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Coverage of air cargo related news including freight forwarders, airlines, airports and more


WFS ‘Cargo Kiosk’ solution reduces truck processing times and helps customers optimise valuable driver resources
WFS ‘Cargo Kiosk’ solution reduces truck processing times and helps customers optimise valuable driver resources

AJOT | October 18, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airports

London Heathrow is set to become the latest Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) cargo station to introduce automated ‘CargoKiosk’ technology to simplify and digitalise the processing of truck and drivers making cargo deliveries and collections, helping customers optimise their valuable driver resources.

SmartLynx Technik –  a new line maintenance centre to be opened by SmartLynx Airlines
SmartLynx Technik –  a new line maintenance centre to be opened by SmartLynx Airlines

AJOT | October 18, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Charters

SmartLynx Airlines, EU-based specialists in full-service ACMI aircraft leasing solutions and charter operations, announces the initiation and implementation of a new Part-145 Line Maintenance Organization SmartLynx Technik, to bring greater control back in-house.

WorldACD: Trends for the past 5 weeks (wk 40)
WorldACD: Trends for the past 5 weeks (wk 40)

AJOT | October 18, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Freighters | By The Numbers

WorldACD's latest views on air cargo market developments, covering each of the last 5 weeks up till Sunday 10 October.

AirAsia X proposes paying creditors 0.5% of $8 billion owed

Bloomberg | October 18, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

JD Logistics goes shopping for planes to tap air freight demand

Bloomberg | October 17, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Air Forwarders | Logistics

Southwest Air asks court to reject effort to block Covid shots

Bloomberg | October 16, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

China orders five airlines to halt some flights on virus cases

Bloomberg | October 15, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Ex-Boeing pilot charged with fraud in 737 Max probe

Bloomberg | October 15, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

New EUROCONTROL 2021-2027 forecast expects traffic recovery to 2019 levels by the end of 2023
New EUROCONTROL 2021-2027 forecast expects traffic recovery to 2019 levels by the end of 2023

AJOT | October 15, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airports

Recovery to the 2019 number of flights in Europe could occur as early as 2023, according to a new forecast issued by EUROCONTROL. This forecast contains three scenarios and both the ‘baseline’ and ‘high’ scenarios show recovery to 2019 levels during the course of 2023, while this is delayed in the ‘low’ scenario until 2027. It updates and extends the forecast made in May 2021, before the summer season.

Italy’s new airline gives itself a year to find an investor

Bloomberg | October 15, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

Out-of-practice airline pilots are making errors back in the air

Bloomberg | October 14, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

United plans largest Transatlantic expansion in its history, Including 10 new flights and five new destinations debuting Summer 2022
United plans largest Transatlantic expansion in its history, Including 10 new flights and five new destinations debuting Summer 2022

AJOT | October 14, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines

• Airline sets course to destinations not served by any other North American carrier in Amman, Jordan; Azores, Portugal; Bergen, Norway; Palma de Mallorca, Spain and Tenerife, Spain • United is also set to add additional flights to Berlin, Dublin, Milan, Munich and Rome, and start seven routes that were interrupted by the pandemic to Bangalore, Frankfurt, Tokyo Haneda, Nice and Zurich

FAA takes aim at Alaska’s high air-accident rate

Bloomberg | October 14, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airports

Delta Air falls most in a year after warning on fuel costs

Bloomberg | October 14, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airlines | Energy News

Americans are trying to carry guns on planes in record numbers

Bloomberg | October 13, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airports

Airbus and Phillips 66 partner with Plug Power on green hydrogen projects

Bloomberg | October 13, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Technology

Cargo iQ announces new executive director and 2022 strategy
Cargo iQ announces new executive director and 2022 strategy

AJOT | October 13, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Air Forwarders

Moehle brings more than 40 years’ experience in logistics to the lead role as the organization announces its 2022 objectives

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