Co., the world’s largest container line, will expand into air cargo using four leased Boeing Co. wide-body freighters after missing out in a bid for Italy’s flag-carrier airline.

Doncaster Airport to close after failing to find a buyer

Bloomberg | September 26, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airports

Canada is lifting all Covid-19 border and travel restrictions

Bloomberg | September 26, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airports | Intermodal | Trucking

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Ethiopian Airlines wins multiple prestigious awards at SKYTRAX 2022 World Airline Awards, moves 11 ranks up in the World’s Top 100 Airlines

AJOT | September 23, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa, has announced that it has been named the winner of four awards at the SKYTRAX 2022 World Airline Awards, at a ceremony held in London on 23 September 2022.

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WorldACD Air cargo trends for the past 5 weeks (wk 37): Air cargo rates continue to soften

AJOT | September 23, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters

Global air cargo prices continued their gradual decline in the first two full weeks of September, while volumes increased slightly in the second week after a drop in the first full week, the latest figures from WorldACD Market Data reveal.

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United names Ireland Senior VP of Finance

AJOT | September 23, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

United Airlines today named Jonathan Ireland senior vice president of finance, overseeing the carrier's $40 billion operating cost structure and $5 billion capital budget, managing the business planning functions, and leading enterprise financial goal setting.

Hong Kong’s mad rush to book flights jams airline websites

Bloomberg | September 23, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

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FedEx slides on skepticism over new CEO’s cost-cutting plan

Bloomberg | September 23, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters

FedEx Corp. declined after the new CEO’s plan to cut costs and raise shipping rates fell flat with Wall Street, leaving investors concerned about deep challenges including slowing demand and elevated expenses.

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Boeing to pay $200 million to settle SEC probe over 737 Max

Bloomberg | September 23, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Boeing Co. agreed to pay $200 million to settle Securities and Exchange Commission allegations that the company and its former Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg failed to disclose safety issues with its 737 Max jetliner, resolving one of the final US investigations related to two crashes that killed 346 people.

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