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Cathay tells US union of plan to close last overseas pilot base

Bloomberg | May 27, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Delta Is cutting flights to ‘relieve pressure’ on operations

Bloomberg | May 26, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Qantas to raise fares and cut flights due to high fuel prices

Bloomberg | May 26, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

IndiGo’s billionaire founder partners UPS for logistics venture
IndiGo’s billionaire founder partners UPS for logistics venture

Bloomberg | May 26, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters | Intermodal | Road

The biggest shareholder of India’s largest airline, IndiGo, teamed up with United Parcel Service Inc. to tap the South Asian nation’s growing logistics market.

Qantas pilots warn safety risks loom as air travel rebounds

Bloomberg | May 26, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Etihad Cargo’s revamped booking portal attracts surge in users and bookings
Etihad Cargo’s revamped booking portal attracts surge in users and bookings

AJOT | May 26, 2022 | Air Cargo | Technology

45 per cent of all Etihad Cargo's bookings are now made via the carrier's revamped online booking portal

Aeroflot is back to the future as sanctions ground its ambitions
Aeroflot is back to the future as sanctions ground its ambitions

Bloomberg | May 26, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Hours after President Vladimir Putin announced Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Aeroflot PJSC’s top executives gathered at the airline’s headquarters down the street from the Kremlin.

LATAM receives third Boeing 767BCF
LATAM receives third Boeing 767BCF

Air Freight News | May 25, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters

LATAM received a new Boeing 767 BCF this weekend, the third one of the four conversions that they will receive this year. Additionally, they announced the incorporation of another Boeing 767F in September of 2022.

Spot pricing to dominate air cargo booking says Awery Aviation Software
Spot pricing to dominate air cargo booking says Awery Aviation Software

AJOT | May 25, 2022 | Air Cargo | Technology

Awery Aviation Software (Awery) CEO Vitaly Smilianets told delegates at the CNS Partnership Conference 2022 that fixed rate booking would not make a comeback in the short term

Millions of imported baby formula cans are headed to the US
Millions of imported baby formula cans are headed to the US

Bloomberg | May 25, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters | International Trade | Commodity

Millions more cans of baby formula will be available in the US in the coming months, the nation’s Food and Drug Administration said, detailing steps it’s taken to alleviate a shortage that has left families scrambling to figure out how to feed their babies.

Avion Express extends its partnership with SunExpress for 2022 summer season
Avion Express extends its partnership with SunExpress for 2022 summer season

AJOT | May 25, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Leading global ACMI (Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance, and Insurance) operator, Avion Express, has announced that the company will be continuing its partnership with SunExpress for the summer season of 2022. During the season, Avion Express will damp-lease 6 aircraft to operate on behalf of Sun Express in the Antalya Airport (AYT) base.

Ethiopian Airlines and Boeing announce order for five 777 freighters
Ethiopian Airlines and Boeing announce order for five 777 freighters

AJOT | May 25, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and leading aviation group in Africa, and its longstanding partner, Boeing Inc. announced the carrier is further expanding its all-Boeing freighter fleet with an order for five 777 Freighters (current freighters).

CHAMP Cargosystems team wins at IATA ONE Record Hackathon 2022
CHAMP Cargosystems team wins at IATA ONE Record Hackathon 2022

AJOT | May 25, 2022 | Air Cargo | Technology

Team CHAMPorados wins competition’s most prestigious “ONE Record Prize”

Israel and Turkey explore direct Israeli flights as ties improve

Bloomberg | May 25, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airports

Lufthansa Cargo operates over 100 cargo flights for EgeTrans
Lufthansa Cargo operates over 100 cargo flights for EgeTrans

AJOT | May 25, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters

Securing system-relevant supply chains thanks to cargo transports in passenger aircraft

Walmart plans $3.99 drone deliveries in six states by year-end
Walmart plans $3.99 drone deliveries in six states by year-end

Bloomberg | May 24, 2022 | Air Cargo | Technology

Walmart Inc. and partner DroneUp LLC plan to expand their drone-delivery hubs to 34 locations in six states by year-end, taking a big step toward scaling up aerial dropoffs for US shoppers even though big regulatory hurdles remain.

Cargo iQ launches in-person advanced training for members
Cargo iQ launches in-person advanced training for members

AJOT | May 24, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters

The new Advanced training sessions are to be held in key geographical regions, starting with Phoenix, Arizona, in colocation with the 31st CNS Partnership Conference

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